New Volkswagen Golf 8.5

New Volkswagen Golf 8.5

To celebrate the Volkswagen Golf’s 50th anniversary, the innovative German marque has produced a new edition: the Volkswagen Golf 8.5, which showcases significant advancements in design, technology and efficiency.

​This updated iteration of the iconic vehicle features advanced hardware and software. For instance, a next-generation, fast-processing infotainment system offers intuitive operation and an innovative IDA voice assistant, integrated with ChatGPT. This allows for natural language interaction, enabling control of various functions such as air conditioning and navigation, as well as access to a vast array of online information.

A key feature of the new Golf is its improved plug-in hybrid system, offering an all-electric range of approximately 62 miles and a total range of 621 miles. Moreover, it supports DC quick-charging with a capacity of 50 kW.

The vehicle's exterior has also been updated with a sharper front end, new 3D light graphics on taillight clusters, and – for the first time – an illuminated Volkswagen badge on the front fascia.

The Golf has been a cornerstone of the Volkswagen brand for half a century, providing affordable and technologically advanced mobility. The latest version continues this legacy with increased efficiency, comfort and quality. It introduces the latest driver assist systems, including Area View, which provides a 360-degree perspective by merging output from four cameras, making it easier to navigate tight spaces.

Since its debut in 1974, the Golf has undergone numerous evolutions, continually setting new standards in the compact car segment. It has introduced many technological advancements, such as the controlled catalytic converter, efficient drive systems and various safety features, including anti-lock braking systems and airbags. In its 50-year history, it has consistently maintained its classic design DNA while incorporating modern innovations.

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With over 37 million units sold across eight generations, the Golf remains a vital car. This latest version offers an even greater focus on high-tech features, improved efficiency and a user-friendly operating concept. In so doing, it reaffirms its status as a leader in its class, combining a rich heritage with cutting-edge technology to meet the demands of modern drivers.

Learn more about the exciting new Volkswagen Golf 8.5 by contacting Specialist Cars Volkswagen Aberdeen, Dunfermline or Kirkcaldy today. Enquire now online or alternatively call us directly.

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