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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    We’ve only just taken the veil off the Mk8 and already we’re asking about the next generation. But for all those who are worried that their favorite car will be replaced by EVs and SUVs, fear not, because the Golf should last at least one more generation. That’s according to Lars Hentschel...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Mk8 Golf made its debut yesterday , so it seems fitting to focus on Volkswagen's most popular car for today's Forum Friday article. And this '89 Golf is Hella awesome. Back in January 2014, VWvortex member vwjunkie42 had an '89 Golf cross his path and he couldn't pass it up. This one-owner...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen has finally taken the veil off the Mk8 Golf and they’ve improved it from top to bottom. With new looks, less drag, more screens, and more ways to interact with the car, this is the most advanced Golf to date. Since this is the European model, the most relevant part to you and me is...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen is unveiling the new Golf later today and while that may feel a little less special now that pretty much every picture ever taken of the car has now leaked, they'll be talking about what's under the hood, so it could still be informative. You can watch it below when it starts at 4:30...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Finally. Tomorrow we're going to get to see the eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf, in-full, for the first time. Here's what the head of the platform it's based on thinks makes it special. "The Golf is an icon: like no other car, it embodies high-quality mobility for everyone. I can promise you...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen is about to reveal the eighth version of their most important car, the Golf. We've seen spy shots , exterior teases , and interior teases, and there may be some pretty dramatic changes to this model that has seen careful updating over the past 45 years. So before the sheet is pulled...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    The eighth generation of Golf is set to be unveiled in Europe on Thursday and although we're excited to see what the next generation of Golf has to offer, we'd also like to take this opportunity to look back at the seven generations of Golf that have blessed us with practical, sensible, driving...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen has released another teaser image to get excited for the eighth-generation Golf. This one features the new car’s taillight. This latest image follows teasers released highlighting the Mk8's interior and front end.  An evolution of the Mk7 design, the new taillight eschews the lower...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Although we’re less than ten days away from the official launch of the Mk8 Golf, we’re sure you’d rather see the next Golf now. And here it is. Posted to a Slovak VW fan Facebook page, the pictures appear to be legitimate. And though there are only two pictures, they give us an idea of what to...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Well, here it is. Sort of. This is Volkswagen's official preview of the 2020 Mk8 Golf. Set to debut on October 24, Volkswagen is promising big changes for the eighth-generation Golf. Lots of technology inside, 48-volt mild hybridization under the hood, and new engines will help it lead the...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    When are we finally going to get to see the Mk 8 Volkswagen Golf? We originally expected at the Frankfurt auto show last month, but it never appeared. Why? Apparently to make sure the ID.3 got all the attention (and all the clicks). But now we know when the eighth generation of the Golf will be...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    While Volkswagen has been teasing the eighth generation of the Golf, there has been some confusion about when the car would actually be revealed. Now, Carscoops reports that it will definitely not happen at the Frankfurt Auto Show. Initially slated for a reveal at Germany’s biggest car show...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    That’s pretty much it. Volkswagen released this picture because they’re going to be unveiling the Mk8 Golf soon. “At this time, we will not disclose all details of the new Golf, but you can already perceive its elegant proportions,” says Klaus Bischoff, head of VW Design. “The next generation...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen R director, Jost Capito, has revealed that the next Golf R will feature one choice upgrade and miss out on two others. Speaking to Top Gear magazine , Capito said that although the Mk8 R will get more power than the current model, a drift mode and all-wheel steering should not be...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    While still an idealized sketch, Volkswagen has released the first image of the full Mk8 Golf. Buried deep within the companies AGM materials, the images provide us our best look yet at the next generation Golf. Less tired-looking than the camouflaged pre-production models we’ve seen running...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen may not sell the standard or SportWagon Mk8 Golf in America. According to a report from Motor1 , once the Mk7 is replaced, the GTI and the R will be the only Golfs on sale in America. The publication cites an unnamed Volkswagen of America employee with whom it spoke at the launch of...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    Following this week’s reports that the Mk8’s launch has been delayed , there is at least some good news. According to Australia’s Whichcar , the new R and GTI will be ready for their debut shortly after the Golf. “We’re still on track for early Q3 2020 at which time we’ll launch GTI together...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen will push back the launch of the Mk8 Golf until 2020. Reports suggest that the delay is down to technical issues with the Golf’s new infotainment system, while VW maintains that this is simply a practical sales decision. "We think it's better to come early next year with a full...
  19. Volkswagen News Blog
    Huh. That's funny. Jost Capito, head of Volkswagen's R division, says we don't want a 400 HP Golf R. And here I was thinking we did.  Speaking to Top Gear at the Geneva Motor Show , Capito said that Volkswagen’s research shows customers don’t want a Golf R400. “[Customers] want around 300...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    While Volkswagen has yet to reveal exactly how much the Jetta GLI will cost when it comes out later this year, the pricing will be "impressive," according to product developer Adam Reinhardt.  Reinhardt made his comments to Motor Trend at the Chicago Auto Show , where he spoke at length about...
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