[Vwdiesel] Vwdiesel Digest, Vol 55, Issue 26 NewVW Diesels
dieselwesty at yahoo.com
Mon May 26 07:53:56 PDT 2008
Thanks for sharing that Jeff. I wonder, is this going
to be an A5 or A4 Jetta sportwagen? I have the 2004
A4 Sportwagen !?!, love it.
--- Jeff Rakus <turbobrick at hotmail.com> wrote:
> This is a response from VW when I asked about New
> Dear Jeff,
> Thank you for inquiring to our Volkswagen website.
> We appreciate your
> interest in Volkswagen's TDI(r) diesel engine.
> We envision diesel-powered vehicles as a growing
> priority for our U.S.
> market in light of higher fuel prices and increased
> concern about
> greenhouse gas emissions. We are committed to
> meeting consumer demand
> for clean, high-efficiency diesel vehicles that
> offer excellent
> performance and value while conserving energy and
> reducing greenhouse
> gas emissions.
> Although, no diesel models are currently available,
> the Clean Diesel
> Jetta TDI will be offered in both Sedan and
> SportWagen body styles in
> late summer 2008. It will be certified for sale in
> all 50 states with a
> six-speed manual and six-speed DSG automatic
> transmission. The 2.0L
> four cylinder engine will deliver 140 hp, and 236
> lbs. ft. of torque.
> Volkswagen hopes to offer the diesel on a broader
> model range that will
> be 50-state certified, however, no details have been
> released as of yet.
> Please keep in touch for possible updates.
> If you have any further questions or concerns,
> please contact Volkswagen
> Customer Care at 800-822-8987.
> Thank you for your submission.
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Bryan Belman, Pt Pleasant, NJ
04 Jetta Wagon TDI PD, 100hp, 5sp -- running :)
82 Diesel Westy 1.9NA -- running :)
92 Jetta 1.6 Eco-Turbo Diesel -- running :)
90 Audi 200, 2.2L Turbo FWD -- stripping for parts now :(
70 Type 1 stock Beetle -- Not running well :(
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