The eighth generation of the hatchback VW Golf caught without camouflage

The eighth generation of the hatchback VW Golf caught without camouflage

The new, eighth generation of hatchback Volkswagen Golf photographed without any camouflage on the road during the commercial shoot.

The footage at the disposal of the portal Carscoops, photographed the car, which is painted in the same color as the last prototypes. New “Golf” will retain the same proportions, but got more aggressive taillights, a new form of head optics, the chrome elements and an upgraded radiator grille with color accents, echoing the color of the body.


In the heart of the model is modular MQB platform and engine range is expected to three – and four-cylinder engines one and two liters. It will offer the choice of either six-speed manual gearbox or double clutch seven-speed “robot” DSG.

If the appearance and options of the power plant, the Germans no, the revolution will not show you the technical part of the promise a real breakthrough. According to the company, digital instrument panel and electronic assistants will not just best in class, they will be “standard”.

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The novelty of the initially promised to show at the September motor show in Frankfurt, but in the end the premiere was moved to October and the start of production at the end of the year. The company explained that the change of terms associated with digital dashboard and electronic assistants. The technology was ten times more complicated than any modern smartphone and is constantly malfunctioned, so the brand has decided to postpone the presentation for a month and give its employees more time to debug.