Nevada – Currently an overview of environmentally friendlycars such as hybrid cars are slow sequence that can not run fast. However, Volkswagen wanted to get rid of that view. Speed of nearly 300 km/h was the success they notch.
Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid was the2013 model year successful record as the fastest mass-production hybrid car in the world.
Car driven by Carlos Lago successfully scored 299.2 km/h in a test at the Bonneville salt desert in Nevada, USA.
With that speed, this car was a record as the world’s fastest hybrid car. CEO and President of Volkswagen Group America, Jonathan Browning said that now could prove to be environmentally friendly cars alsoraced like a conventional car.
Although able to run fast, the car he also still able to offer efficiencies of up to 19.1 km/liter.
The car itself combines a gasoline engine with a capacity of 1.4-liter TSI that is equipped witha turbocharged engine that is able to offer power up to 150 hp after channeled through the 7-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic gearbox which is then combined with an electric motor-powered 27 horsepower.