Volkswagen e-Golf arrives in L.A. image

Volkswagen has recently introduced the U.S.-spec version of the e-Golf to the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, in a premiere.

The Volkswagen e-Golf may have been unveiled just earlier this year but the model pictured below is the United States version of the car, which is said to go on sale in the fourth quarter of 2014. The model in question is coming with a five-door hatchback body style which has received the revised front grille, the LED headlights and 16-inch alloy wheels, amongst others, which are helping its aerodynamics and also its looks, as it can be easily recognized.

The new Volkswagen e-Golf is being powered by an electric motor, which is producing a total output of 115 HP (85 kW) and it has a peak torque of 269 Nm (199 lb-ft). This is taking its juice from a 24.2 kWh lithium-ion battery. The VW e-Golf can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) in 10.4 seconds and it can travel for 70 miles to 90 miles (112 and 144 km) on a single charge. Recharging the battery will take approximately 20 hours when using a 110 / 120V electrical socket. No pricing details on the car have been announced yet.