Posts Tagged: hybrid

Volkswagen Cross Coupe TDI plug-in hybrid
By March 13, 2012 Read More →

Volkswagen Cross Coupe TDI plug-in hybrid

In December 2011, the Volkswagen Cross Coupe plug-in hybrid concept vehicle was unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show. Now, just a few months later, the Cross Coupe has made another appearance. This time as a TDI Clean Diesel-powered plug-in hybrid concept. Powered by an alliance of a turbodiesel direct-injection engine and two electric motors Cross Coupe TDI plug-in hybrid is even more economical.

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BMW ActiveHybrid 5
By November 14, 2011 Read More →

BMW ActiveHybrid 5

The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 is the company’s first model to combine a BMW TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder in-line engine, an electric motor and an eight-speed automatic transmission. The latest-generation BMW ActiveHybrid technology also adds precisely controlled energy management to the mix. All of which means that for a car in the premium executive class, the BMW […]

All-new Toyota Camry hybrid 2012
By October 5, 2011 Read More →

All-new Toyota Camry hybrid 2012

The all-new Toyota Camry Hybrid debuts a highly revised version of the brand’s Hybrid Synergy Drive powertrain, including a new 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine. Through its unique transaxle, the Hybrid Synergy Drive system combines output from the four-cylinder engine with a small high-torque electric motor. The system produces a combined 200 horsepower and varies power between […]

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2012 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid
By September 27, 2011 Read More →

2012 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

Volkswagen’s first production hybrid electric vehicle, the Touareg Hybrid pairs a 3.0-liter 333 horsepower supercharged, direct-injection V6 gasoline engine with and a 47-horsepower electric motor. The electric motor gets its energy from a nickel metal-hydride battery pack fitted beneath the luggage compartment. The 288-volt pack consists of 240 individual cells and offers an energy density […]

Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2012
By September 18, 2011 Read More →

Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2012

The Highlander Hybrid model’s Hybrid Synergy Drive gained a new, more powerful 3.5-liter V6 in the previous model year, replacing a 3.3-liter V6. The system pairs the gasoline V6 engine with a high-torque electric drive motor-generator for total system output of 280 net horsepower. A second rear-mounted motor provides automatic on-demand four-wheel drive traction. The […]

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Lexus LS 600h L 2012
By September 16, 2011 Read More →

Lexus LS 600h L 2012

The Lexus LS 600h L carries over virtually unchanged for 2012 with the exception of the Nebula Gray Pearl exterior replacing Smoky Granite Mica. LS 600h L is based on the long-wheelbase LS chassis providing nearly five inches more legroom than the standard LS 460 model. This flagship sedan provides the highest level of comfort […]

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Jaguar will build the C-X75 hybrid supercar
By May 9, 2011 Read More →

Jaguar will build the C-X75 hybrid supercar

Jaguar confirmed that it will launch the remarkable C-X75 concept car as an exclusive hybrid supercar. Jaguar C-X75 will become the British marque’s most advanced model to date. It will offer performance on a par with the fastest production cars on the market, while adopting cutting-edge technology that offers remarkably economical running. Jaguar expects this […]

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Audi Q5 hybrid quattro
By March 5, 2011 Read More →

Audi Q5 hybrid quattro

The 2.0 TFSI in the Audi Q5 hybrid quattro has a displacement of 1984 cc. Its output is 155 kW (211 hp), with the maximum torque of 350 Nm (258.15 lb-ft) permanently available between 1500 and 4200 rpm. The four-cylinder unit combines gasoline direct injection with turbocharging. The Audi valve lift system (AVS) further increases […]

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Imperia GP roadster
By March 4, 2011 Read More →

Imperia GP roadster

The Imperia Automobiles have a ambitious project. It involves nothing less than creating a new vehicle concept, implementing new technologies, and at the same time introducing a new approach to driving and the pleasure it brings. The design of this vehicle hinges on three requirements: 1) Environmental concern, through motorisation based on Plug-in hybrid engine […]

Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid
By February 21, 2011 Read More →

Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid

At Geneva Motorshow Volvo is presenting a V60 plug-in hybrid that will reach showrooms in 2012. The front wheels of the V60 Plug-in Hybrid will be driven by a five-cylinder 2.4-litre D5 turbodiesel, which produces 215 horsepower and maximum torque of 440 Nm. The rear axle features ERAD (Electric Rear Axle Drive) in the form […]

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