2017 Volkswagen e-Golf Extends Its Driving Range — Being the most talked-about car recently, we have one more news from the new 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf. It is reported to be enhanced a little so it can reach the higher rate of driving range. If this is true, it makes the most appealing development as the current model only offers very moderate driving range. Check out the details below.
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf Secifications
Features, Exterior, and Interior
There will be only two trimming levels, base-level SE, and SEL Premium. On the outside of new 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf, it looks like the other trims of the model. However, on this particular model, the suspension has been adjusted to cater the battery pack. It has excellent handling and road holding feel, and “good rated” safety system including the standard and optional.
Buyer can add Driver Assistance Package which is offered only on SEL Premium model. It includes parking assist features, auto emergency braking, and forward-collision warning. SE trim doesn’t have DC charging feature as standard, only 3.6 kW of onboard charger. However, buyers can add the option while it comes as standard on the higher trim.
MIB II infotainment system comes as standard along with 8.0 inch of touchscreen infotainment display in SEL and 6.5-inch unit on SE. Combined Charging System comes as standard on this model along with 17 cubic foot of cargo volume.
Powertrain, Electric Range, Charging time – 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf
Many people may not know it yet. But, this 2017 VW eGolf only come with all-electric powertrain with no other engine is to be found under the hood. In general, this Volkswagen e-Golf 2017 car is estimated to generate 134 hp of power output and torque of 214 lb-ft. With 9.6 seconds of acceleration rate. It can sprint to 93 mph of top speed quote as well.
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The good news comes in its drive battery range. The current version of the battery only lasts for 83 miles. That which is shameful. However, Volkswagen decided to change the battery capacity from 24.2 kWh to 35.8 kWh. The new change is estimated to elevate the driving range to 124 miles in a single charge.
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2017 Volkswagen e-Golf Price and Release Date
Pricing on this E-Golf EV model isn’t officially announced yet. However, about e-golf 2017 release date, it is expected to be released this year. And, with sale starts shortly after the reveal. It can be by the end of the year, or during early days of next year.
Finally, after a weekly update on this model, this car develops its driving range nicely. Many fans will be pleased with this improvement while it may also empower sale potential. This model is coming sooner to market, yet we may still have more updates on it. Stay tuned to get the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf updates.
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