Volkswagen unveils its new compact coupe

German auto maker Volkswagen has unveiled its new 'Compact Coupe' at the North American Internationa

The new Compact Coupe has a combined fuel consumption of 4.2 litre/100 km, CO2 emissions of 98 g/km and its top speed is 227 km/h.

According to Volkswagen, its new model has a gasoline powered engine with 110 kW/150 PS, which it claims to be fuel efficient and runs on an electric motor (20 kW / 27 PS) and a seven-speed gear box.

The company said that this new concept car has confirmed that its future "sporty" hybrid vehicles will focus on fuel economy. In the first half of the year, Volkswagen is set to launch its first hybrid model in the market under VW label, an SUV with full-time all-wheel drive.