The leader of the European market German Hatchback Volkswagen Golf eighth generation will be presented in Russia. The German automaker does not expect explosive sales in the Russian market. Therefore, the presence of a car in the Russian Federation will rather have an image component. After all, the chief «Volkswagen» in Russia Liftbek Polo. Recently, due to low sales, the Russian market left the VW Arteon model.
As for Golf, it will be presented in two in the configuration of Exclusive and GTI versions. So, Golf Exclusive is offered with a 1.4 TSI turbo engine (150 hp) in a pair with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Familiar to Skoda Octavia combination. The car is equipped with 17-inch belmont alloy wheels and matrix LED headlight headlights IQ.LIGHT. For Golf ExLusive, 17-inch Ventura alloy wheels are also available as an option.
In the new Golf, almost all displays and controls are digital: new devices and information and entertainment systems are combined with a display with touch buttons and sliders. For this version, a multifunctional steering wheel with leather trim and heating, as well as the driver’s seat Ergoactive, with electric drive and memory and massage functions is available. As a functional equipment for Golf Exclusive, parking assistant, anti-theft system, rear view camera, blind zone control system, digital dashboard, App-Connect interface, invincible access system, wireless charging for phone and three-zone climate control system.
But the second Golf GTI with turbocharging 2.0 TSI (245 hp, 370 nm) and a seven-step «robot» DSG with two clutches is complemented by sports elements of the exterior and interior, 17-inch richmond alloy wheels, black upholstery of the ceiling and sport seats in front . For Golf GTI, optionally, you can order an upholstery of the skin of Vienna with a driver’s seat with a driver’s seat with a memory function and the active ventilation function of the front seats, Park Assist and 18-inch Richmond alloy wheels.
It was originally said about a simple version with an atmospheric engine of 1.6 liters. But, as we see, such a simplified Golf will not bear the image component. Prices and deadlines for the start of sales will be announced later — so far Golf has not even passed certification.