Watch out! Volkswagen Golf Crossover is coming!

One of the most popular vehicles in Europe – VW Golf will launch soon its eight generation, and this generation will probably reveal an all new model – Volkswagen Golf Crossover. Rumors about this model are flared recently, and mainly come from UK and Germany. The story goes like this:

Volkswagen Golf Crossover Front

2018 model year will bring the launch of the Golf VIII, which will be followed by its Crossover version. Volkswagen Golf Crossover will be made in two variants, made for specific markets. It will come with standard and elongated wheelbase. Standard is aimed for European market, while elongated version if primarily intended for Asian (Chinese) and US market, based on demands of each market.

Compared to basic version Volkswagen Golf Crossover will have elevated ground clearance, while its other specs include larger wheels combined with off-road tires, 4MOTION all-wheel drive, and other details adapted for the SUV buyers. Its size and overall shape will resemble the most on VW Tiguan, while its dimensions will be slightly smaller than the popular SUV’s, approximately around 10 inches.

When it comes to the performance of this Crossover, we can expect 7-speed transmission with dual clutch, start-stop system, variable displacement technology which allows the change of engine displacement by cylinder’s deactivation. This technology provides better fuel economy rates.

According to available info, Volkswagen Golf Crossover will be offered with both diesel and petrol engines, while possibility for Hybrid GTE version is also mentioned. The engines will have power range from 115 up to 279 horsepower.

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