Sedan 2018-2019 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid is the second time failed to set a speed record.
Races were held in the US state of Utah on the surface of a dried-up salt lake Bonneville.
A couple of months ago sedan became the world’s fastest hybrid car, and in October was able to beat the previous record in the segment of production cars with engines in volume of not more than 1.5 liters of supercharged.
Tests conducted by Carlos Lago, one of the journalists of the American edition of Motor Trend.
As a result, the average speed of the two races 2018-2019 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid has reached 299.842 kilometers per hour, which is 30 km / h faster than the established in this class the previous achievements.
In the August tests 2018-2019 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid speed was 298.363 km / h.
All improvements inherited sedan, for the corresponding segment of cars, developed on the basis of production models were controlled at chronometrically Association of Southern California (Southern California Timing Association or SCTA).
Machine equipped with fire-fighting system, sports seats, lowered suspension, roll cage and special wheels and tires, fit for driving on salt.
In addition, the interior has been significantly facilitated 2018-2019 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid.
SCTA requirements permit the modernization of the power plant, so engineers from Wolfsburg have increased its total capacity to nearly three hundred horsepower.
Note that the serial 2018-2019 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid has a 170-strong unit, which consists of a turbocharged 1.4-liter internal combustion engine with direct fuel injection, motor and robotic 7 -step DSG gearbox with two clutches.