The new Volkswagen Golf 7 Variant station wagon has been unveiled at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. Like its hatchback sibling, the Golf Variant is some 105kg lighter than it predecessor and will be introduced into the European market in August 2013. The Volkswagen Golf 7 Variant will not be launched in South Africa.
Volkswagen Golf 7 Variant gets BlueMotionThe Golf Variant will also be offered in the form of a TDI BlueMotion model that will provide 82kW of power with a combined fuel consumption figure of 4.0-litres/100km when equipped with a six-speed manual transmission. The BlueMotion Golf Variant will therefore be the most fuel efficient wagon ever produced by Volkswagen.
The all-wheel drive 4Motion Golf Variant is also currently being showcased at the Geneva Motor Show and will be made avaialble as a TDI Clean Diesel model with either a 78kW engine or a 112kW unit.
Volkswagen has also announced that a Golf Variant TGI BlueMotion model with natural gas drive (CNG) is in development.