While Volkswagen has actually been reasonably hectic cranking out performance-oriented versions of the Jetta for SEMA and the Bonneville Salt Flats, none have actually been cars you or I can really head out and purchase. That will change come February, nevertheless, as the company has actually validated to Autoblog that the all-new GLI will make its launching at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show.
Volkswagen introduced a new generation of the Jetta compact sedan for 2019 however the model we’re most thinking about seeing is yet to launching. We’ll see it quickly, however, as the launching is anticipated to happen next February at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show.
2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Design
The model we’re discussing is the Jetta GLI, a model for which has actually been found. We understand this is the GLI due to the dual-tip exhaust, decreased suspension, and Golf GTI-style wheel, tires and brakes.
Naturally, the car likewise takes advantage of more aggressive visual hints used to the Jetta’s reasonably plain-Jane look. The front fascia is more enormous, with a stylish mesh treatment for the grille and lower air consumption. Subtle front fascia strakes include some sporting information, simply as they do on the associated Golf GTI, while at the back we can see a classy diffuser formed into rear fascia.
Volkswagen of America Senior Vice President Product Planning & Strategy Hendrik Muth in 2017 informed Motor Authority the new GLI will show up no greater than a year after the basic Jetta. This recommends we’ll see it get here as a 2020 model.
2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Engine
Muth likewise hinted that a manual transmission will be used, a choice that was just recently dropped on the outbound GLI. The new Jetta likewise provides a 6-speed handbook.
The new GLI ought to be dynamically exceptional to its predecessor. The primary factor is a switch to Volkswagen Group’s MQB platform from the aging PQ35 of the outbound model. The car will likewise gain from VW Group’s newest 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4, possibly providing a greater output than the outbound model’s 210 horse power and 207 pound-feet of torque, and drive will be to the front wheels just.
One extra change ought to be a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission in location of the outbound model’s 6-speed DCT. Obviously, we ‘d advise choosing the handbook since we’re uncertain just how much longer you’ll have the ability to buy a cost effective sport sedan with a 3rd pedal.
Production for North America will happen at VW’s plant in Puebla, Mexico. It’s the very same plant accountable for many Golfs offered here and the Tiguan SUV.
2020 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Sale
Regardless of the shift to SUVs amongst new car buyers, the Jetta stays among VW’s essential nameplates in the United States. It’s the second most popular model at VW behind the Tiguan, costing approximately 9,000 systems each month in 2018.