The official presentation of the hatchback Volkswagen Golf 8 generation will be held on the evening of 24 October 2019, but the photos of the car leaked to the network a little early. In the end, as expected, the car retains the General features of its predecessor, with a model completely new.
The first thing the eye catches the narrow head optics with small “tails” extending the front fenders and trendy pattern of DRL. The grille is even less than before, and in its center flaunts the redesigned logo of the brand.
The front bumper of the new Volkswagen Golf VIII has acquired a wide slot with three horizontal slats, and the bottom is made chrome-plated, and the ends of the other two painted in the body color. At the option of GTE air intake in the bumper is made in the form of honeycombs, while the upper grille is beautifully lit strip.
Lights models have also become more compact and got a new pattern. Audit has exposed trunk lid, rear bumper and the glass of the fifth door. But in profile, the hatchback most strongly resembles its predecessor, retaining and shape of the side glass and wide rear stance, except that the swage line now cuts through the door handles Yes wheels flaunt a new design.
Overall, golfing radical change of image and no one was waiting, but the car change was much more serious. Driver meet the new multifunction steering wheel and the electronic instrument panel, and it is possible that the analog is not even provided.
To the right of the helm is a large touch screen multimedia system, while the Central console is the most balanced. The company paid attention to the improvement of materials and finishes to increase the comfort level of the car, added contour illumination, and minimize the number of physical buttons.
For example, light placed on the block left of the steering wheel and vehicles with an automated manual instead of a gearshift lever on the Central tunnel placed a compact switch modes of the transmission. It is allowed to place on torpedo extra lot for small things.
All technical characteristics of the new Volkswagen Golf 8 will announce later. While it is known that the car was moved to an upgraded version of the modular platform MQB, and a little triavil in the dimensions — length increased to 4 280 mm, and the wheelbase is 2 840.
As for engines, the model will offer 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbo engine, gasoline “Quartet” in volume of 1,5 and 2,0 litre, two-litre diesel version with an engine adapted to run on gas, CNG and hybrid. Later there will be “hot” Golf GTI with the engine at 235 HP and 330-horsepower all-wheel-drive Golf R.