Meeting with a real moose will probably be the end for the drivers of these cars sadly.
Swedish publication Teknikens Varld have conducted a “moose test” 12 cars with hybrid engines. And the two of them the test could not go – this Skoda Superb Combi iV and Volkswagen Passat Sportscombi GTE.
To pass the test, the vehicle shall at a speed of 72 km/h to stay on the pavement during a series of sharp maneuvers – as if the car suddenly appeared a dangerous obstacle and not to touch the cones.
Skoda didn’t hit the cones at 68 km/h. At higher speeds, the wagon began to chatter in different directions. For reasons of clarity, the journalists did a test with another driver and the results were the same.
Go way behaved and wagon from Volkswagen. It is noteworthy that “plug-in-hybrid” Hyundai Ioniq, CW Kia Ceed, Peugeot 508 SW, Mercedes C-Class could pass this test even at the speed of 78 km/h.
In Russia, Skoda Superb Combi is available with engines 1.4 TSI 150 PS and 2.0 TSI with 190 HP is the Most affordable version is from 2 240 000 rubles. Sedan VW Passat with the same engine sells from 1 829 000 rubles (station wagon in the market).
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