Volkswagen Debuts CC Eco Concept
Since it’s called “Performance”, one would expect to see a high-output engine that would be capable of producing much more power than the version available on the mass-production model. Well, the 2.0-liter TSI engine “has been upgraded with an APR stage 3 turbocharger with three performance levels,” according to a press statement published by Volkswagen.
Basically, the concept comes with three engine configurations. The first one, dubbed Full Power mode, produces a maximum power of 311 hp plus 313 lb-ft of torque, while the second one is relatively smaller, with 252 hp and 268 lb-ft of torque. The Eco mode (as the name suggests, the manufacturer was especially focused on fuel consumption, rather than on engine power) has a maximum output of 222 horsepower and 236 lb-ft. “ A production 2.0T CC automatic gets 28 hwy/19 city and our CC in Eco mode gets 33 hwy, 27 city,” Volkswagen explained.
And because it was unveiled at SEMA, there’s no wonder the car comes with several customized parts. The concept has 10-spoke, 20-inch wheels and high performance 245/30 R20 Yokohama tires with sports suspension kit. Brakes are based on 14-inch Brembo discs on both the front and the rear.
“The Performance CC was designed by the Volkswagen Design Center in California with assistance from APR, LLC, Recaro, H&R Suspension and Brembo North America,” VW’s officials presented the concept manufacturers.
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