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Volkswagen’s New 2015 e-Golf EV Electrifies the Golf Lineup
Volkswagen continues to expand its Golf lineup while increasing its presence in the electric vehicle segment. This week at the Frankfurt Motor Show VW unveiled the 2015 e-Golf, which is an all-electric version of the new seventh-generation Golf. The e-Golf was one of two electric models that VW unveiled at the show this year – the other is the electric e-up!
The 2015 e-Golf is powered by a 113 horsepower electric motor and a 24.2-kWh battery. Since the e-Golf’s electric motor generates its 199 lb-ft. of torque as soon as you push down the pedal, the e-Golf is able to reach 0-62 mph in 10.4 seconds with a top speed of 87 mph. The e-Golf will also give the Nissan Leaf some competition with its 118 mile range.
Volkswagen hasn’t released the pricing details for the 2015 e-Golf, but it is expected to arrive in the U.S. in early 2015.
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