Expensive off-road adventure

Wolfsburg, 12 November 2014

The VW Golf Alltrack be ordered now. The new version of the Golf Variant is always equipped with four-wheel drive and has increased by two centimeters ground clearance of the " rough road suspension ". For off-road design includes wider wheel arches, flared side skirts, a rear underrun protection and redesigned bumpers.

More extensive standard equipment

Across the road, the driver can activate an off-road driving profile. Then the car is automatically braked downhill, the accelerator mapping is changed and modified ABS: By another control interval then a helpful gravel wedge forms when braking on gravel in front of the wheels. The other is based on the standard equipment of the Golf Variant Trendline. In addition, the Alltrack has 17 - inch alloy wheels, radio Touch Composition with five-inch display, AUX port and SD card slot, automatic air conditioning, front and rear parking beepers and ambient lighting. Together with the heavy-duty suspension, these extras add up the Golf Variant to about 2,500 euros.

About 4,000 Euros more expensive than a Golf Variant

Who can do without the various optical elements, comes with a similarly equipped Golf Variant 4Motion away cheaper. The example of the entry-level engine for the Golf Alltrack becomes clear: The 1.6 TDI with 110 hp will cost 29,975 euros in Alltrack. So this version is more expensive than the Golf Variant 1.6 TDI 4Motion Trendline, which is available for 25,525 Euros over 4,000 euros. In addition to the 110 - hp diesel, a 150 hp 2.0 TDI is available for 32,475 Euros. In the strongest engine in the Golf Alltrack, the 2.0 TDI with 184 hp, is a standard dual clutch transmission ( DSG ) on board ?? first time so has a golf on the combination of DSG, all-wheel drive and diesel engine. This version costs 35,475 Euro. If you prefer a petrol engine, still have to wait until 2015. Then follows a 1.8 TSI with 180 PS, called for no price . ( sl )