2014 Paris Motor Show: Volkswagen Passat GTE (Images + Videos)
The Volkswagen Passat GTE that was first presented in September had its official premier at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.
Volkswagen unveiled both the Passat GTE and longer Passat GTE Variant (wagon) version.
It’s based on the new Passat generation and for the very first time equipped with plug-in technology.
1.4-liter TSI gas engine with 156 HP (115 kW) is supported by an electric motor with 115 HP (85 kW) and 400 Nm (243 lb-ft).
Typically, for Volkswagen, all-electric range (NEDC) stands at 50 km (31 miles). Battery pack stores 9.9 kWh.
Electric motor allows for 130 km/h (81 mph) top speed, above which the gas engine comes into game up to 220 km/h (137 mph).
Full press conference is here, and Volkswagen Passat GTE appears at 46:50.