Volkswagen Golf 8 GTD – See you in Geneva

Who Said Diesel Was Dead And Buried?

Geneva Motor Show will be held from March 5 to 15, 2020. Unfortunately, not all car manufacturers will be present at the event, but Volkswagen answered the call of the organizers and will present some novelties. We expected the German manufacturer to unveil the Golf 8 GTI, well for the moment, it’s lost, because it has just announced the revelation of the GTD! Indeed, although diesel has a bad press, Volkswagen is still keen on this fuel and presents its sporty diesel. & Nbsp; “data-reactid =” 32 “> The Geneva Motor Show will be held from March 5 to 15, 2020. Unfortunately, not all car manufacturers will be present at the event, but Volkswagen answered the call of the organizers and will present some novelties. We expected the German manufacturer to unveil the Golf 8 GTI, well for the moment, it’s lost, because it has just announced the revelation of the GTD! Indeed, although diesel has a bad press, Volkswagen is still keen on this fuel and presents its sporty diesel.

On this occasion, the brand released a first glimpse of the Golf 8 GTD which you can therefore approach in the aisles of the show. This image shows the front of the sports car, with its particularly perforated shield and marked by fog lights with a particular shape. If the manufacturer does not show everything, we know that the rear part receives a double exhaust cannula and a black spoiler.

More powerful but cleaner engine

As we explained, this involves connecting the engine to not one, but two catalysts, each with their own AdBlue injection system. & nbsp; According to the latest information, the Golf 8 GTI, strong of 250 ch should also be exposed in Geneva. The manufacturer has not yet confirmed its presence, we will know in a few days. “Data-reactid =” 36 “> Volkswagen takes this opportunity to announce that the Golf 8 GTD is equipped with the most powerful diesel engine in its history. It is a 2.0 TDI revised and corrected from time to time to develop more power while emitting less particles. With 200 hp, this Golf 8 GTD takes care of its CO emissions2 and NOx thanks to the adoption of a new technology that the manufacturer should extend to all its diesel engines. As we explained, this consists in connecting the engine not to one, but to two catalysts each having their own AdBlue injection system. According to the latest information, the Golf 8 GTI, strong of 250 ch should also be exposed in Geneva. The manufacturer has not yet confirmed its presence, we will know within a few days.

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