The eighth generation of the popular hatchback will be presented this month with the promised upgraded interior.
On the eve of the debut of the new Volkswagen Golf, the German company presented a preliminary design renderings of the exterior and interior innovations. The most awaited hatchback of the brand will be unveiled on 24 October, and will go on sale in early 2020.
Official sketches provide first look at the appearance of the production car. It will be a classic design with an updated slim headlights, front bumper and grille. As stated by the top designer of the Volkswagen Klaus Bischoff that the Golf will have “elegant proportions” and is “more dynamic than ever before.” According to VW, the eighth generation Golf was designed for “era-electric actuators, the digitized and connected world internal, auxiliary driving and online functions and services.”
The interior also demonstrates a big change, since many of the physical controls will be included in the Central touch screen. Ventilation holes are built into the thin strip on the instrument panel along which will pass light strip. Volkswagen describes the interior style as “a new digital cockpit,” adding that the new car will be “a trendsetter from the point of view of its digitized and a connection-oriented world of interior design, it support functions driving and its online functions and services.”
Volkswagen also stated that the new Golf will get a new range of efficient engines and new suspension technology to improve handling. New electric e-Golf will not be, because instead, Volkswagen will focus on its Autonomous model ID 3.