Volkswagen Golf TVC for India. VW Golf launch would test Audi A3 platform here
Now, we don’t know of any other ads of cars that are not intended for the Indian market been aired on our channels. 2013 Golf makes use of their winning MQB platform. The vehicle shares a platform with the 3rd gen SEAT Leon, Skoda Octavia, and Audi A3. While Seat cars are not available in India, the Audi A3 has oft been spoken about. A launch would see the car compete with Mercedes-Benz A-Class that was launched recently, and has enjoyed great success with 400 bookings in 10 days. The other car to compete with would be BMW 1 Series, which will soon be launched here
Coming back to Volkswagen Golf, the hatchback is bigger than Polo, and obviously costlier. Golf engines overseas include a 1.2 TSI and 1.4 TSI petrol, and 1.6-litre and 2-litre diesel. Tech specs for Volkswagen Golf India variants are not available at present ruling out transmission guesses but expecting a World Car of the Year VW Golf 1.4L TSi isn’t too farfretched. Here’s more from the time VW Golf was spotted on Indian roads. What is most interesting is car manufacturing. With production capacity in limited not yet expanded, the vehicle will find it’s way to India through one of the import channels. This brings in added tax, and directly will inflate price closer to the Rs 10+ lakh range.
It was back in September last year that Martin Winterkorn presented the new 2013 VW Golf (MK7 7th gen Golf) in Berlin at it’s world premiere At the end of the month,k the hatchback was shown at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. sales began earlier this year. The new Golf is 100 kgs lighter, making it more fuel efficient. An engine upgrade, and enhanced aerodynamics have ensured 13.9% lower CO2 emission. Only last month, the 30 millionth Golf rolled off the Wolfsburg VW plant assembly line with the car going into production initially back in 1974. The special car was a Golf TDI BlueMotion.