Volkswagen celebrates the comeback of its legendary two-door automobile - Scirocco
03 March 2008
Mumbai: Volkswagen, the German automaker will be premiering an array of models at the Geneva Motor Show 2008.
The highlight of Volkswagen's showcase will be the completely re-engineered Scirocco, an all-round sports car. Also on display is the Golf TDI Hybrid, a concept car that runs on 3.4 litres of diesel per 100 kilometres.
The 150-PS Passat Estate TSI EcoFuel will also be showcased as a world premiere. Others in the league will be Sharan BlueMotion, Golf Estate 4Motion (the four-wheel-drive) and the Passat CC.
Scirocco made its debut 34 years ago. Today, the vehicle has room for four adults making the sports car an every occasion vehicle. It has a selection of four high-torque, low-consumption TDI and TSI engines of between 90 kW / 122 PS and 147 kW / 200 PS. This new sports car features numerous technologies including an adaptive chassis control.
Golf TDI Hybrid is a concept car that boasts of consuming no more than 3.4 litres of diesel fuel per 100 kilometres. It can either be operated in internal-combustion mode or in a combination of TDI and electric motor. The vehicle runs only on emissions-free electric power with an automatic stop-start system which will switch off diesel operations during traffic.
The Passat Estate TSI EcoFuel is run by has110-kW / 150-PS TSI engines. The vehicle is likely to be launched in the market sometime during the year-end.