VW Up plug-in hybrid - heart of XL1?

25/02/2013

It was already discussed in 2011, it is now back on the front of the stage, after the confirmation of the arrival of the 100% electric version, the e-Up, and as well as the Golf 7 with its e-Golf and TwinDrive variants, the Volkswagen Up is expected to go plug-in hybrid in two years!


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To provide records of efficiency, the engine will be directly derived from the one of the VW XL1, the technology spearhead of the brand. Its 47hp diesel twin-cylinder combined to the 27hp electric motor should offer a fuel consumption under 2l/100km, the record 0.9l/100km of the XL1 being out of sight due to its superior weight and Cx.

It houses feature a 5.5kWh battery providing a range of around 50km.
No official confirmation of its presentation in Geneva for the moment...
Par Technologic Vehicles
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