Volkswagen to unveil updated Golf Cabriolet at Frankfurt Motor Show

Article by Andrew Christian, on August 28, 2015

Volkswagen will be presenting its extensively updated Golf Cabriolet four-seater soft-top at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA). The updates are easily recognizable; among which are the sportier front bumper, the striking side sills and sporty accents on the rear bumper.

Not only that, customers can now choose from more configuration options for their new cabriolet. VW added six new exterior colors, an additional soft-top color and six new wheel designs. The German carmaker also added a new generation of steering wheels and new trim elements.

VW also added new designs for the cloth and leather seats. Likewise the engines that can be fitted in the Golf Cabriolet were also uprated to model year 2016 and are now Euro 6 emissions-compliant. Customers can choose from four petrol (TSI) and two diesel (TDI) engines– all direct-injection turbo powerplants with matching torques.

Inside the cabin, customer can find the Composition Colour and Composition Media radio/infotainment systems. Discover Media navigation system can be availed as a supplement to the Composition Media. Also available is Car-Net, which includes Guide & Inform as well as App Connect smartphone integration.

Guide & Inform allows Golf Cabriolet owners to use Internet-based information channels like Online Traffic Information, News, the Vehicle Status Report and Weather. This feature also allows drivers to find restaurants, museums or cinemas in a certain area or to locate free parking spaces in car parks -- and then integrate them in the route guidance system.

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Exclusive update for the Golf Cabriolet

The changes are easy to identify by the considerably sportier front bumper, the striking side sills and sporty accents on the rear bumper. Moreover, the convertible can now be configured even more individually. Besides six new exterior colours, there is an additional soft-top colour and six new wheel designs. In the interior, there is a new generation of steering wheels and new trim elements as well as new designs for the cloth and leather seats.

The range of engines in the Golf Cabriolet was also uprated to model year 2016 and switched to the Euro 6 emissions standard. The four petrol (TSI) and two diesel engines (TDI) in total are direct-injection turbo engines with powerful torques to match.

Also new on board are the Composition Colour and Composition Media radio/infotainment systems. As a supplement to the Composition Media, the Discover Media navigation system is available.

With the new infotainment systems, Volkswagen has brought Car-Net, featuring Guide & Inform, and App Connect smartphone integration to the Golf Cabriolet. Guide & Inform allows the use of Internet-based information channels, which include Online Traffic Information, News, the Vehicle Status Report and Weather. In addition, car drivers can discover restaurants, museums or cinemas in unknown surroundings or access information on free parking spaces in car parks and integrate them in the navigation system's route guidance.

  • 1.2 TSI 77 kW / 105 PS Fuel consumption in l/100 km: 5,2 - 5,1 ( combined); CO2-emissions in g/km: 119 - 117 ( combined); efficiency class: B
  • 1.4 TSI 92 kW / 125 PS Fuel consumption in l/100 km: 5,5 – 5,3 ( combined); CO2-emissions in g/km: 127 - 121 ( combined); efficiency class: B
  • 1.4 TSI 110 kW / 150 PS Fuel consumption in l/100 km: 5,5 – 5,2 ( combined); CO2-emissions in g/km: 128 - 120 ( combined); efficiency class: B-A
  • 2.0 TSI 162 kW / 220 PS Fuel consumption in l/100 km: 6,5 ( combined), CO2-emissions in g/km: 152 ( combined); efficiency class: C
  • 2.0 TDI 81 kW / 110 PS Fuel consumption in l/100 km: 4,3 – 4,2 ( combined), CO2-emissions in g/km: 111 – 109 ( combined); efficiency class: A
  • 2.0 TDI 110 kW / 150 PS Fuel consumption in l/100 km: 4,7 – 4,6 ( combined); CO2-emissions in g/km: 125 – 122 ( combined); efficiency class: A

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