This year at the Geneva Motor Show 2018-2019 Volkswagen has presented the German automaker Mini MPV called Golf Sportsvan, which takes in the model range intermediate between a full wagon and hatchback.
The new car is positioned as a replacement for the smaller size model Golf Plus.
In the Russian market novelty should appear in the second half of year, and in Germany the sales start in March or April of this year.
It is worth noting that the 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf Sportswan motorists could see last fall at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but then the car was presented to the visitors just as a concept.
The serial version of the model is different from the conceptual version only minor, almost imperceptible details, so modern, dynamic appearance and a slightly athletic news for a long time and carefully considered from all angles.
Note that the new 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan has a length of 433.8 centimeters in body and wheelbase at 268.5 cm and is 4.8 centimeters longer than in a conventional hatchback ‘Golf’ latest seventh generation.
The width and height of the vehicle reaches 180.7 and 157.8 cm, respectively.
Mini MPV 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan has a classic five-seat interior, however, thanks to the growth of the body and the wheelbase sizes of German engineers were able to significantly increase the amount of free space at the feet of the rear row passengers, as well as over his head.
In addition, the designers used in the finishing of the interior materials of higher quality, which gives reason to position the new product as a more luxurious car than the usual “Golf”.
Also worth noting, and the luggage compartment of the vehicle.
Its minimum capacity ranges from 498-E to 590 liters, helped design the rear row of seats that can be moved in the longitudinal direction by as much as 18 centimeters.
In addition, when combined backs back sofa luggage capacity increases to a decent 1520 five liters, which will transport items up to two and a half meters.
At the initial stage of the sales force in the 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan lineup will include two petrol and diesel engines, which are already known on the current generation of “2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf”, but over time the German automaker plans to expand the range of new engines.
So, initially motorists will be offered petrol engines volume of 1.2 and 1.4 liters, developing respectively 85 and 150 horsepower.
From diesel units will be available to customers a 1.6-liter engine with 110 horsepower and a maximum torque of 250 Newton-meters as well as a 2-liter engine delivers 150 horsepower and 320 Nm of maximum torque.
The list of proposed transmission will also include four versions of the PPC – a 5 or 6-band “mechanics” and robotic DSG gearbox with double clutch function for 6 or 7 steps.
At the heart of the new 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan lies somewhat elongated modular MQB platform.
Suspension of news does not differ from the standard “Course” – in front of the machine are installed racks, “McPherson” with stabilizer bar, while the rear part in the initial versions of equipment with less powerful engines gets curl Semi torsion beam with coil springs and an independent multi-link system to trim more “powerful” engines.
All the wheels of the car German engineers equipped with disc brakes, with brake wheels on the front axle and more ventilated.
Rack and pinion steering system has received in the electromechanical power assistance with a variable gear ratio.
As mentioned above, the official Mini MPV 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan was presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in March 2014 year, but the production model in the German city of Wolfsburg started even before the premiere.
Very soon the car will go on sale in Germany, and later arrive in other European countries.
For Russia, the novelty will reach presumably by the autumn of this year.
On the German market, 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan price starts with a mark of 19 625 euros, and in Russia, according to experts’ forecasts, the initial price of new items will be about 900 000 – 1 000 000 rubles.