Following an absence of 9 years, the Golf Cabriolet makes a return. Volkswagen is one of the world’s most popular car makers, with tremendous success in the convertible market too.  The new Cabriolet, which was built in Germany, is sure to be a hit.

The last Volkswagen convertible

It has been mentioned that sales to date have reached 1.42 million with 684,000 soft-tops being sold from 1979 to 2002.

Price and when can I get one?

You’ll be able to get a new Golf Cabriolet brand new from £20,720 to £26,595. The car will made available to

Types

At the recent launch Volkswagen revealed three types of the new Golf Cabriolet. We look at the types below along with the equipment they will contain.  (

  • S

-          16 inch alloys

-          Airbags throughout

-          Electric windows

-          Heated rear view mirrors

-          Bluetooth connectivity

-          Air conditioning

  • SE

-          Cruise control

-          Wind deflector

-          17 inch alloys

-          Parking sensors

-          2Zone climate control

-          Automatic lights

  • GT

-          Alcantara upholstery

-          Sports front seats

-          Aluminum pedals

-          18 inch wheels

-          Parking Sensors

-          Sports suspension

-          Fog lights

 

 Engine Variants

  • 1.2 Litre TSI

-          105 BHP

-          Petrol

 

  • 1.4 Litre TSI

-          160 BHP

-          Petrol

With this edition a £1,300 seven speed DSG twin-clutch transmission is also available as an extra

  • 1.6 Litre

-           105 BHP

-          Turbo Diesel

 

This version will have Volkswagen’s Bluemotion technology implement throughout. Bluemotion is the company’s way of making their vehicles more fuel efficient and eco-friendly. Expect this to be the version that emits the least C02 emissions with the best fuel efficiency.

 

  • 2.0 Litre

-           210 BHP

-          Petrol

This version of the car has not yet been confirmed. It may be released depending on the demand for the car.

Practicality

The car will be quite considerable, with it being 424.6cm in length, which makes space for a roomy interior. Gaining access towards the rear may be slightly awkward for adults. However once they are seated there is plenty of leg and head room. That is widely considerable remarkable attribute for a convertible car. Once one the rear seats are folded down, it adds an extra 250 litres of space in the boot.