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VW Golf VII: New spy shots!


The upcoming VW Golf VII has been caught in the wild. Have a look!

Although hidden under bodywork from the current car, the blistered and wider wheel-arches are a clear indication that the test mule is running the next generation Golf’s underpinnings.

More specifically, the Mk7 will be built on the VW Group’s more space-efficient and, according to sources, substantially lighter, MQB platform that comes with a longer wheelbase and shorter overhangs. First seen on the new Sharan minivan, the flexible MQB platform will be used on a raft of VW Group models including the next Audi A3, which is expected to be revealed either in late 2011 or early 2012.