27 Aug '13, 3pm

Volkswagen confirms two new electric cars for UK in 2014:

Volkswagen confirms two new electric cars for UK in 2014:

Volkswagen will unveil two production-ready electric cars for the first time at September’s Frankfurt Motor Show. A fully electric version of VW’s up! city car – officially named ‘e-up!’ - will launch in the UK at the beginning of 2014 followed by an electric Golf – the ‘e-Golf’ – from mid-2014. The e-motors, gearboxes and lithium-ion batteries have been developed in-house at VW and manufactured at the brand’s large component plants in Germany. e-Golf The e-Golf [below] can cover up to 118 miles, just short of the Nissan LEAF’s 124, with its 24.2kWh lithium-ion battery and is driven by an 85 kW electric motor, pumping out the equivalent of 115 PS, and offering 270 Nm of instantly available torque. This allows the e-Golf to hit 62mph in 10.4 seconds with an electronically limited top speed of 86mph. The e-Golf also boasts impressive energy efficient using 12.7 kWh to travel...

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