With the new Volkswagen Golf now out and in showrooms across the globe, Volkswagen is looking at updating its lineup with the next generation Jetta expected next year.

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Our photographers managed to capture some photos of the new Volkswagen Jetta during some high altitude testing in the Alps.

The Jetta is based on the Golf platform but presents a smaller option to the Passat. Underneath the skin it's very likely to be using a very similar drivetrain to the new Golf.

The more interesting piece of news is a hybrid Volkswagen Jetta which is expected by 2012.

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