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News2020 VW Golf Rendered With Retro Cues From Mk II Generation

21:05  09 september  2019
21:05  09 september  2019 Source:   motor1.com

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2020 VW Golf Rendered With Retro Cues From Mk II Generation
2020 VW Golf Rendered With Retro Cues From Mk II Generation

Are retro designs still cool?

The eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf is set to debut and go on sale before the end of the year in Europe. We’ve covered the new hatch from the first spy photos to the latest teasers, collecting as much info about the new VW offering as possible. The next-gen VW Golf will look a lot like the current Mk VII offering, for better or worse. The Golf has had an evolutionary design with each new generation improving the styling of the previous one. That can be a bit boring, but thanks to new renderings from our colleagues at Kolesa.ru, we have an Mk VIII Golf with a bit more pizzazz – some retro styling cues from the Mk II.

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Next-Generation VW Golf Base Model Coming To Canada Also, 2019 Golf wagons will be available in 2020. A new Volkswagen Golf will debut in just a few weeks’ time from now. Unfortunately, it will be available only in Europe during its first model year, as customers in the United States will be stuck with the outgoing Golf for one more year. And while Volkswagen is cutting the base Golf versions in America, the Canadian division of the German brand will continue offering the entry-level hatchback when it arrives in North America.

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While some automakers dig deep into their design history to reimagine the past in a modern way, Volkswagen has looked forward, refining the Golf’s design inside and out without upsetting the model’s success. VW has sold more than 35 million Golfs over its seven generations, so the last thing the company wants to do is ruin that formula. But the rendering from Kolesa.ru does give the Golf a funky personality.

Instead of the sleek, swept-back front-end design from the Mk VII updated for a new generation, Kolesa.ru took the round headlights and upright front-end design of the Golf Mk II that debuted in 1983 and grafted it onto the front. It’s a sleek, modern design that somehow works. The rendering has the same wide lower grille and intakes pushed to the corners as we've seen on countless prototypes, but the round headlights paired with the circular VW logo looks clean.

Canada Will Still Get Base VW Golfs, US Only Gets GTI and R Models

Canada Will Still Get Base VW Golfs, US Only Gets GTI and R Models Volkswagen Canada lobbied its parent company to sell the standard versions of the next-generation Golf Mk8, with the German automaker nearly axing the popular hatchback from its North American lineup. With many consumers flocking to larger vehicles, some automakers are abandoning passenger cars and replacing them with more-profitable crossover models. VW had previously planned to pull the standard VW Golf from its US and Canadian lineups and sell only the performance GTI and R variants, which are more expensive, but its Canadian business didn't want to lose the loyal Golf customer base.

Sadly, the rendering isn’t what we’ll see later this fall when the eighth-generation Golf debuts. VW doesn’t do retro with exterior designs, and the next-gen Golf is no different. In the U.S., the selection of Golf models could be limited. Rumors suggest we’ll receive the GTI and R performance derivatives. Don’t expect an affordable base offering; however, that could change, and VW could prove us wrong. We’ll have to wait to see.

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