Oct 10, 2019

  • Initial sketches provide an insight into the design of the eighth generation
  • World premiere on 24 October in Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg (Germany) – If there’s one car you could call a bestseller, it’s the Golf. Developed continuously from one generation to the next, it has become firmly established worldwide. In two weeks, on 24 October, the Volkswagen brand presents the eighth generation at a world premiere in Wolfsburg: featuring more digitalisation and connectivity than ever before, packed with innovations and sporting a highly expressive design.

In the new model, the strengths that have made the Golf a worldwide bestseller have been further perfected. In addition to the new range of efficient engines, further enhanced suspension technology provides a boost in terms of agility. The new Golf is also a trendsetter in terms of its digitalised and connectivity-oriented interior world, its assisted driving features and its online-based functions and services.

Its exterior design is more dynamic than ever before, and yet it is instantly recognisable as a Golf from all sides. On the inside, fresh colours and fabrics define the look of the new compact model, as well as a new digital cockpit.

The latest generation of the Golf is due to go on the market in December.

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Volkswagen Communications
Product Communications
Bernd Schröder
Compact Product Line Spokesperson
Tel.: +49 5361 9-36867

Product Communications
Philipp Dörfler
Compact Product Line Spokesperson
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About the Volkswagen brand:
Volkswagen Passenger Cars operates in more than 150 markets worldwide and produces vehicles at more than 50 sites in 14 countries. In 2018, Volkswagen delivered close to 6.2 million vehicles. Among those were the best-selling Gold, Tiguan, Jetta and Passat. Volkswagen has a current workforce of 195,878 employees around the globe. Added to this are more than 10,000 dealerships with 86,000 employees. Volkswagen is consistently driving forward the development of automotive engineering. Electric mobility, smart mobility and the digital transformation of the brand are the key strategic topics for the future.

1) The vehicle is not yet available for sale.

The new Golf is to be presented in Wolfsburg on 24 October 2019.