Author Topic: 2023 Mk8 facelift rumours already?  (Read 5139 times)

Offline fredgroves

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Re: 2023 Mk8 facelift rumours already?
« Reply #40 on: 17 January 2022, 17:15 »
Let me fix that for you:

Anniversary R model sticker pack?

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Re: 2023 Mk8 facelift rumours already?
« Reply #41 on: 17 January 2022, 18:06 »

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Re: 2023 Mk8 facelift rumours already?
« Reply #42 on: 17 January 2022, 18:11 »
Maybe this is the 330 p.s output engine that's shown in the Golf owners handbook...

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Re: 2023 Mk8 facelift rumours already?
« Reply #43 on: 18 January 2022, 09:53 »
A manual Clubsport in a nice colour  :drool: and my order is going in

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Re: 2023 Mk8 facelift rumours already?
« Reply #44 on: 18 January 2022, 13:40 »
This is just the launch of the Golf R in the US I think, not a special model. The autocar image is off the US instagram page.
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Re: 2023 Mk8 facelift rumours already?
« Reply #45 on: 18 January 2022, 16:36 »
This is just the launch of the Golf R in the US I think, not a special model. The autocar image is off the US instagram page.

They already get the R but it could be the Clubsport? They get the GTI and R currently

More annoyingly though a DSG R is $45,440 or £33,470 on the road!!!
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Re: 2023 Mk8 facelift rumours already?
« Reply #48 on: 21 January 2022, 15:04 »
Anyone else seen this? Apparently the standard Golf GTI MK8 in the US will feature two proper physical knobs as part of the infotainment system. 3:54 mins here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tTXCm9YlCQ

Please VW give us that option! Rather than those nasty sliders you can't even see in the dark!

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Re: 2023 Mk8 facelift rumours already?
« Reply #49 on: 21 January 2022, 15:47 »
Anyone else seen this? Apparently the standard Golf GTI MK8 in the US will feature two proper physical knobs as part of the infotainment system. 3:54 mins here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tTXCm9YlCQ

Please VW give us that option! Rather than those nasty sliders you can't even see in the dark!

The US market gets three set levels of trim in the GTI; S, SE and Autobahn - customers don’t have the ability to spec individual options . The only factory available selectable options are on the SE model - black alloys and leather. Each trim level is available either as a 6 speed manual or 7 speed DSG.

It’s only the entry level GTI ‘S’ trim level that gets the two physical knobs in lieu of the non illuminated slider panel, and because the slider panel is deleted, it also loses the ability to adjust the cabin temperature via this slider.

The SE and Autobahn get the same infotainment screen without physical knobs and the same non illuminated slider panel below the infotainment screen as UK models. It looks as if the ‘S’ model loses the ability to adjust the temperature temperature via slider panel.

So VW haven’t decided to reintroduce physical knobs on all infotainment units in the US - it’s only the entry level GTI that gets these, along with a smaller 8.25” screen instead of the knob-less 10” screen in the two higher trim level GTI’s.


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