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Offline fredgroves

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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #210 on: 16 May 2019, 16:44 »
Its partly to make it look like the rest of the VW range and partly I am sure to do with new safety standards for pedestrian impact...

BTW you can see even more about the new infotainment in this video (from 8:38):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SS5vg07paw

Haters gonna hate...

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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #211 on: 16 May 2019, 16:55 »
Yeah I don’t mind the interior (3rd photo anyway) but the outside looks really meh.
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #212 on: 16 May 2019, 18:23 »
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #213 on: 16 May 2019, 19:20 »
Just hope it looks better in the flesh!
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #214 on: 16 May 2019, 19:55 »
The new A3 looks really good
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #215 on: 16 May 2019, 19:59 »
The new A3 looks really good

Shhh. I got fed up waiting and bought the mk 7.5 GTI.

Although given Audi’s current pricing, expect a decent spec A3 to be at least 35k - and that’ll just be an S-Line 1.4. Add some options at £500/£1000 a pop and it soon adds up.  And for what? Four rings and some slightly nicer plastics on the doors?
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #216 on: 16 May 2019, 20:09 »
All of those new vag cars have low bonnets and lights... It's more than just a style cue, it's got to be a eu directive.... The focus is like that too

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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #217 on: 16 May 2019, 20:13 »
Brexit!  Ah... but no decent British brands. And the VAGs will be more expensive. Oh bugger.
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Offline Jim_mk7.5

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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #218 on: 17 May 2019, 10:59 »
All of those new vag cars have low bonnets and lights... It's more than just a style cue, it's got to be a eu directive.... The focus is like that too

The Leon and A3 don't look as low as the Golf. The Leon looks pretty normal. The Golf looks a bad Astra. I'm certainly not holding out much hope for the GTI models. The shape is massively wrong in my eyes. Could well be the worst looking Golf they've made. Anyone waiting should get themselves a Mk7.5 now!
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #219 on: 17 May 2019, 11:38 »
I have to say the A3 in 5 door trim has always lagged behind the Golf visually from day one. However, I fear that is about to change. I will for sure be wrapping mine in cotton wool for some time to come.
The Mk4 was boring but early shots of the Mk8 (the rear end !!) do not look promising, accepting the fact that low spec models tend to look flat anyway. Maybe the GTI / R will add those extra bits to mask what appears to be a very poor overall design? What have they been doing for the last 6 years? Being different from the previous model doesn't always mean better.
Ironically I think the latest Polo looks far nicer.
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