Wednesday, December 4, 2013

VW Polo BlueMotion Headed for Sexy Green Car Show

Starting from March 30 to April 15, the international automotive market will witness the first ever grand display of the most fuel efficient and alternative fuel vehicles around the world called the Sexy Green Car Show that will take place at Eden Project in Cornwall, England.

In addition, the Sexy Green Car Show will be the stage for the public debut of the much-awaited Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion in the United Kingdom. Moreover, the VW Polo BlueMotion will roll out in dealer showrooms all over UK starting this summer.

According to Gus Grand, Producer of the Sexy Green Car Show, "It's great news that Volkswagen will be joining us at Eden. These greener versions of already established models show just what the car-makers can do to make significant changes to the fuel efficiency of their vehicles."

The VW Polo BlueMotion will feature its fuel efficient and low fuel consumption powertrain components under its sleek hood. VW Polo BlueMotion is equipped with a 1.4-liter 3-cylinder TDI engine capable of delivering a maximum of 80 hp (59 kW) at 4,000 rpm and produces 144 lb.-ft. (195 Nm) amount of peak torque output rotating at approximately 1,800 rpm. The engine is combined with a 5-speed manual gearbox along with VW fan and VW fan clutch on the cooling system. In addition, the engine also features some of the advanced powertrain technology like the electronically controlled direct injection system as well as exhaust gas turbo charger, improved Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR), EGR cooler, and electrically activated EGR valve. These engine parts help to provide fuel efficiency and lower exhaust emissions.

Furthermore, the Polo BlueMotion's 1.4-liter TDI engine is also equipped with a standard diesel particulate filter along with oxidizing catalytic converter to reduce harmful CO2 emissions. The engine under the VW Polo BlueMotion has proven its significant contribution to the environment when it complied with the most stringent EURO 4 emissions standard. Fuel consumption for the VW Polo BlueMotion is at 3.9 liters per 62 miles of distance, with only 4.45 Euros (about $6 USD) of driving cost, according to the Wolfsburg-based automaker.

In spite of the improved fuel efficiency and low fuel consumption, the VW Polo BlueMotion still offers powerful performance. The vehicle can sprint from zero to 62 mph 12.8 seconds and can reach an electronically limited maximum throttle speed of 109 mph.

Outside, the VW Polo BlueMotion features an improved aerodynamics. The vehicles comes
with a front spoiler for fluid dynamics along with a new grille design. Other features include a roof edge spoiler and 14-inch exclusive alloy wheels with low rolling resistance 165/70 R 14 performance tires.

For British car enthusiasts, watch out for this vehicle when it take the center stage at the Sexy Green Car Show in Eden Project.