A concept version of the next Golf Bluemotion has been displayed at the Paris show
The new Bluemotion model is said to be 15 per cent more efficient than its predecessor
The new VW Golf Bluemotion will go on sale next summer, averaging 88.3mpgand emitting 85g/km of CO2.
Based on the seventh generation Golf, the latest Golf Bluemotion was confirmedat the Paris motor show, where a concept version of the car was unveiled.Insiders say, however, that the stated economy figures will hold true inproduction.
VW engineering supremo Dr Ulrich Hackenberg has stated that: "This is the most efficient Golf of all time. The Golf isthe most important car in the VW group and it was a challenge not to make it only a great car, but the best car in its class."
The new Golf Bluemotion, which is powered by a 108bhp 1.6-litre diesel with184lb ft of torque from 1500rpm, is 15 per cent more efficient than thecurrent model.
Prices have yet to be revealed.