New Volkswagen Golf photographed without camouflage

New Volkswagen Golf photographed without camouflage

August 21, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf hatchback spy photos that were taken during the official advertising photo shoot were posted on Instagram. The car will premiere in October 2019.

Judging by the images, the next Volkswagen Golf will differ from the current model in an enlarged embossed hood, a completely different optics combined with a narrow radiator grille, as well as a lower roof line.

As for the cabin, it will have a minimum of analog buttons and switches. The novelty will receive a fully digital dashboard, visually combined with a large touchscreen, enclosed in a separate unit. The multimedia system will be able to download updates from the cloud storage.

The Volkswagen Golf will be based on a significantly modernized scalable MQB architecture, due to which, depending on the modification, the car will become 35–70 kilograms lighter. At the same time, the luggage compartment of the hatchback will grow to about 400 liters.

The motor range will include a new family of 1.5-liter turbocharged gasoline engines, as well as a 1.5-liter diesel engine, which will replace the current 1.6-liter units. In addition, the eighth Volkswagen Golf will have a version with a hybrid powerplant with the ability to recharge batteries from a household electrical outlet.

As for the sports modifications of the model, among them there will be a GTI variant with an engine capacity of about 250 liters. with., as well as all-wheel drive R-version, the engine output of which will increase to 350 horsepower.