Four-door coupé marks beginning of a new design era at Volkswagen Sport Coupé Concept GTE fascinates with exclusive sports car design High-tech concept car with plug-in hybrid drive Key facts about the Sport Coupé Concept GTE:
1. The Sport Coupé Concept GTE is the champion of a new progressive Volkswagen design language.
2. Concept combines exclusive sports car design with four-door body concept and large boot lid.
3. Sport Coupé Concept GTE utilises a plug-in hybrid drive (TSI plus two electric motors)
4. Innovative all-wheel drive via electric propshaft.
Volkswagen is presenting the Sport Coupé Concept GTE in a world premiere at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show and is presenting this avant-garde model as the champion of a new, progressive Volkswagen design language.
“Evolution and revolution come together in the Sport Coupé Concept GTE. This concept is based on Volkswagen design DNA, which has been visibly sharpened even more. It shows how fascinating the highest-volume brand of our Group is shaping the immediate future,”says Walter de Silva, Head of Design of Volkswagen AG. Dr Heinz-Jakob Neußer, Volkswagen Brand Board Member for Development, explains: “This concept car is a breathtakingly dynamic coupé unlike
any other to appear in this class. In the design of the Sport Coupé Concept GTE – that is, in the style of an exclusive sports car that is enriched by the added functionality of a large boot lid and the interior space of a four-seater – we see an impressive alternative to the classic saloons of the B and C segments.” Klaus Bischoff, Head
of Design of the Volkswagen Brand, adds this: “The Sport Coupé Concept GTE is another milestone of expressive design.
Unmistakably reinvented, from the first to the last stroke. A stylistic compass. In this concept car, Volkswagen is not only presenting the new design of a new model, but also initial glimpses of a new design era.”