New York Auto Show: VW Golf 7 and Golf 7 GTI image

The German based automaker Volkswagen has brought the new generation of the Golf and Golf GTI, there the MK7, view to the 2013 New York Auto Show.

The brand new Volkswagen Golf 7 has finally reached U.S. shores and the model has been seen, in a local premiere, during the 2013 New York Auto Show. The base version of the new Golf 7 is coming with a 1.8 liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine, which is producing a total output of 170 BHP (127 kW) and it has a peak torque of 250 Nm (184 lb-ft). The unit can be mated to either a manual or an automatic transmission.

Engine options will also include the TDI Clean Diesel with the 2.0 liter common rail direct injection four-cylinder unit, producing 150 BHP (112 kW) and 320 Nm of torque (236 lb-ft), mated to a six-speed manual or a dual-clutch DSG transmission. The new Golf GTI was also unveiled during the 2013 New York Auto Show and the model is coming with a 2.0 liter TSI engine, which is good for 210 BHP (156 kW) and 350 Nm of torque (258 lb-ft). The same 6-speed manual or automatic DSG can be ordered, along with the Performance Pack. The new Golf 7 and Golf GTI will be launched in the U.S. later on this year and they will arrive in dealerships in early 2014.