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11/10/16
Wolfsburg
Models

World premiere in Wolfsburg: Volkswagen presents the new Golf

  • Management Board Chairman Dr Herbert Diess: "The new Golf marks the beginning of the largest product offensive in the history of Volkswagen."
  • Smarter, safer and more interconnected: state-of-the-art technical update of the Golf impresses with a 9.2-inch screen reminiscent of a tablet
  • The world's first car in its class with gesture control
  • Compact car with enhanced design is capable of semi-automated driving up to 60 km/h with Traffic Jam Assist

Volkswagen presented a major update of the Golf at the brand's tower in Wolfsburg today. Key features: enhanced design, new engine technologies, new assistance systems and a new generation of infotainment systems. As a world first in the compact class, the top-of-the-range "Discover Pro" infotainment system can be operated by gesture control. With its 9.2-inch screen it forms a conceptual and visual entity with the Active Info Display (digital instrument panel), which is also new to the Golf. The updated Golf is one of the first compact cars to be available with semi-automated driving functions, for instance, the new Traffic Jam Assist function can guide the Volkswagen in stop-and-go traffic.

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