|The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack gets a debut at the upcoming Paris Motor Show from 2 October. A direct semblance to the previous Passat Alltrack, the Golf version is the newer variant to offer both on-road and off-road experience.|
Technical and visual properties of the Golf Alltrack include a 4MOTION all-wheel drive system, higher ground clearance, wheel arch mouldings and flared side sills that offer body protection, newly designed bumpers and many other independent exterior and interior features.
Distinctive overall features of the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
The all-wheel VW Golf alltrack has a low-profile radiator grille crossbar in the upper front area that sports an aluminium look (matt) and extends into the headlights. Major front-end highights include; a chrome “Alltrack” Matt Black badge, Reflex Silver crossbar, lower cooling air intake in the fully redesigned ‘honeycomb’ bumper, underbody Reflex Silver protection, and the fog lights with cornering lights.
At the side, the Golf Alltrack has up to 20 mm additional ground clearance, and a similar car body to that of the Golf Estate. The Alltrack however has more revised element such as; black wheel arch mouldings and more mouldings that run above the side sills in Reflex Silver and into the lower areas of the redesigned bumpers. The car’s side body styling is complemented by 17-inch “Valley” alloy wheels designed specifically for the Volkswagen Alltrack models, door mirror caps painted in glossy “Reflex Silver”, an “Alltrack” badge on the wings, a chrome trim strip (matt) beneath the side windows and the “Silver” anodized roof rail. From the rear, the dark-red rear lights take center stage, along with the new bumper design. The version with the 180-PS TSI engine can be made out by its dual-branch exhaust system with separate chrome tailpipes on the left and right. Meanwhile, the TDI versions have a sporty visual presence with dual chrome exhausts on the left side.
In this car, interior styling is defined by such details as a leather-trimmed steering wheel and gear shift lever, custom seat covers with the “Alltrack” badge on the backs of the front seats, accents in “Dark Magnesium” (center console) and “Tracks” (dashboard and interior door trim) as well as ambient lights in the door trim. Other standard features (in addition to the “Comfortline”) include: automatic climate control (“Climatronic”), LED reading lights for the front and rear seats, lights in the front footwell areas, “Composition Touch” infotainment system, Driver Alert System and cruise control system. Exclusive features include a chrome trim strip with “4MOTION” lettering on the center console compartment lid, stainless steel door sill plates with “Alltrack” lettering and chrome accents for various switches and buttons (lights, electric windows, mirrors). Sporty features include the (optional) black rooflining, including upper roof pillar trim elements, and custom pedals and foot rest with an aluminium look.
Power units are a TSI petrol engine and three diesel engines, all powerful turbocharged direct injection units. The 1.8-liter TSI with 180 PS is an entirely new addition to the Golf range. Diesel units will comprise a 1.6-liter TDI with 110 PS, plus two 2.0-liter TDI engines with 150 and 184 PS. The versions with 180 PS and 184 PS transfer their power to the all-wheel drive system via a standard six-speed dual clutch gearbox (DSG).
Volkswagen Golf Alltrack with the ultimate off-road driving profile
For exceptional off-road experience, the Golf Alltrack is instilled EDS, XDS, and the off-road driving profile and suspension. The Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is expected to hit showrooms in Europe in the summer of next year.