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VW Cross Coupe GTE unveiled

12 Jan , 2015  

Volkswagen Cross Coupé GTE - Front Angle - carwitter

Jumping on the BMW X6,  Mercedes GLE SUV coupe bandwagon VW have thrown their hat into the ring with the Cross Coupe GTE.

Still in the ‘Concept’ stage we would expect this to make production in the near future…depending on how well the GLE fairs.

Volkswagen Cross Coupé GTE - Front - carwitter

Powered by a 3.6 litre V8 petrol with two electric motors it produces 280 PS and 350 Nm of torque. The electric motors provides 40kw and 220 Nm of torque up front and 85kw/270 Nm at the rear. 14.1 KwH batteries are held in the central tunnel.

Volkswagen Cross Coupé GTE - Interior - carwitter

All that tech gives the Cross Coupe a 0-60 time of just 6 seconds. It can travel silently for 20 miles with the rear electric motors driving it alone.

The GTE will also be a capable off roader with Off Road modes such as Rocks, Sludge, Sand & Gravel, as well as Sport and Snow.

Volkswagen Cross Coupé GTE - Side - carwitter

Volkswagen Cross Coupé GTE - Rear - carwitter

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