Volkswagen finally launched the long-awaited 8th-generation all-new Golf in 2019. There is no doubt that the VW Golf is one of the best-selling cars in the world. Almost every generation of Golf is famous for it (with itself particular upgrade) . At this time when everyone welcomes the new 8th generation, we want to take this time to review the Golf 7.
No doubt, the 7th-generation Golf inherited this important task (being one of the best-selling cars in the world). So far, the total sales volume in the world is about 6 million. For Volkswagen, the Golf from the 6th generation to the 7th generation is quite a comprehensive innovation. First, the 7th generation model uses the MQB modular shared platform newly developed by VW Group. Compared with the previous generation model, The weight of the vehicle is reduced by 100 kg, the fuel consumption is saved by 23%, and the CO2 emission is also significantly reduced.
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Second, the 7th-generation Golf is the car with the most active driving assistance systems among the previous Golf models, equipped with active speed control, automatic braking, blind spot detection, rear traffic warning, lane deviation correction, traffic jam assistance, emergency Waiting for assistance, automatic parking, traffic sign recognition and other functions, so the 7th-generation Golf is also the car model with the most safety technology introduced in the previous car models.
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The third point worth mentioning is that the 7th-generation Golf has the most siblings in history. Under the VW Group group, the same-level vehicles built on the MQB platform include Audi A3, Seat Leon and Skoda Octavia; in Golf's own product line, there are 3-door hatchback, 5-door hatchback, Golf Variant station wagon, Sportsvan Small MPV, the famous classic steel gun GTI and derived GTD diesel models and GTE gasoline-electric power, the first pure electric vehicle e-Golf, the flagship R and R Variant of the car series, and the GTI Clubsport sold in limited quantities with GTI TCR.
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According to Volkswagen, according to internal statistics, the 7th generation Golf is one of the top three generations of Golf sales. For them, it is not only a kind of affirmation and encouragement, but also represents the factory's product positioning. The arrangement with the future is going in the right direction. Therefore, while welcoming the new 8th-generation Golf, we must also thank the 7th-generation Golf, an indispensable hero.