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Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept – Model that anticipates new German SUVs

A few hours after the first official pictures of the new Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept were released on the internet the Germans revealed the first official information about the new exhibit which will be presented at the Volkswagen booth at 2013 Shanghai Auto Show. Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept was on display at the Detroit Auto Show this year but now evolved with a slight „coupe touch”. They call it, VW CrossBlue Coupe Concept and is an SUV that, of course, has a coupe silhouette.

2013 Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept Shanghai 2013

The new concept comes with an overall length of 4.89 meters, a width of 2.02 meters and has a wheelbase of 2.98 meters. Volkswagen has today released the official pictures of the new model, a few hours after unofficial images escaped on the Internet.

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept Specs

CrossBlue Coupe in Shanghai will be equipped with a V6 engine with direct injection and turbocharging, assisted by two electric units. The ensemble will be able to develop 415 horsepower. The propulsion system promises a sprint from 0-62 mph (0 to 100 km/h) in 5.9 seconds and a fuel consumption of just three liters per 100 km (NEDC cycle for plug-in hybrid vehicles), thanks to the intervention of the two electric motors. Announced combined consumption is 6.9 liters / 100km. The two electric motors may use the resources contained within lithium-ion batteries to provide a zero-emission range for a distance of 33 kilometers.

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept rear photo

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept 2013

The new Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept is a plug-in hybrid, which means that the batteries can be recharged using your home outlet. In the 100% electric mode, the engine can reach a speed of 75 mph (120 km/h), while the top speed of the 4895 lbs (2220 kg) concept is 147 mph (236 km/h).

The new VW CrossBlue Coupe will be showcased at 2013 Shanghai Auto Show and opens up a new design chapter, more courageous, which will inspire all the following SUVs created by the manufacturer in Wolfsburg. Inside, we have great angular shapes on the dashboard, seats with a sober design, separation of the multimedia systems between the front and rear seats and digital dashboard gauges.

The car in the following gallery faithfully resembles drawings shown yesterday with a more aggressive appearance than the current SUVs German range. The trunk has a load volume of 537 liters, which can grow to 1,101 liters when the rear seat is folded.

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept Photos

Via Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept News

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