2017 Volkswagen Golf MK8 to Be More Practical, Lighter, and Greener
2017 Volkswagen Golf MK8 Rumors and Changes – Although the current VW MK7 will receive a mild facelift, the new 2017 Volkswagen Golf MK8 will build on this. According to the sources, the new Golf generation from this German automobile company will be more powerful, more practical, and especially more fuel efficient. The company still uses its impressively versatile MQB platform, regardless of the fact that the underpinnings will turn older than 8 years once Golf MK8 released in the market.
2017 Volkswagen Golf MK8 Highlights at Glance
As we all know, Golf is the best-selling suggestions car in the Europe so the release of 2017 Volkswagen Golf MK8 Rumors and Changes is undoubtedly highly anticipated by the market. Revealed earlier this November in Germany, we can expect that the eight generation of VW Golf will finally hit the market no later than the end of 2016. Changes and upgrades for the 2017 VW MK8 are will be mild, mainly to keep this model stay fresh until the fully redesigned model finally releases in 2019.
The current VW Golf model makes the base for the facelifted 2017 Volkswagen Golf MK8. Compared to the prototype versions, there are subtle changes in styling which can be seen on the slightly altered front bumper, reworked LED for tail-light graphics, new alloy wheel, and new headlight graphics featuring the integrated day-time running lights. Its interior also receives the same attention in term of facelift like 2017 Toyota Tundra Review.
For the new 2017 Volkswagen Golf MK8 Rumors and Changes, the interior features the same virtual cockpit display, but it’ll come as an optional feature in Golf MK8. However, this is surely great news considering that you can thus replace the analogue instrument with the 12.5-inch HD monitor with digital layouts accessible simply with a press of a button found on the steering wheel. The infotainment system is also updated for a more appealing interior, showing the new 9.5-inch central display in 16:9 ratio format. Aside from those, there are the driver assist systems also found in VW Passat too.
2017 Volkswagen Golf MK8 Specifications and Engine
Powering the new 2017 Volkswagen Golf MK8 Rumors and Changes is a range of highly-efficient engine options, mainly featuring the 3-cylinder 1.5L TDI diesels which total output ranges from 74 bhp to 120 bhp. They are most likely to remain as the main engine option for the new VW Golf, including for the future models. This engine option emits no more than 85 g/km of CO2. Plus, the diesel engine will be a modular one—thus, it’s more cost efficient for the company to develop each cylinder of 500 cc instead of the more powerful and larger units like the 3.0L V6 diesel like 2017 Toyota Camry Release Date.
2017 Volkswagen Golf MK8 Release Date Rumor
The 2017 Volkswagen Golf MK8 Rumors and Changes is expected to release no later than the end of 2016. Of course, the new Golf MK8 will arrive as a hatchback first of the market. Even so, as a spin-off of Estate, we can expect that there will be the GTI, GTD, and R models to follow. Meanwhile, the company has officially revealed the changes it made for the facelifted VW e-Golf at this year’s Paris motor show.