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Discover the New Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept (2013)

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept 2013 front

Volkswagen has officially disclosure the CrossBlue Coupe Concept before audience of today’s opening at 2013 Auto Shanghai. This sporty five-seater concept serves as a preview of the next line of SUV and joins CrossBlue seven-seater that was already shown at Detroit Motor Show. The second concept named Coupe, showing that in this SUV Volkswagen have worked much more on styling than the practicality. Profile is far more appealing, to the downside on the roof, with reduced angle in the windshield and reduce front end.

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept 2013 front angle 1

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept 2013 front angle

This concept is wide 2015mm, 1673mm tall and 4889mm long. The size of the wheelbase is 2980mm and a maximum weight of 2,220 kg. Drive 22 inch alloy wheels wrapped with tires and size of 285/45. The capacity of the luggage compartment is 537 liters, with the opportunity to increase to 1,100 liters with the rear seats displacement. At its heart beats a new plug-in gasoline-electric hybrid engine that will be built in only several models of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept 2013 rear angle 1

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept 2013 side

At its heart beats a new plug-in gasoline-electric hybrid engine that will be built in only several models of Volkswagen. There is a 3.0 liter V6 TSI engine with an output of 295 horsepower (220 kW), and torque of 500 Nm (369 lb-ft). Functioning together with two electric motors, one in the front and develops 53 hp (40kw), and the other is back and develops 113 hp (85 kW). Working together extracted a total power of 409 hp (305 kW) and 700 Nm (516 lb-ft) torque.

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept 2013 interior 1

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept 2013 back seads

The drive wheel of CrossBlue Coupe Concept can be front-wheel drive, the rear and all-wheel drive, thanks to the double clutch and 6-speed gearbox. The driver can choose five driving modes including: eco, sport, off-road, electric vehicle and charge. Using the lithium battery 9,9 Kwh, in electric mode the vehicle can go 33 km (20.5 miles) and reach a maximum speed of 120km / h (74.5mph). When you use CrossBlue s entire output can reach a maximum speed of 236 km / h (146 mph). And to develop from 0 to 100km / h needs 5.9 seconds.

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept 2013 technical image

Speaking of consumption of the vehicle can say that it is as low as possible, and let’s not forget, however, that it is a SUV model. In hybrid mode has a consumption of 3.0 liters / 100 km in the European driving conditions and 94.1 mpg in UK or 78.4 mpg in US. The Volkswagen say when CrossBlue concept uses only conventional engine that consumes 6.9 liters per 100 km or 40.9 mpg UK or 34 mpg US. With a full tank that collects 80 liters this SUV concept can go a long way 1,190 km (739 miles).

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