Volkswagen is getting ready to give its current Golf a mid-cycle refresh. The new Golf is expected to come with the four-wheel drive mode as standard. The automaker has confirmed that will come with the gesture control technology, a first in its category. This technology will be borrowed from the lately revealed vehicle, the Golf R Touch Concept.
2017 Volkswagen Golf G400 review
2017 Volkswagen Golf G400 Changes, redesign
The 2017 Golf will be constructed on the same MQB platform similar to the construction of other vehicle in the Volkswagen lineup. Staying exact to custom, Volkswagen is going to offer minor, but evolutionary external design nips such as a redesigned lower bumper in the front, the modernized lights on both ends, and a collection of innovative paint colors and new alloy 19-inch wheels by the Haldex wheels. The cockpit is expected to come with major changes, and the hatchback will get a state-of-the-art motion-controlled infotainment system like the one used by the Golf R Touch Concept.
In the importance of fuel saving, the new Volkswagen Golf G400 2017 will act as a front-driver the majority of the time, but the wheel slippage will result in an electro-hydraulic Haldex, coupling to hold and carry up to 50 % of torque backward. It comes with electronically controlled brakes on both axles will also exercise a caliper to one spinning wheel to propel power to the opposite, more grip-bestowed wheel. The vehicle also comes with an Off-Road mode, which assists the all-wheel-drive system cope with a variety of terrain and levels of grip.
Volkswagen Golf R400 2017 Interior
The hatchback is expected to come with an upscale interior with the four-MOTION system of Volkswagen, turning all of its four tires, a 0.8-inch raise against normal Sport Wagons, plastic dressing along the sides. Similar to the Golf R Touch Concept, the production-bound 2017 Golf will go bottomless, owing to three high-definition color monitors and a minimum of five sensors within the cabin The monitors will allow the passengers to access virtually all of the features, and the sector-first gesture-detection software will let the driver regulate the volume of the radio, set the temperature control in addition to close and open the sunroof. Obviously, the technology will only be accessible on the higher-end models. Both the gear shift lever and the steering wheel would be bordered by high-quality leather.
The innovative exterior look and the high-tech interior features of the new vehicle will be accompanied by some mechanical changes. Buyers can expect the base model of Golf to get more efficient four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines.
In all likelihood, the 2017 Volkswagen Golf G400 engine will be equipped with a four-cylinder 2.0-liter turbocharged powertrain, which is competent of produce 400 HP power and an utmost torque of 332 lbs per foot at 2400 rpm. This power from the engine will be distributed to all the four wheels of the new vehicle through a high performance clutch as well as a six-paced manual transmission. The automaker might present a hybrid version, as well. From 0-60 mph G400 accelerate for 4,9 seconds with top speed of 174 mph.
Release date and the price
The 2017 Volkswagen Golf G400 release date will be during the last quarter of 2016 with the starting price of $ 40.000(up to $50.000).