Leaked: Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept

Article by Christian Andrei, on January 14, 2013

The first photos with the Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept emerged today on the web revealing a new car that Volkswagen will offer it in its lineup sometime in the future. Set to make its debut at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, the new CrossBlue Concept will be slotted between the Tiguan and the Touareg and was designed especially for the United States and Canada.

Based on the new MQB platform, the CrossBlue is 4986mm (196.3 inches) long, 2014mm (79.3 inches) wide and 1732mm (68.2 inches) tall. As expected, it will offer enough room for four persons, although the concept version features just 6. Under the hood we find a TDI Clean Diesel engine delivering 190 hp but also two electric motors, one at the front wheels with 54 hp and one at the rear wheels with 148 hp.

The vehicle features a permanent all-wheel drive system and a DSG dual clutch automatic gearbox. Using just the 9.8 kWh lithium-ion battery, the CrossBlue Concept can act just like any other electric car on the market for 14 miles or almost 23 km. Using the engine, it offers a total range of 661 miles or 1,064 km. More details to be revealed when the car will make its official debut!

Topics: vw, concept

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Login or Create new account to add a comment!

Recommended

Tobias Moers has been the chief executive of Mercedes-AMG – the performance division of German premium carmaker Mercedes-Benz -- since October 2013. With him at the helm, AMG went on...
by - January 16, 2017
Like other car companies, Volvo is also busy preparing for the autonomous future. As a matter of fact, the Swedish manufacturing firm is giving its first customers their firsthand experience...
by - January 15, 2017
Wonder what else is happening in Detroit? Well, since the official pricing for the 2018 Lexus LC has been already announced, more audiences would surely be lining up to see...
by - January 15, 2017
Undoubtedly the most surprising and first biggest entry in this year’s NAIAS is Audi’s full-size coupe SUV concept. The Audi Q8 Concept is the company’s first venture into the segment...
by - January 14, 2017
With the Vmotion 2.0 Concept, Nissan hopes to show the future of its Intelligent Mobility technology and what direction its sedan design is headed. This concept vehicle was revealed by...
by - January 14, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries