VW introduced Golf 2021 in versions of GTE (electro) and GTD (diesel)February 27, 2020
The German brand introduced the Volkswagen Golf hatchback in the plug-in hybrid version of the GTE, as well as the diesel GTD. Both new items are more productive versions of the compact hatchback.
Both versions of the compact eighth-generation hatchback have an updated front bumper and LED strip in the grille. GTD has a branded badge on the wing, indicating the diesel version of the model, a new bumper has appeared at the rear of the car, from which double exhaust pipes stick out. The plug-in hybrid version of the GTE did not receive a badge on the wing and boasts a standard rear bumper with fake trapezoidal tailpipes in the corners.
Both models received a virtual dashboard, the screen of which contrasts with the 10-inch display of the infotainment system.
The seats have a checkered pattern, and the multifunctional sports steering wheel boasts leather upholstery. The trim color is unique to the hybrid and diesel versions of the hatchback. For example, the interior of the hybrid GTE is more blue, and the interior of the diesel GTD is silver.
The new GTE and GTD offer a new control system called Vehicle Dynamics Manager, which works with the existing adaptive chassis control, allowing you to adjust damping on the fly, improving handling and comfort during any situation, whether it is a stop on the road or driving on a racetrack . Four driving modes are available. The main options are Comfort, Eco and Sport. Individual mode allows the driver to configure various parameters for themselves.
Under the hood of a diesel GTD is a 2.0-liter 197 hp turbo engine. (400 Nm). The motor works with a seven-speed DSG gearbox. The hybrid GTE plug-in (not a photo below) uses a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine with 147 horsepower and one 114 hp electric motor. Total performance is 241 hp In electric mode, this car can drive 60 km at speeds up to 130 km / h. As a transmission, a six-speed DSG robot is proposed.
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