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by George Skentzos

The next-generation Volkswagen Golf wasn’t due to be unveiled until August 6th, however official images have already been leaked onto the web.


The sixth generation VW Golf is astoundingly similar to a rendering published by CarAdvice earlier this year – right down to the wheel design!

2009 Volkswagen Golf MkVI leaked

Already a leader in what is perhaps the most competitive market segment, the next-generation Golf sports a conservative Porsche-like evolutionary approach to its mid-life refresh.

 2009 Volkswagen Golf MkVI leaked

Much of its new features are seemingly borrowed directly from the remainder of VW’s line-up, including the very Scirocco-like head lights and tail lamps straight from the Touareg parts bin.

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This trend continues to the interior which also closely mimics the Scirocco, which begs the question – why bother producing two distinct models at all?

Regardless, European sales are due to begin in November mimicking the current Volkswagen Golf engine and model line-up.

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Australian details to follow as they become available.

Source: VWvortex