2015 VW Polo GTI facelift - Press Release

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1. Mondial de l'Automobile, Paris 2014: Volkswagenpresents four world premieres in Paris XL Sport with V2 engine from the Ducati Superleggera New Passat GTE with plug-in hybrid system Golf Alltrack launches with all-wheel drive and a distinctive off-roadlook New Polo makes debut as GTI iconVolkswagen XL SportVolkswagen is presenting four new models at the Paris Motor Show which begins today.Along with the XL Sport concept car a highlight in terms of its drive system, efficiencyand aerodynamics the new Passat GTE makes its debut in Paris with a plug-in hybridsystem. Rounding out the Volkswagen presence at the motor show are the worldpremieres of the Golf Alltrack with all-wheel drive and a distinctive off-road look andthe new extremely sporty Polo GTI.Volkswagen is presenting a superlative race car in the form of the XL Sport. The 200-PSdriving machine with a top speed of 270 km/h was created based on the XL11 the world'smost fuel-efficient automobile. The technical highlight of the powertrain is a modified V2engine from the new Ducati 1199 Superleggera the world's most powerful two-cylindermotorcycle engine. It operates at the rear of the XL Sport. This engine, together with a 7-speed DSG, launches the sports car from zero to 100 km/h in 5.7 seconds and revs up to11,000 rpm. Offering top values in efficiency and aerodynamics, the race car also follows thedesign of the XL1. Its modified proportions, longer wheelbase, significantly wider wings andlarger wheels give the vehicle a wide, low and impressive stance on the road.As a follow-up to the Golf GTE2, Volkswagen is now presenting the Passat GTE3 in Paris.The plug-in hybrid comes with a 1.4-litre TSI engine (115 kW / 156 PS) combined with anelectric motor (85 kW / 115 PS) which is supplied with energy by a lithium- ion battery.Fusion of the two drive units generates a system power of 160 kW / 218 PS and enables adriving range of over 1,000 km. In all-electric driving, it can cover over 50 km. The plug-inhybrid drive has a maximum torque of 400 Nm. The car's eco-friendly and efficient NEDCfuel consumption is 2.0 l/100 km and 13.0 kWh/100 km CO2 emissions are less than 45g/km. The front-wheel drive car with a 6-speed dual clutch gearbox accelerates from zero to100 km/h in 8.0 seconds and reaches a top speed of over 220 km/h. In its all-electric drivingmode, a top speed of 130 km/h is possible. The Passat GTE can be ordered in the Estate orSaloon version.In the Golf Alltrack4 Volkswagen has created technical and visual links between passengercar and SUV designs with a distinctive off-road appearance. The independent design,4MOTION all-wheel drive as standard, off-road driving profile and up to 20 mm moreground clearance perfect the vehicle's off-road properties. The Golf Alltrack can be orderedwith one of these three engines: A new 1.8-litre TSI with 132 kW /180 PS, a 1.6-litre TDIwith 81 kW / 110 PS, a 2.0-litre TDI with 110 kW / 150 PS and the most powerful Golfengine to date, a 2.0-litre TDI that boasts a power output of 135 kW / 184 PS. In themultifaceted Golf Alltrack, Volkswagen implements the versatile body of the Estate; it 2. represents the twelfth new Golf version in 24 months.The fourth generation Polo GTI5 continues the nearly 30-year production history of thissporty Polo model. The power output of the new 1.8-litre TSI engine at 141 kW /192 PS ismuch greater than that of the previous model (132 kW / 180 PS). In pursuit of typical GTIdriving performance, this icon accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds and reaches atop speed of 236 km/h. Its maximum torque is 320 Nm. For the first time, a manual 6-speedgearbox will be offered as an alternative to the 7-speed dual clutch gearbox. On the exterior,the vehicle's sporty character is underscored by independent bumpers, red GTI insignia,distinctive side sills and GTI-specific rear spoiler. The sport steering wheel, instrumentcluster and sport seats follow the interior design of larger Golf GTI. Offering an even sportierdriving experience is the optional "Sport Select" suspension (electronically adjustabledampers) with the "Sport Performance Kit" (more sporty tuning of various parameters at thepush of a button).1 XL1: Fuel consumption in l/100 km: 0.9 (combined); electrical consumption inkWh/100 km: 7.2 (combined); CO2 emissions in g/km: 21 (combined); efficiency class: A+2Golf GTE: Fuel consumption in l/100 km: 1,5 (combined); CO2 emissions in g/km: 35(combined); efficiency class: A+3Passat GTE - the vehicle is not yet offered for sale. Estimated values:Passat Saloon GTE: combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 1.6; combined CO2 emissions ing/km: 37Passat Estate GTE: combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 1.7; combined CO2 emissions ing/km: 394Golf Alltrack 1.8 TSI (6-speed DSG): combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 6.8; combinedCO2 emissions in g/km: 158Golf Alltrack 1.6 TDI: combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 4.7; combined CO2 emissionsin g/km: 124Golf Alltrack 2.0 TDI (110 kW/150 PS): combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 4.9;combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 127Golf Alltrack 2.0 TDI (135 kW/184 PS): combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 5.1;combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 1345Polo GTI (7-speed DSG): combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 5.6; combined CO2emissions in g/km: 129Polo GTI (6-speed manual version): combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 6.0; combinedCO2 emissions in g/km: 139