The future is electric.
From mid 2016, Volkswagen NZ will bring in a number of pre-production units for both the 100% electric eGolf and the plug in hybrid Golf GTE. These models are planned to be** on sale in late 2017.** Volkswagen NZ is committed to showing long term electric vehicle leadership in the New Zealand market. Register your interest to be the first to know and experience these new Volkswagen.
“Throughout 2016, Volkswagen NZ will be working closely with the factory and Government, major corporates, and our customers to establish a suitable electric vehicle strategy for New Zealand. This work will take some time as we evaluate the market opportunity for electric vehicles in New Zealand with a realistic aim of a full market introduction in late 2017, where we will take advantage of the new technology available in the updated Golf range”
Introducing the eGolf
The eGolf is 100% electric vehicle with an 85kW motor, & zero emissions. As with most electric vehicles the eGolf is quick off the mark reaching 100kmh in 10.2 seconds and with enhancements scheduled for early 2017- the range of the eGolf will increase from a current 190km to 300km - in real terms this will take the eGolf from 130 - 140km (normal driving conditions) up to over 200km.
Introducing the Golf GTE
Based on the petrol performance GTI this is a plug in hybrid (PHEV) that achieves a standard fuel consumption of 1.5 l/100 km. Powerful, sporty and responsive, combining GTI dynamics with e-Golf sustainability and economy. Drive up to 50 kilometres when fully charged in all-electric mode, and up to 933km when petrol and electric are combined. With its stylish arched LED daytime running lights the GTE has its own distinctive character – sleek, contemporary and unmistakably Volkswagen.