Volkswagen shows the BlueCross an interesting study of a mid-size SUV that is tailored especially for the American market. The design of the diesel plug-in hybrid SUV shows the new Volkswagen design DNA and relies on some show effects. The "Cross Blue Glassflake" livery harmonizes with the 21 "alloy wheels and the many stainless steel applications to the body.
With a length of 498.7 cm and it extends beyond the Touareg, a space offer as in a van. To six individual seats, passengers have princely space, and a lot still remains a luggage capacity of 335 liters. Who is on the way to fourth, even has 812 liters of space, and after turning down the 2nd Rows of seats even 2,000 liters of volume available.
The interior not only offers plenty of space, but also with an exclusive design and modern forms. Framed in the center console is a 10.2-inch touchscreen display, which houses next to the Navi with new 3D display and a media library and displays the status of the hybrid system.
Driven the Volkswagen CrossBlue is a combination of a 190 hp (140 kW) TDI transmits its power through a 6-speed DSG transmission and two electric motors.
One electric motor is in the front of and has an output of 54 hp (40 kW), the other's on the rear axle and provides 116 HP (85 kW). The system output of 305 hp (225 kW) provides acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 7.5 seconds, top speed is 204 km / h
For the VW BlueCross, various operation modes. In Sport mode, the three engines together so that an optimal power output is guaranteed, while the Eco mode, all systems are optimized for maximum efficiency.
In E mode can travel up to 33 kilometers purely on electricity, the top speed is here at 120 km / h The large 9.8 kWh battery can also be loaded by pressing a button while driving the TDI engine, so then later again a pure electric driving is possible.