15 Mar '16, 1pm

Volkswagen Hybrid Prius Fighter Is Coming

Volkswagen Hybrid Prius Fighter Is Coming

For Volkswagen, that new chassis is designated MEB. It’s the platform the BUDD-e concept that debuted at the Consumer Electronics show in January was built on. Now, Diess indicates a new hybrid car called the XL3 may be built on that chassis as well. It is likely to have an electric motor producing around 30 horsepower coupled to a a detuned version of VW’s 1.4-litre turbocharged gasoline engine. Cylinder deactivation will probably be used to save even more fuel. It’s expected to have a relatively small battery which will give it an electric-only range of just a few miles.

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