Refreshed 2025 VW Golf to debut in late January


Volkswagen will reveal an up to date model of its present Golf compact automobile on the finish of January, the automaker stated final week.

The reveal is a part of VW’s celebration of the Golf nameplate which turns 50 this 12 months.

The present Golf is the eighth technology of the nameplate, and was first launched as a 2022 mannequin within the U.S., and solely within the Golf GTI and Golf R grades.

Pre-orders for the up to date model start in Europe within the spring. Timing for the U.S. hasn’t been introduced however the automobile will probably arrive right here later within the 12 months as a 2025 mannequin, and as soon as once more solely in its efficiency grades.

For the up to date Golf, VW has promised new powertrains, new digital driver-assist options, and next-generation software program methods, together with a brand new infotainment system. Spy pictures of prototypes reveal minor styling adjustments like a revised entrance fascia, in addition to a revised sprint with a bigger infotainment display.

A handbook transmission may now not be obtainable. VW has already confirmed {that a} handbook will not be provided on the up to date Golf GTI. The automaker launched the 2024 Golf GTI 380 particular version final August to mark the top of the run.

The present Golf is a detailed relative of the present Audi A3 which can be as a consequence of be up to date for the 2025 mannequin 12 months.

Patrons on the lookout for electrical energy should wait till the Golf’s subsequent redesign. VW final September confirmed the following Golf will probably be an electrical automobile primarily based on Volkswagen Group’s upcoming SSP modular platform. It means present favorites just like the Golf GTI and Golf R will even probably be EVs of their subsequent iteration, so followers higher begin making ready to bid farewell to the thought of a gasoline engine in these automobiles. They’ve a while, because the SSP platform will solely be prepared round 2028.


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