Comments - 185mph Jetta is the World's Fastest Hybrid

Published: Aug 20, 2012
Description: The 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid has been confirmed as the fastest production-based hybrid on the planet. Driven by Motor Trend's test editor Carlos Lago, the Jetta Hybrid hit an impressive speed...
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Zaire Wilkins Aug 21, 2012
if this can do that much i wonder how much can the panamera hybrid,infiniti M35h , GS-450h can do
Brady Fereday Aug 20, 2012
The salt flats the race on are in Utah come on carbuzz they are about 15 miles east of the Nevada border
Description: It features a 150-horsepower 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder TSI gasoline engine paired to a 27hp electric motor. To reach the record numbers, Volkswagen's research and development plant in Wol...
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Description: Trahan continued: "It was a real challenge to integrate the complex hybrid elements and generate the power needed to run at these speeds. The Jetta Hybrid Land Speed Record project shows both the...
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darrellbell24 Aug 20, 2012
185 mph for a hybrid is great.....but why and when would ever drive it that fast.this is not the type of car to take to your local track...
Kevin Blockley Aug 20, 2012
How they get a 150hp car with a 27 electric motor hit 185mph?! Must weight nothing
Alan Baars Aug 20, 2012
Not liking the new look for the jetta / passat. Maybe it'll grow on me. Still would like to see the 70mpg bluemotion diesel in the US though.
Andrew Palmer Aug 20, 2012
Not your standard definition of "that looks badass!" guess it doesn't matter at close 190 mph
Michael Davidson Aug 22, 2012
Doesn't look much like a hybrid to me.