The 2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE is one of the most innovative cars that has been equipped with information systems progressive drive and high-tech encapsulated gadgets. This new generation car is currently been launched in Europe. It is a long distance and zero emission car that is available as a saloon or estate vehicle.
The Volkswagen Passat GTE is 14mm lower and 12mm wider than its predecessor. The new Passat also offers more passenger space than any of its previous cars. One of the most important features that has been added to the 2015 Passat GTE is the powerful twin turbocharged TSI engine.
The 2015 VW Passat GTE is equipped with a 1.4-liter twin turbo TSI engine that is capable of producing a maximum of 154 horsepower and 215 pounds of torque. It is also capable of 80 mpg in the city and 141 mpg on the highway. It can sprint from 0 – 60 miles per hour in just over 8 seconds.
From October 2015, the 2015 Passat GTE will be available as a hybrid using the VW GTE electric engine that will produce 208 hp and cover up to 31 miles using electric power. Short distant drivers can go to work and back home without using any fuel. The hybrid engine only emits 37 g/km of CO2.
The engine can produce 115 kW /156 PS (about 5,000 rounds per minute) of power and maximum system output of 160 kW / 218 PS. Power and performance are deployed both efficiently and an eco-friendly manner. The car can travel for 1,000 kilometers with a full 50-liter tank. If it is fully discharged, the charging battery lasts up to 4 hours and 15 minutes. .With the battery fully charged and a full tank, the car can cover more than 700 miles without a single refueling stop.
The 2015 VW Passat GTE is equipped with high-tech equipment. The driver’s cockpit has a matrix menu that displays important information related to the drive system and normal functionality of the car. A GPS navigating system is available and can trace major routes, towns and cities all over the world.
The car is spacious and the rear wheels can be neatly folded to save room for cargo. The seats are made of high-quality leather that is easy to clean and feels comfy to the skin. The car is equipped with safety belts on all seats that hold firmly but comfortably especially during emergency braking. Holding grips have also been placed on the roof of the car for gripping onto especially when maneuvering around sharp corners.
2015 VW Passat gte Exterior
The upper section of the car can be recognized by a specific chrome radiator unit with an additional blue line. The front bumper was also redesigned. It has air inlets that allow excess air to flow under the car’s hood. This aids in cooling the car and also allows the car to achieve top speeds.
The car’s design has also been streamlined to facilitate the car to attain high speed by cutting through the air. The overall length of the car has been shortened by 2mm from its predecessor while the passenger compartment has been increased by 33mm. The car will be 85 kg lighter thanks to the use of high strengthened vacuum steel body. 2015 VW Passat GTE will be produced in sedan and wagon body variants.
Price and Release date
The 2015 VW Passat GTE will be sold from $25,000 and is expected to be released in the October 2015 year.