A few days ago, overseas media exposed a set of spy photos of the Volkswagen Golf road test with a mid-term facelift. The new car has carried out some detailed designs on the original model, and is expected to be officially released in 2024. As a mid-term facelift model, the new car has mainly undergone minor adjustments in details, including the front bumper, headlights and other parts. to make it look more refined.
In addition, among the models exposed this time, there is a new charging port on the left fender, which also indicates that the model after the mid-term facelift is likely to add a plug-in hybrid version.
From the picture we can see that the overall outline of the new car has not changed much. At the rear of the body, the new car has camouflaged the taillights. It is expected that there will be new adjustments to the internal structure of the light cluster. On the rear bumper, the decorative style of fake exhaust is still used.
It is reported that the main changes in this mid-term facelift are in the interior. The new car is equipped with a larger floating touch screen, the function control area of the air-conditioning outlet will also undergo minor changes, and the controversial car system will also be upgraded.
The buttons on the steering wheel have also been adjusted. The new car uses traditional mechanical buttons to replace the touch buttons of the current model, reducing the trouble caused by misoperation.
In terms of power, the mid-term remodeled models are expected to continue to be equipped with 1.2T, 1.4T and 2.0T engines, and some models will add a 48V light-hybrid system, which will help further reduce fuel consumption and improve the driving experience of the vehicle.
It is worth mentioning that the new ninth-generation Golf may be transformed into a pure electric model and will be released around 2028. Volkswagen CEO Thomas Schafer said that Volkswagen will not cancel the classic model of Golf and will cooperate with ID.3 coexistence.