Salon de Detroit. NAIS 2016 and Volkswagen, Volkswagen fighting the slab “dieselgate”, presenting a conceptual view of the new Volkswagen Tiguan which, under the name of the Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept, we are granted a vision of the future hybrid version plug-in SUV size measured from Volkswagen.
The Volkswagen Tiguan GTE concept that we already knew… now “dress” for the field:
Volkswagen will market the new Tiguan in the united States in 2017.
Steps of a wheel well defined, emphasizing its vocation offroad, bars to the roof, auxiliary lamps, new protections and new daytime running lights… has Little conceptual this Volkswagen Tiguan, and is that as it is logical it is easy to think ourselves shortly a production version derived from this conceptual model.
This Tiguan has been additionally enhanced their capabilities out of the asphalt with a higher free height, with the best angles of attack, exit… but, what offers us this GTE in mechanical terms?
This version offers us the same mechanical assembly that we had already seen in the previous Volkswagen Golf GTE Concept, offering now a new appearance, a new aesthetic. This leaves us with a schema plug-in hybrid that develops a total of 218 horses, an endowment that is covered by a mechanical 1.4 TSI and that, squeezing their batteries, it is able to in addition circulate up to 32 km in all-electric mode.
Your lattice mechanical provides this Tiguan out of a total traction that’s also seen accompanied by 6 driving modes that go by the classic Comfort and Eco, a sport mode, offroad mode, a mode for snow and a “load” which, of course, affects the charging of the batteries of the car. Your transmission stays in the hands of a gearbox double clutch.
Not only are we facing a future SUV plug-in hybrid, we are also faced with the next multimedia system Volkswagen:
Volkswagen has used this conceptual model to present to us again that multimedia system with gesture control that seems willing to reach out sooner rather than later to the dashboard of the next car of the brand.
beyond this multimedia system, with a screen of 9.2 inches, we find in its interior with a series of inserts in brushed aluminium and a light upholstery with red piping.