2018-2019 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Concept The new prototype hybrid crossover, the officially presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show and Tokyo Motor Show as a pre-production version SUV 2018-2019 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE model year. Serial version of the new 2018-2019 Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover hybrid CTUs with 218-strong powerplant will be available for purchase in April after the premiere at the Geneva Motor Show. The price of the hybrid version of the Tiguan is unfortunately not yet announced by the manufacturer and will be known closer to the top of sales.
The new Tiguan GTE, being the first hybrid crossover-company 2018-2019 Volkswagen, aims to expand the range of potential buyers of the 2nd-generation Tiguan, the official premiere of which took place in September in Frankfurt.
Our review will try to find out what the differences between the new 2018-2019 Volkswagen Tiguan 2 with classical diesel and gasoline engines, hybrid version of the 2018-2019 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE.
Official photo products, as well as photos and video from the automobile exhibition Frankfurt Motor Show with images of hybrid 2018-2019 Volkswagen Tiguan easily allow to allocate the original details on the new body and interior hybrid versions.
Outwardly, the hybrid version of the Tiguan attracts attention original front bumper with large air intake and chic staples LED daytime running lights.
Behind the hybrid Tiguan GTE also set other than the usual versions Tiguan SUV bumper with a pair of integrated exhaust nozzle tubes in the form of trapezoids.
On the roof of this exclusive – solar cells that can replenish stocks of fuel in the electric lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 13.0 kW.
The manufacturer assures that under ideal operating conditions, the solar panels are able to provide additional net mileage for the year from 500 km in Germany, up to 1000 km in the southern European countries, where higher solar activity.
At the bottom perimeter of the body of the prototype 2018-2019 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE plastic deprived of protection inherent in crossovers. For the simple reason that the hybrid version is not necessary to leave the asphalt – drive only the front wheels.
Salon Concept 2018-2019 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE looks almost exactly in exactly as in normal Tiguan. Is it possible to say, more elegant and stylish. Differences in internal design versions in small details. Inside, a hybrid version of its instrument panel with blue backlight and almost any other organization around the gearshift buttons control knob. Two buttons, which is located on the center console, are of particular interest. First «E-Mode» – lets the all-electric driving mode and the second «GTE» – clicking this button electronics provide maximum return of the petrol engine and electric motor, smooth gear changes, sharper steering.
The rest of the interior of the hybrid version – a copy of the inner world of an ordinary second-generation Tiguan with its modern architecture of the front panel and exemplary placement of controls, convenient and comfortable armchairs first and second rows, high quality and wide range of standard and optional equipment materials.
Technical characteristics of the serial hybrid 2018-2019 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE
Under the hood is a hybrid version of the crossover is set gasoline turbo engine 1,4 TSI and an electric motor integrated in the unit of an automatic transmission with two clutch discs 6 the DSG, four-wheel drive. Batteries 13 kW capacity are set within the database before the rear axle. Fuel capacity in the batteries is replenished in several ways: by means of the internal combustion engine, charging from the mains and from the solar panels.
The mode E-Mode (fully electric driving mode) hybrid crossover is capable of a maximum speed of 130 mph and cover the distance of 50 km.
When there is insufficient stock of electric fuel or, if necessary, a sharp acceleration mode to turn on automatically «Hybrid» implying a classic work of the hybrid power plant at the discretion of the control electronics. With careful driving and careful handling of the accelerator pedal of the average consumption of petrol in hybrid mode (Hybrid mode) can be according to the manufacturer 1.9 liters per 100 kilometers.
The most lavish and groovy mode GTE mode motion activated only forced button with «GTE» inscription. The petrol engine and an electric engine give the best possible power transmission rapidly changing stage that allows to accelerate to 100 mph in just 8.1 seconds and reach a top speed of 200 mph. That’s just about the fuel consumption in this aggressive, both hybrid mode, the representatives of 2018-2019 Volkswagen did not say.
It is hoped that the new hybrid SUV 2018-2019 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE will appear in Russia. I would like to hear the opinions of owners of this car.
2018-2019 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE hybrid test video
2018-2019 Volkswagen Tiguan hybrid photo
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2018-2019 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE hybrid photo salon
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