Volkswagen will unveil tomorrow at the Geneva the first hybrid version of the Golf. It will be powered by a combination of high-tech diesel engine, electric motor and 7-speed DSG technology.

Volkswagen Golf Hybrid - first official images
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Exhibited for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show, the concept car consumes no more than 3.4 litres of diesel fuel per 100 kilometres. This powerful full-hybrid Golf TDI Hybrid can be operated either in internal-combustion mode only or in a combination mode of powerful yet thrifty TDI and electric motor.

Volkswagen Golf Hybrid - first official images
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The car is also designed to run on emissions-free electric power only. Power transmission to the front axle is managed by 7-speed DSG technology. In city traffic, the vehicle’s automatic stop-start system will even automatically switch off diesel operations.


Source: Autobild

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  (6023) posted on 03.3.2008

This vehicle cannot arrive quick enough. High petrol prices are here to stay. Great looking car!

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