VW Gol VI to debut in 2008, hybrid version will follow
According to Auto Motor Und Sport, the Volkswagen Golf VI will go on sale by the end of 2008. Under the bonnet, the Golf VI will keep a part of the past technology. It will also remain with the same external dimensions: 4.22m aprox. But it will have a more revised look.
Maria de Silva, added minor revised design changes such as flat chrome inserts, a more aggressive looking girlle and a slightly modified rear.
The gas engine range of the Golf VI will include: a new 1,4 liter engine, both naturally aspirated (80 hp) and turbocharged (TFSI, 120 hp), the 1,6 liters engine (102 hp), the 2,0 liters engine, both naturally aspirated (150 hp) and turbocharged (200 hp) and the 1,4 dual-charger TSI engine (150 hp). Diesel engines will include the old 1.9 TDI Pompe-Duse (105 hp) and two new common-rail engines: a 1,6 liters TDI (90 hp) and a 2.0 liters TDI in two power steps (same as today, 140 and 170 hp).
For the diesel engines, Volkswagen will use the Common-rail technique. By replacing the injector-pumps by a common slope, Volkswagen should be able to have less polluting engines and especially quieter.
Also the new Golf will come in hybrid variants after its petrol versions are launched.