Volkswagen Shows Electrified Golf GTI Concepts

By Jason Siu VW apprentices have created the first electrified Volkswagen GTI.
Called the Volkswagen Golf GTI First Decade, it combines a 404-horsepower gasoline engine driving the front wheels with a 48-volt electric motor powering the rear. The electric motor has a maximum output of 16 hp and the two drive systems can be used separately or together. That means it can be operated conventionally in front-wheel drive, or pure electric with rear-wheel drive, or combined for an all-wheel-drive setup.
There are two batteries in the rear of the vehicle that can be charged through regenerative braking, which means the Golf GTI First Decade is

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