The 2015 Volkswagen Golf Launch Edition goes on sale this August with a base price at $18,815 including destination. Mileage is up, the weight has been reduced and nonturbo 2.5-liter engine is gone from the lineup. The base Golf diesel engine now starts at $ 22,815 and bumper GTI for $25,215. The 2015 Volkswagen Golf Launch Edition is larger than the previous model, riding on the MQB platform company vehicle, which also underpins the Audi A3 and SEAT León. VW says the platform allows design of the cabin back, which retains some key classic style model.
The 2015 Volkswagen Golf Launch Edition gets a new front, sets sharper headlight and grill narrowed. A new line of body extends from the rear side window all the way to the front. The length is up to 2.1 inches, width is 0.5 inches, but the height has been reduced by 1.1 inches. The 2015 Volkswagen Golf Launch Edition, for $18,815, steel wheels with covers 15-inch sets. The S trim upgrades rollers aluminum alloy. The base TDI gets 16 inches, while improved TDI and 2015 Volkswagen Golf TSI S get 17s. VW will also offer nearly 650 examples of the limited edition model of the sport of golf at the time of launch, which will feature improved headlights, some exclusive colors and a sporty body kit.
2015 Volkswagen Golf Launch Edition Inside
Inside, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf Launch Edition, load capacity is increased in Golf 93.5 cubic feet, shoulder space is increased by 1.2 inches in the front, and the height of the load-in is about one inch lower. Electricity, insurance and mirrored doors are standard, including air conditioning. The S models add Leatherette seat, steering wheel and connected services VW Car-Net. VW touchscreen of 5.8 inches is standard on all models. Navigation, satellite radio, sunroof, premium audio and are optional.
2015 Volkswagen Golf Launch Edition Features
The 2015 Volkswagen Golf Launch Edition has a stamped steel body, 28 percent of which is made of high strength steel. By using the variation in thickness of metal, one piece 11 may have areas of different thickness, which allows a body which is 51 pounds lighter, but 10 percent stiffer. The Golf and Golf GTI both have a McPherson strut front suspension and rear multi-link with coil springs and telescopic shock absorbers – TDI models use a rear torsion beam. The2015 Volkswagen GTI and R models are much lower than standard models and comes with upgraded brakes.
All obtain VW Golfs XDS Cross-differential system, acting as a limited slip differential mechanical by applying brake to the inside wheel in a turn. Traction control and stability control in the GTI can be set in the sport, allowing a little more leeway on the track. The GTI also makes progressive direction, needing only 2.1 turns lock to lock, while the standard Golf requires 2.76 turns.
2015 Volkswagen Golf Launch Edition Engine
Turbocharged 1.8-liter VW replaces the 2.5-liter five, which makes 170 hp and 200 lb-ft of torque. Torque curve that peaks at 1600 rpm and remains there until 4400. In 290 pounds, said VW 1.8 liter engine is lighter than the output of 2.5 liters, although the use of a thin wall block, sump light oil, aluminum closures and some other bits and pieces. The new 2.0-liter diesel engine oil burner will be your bread and butter, so 150 hp – 10 more than before – with 236 pounds-feet of torque. 2015 Volkswagen TDI diesel mileage is rated at 31 mpg city, 35 combined. The gasoline engine 1.8-liter offers a choice of five-speed manual transmission or six-speed automatic, while diesel comes with a 6-speed manual or automatic DSG. The 2015 Volkswagen GTI will make 210 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, and get a bonus of 10 ponies if the optional performance package is specified. A six-speed manual is standard; DSG is optional and comes with launch control.
The 2015 Volkswagen Golf Launch Edition also returns for 2015. It comes with a 290-horsepower and 280 lb-ft 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline I-4, made possible the high performance of which through a development program ” style motorsport. ” The cylinder head (along with the exhaust valves, valve seats and springs), pistons, system high pressure injection, turbocharging and all were either modified or completely redesigned. The six-speed manual is standard, while a 6-speed DSG is optional. Both the route thrugh power 4Motion all-wheel-drive VW. The R will not go on sale until the first quarter of 2015, and the 2015 Volkswagen Golf Launch Edition price has not been announced.