More details of the Golf MK VIII
In golf VIII VW wants to once again save between 35 and 75 kilograms depending on the model: More aluminum, more high-strength steel, a leaner and more rigid body structure, slimmed ancillary components (radiator, air conditioning
) and lighter batteries in the e-Golf
and GTE. The golf design to be modern and functional at the same time, to quality than before and broader basis with respect to the number of variants.
A new seating system, the longer wheelbase and compact front body create more space for up to five people. In today's Golf VII plays three cylinder
has no role in the sequel, however - as the 1.4-liter TDI with 105 hp and a first one-liter TSI with 116 PS.
In most other engines only relatively minor adjustments are provided to the top. So the gap between the weakest 1.4 TSI is with then 150 hp and 220 hp GTI closed by a 180-hp 1.8 TSI. As a replacement for the 2.0 TDI with 184 hp, a high-torque by 20 Newton meters variant is provided with 190 hp.