The German automaker has revealed the 2010 Volkswagen CrossPolo last week and now they are announcing the new edition 2010 Volkswagen CrossGolf that will premiere at the Geneva Motor Show.
The 2010 Volkswagen CrossGolf is positioned between the MPV and SUV and besides the new exterior styling the manufacturer is also offering its latest TDI and TSI engines as well as new equipment.
The most powerful petrol engine for the 2010 Volkswagen CrossGolf is the 1.4 TSI version that packs 160 PS (118 kW) and 240 Nm of torque that is able to reach a 207 Km/h top speed and yet consume only 6.8 litres of fuel per 100 Km and release 159 g of CO2 per Km. Other petrol versions are the 105 PS (77 kW) and the 122 PS (90 kW).
The diesel engines available for the 2010 Volkswagen CrossGolf are the 1.6-litre 105 PS (77 kW) and the 2.0-litre 140 PS (103 kW) with the 1.6-litre version able to return a fuel consumption figure of 5.3-litres per 100 Km and CO2 emissions of 138g/Km.
The 2010 Volkswagen CrossGolf price was not announced yet, but initial market sales will start in April.
Volkswagen press release :
Cross-model completes Golf model series with sixth variant
Wolfsburg / Geneva, 25 February 2010 – The current Golf model series –
the most successful vehicle concept of all times – is now underway in
the latest generation and is once again running at full strength on the
streets of the world. That is because the new edition of the CrossGolf
is debuting in a world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show. With new
styling, new TDI and TSI engines and new equipment. After the classic
Golf, Golf Plus, Golf Variant, Golf GTI and the Golf R introduced just
a few weeks ago, the range covers six very independent models. However,
among one another they share the high-tech components of an
innovatively conceptualised modular system toolkit. For example, the
new CrossGolf, as well as the previous CrossGolf, were developed based
on the Golf Plus. The Cross, as an all-around vehicle, bridges the gap
between the MPV (Multi-Purpose Vehicle) and SUV (Sport Utility
Vehicle); that is, it unifies the variability of an MPV with the
ruggedness of a SUV. Common to all of these vehicles is the higher
seating position that is in more demand than ever.
Euro-5 engines: pioneeringly economical TDI and TSI
initial markets, the new CrossGolf will already be available for
purchase in April. Buyers of the cleverly designed five-door will be
able to enjoy a new generation of engines that offer huge fuel economy
advantages. These engines are exclusively direct-injection turbocharged
petrol (TSI) and diesel (common rail TDI) engines. They are as agile as
they are economical. This is illustrated by the example of the Golf
Cross 1.4 TSI with 118 kW / 160 PS: The (from 1,500 rpm) 240
Newton-metre strong turbo- and supercharged petrol engine (Twincharger)
enables a top speed of 207 km/h, but when shifted by a 6-speed gearbox
it has a combined fuel consumption of just 6.8 litres of fuel
(equivalent to 159 g/km CO2). Even compared to the 20 PS weaker TSI of
the first generation car, it shows a fuel consumption advantage of 0.5
litres. As an alternative the TSI is available with an optional 7-speed
DSG; in this case too fuel consumption is 6.8 litres. Other available
TSI engines are the variants with 77 kW / 105 PS and 90 kW / 122 PS.
would be expected, the new common rail TDIs of the CrossGolf are
extremely fuel-efficient. They have power outputs of 77 kW / 105 PS
(1.6 litre) and 103 kW / 140 PS (2.0 litre) and are paired with a
standard diesel particulate filter. For example, the 140-PS TSI,
shifted by a 6-speed gearbox, consumes just 5.3 litres of fuel
(138 g/km CO2). The torque of this engine already reaches the
impressive maximum value of 320 Newton-metres from 1,750 rpm.
Automatic gearbox for a new era: DSG for four of five engines
the exception of the 105 PS TSI, all other engines may be combined with
an automatic, the direct shift gearbox (DSG). For the petrol engines
and the 105-PS TDI, the 7-speed version is used; in the case of the
140-PS TDI, there is a 6-speed variant specially designed for extremely
high torques. In addition, the entire engine range of the CrossGolf
fulfils the strict Euro-5 emissions standard.
