electric future – Many believed that with the future Volkswagen ID.3 and ID.2, the Golf name was destined to end its career with the current, eighth generation. Instead, it is Volkswagen Golf 9 It will be done, but it will only be electric. This was confirmed by the CEO of Volkswagen, Thomas Schäfer, in an interview with the German media newspaper Car Week: “It is clear that we will not abandon famous names such as Golf, Tiguan and GTI, but we will transfer them to the world of electric vehicles.” So the name Golf, born with the 1974 model, will remain for an all-electric model, without variants with combustion engines.
when? – Meanwhile, the eighth generation Golf It will be updated 2024, for ends his career by the end of the contract. “Then we have to see how this sector evolves,” Schafer said. If by 2026 or 2027 the automotive sector becomes something different from what is expected today, “we could even launch a completely new vehicle. But I don’t expect that to happen, ”continued the CEO of Volkswagen.
> In the pictures, the current Golf 8, which will be the last with a petrol engine. The next generation will be electric.
golf genius – the future Volkswagen Golf However, it must have the main characteristics that have distinguished the model since its inception. “But it won’t be before 2028Thomas Schäfer emphasized when we launched the new SSP electric platform.
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