Volkswagen Golf 8 launches in Germany

Volkswagen Golf 8 launches in Germany

December 7, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

At the very beginning of sales, the brand offered German motorists only one complete set of the new Volkswagen Golf called “Life”. The cost of the hatchback in this design exceeded the mark of 27 thousand euros.

The worldwide Golf Volkswagen hatchback, which succeeded the generation, has finally become available for purchase. Novelty got yes German dealers of the brand. Recall Volkswagen Golf 8 debuted a month and a half ago as part of a special event in Wolfsburg. The basis for the next generation hatchback was the upgraded modular platform MQB. Its dimensions were also corrected: the length grew by 26 mm to 4,284 mm, the height lost 36 mm – 1,456 mm, the width remained the same – 1,789 mm, and 16 mm – 2,636 mm were added to the wheelbase.

 So far, brand fans in Germany have gained access only to the Life package with an initial price tag of 27,510 euros.

 The engine range of the novelty includes gasoline engines with a return of 130 and 150 hp, as well as two diesel engines with a capacity of 115 and 150 hp. Gasoline engines are paired with a 6-speed manual transmission, and for the 150-horsepower TDI, the manufacturer has provided a 7-speed DSG. Next year on sale will appear more budget Volkswagen Golf at a price of 20 thousand euros, as well as hatchbacks in a special performance Style and R-Line.

 The new Golf is called the most technologically advanced in the history of this model. So, the eighth generation of the hatchback gets a virtual dashboard, advanced multimedia with voice control that can be updated “over the air”, as well as sensors and joysticks, an electronic key in a smartphone and much more.