Volkswagen presents a concept car tailored for the US. The VW CrossBlue midsize SUV with diesel hybrid engine. Watch a video of the CrossBlue below
The Detroit Auto Show 2013 (NAIAS 2013) is underway. VW is hyper successful in the United States and thanks the US with a SUV designed for Americans. The VW CrossBlue is a B-SUV - a large vehicle without the seven seats which is what American buyers want.
The CrossBlue diesel hybrid engine gets 89 miles to the gallon, the TDI motor combined with two electric motors supply the car 306HP and 516 pound-feet of torque sending the CrossBlue from 0 to 60 miles an hour in just 7.2 seconds for the top speed of 127 miles an hour.