In the Salon Los Angeles has been presented the facelift of one electric that is now several years in the market. This is the Volkswagen e-Golf 2017, the update of the compact German zero emissions. On an aesthetic level the changes are not so important. We see that you receive bumper is redesigned and a thin front grille with a blue ribbon that gives you away. It also has new LED optical systems both in front and behind.
But without a doubt its main update has been mechanically. His electric thruster has been upgraded and now develops 134 HP) and 290 Nm of torque, an increase of 20 HP compared to its predecessor. Their benefits will remain fairly discrete, thus accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 9,6 seconds and has a top speed of 150 km/h. The advantage is also to improve their performance, have been achieved increase their autonomy.
lithium ion battery now has 35,8 kWh, an ability quite superior to the 24,2 kWh of its predecessor. In practice, this means that your autonomy reaches 200 kilometers, somewhat above the previous. In addition, with a quick recharge can reach 80% charge in one hour. In a charger conventional of 7,2 kW for a full reload it will take approximately six hours.
In the interior there will also be improvements, incorporates the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit, a screen of 12.3 inches which replaces the traditional instrumentation. Optionally you can also equip the multi-media system, Discover Pro, linked to a touch screen of 9.2 inches. The connectivity will be remarkable, just like their systems of driving assistance. With this update the new Volkswagen e-Golf 2017 about a little more to other rivals as the Nissan Leaf.
Source – Volkswagen