With a 150 hp (110 kW) 1.4-liter TFSI gasoline engine and a 102 hp (72 kW) electric motor mated to a dual clutch e-S tronic six-speed transmission., the Volkswagen Golf MK7 Plug-In Hybrid has a combined torque figure of 350 Nm (258 lb-ft).
VW says the Golf MK7 Plug-in Hybrid will achieve top speed of 81 mph (130 km/h) and can sprint from 0-62 mph (0-100mk/h) in less than 8 seconds.
According to Volkswagen, the fuel economy of the Golf Mk7 plug-in hybrid will be an impressive 1.5 L of fuel every 100 km (188 mpg UK / 156.5 mpg US) wit CO2 emissions rating of just 35g/km.
The Volkswagen Golf MK7 Plug-in Hybrid can travel in electric mode for up to 31 miles (50 km).
The Golf MK7 Plug-In Hybrid will be officially revealed at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show next month.[source: Auto Car]