The high-profile Volkswagen 8th Generation Golf (the Golf 8) has released its official images, and VW has now confirmed that it will fully launch the EA211 EVO1.5T turbocharged engine, which will also be mounted on the eight-generation Golf.
Compared to the sixth-generation Golf model, the front face of the Golf 8 is more impactful and the most obvious place for the vehicle to change, with the air grille reduced to a thin line, in line with Volkswagen’s new brand logo, in addition to the more complex headlight design, making it more designed and technologically stronger than ever.
The side includes the C-pillar shape compared to the seven-generation model sleek is not much change, this part is also the soul of the Golf family’s design, but the difference is that each generation of models in terms of detail. The golf 8 roof line drops quickly, with the side waistline running through the body, further adding a sense of strength.
Unsurprisingly, the “GOLF” letter appears below the tail label of the eighth-generation golf, while the overall shape of the rear of the car is more angular, the tail light group has also been “complicated” design, and the lateral stretch ingressis is stronger, the bilateral exhaust pipe further increases the sporty atmosphere of the whole vehicle
The interior of the new car completely broke the dull style of the current model, the most noteworthy part of the use of electronic shift levers, such as the Porsche 992 911, while the Golf 8 also uses the current popular dual suspension LCD as the core of the central control system, and equipped with gesture control system, And the car’s keys are like Audi’s general transition to electrification, further increasing the technical atmosphere of the vehicle.
In terms of power, the EA211 EVO1.5T turbocharged engine is divided into high and low power versions, with a low power version with a maximum power of 96kW, a peak torque of 200Nm, a high power version with a maximum power of 110kW and a peak torque of 250Nm. In addition, the Golf 8 will have a three-cylinder 1.0T model, four-cylinder 2.0T model, 2.0T diesel, CNG model and plug-in hybrid GTE model, but the Golf 8 will not have a purely electric version (giveway to ID.3).
In addition, the next generation of GTI models will be available in 2021 with a maximum power of 235 horsepower, followed by the GTI Cup (290 hp) and the Golf R (330 hp).