As a great success a few years ago, more precisely, in 2008 introduced the Comfort Coupe, which is apparently the place it deserves all due to the quality and design of course. It’s been quite some time since then and stands before us as a new model marked 2016 Volkswagen Sport Coupe GTE so that the same will take its place in the market. We will try to present you the model as much as possible and thus you closer to a vehicle that could become your bass. For this reason it is necessary to know this first.
2016 Volkswagen Sport Coupe GTE Exterior and Interior
As a sports version of the popular Passat, sales of the previous years in the European market was around 23,000, but when it dropped to below 15,000 vehicles last year, German carmaker realized that it was time for a change. Sales were just as bad in North America in the year just completed, which is sold under 10,000 vehicles, while Volkswagen wants to show the audience to work on its successor. At this year’s Geneva Motor Show saw the light of day Sport Coupe GTE, which is already known that, with minor changes, to be the next generation of CC, and by some accounts he will be the inspiration for the long-awaited replacement for the valuable Phaeton sedan. With a length of 4,870 mm, a width of 1,865 mm and a height of 1,407 mm, Sport Coupe GTE is longer, wider and lower than the new Passat, of which provides a longer chassis of 50 mm with a total length of 2,841 mm.
The interior offers enough space for four people with 480 liters of space in the trunk. 2016 Volkswagen Sport Coupe GTE interior is lavishly equipped with a large selection of digital label and touchscreens, so it will be interesting to see which parts will be found in the serial model. Volkswagen has paid great attention to the mechanics and the company does not hide that invest large sums of money in new electric hybrids in order to meet the new standards for CO2 emissions, which comes into force in 2020, and requires companies to reduce the average CO2 emissions of 95 g/km.
Engine of 2016 Volkswagen Sport Coupe GTE
Under the hood 2016 Volkswagen Sport Coupe GTE hiding 3.0L V6 petrol engine, with the help of a compressor develops 295 hp. There are also two electric motors, one of which develops 54 hp and the other 114 hp, giving the car a final figure of 374 hp. Maximum torque is also impressive with 700 Nm while the power is transferred to the wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission with double clutch. Interestingly, the gasoline engine transmits power to the front wheels and the electric rear give the drive to all four wheels.
Volkswagen promises to accelerate to 100 km/h in five seconds, a top speed of 250 km/h, combined consumption of only two liters per 100 kilometers, with CO2 emissions of just 46 g/km. With only the electric motor Sport Coupe GTE can not exceed 50 kilometers between charges. Of course, this technology will not be the only one in the future, but CC is expected to offer a rich petrol and diesel engines.
The serial model 2016 Volkswagen Sport Coupe GTE should make his debut in the same location next year while global sales start to the year 2016. It is already close and then it will be known and price, maybe something earlier.