Volkswagen Cross Blue Coupe is unveiled at the Shanghai Motor Show 2013
|   Friday, April 26, 2013
Volkswagen has planned to make it a public news about their new SUV car model which is supposed to be launched at Shanghai motor show. This is the second SUV car model from Volkswagen. At the Shanghai motor show the new coupé which is the consider as the variant of Cross Blue. This is a Highlander Toyota variant which will be rivaling the German SUV car maker, and it plans to start the production work by 2015 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

An official person from Volkswagen has confirmed that they wanted to gather a wider section of the car market with their next generation SUV car models.
This was told to Autocar during the Shanghai motor Show and the person from Volkswagen has also added, the company is sure that the customer demands for better sporting car models. Apart from sports car models, the customers have also demanded for standard car.

The Cross Blue coupe and the Volkswagen Cross Blue have been appreciated to take part in the Marque line up as the successor of the Tiguan which is much smaller in the market, such as North America as well as China. And the price of the car would be placed within a lower range in the luxurious car from Volkswagen Toureg. And it is expected that the importance of this car would grow noticeably when the 3rd generation car model will be released in 2016.

The same styling concept is retained for the Cross Blue car concept in the initial phase, but the new car variant takes the pride for the presence of sleeker silhouette. This silhouette feature is not seen in the previous version of the car. The new coupe boasts of lower front end, which is more precisely angled at the windscreen, glass-house which is made more shallower. The roof line of the car has more curvature. The SUV car model has more styling options in it which is designed with a practical setup.

With all these features, the car has a stunning profile which attracts the audience. And the car has exceptional exterior detailed designing. The key elements of the car includes, the corporate grille which is horizontally placed which is mated with graphics placed internally along with LED headlamps. The stylish headlamp bestows the Blue Cross a dignified front end look that is seen from the visual width.

The length of the Cross Blue Car is 4889mm, the width is 2015mm and the height is 1673 mm. Compared to the 2nd generation of the Touareg, the Cross Blue car is 93 mm long, the width is 74mm and the height is lower with 36mm. The 22 inch aluminium wheels are easily placed in the car due to the large wheelhouse, and the wheels are decked with 285/45 tires.

The petrol engine of the car is based on the skilled MQB platform developed by the German car maker. And the latest concept of Volkswagen rides on the wheelbase which is measured in 85mm longer compared to the Touareg which is 2980mm lengthy. The width of the track is 1709mm in the front and in the rear 1726mm.

The electric motor of the car provides the energy of 9.9kWh from the lithium ion battery which is placed in the center tunnel and the motor operates at 375volts at the maximum. The top speed of the car is 147mph with the fuel consumption based on European NEDC test of 94.2mpg. But the coupe returns 41.0mpg which is considered sufficient in order to provide a range of 740 miles with 80 liter fuel capacity tank.

With the growing need of the Cross Blue Coupe, the SUV production plant in Chattanooga, but Volkswagen would try to start its production in Shanghai.
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