Facelifted Volkswagen Golf Rumored to Debut in March

Facelifted Volkswagen Golf Rumored to Debut in March

The seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf is getting a facelift.

Rumored to debut in March at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, Autobild reports that the Golf’s facelift will feature a sharper design with all variants coming standard with full LED headlights, a feature currently found only on the all-electric e-Golf. Like typical refreshes, the Volkswagen Golf will get an updated front end with a new front bumper, air intakes and grille, while the rear will get updated tail lights and a new bumper as well.

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Inside, it is believed that the Golf will offer the fully digital gauge cluster found in the Passat as an option along with a head-up display. The more significant change will be the addition a new 9.2-inch infotainment system featuring Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and MirrorLink capabilities, as well as gesture control.

Handling improvements will come in the way of new adjustable dampers, improving dynamics and comfort with changes to the electric steering also a possibility.

Following the facelifted Golf’s debut, the German automaker will finally unveil the production-spec Golf R400 that will possibly be called the R420 if the potent 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine can reach 420 horsepower.

[Source: Autobild]

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