Cross exterior: New "Design DNA" defines the front end
its visual appearance, the second generation CrossGolf follows – like
all other new models – the new Volkswagen Design DNA. This is reflected
especially clearly in the horizontally aligned band of the radiator
grille between the headlights that is reflected in the horizontal form
of the front bumper. These lines unify the new car with the Cross
features now typical for these models.
Compared to the first
generation CrossGolf, the rugged all-terrain trim around the vehicle
was styled more elegantly, and its lines were adapted to the new
Volkswagen "Design DNA". Similar to the new Cross Polo, the look has
been intensively modified – especially in the front area. Integrated on
the sides here: the standard front fog lights. In a downward direction,
the front end finishes with a cross bar in silver that is visually
designed as an underbody guard. On its sides, the new CrossGolf
exhibits the typical wheelarch extensions together with body sill trim
and door add-ons. Like the front bumper, its rear counterpart is also
covered and is equipped with a stylised underbody guard in silver. Its
dark painted add-on parts, the CrossGolf whose ride height has been
increased by 20 millimetres (standard rough road chassis with 111
millimetres ground clearance) can handle even lighter off-road trips
smoothly; at the same time, of course, the trim also protects the car
in urban everyday driving.
As is usual on the Cross models, the
mirror caps are always painted in silver and therefore the same colour
as the underbody guard of the front bumper. Harmonising with them are
the likewise standard silver roof railings. The exterior styling is
rounded out by chrome accents and "CrossGolf" signature on the side
trim as well as new 17-inch alloy wheels ("Budapest").
colours: Volkswagen is offering the new CrossGolf in six exterior
colours – from the continuing trend colour "Candy White" to "United
Grey", "Reflex Silver Metallic", "Shadow Blue Metallic" and "Cashmere
Brown Metallic" to the classic "Deep Black Pearl Effect".
Interior: Lots of space in the customised interior
styling and a fresh, friendly ambiance are the hallmarks of the
interior of the new CrossGolf. It comes with sport seats (front)
including two-tone fabric covers and top stitched seams as standard
features. The inner surfaces of the seats and backrests are upholstered
in light-grey "Cellular" seat covers with coloured decorative seams.
The lateral seat supports and back sections of the seat are offset in
"Titan Black". The backrests of the front seats are equipped with
folding trays and storage pockets on the outer sides. The floor mats –
decorated with colour seams – upgrade its appearance as well.
addition, the CrossGolf sports air vents framed in a stainless steel
look. Another standard feature: the "small leather package" with
three-spoke steering wheel, gearshift lever trim and grip in leather.
Last but not least, the new Volkswagen is identified by its new
Volkswagen door step inserts with "CrossGolf" signature in the front
door entry area and pedal caps in a high-end aluminium look.
to the Golf Plus, the interior of the new CrossGolf is distinguished by
a high variability and an especially high seat position. Furthermore,
the CrossGolf offers plenty of leg room at both the front and rear
seats. And that is not all: Depending on the position of the
asymmetrically split, longitudinally adjustable and folding rear bench
seat, the car’s cargo capacity may be varied between a minimum of 395
litres and a maximum of 540 litres. When the rear bench backrests are
fully folded, this creates up to 1,450 litres of storage volume.
Standard equipment: Cross also means exclusive
CrossGolf comes from the factory with features that include electric
adjustable and heated door mirrors, rear lights in LED technology,
green tinted heat-insulating glass, daytime running lights and central
locking with RF remote control. Examples of standard interior features
are the car’s semi-automatic "Climatic" climate control system,
height-adjustable driver’s seat, height and length adjustments of the
steering column, multi-function display, remote unlocking of the fuel
door, lockable and cooling glove box, reading lamps in front and
storage compartments in the roof liner and bins in all doors, in front
also with brackets for 1.5 litre bottles.
Options that Volkswagen
is offering on the CrossGolf include details such as a leather interior
("Vienna" type), bi-xenon headlights with dynamic cornering lights and
a rearview camera. Customers who wish to simplify parking manoeuvres
will want to order the CrossGolf with Park Assist and leave the
steering to their Volkswagen. One of the few details that is not on the
CrossGolf is a sport chassis. This is logical, since we’re in a
different department here. On the other hand, the Golf GTI and Golf R
cannot be had with the 20 millimetres higher rough road chassis of the
all-terrain Golf at any price. So thank goodness there the CrossGolf.