3 March 2014

BlueMotion Transporter

Volkswagen has presented a BlueMotion version of its Transporter which offers a fuel consumption of 5.8L/100km and CO2 emissions of 153g/km, writes Brian Byrne.

The technology includes a Stop/Start system, brake energy recovery, tyres with especially low roll resistance, modified engine management and transmission as well as aerodynamic measures.

The Transporter BlueMotion is powered by a 2.0 TDI engine with a 114hp power output. Maximum torque of 250Nm is available from 1,500rpm.

Price in the German market is €26,560 plus VAT.