How is the new generation VW Golf coping with the moose test?July 22, 2020
Experts from the team of the site km77.com tested the new generation of the German VW Golf hatchback in the so-called “elk test”. The car showed rather mediocre results.
In case you haven’t heard of an automotive safety test like the “moose test”, this is a test in which the vehicle under test is tested for its behavior in the face of a sudden obstacle. The name comes from a situation on the road when an elk unexpectedly runs out in front of a fast moving car.
The Elk Test “has been an important indicator of machine safety for many years.
German compact hatchback VW Golf of the new (eighth in a row) generation was tested by the guys from the km77.com team – the results of the race are captured in the video. Unfortunately, the popular VW car failed the 77 km / h test, knocking over a few cones while trying to avoid a “collision”, and was unable to get back into the lane to make a second turn. Best of all, the Golf 8 performed at 43 km / h.
In comparison, the Golf 8 fared far worse than its predecessor. In 2017, experts from km77.com conducted a “moose test” with the previous generation Golf. Best of all, the car showed itself at a speed of 76 km / h, while at a speed of 77 km / h, the car still blew one cone.
Not so long ago, our publication wrote that images of a new generation of high-performance VW Golf R. have been published. Western publications have published their vision of how a new generation of high-performance hatchback VW Golf R may look like. The debut of the novelty should take place in the coming months.
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