The World’s fastest car is… make that the World’s fastest hybrid car is the 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid which reached 185 MPH on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Nevada.
The 2013 Jetta Hybrid recorded a record speed of 185.394 mph at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Nevada, during the Southern California Timing Association’s (SCTA) annual Speed Week. This is the fastest speed ever achieved by a production-based hybrid car on the famed Bonneville Salt Flats.
VW Jetta Hybrid Specs:
Vehicle: 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
Engine: 1.4-liter turbocharged, direct-injection four-cylinder TSI® gasoline engine
Horsepower: 150 horsepower with an electric motor which provides an additional 27 hp.
Transmission: seven-speed DSG® dual-clutch automatic transmission
Fuel Consumption: Combined 45 MPG