The plug-in hybrid is already available for order in China.
The German automaker has begun taking orders for its new Volkswagen Touareg eHybrid hybrid crossover in the middle Kingdom. The cost of the car starts from 679,800 yuan.
Recall that the Volkswagen Touareg eHybrid was developed as part of the company’s plan to reduce harmful emissions into the atmosphere. The car is driven by a hybrid powerplant based on the 2.0-liter turbo engine of the EA888 family. The combined output of the unit reaches 370 HP and 700 Nm of torque. An 8-speed automatic transmission is used as the transmission.
With this combination, the crossover is able to accelerate from a standstill to 100 km / h in just 5.7 seconds. Exclusively powered by electric power, the Touareg eHybrid is capable of driving up to 58 kilometers at a top speed of 140 km/h.
It is specified that with a full fuel tank, the crossover can travel about 1,000 kilometers. The average consumption of the Touareg eHybrid is 2.3 liters per 100 kilometers of travel.