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Offline sjw

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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #290 on: 09 August 2019, 12:16 »
New image. Spotted on a facebook group.



Rear end not changed much, cool lights. Crap wheels. Front looks miserable. Got it.

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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #291 on: 09 August 2019, 12:25 »
New image. Spotted on a facebook group.


That doesn’t look too bad IMO - unmistakably a Golf and I’m sure we’ll soon get used to it.

I’m not too keen on the central position of the ‘Golf’ badge on the tailgate or the fussy lower rear bumper design where the painted section meets the black section though. 

As the performance models don’t wear a ‘Golf’ badge, I wonder where ‘GTI’ tailgate badge will be positioned on the GTI model?
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #292 on: 09 August 2019, 13:10 »
Wonder what the R and GTi will look like :drool:

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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #293 on: 09 August 2019, 15:03 »
Side-on, it looks exactly like my Polo GTI+ - same creases and curves on the doors.

Not keen on the "squinty eyes" front headlights. Lower black grille looks just like the Polo too.
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #294 on: 09 August 2019, 15:48 »
Looks a bit Astra ish to me. Hopefully the GTi and R models will look better.
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #295 on: 09 August 2019, 22:25 »
Trust me guys it’s not as ugly as those images  :wink:
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #296 on: 09 August 2019, 22:51 »
Looks like an Alfa Romeo at the front IMHO.
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #297 on: 09 August 2019, 23:12 »
Plum straight-on the front end doesn’t look as bad as I was anticipating. The slim lights and super thin grill make the car look really wide - which I like. The rest of it is very Golf, very Polo and a bit of Tiguan thrown in for good measure. Looking forward to seeing the performance models now.
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #298 on: 09 August 2019, 23:48 »
Those pictures above still look like digital renders to me. And not particularly flattering.

The pictures in the promo shoot look far better.

PS anyone else notice the photos in the promo shoot, the car has no badges on the rear? We were told to expect badging across the tailgate a la T-Roc/Arteon and like the red car above.
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Re: Mk 8 Golf
« Reply #299 on: 10 August 2019, 08:14 »
Looking much better than the earlier camoflagued spy shots, and remains recognisably a Golf where many of the compact segment competitors have started to lose overall identity and now rely on increasingly weird looking grills / DRL's to stand out.  Evolution not revolution as has ever been the way, but two too many doors for me.
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