Volkswagen Golf 7 – 40,000 pre-orders received image

Volkswagen has announced that the seventh generation of the Golf has received 40, 000 pre-orders, even if it hasn’t reached German dealerships on Saturday, November 10.

The new generation of the Volkswagen Golf is ending up in our news once again, and after it was officially presented to the public this year, during the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the German based automaker is now announcing that 40,000 pre-orders of the model have been received so far. The new Golf 7 will be launched locally on the 10th of November and to celebrate the offers, the company will allow customers to test drive the model this weekend.

The all-new Volkswagen Golf will be offered in three trim levels, the Trendline, which will come as the entry-level, the mid-range Comfortline and the top version, the Highline. All trims get the battery regeneration and the stop/start system in standard. The new Golf is 4,255 mm long (+56 mm0, 2,637 mm wide (+59 mm), 1,452 mm tall (-28 mm) and the interior space for the front passengers has increased by 14 mm, while the rear legroom is plus 15 mm. In Europe, the new Golf is coming with a 1.4L TSI turbo four-cylinder engine, producing 140 HP, equipped with cylinder deactivation technology, while the base diesel will be the 1.4L TDI Clean Diesel, with its 105 HP and 62 mpg returned on an European cycle. Prices for the new Golf start at 16,975 euros in Germany.