Volkswagen is planning to produce the CrossBlue and CrossBlue Coupe in China, and production of the two models is expected to begin in a couple of years.
According to the local Chinese automotive media, the Volkswagen CrossBlue and Volkswagen CrossBlue concepts will be put into production in the nearby future and the two models will probably be assembled in China. Production is expected to start in 2015 at a brand new factory in Changsha, Hunan Province, where a total of 300,000 units will be made annually. At the same plant, a new sedan, codenamed VW511, will be produced too. This will slot between the Passat and the Phaeton.
As a quick reminder, the VW CrossBlue Concept has been officially presented to the public during the 2013 NAIAS in Detroit, back in January, while the VW CrossBlue Coupe Concept has been introduced during the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show, just last month. The Coupe version is 4.80 meters long, 2.02 meters wide and it’s riding on a 2.98 meters long wheelbase. Power is being provided by two electric motors and a direct injected gasoline V6 turbocharged engine. Total output stands at 415 HP (309 kW), enough for a 0 to 100 km/h sprint in just 5.9 seconds. Fuel consumption stands at an average of 3L / 100km.
Source: Auto Sohu