The seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf GTI should still be the preferred hot-hatchback on the market, but it surely’s getting a bit lengthy within the tooth after greater than 4 years in the marketplace. With Ford already engaged on a new-generation Focus ST, which will likely be considerably extra highly effective than the present Golf GTI, Volkswagen must roll out a brand new hatchback actually quickly. Fortuitously, the Germans are already testing the next-generation Golf GTI, which is rumored to interrupt cowl someday in 2019.
Not a lot is understood in regards to the upcoming efficiency hatchback, but it surely ought to borrow many design options seen on just lately launched Volkswagen fashions, together with the sporty Arteon sedan. The corporate additionally guarantees a revolution contained in the cabin, together with a “complete digital atmosphere,” in response to design chief Klaus Bischoff. Set to make use of a revised model of the corporate’s MQB platform, it should additionally a brand new engine with energy scores of as much as 250 horsepower. Let’s discover out extra about that within the speculative assessment under.
Replace 070/eight/2019: Our spy photographers caught the 2020 Volkswagen Golf MK. eight doing a little testing on public roads close to the corporate’s headquarters in Germany. Take a look at the most recent spy photographs and what we all know within the Spy Pictures part under.