26 Sep '16, 4am

Volkswagen Paris Electric Car Concept Shown by Design Sketches

Volkswagen Paris Electric Car Concept Shown by Design Sketches

Volkswagen is trying hard to put the diesel cheating scandal behind them, and one of the ways to shift consumer focus is by revealing design sketches of its battery electric car a week before the Paris Motor Show. The illustrations show a five-door hatchback with a low, ground hugging stance and a rear roofline that extends out beyond the tailgate. Since there is no combustion engine that takes up space in the front, the nose is short and lacks a traditional grille. Sliding rear doors, a glass roof and wildly styled wheels are all marks of a concept vehicle and likely will not see production. The production model of the car will be the first to use Volkswagen’s new modular platform design for electric cars called Modular Electric Model (MEB), which can be adapted for vehicles from a subcompact to a full-size luxury sedan and everything in between. When the EV concept debut...

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