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Volkswagen Details U.S.-Spec Golf and GTI Powertrains [2013 New Auto Show]

March 27, at 9:37 am by Alexander Stoklosa | by Marc Urbano and The Manufacturer

Volkswagen debuted the seventh-generation, Golf at the last year’s auto show and the 2015 GTI at the show earlier this the automaker tantalizingly revealed everything about both That is, everything except engine options for the U.S. Oh sure, VW furnished European specifications for both rides, but the latest Golf and GTI being about a year away going on sale here in the we’re an impatient bunch—after the Golf and GTI are among our favorite

Thankfully, the wait is over for powertrain info, which has announced at the 2013 New York show.

While the European offers a host of gas and diesel the U.S. model will just two: A turbocharged, 1.8-liter four and a 2.0-liter four. The 1.8-liter makes the 170 horsepower as the outgoing Golf’s it replaces, but seven more of torque. Once again, the will be dropped into the TDI, but this time it’s an all-new engine.

Volkswagen Golf GTE

Compared to the current Golf 2.0-liter four, the new engine—which is a of VW’s new EA288 engine —produces the same 236 lb-ft of but 10 additional horsepower, for a total of Volkswagen’s specificity regarding the Golf’s transmission choices and ends with the promise both manual and automatic will be offered; gear and the type of automatic weren’t We’re betting that we get the Euro model’s seven- or dual-clutch auto.


As for our favorite hot hatchback, the GTI, it get the same turbocharged, 2.0-liter as the Euro model. Only our will make slightly horsepower, with VW’s estimates coming in around 210 Before you start bellyaching how Americans always get the short end of the consider that at least the GTI will make the same 258 of torque as the Euro model.

The outgoing U.S.-spec GTI packs 200 and 207 lb-ft and is hardly a slouch; in the newest model’s slight loss, and it should be quicker before. Regardless, the last-gen GTI was a few horsepower to its European counterpart, so any anguish over missing shouldn’t be a surprise. Once a six-speed manual or dual-clutch transmission will be offered.

Finally, Volkswagen gave no indication of expected fuel for any 2015 Golf derivative, or it plans to bring the latest GTD a diesel-powered GTI—to the States. (We it will make it here.) As for the next-generation Jetta SportWagen, look no further than the Volkswagen Golf Variant ; we that here in the U.S. it be powered by the same 1.8-liter or 2.0-liter diesel as the Golf.

Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Golf GTE
Volkswagen Golf GTE

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