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Electric motors give everything they’ve got from the first rpm, but there’s not as much motive power on tap as in the standard Golf’s 1.8-liter gasoline turbo four. Torque is about even (199 lb-ft for the e-Golf, 200 on dinosaur juice), but the gas engine has a big edge in horsepower, 170 versus 115. So while the e-Golf gets out of the blocks without hesitation, arriving at 60 mph takes a claimed 10 seconds or so. On the other hand, VW says the e-Golf can reach 30 mph quicker than a GTI, which would mean about 2.5 seconds.
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