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Two Powertrains for VW Golf 2015 and GTI Relieved at NY Auto Show

2015 volkswagen golf models image of america

Seventh-generation of VW Golf 2015 debuted, last year’s in Paris Auto Show, and early in this year debuted with GTI 2015 in Geneva Auto Show. But auto manufаcturers didn’t specified anything about these two vehicles. Finally, it happened 2013 New York Auto Show.

2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI front three quarter

Golf is produced for the European market offers diesel engine and gas, while for the U.S. market offers only two: 1.8 liter four cylinder turbocharged gas and 2.0 liter four-cylinder diesel. 1.8 liter has 170 horsepower as its predecessor, but seven more lb-ft of torque. The Golf TDI diesel will be rejected, but it will be the case with all new engines. Comparing the 2.0 liter Golf TDI, the new engine is a member of the new VW EA288 engine family. This engine gives the same 236 lb-ft of torque, but with an additional 10 horsepower which means a total of 150 hp.
As for our favorite, the 2015 GTI will get the same 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo like the Euro model. As estimates of the model for Volkswagen America will be around 210 horsepower. It is believed that the 2015 GTI will have the same 258 lb-ft of torque as the Euro model. It will be offered with a six-speed manual or dual-clutch automatic transmission.

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