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Future Models — 2013 Golf

Aussie VW 7 launch line-up clues

Teed up: Two petrol engines and a look likely to form the engine line-up of the all-new Golf when it arrives in the quarter of this year.

engine variants approved for VW Golf in Australia ahead of Q2

11 January 2013

VOLKSWAGEN has Australian Design Rule approval for three variants of its seventh-generation Golf small providing clues to what the launch line-up will like.

A 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine available 90kW and 103kW power and a choice of six-speed manual or dual-clutch automatic transmissions likely to open the range it arrives in the second quarter of year.

A 110kW 2.0-litre turbo-diesel also be available, but only a six-speed dual-clutch auto.

on trim levels is sparse, than the fact that all engine variants have approved for wheel sizes from 15 inches to 19 inches, the latter exclusively available on fitted with electronic suspension damping.

Variations of the Trendline, mid-spec Comfortline and premium Highine trim announced for Europe are expected to be here, with packages of extras offered as before.

Volkswagen Group Australia general manager Karl declined to confirm if the ADR documents by GoAuto pointed to the intended launch line-up or what variants were in the queue for

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Although the key volume-sellers been covered, no direct for the outgoing entry-level 77TSI powered by a 77kW 1.2-litre engine has yet been approved.

As VW Group Australia managing Anke Koeckler said the Golf range had room to beyond the existing 22 Golf wagons, manuals, automatics, and the and five-door versions of the GTI.

However, Mr Gehling said we have to “wait and see” and what additional variants be added to the Australian Golf

Given its popularity in Australia, the GTI hot is a certainty, probably arriving six months of the initial Golf if the current generation is anything to go by.

A GTD and replacement for the all-wheel-drive Golf R flagship – which has not yet been confirmed – will likely be over the following 12 months, with the load-lugging wagon style.

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Mr Gehling said such as the GTI, R and Cabrio had own model life-cycles and would in production “for a while until the factories are ready to production of the new-generation versions.

He confirmed that Australian-delivered will continue to be sourced Wolfsburg in Germany.

The fuel-sipping new BlueMotion – claimed to consume a 3.2 litres of diesel per 100 kilometres model: 3.8L/100km) – is also to make a comeback in the new Golf.

All engines approved for Australia so far standard fuel-saving BlueMotion such as idle-stop and regenerative

VW claims the 103kW petrol is the first four-cylinder engine a cylinder shut-down system – often seen on large V8s as the Holden Commodore SS and Chrysler 300 – which enables it to run on just two at middling revs and low load for savings of up to 20 per cent.

Last year Golf dipped six per cent to 17,289 in Australia, with market in the small car segment slipping 7.9 per cent to 7.2 per cent.

This did not VW from achieving 22.6 per growth in 2012, with a of 54,835 units finding

The Amarok one-tonne ute contributed a deal to the 10,095 extra becoming the German brand’s best-seller with 6742 – placing it just behind the compact SUV that sold units, up 13.2 per cent.

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