Golf Cabrio Gets Updated Engine Range
Volkswagen has just announced that the latest Golf Cabriolet edition will get updates in its engine range. The new EU6-engine generation will deliver up to 15 percent lower fuel consumption. In addition, the car is also getting a different radio and navigation systems as an option.
All engines in the new TSI range are turbocharged. Here are featured the following: the 1.2-liter four-cylinder capable of producing 105 PS (77 kW) and 175 Nm (129 lb-ft) of torque; the 1.4-liter four-cylinder generating 125 PS (92 kW) and torque rated at 200 Nm (147 lb-ft); and the 1.4-liter four-cylinder pumping out 150 PS (110 kW).
The top of the range Golf GTI Cabriolet will have an uprated output, which is now 220 PS (162 kW). In comparison to its 210 PS predecessor, the 220 PS GTI convertible will be capable of sprinting from 0 to 100 km/h in just 6.9 seconds, which is 0.4 seconds faster. Despite the increase in power, the fuel consumption has been lowered by more than 15 percent and it is measured at 6.5 l per 100 km.
The diesel units have also received upgrades that have made them more efficient and powerful. For example, the 2.0 TDI now boasts 150 PS (110 kW) and 340 Nm (250 lb-ft) of torque, which means gains of10 PS and 20 Nm. It is capable to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 9.2 seconds and achieving a fuel consumption of 4.6 l per 100 km.
Besides these powertrain upgrades, the car will also benefit from the latest generation radio and navigation systems. The "Composition Colour" and "Composition Media" radios feature large multicolor touch screen and eight speakers, while the "Discover Media" navigation system now features Bluetooth option.