Volkswagen shows full-size SUV concept


Volkswagen looks set to fill a glaring hole in the brands global line-up with the German auto giants showing a new full-size SUV concept at the Beijing Auto Show.

Known as the T-Prime Concept GTE, Volkswagen tell us the concept previews the future Volkswagen all-wheel drive full-size SUV, fitted with a plug-in hybrid powertrain.

Volkswagen shows full-size SUV conceptVolkswagen say the SUV will be one of the most advanced cars in the world.

Featuring an electric motor and a 2.0 litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine, Volkswagen is promising an output of up to 280kW and fuel consumption around 3.0L/100km.

While the cabin is being touted as a ‘digital environment’ highlighted by a massive 15” infotainment screen and a 12” info screen for the driver, incorporating speedometer.

Rear-seat occupants don’t miss out either, the T-Prime Concept GTE features a 9.6” display surface located between the two individual seats.

Klaus Bischoff is the head of vehicle design at Volkswagen, he says the brand is primed to offer a very special new SUV model.

“Our team has created a charismatic and sporty all-round vehicle with this SUV, which appeals with its impressive sense of presence and confident poise.”

We will keep you updated on the new full-size Volkswagen SUV as more information comes to hand.

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Kate has always had an interest in writing and cars and now as a key member of the Behind the Wheel website team she gets to spend her days consumed by both. Aside from being a contributor and an editor at Behind the Wheel, Kate enjoys driving her Lancer EVO and walking her beloved dog, Max!

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