On March 29, 1974, the very first Volkswagen Golf rolled down the assembly line. That little car has gone on to spawn seven generations, while the Golf name has become one of the models in the hotly contested compact segment, selling over 30 million units during its 40 years on sale.
Engine: Turbo-Diesel 2.0L I4 Power:174 HP / 280 LB-FT Transmission:7-Speed DSG 0-60 Time:8.5 Seconds (0-62) Top Speed:125 MPH Drivetrain: All-Wheel Drive Curb Weight:3,735 LB Seating:2+3 MPG:36 City / 43 HWY (est. on Euro figures)
The Golf GTE, which made its world debut just last month at the Geneva Motor Show, combines petrol and electric motors to produce 204 PS and giving a theoretical range of 580 miles. It is driven by two engines: a 1.4-litre 150 PS TSI direct-injection petrol engine and a 102 PS electric motor. Together, they […]
The Golf R is powered by a 296bhp 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with 380 Nm of torque. Compared to the sixth generation Golf R, the new model packs extra 30bhp and 30 Nm of torque. Power is sent to the road via the latest fifth-generation Haldex 4MOTION four-wheel drive system, enabling the fastest Gold ever […]
The new Polo is the perfect companion for the city as well as for a relaxed drive through the countryside
Now the Volkswagen development chief Heinz-Jakob Neusser definitely and officially confirmed that the successor arrives, although he did not specify exactly when. Presenting a concept car might be able to see soon, and the production model just a few years. Anyway, the new Phaeton will be higher than the current, to be made at VW […]
Sometimes you paint the smoke coming out of the exhaust may give an indication that with your car, something is wrong. Blue smoke If your car throws a blue smoke means that the problem with the oil, burning oil. This usually happens when the rings or valves deteriorate, and then it happens that the oil […]
That’s how many Volkswagen Golfs have been produced since the little hatchback went on sale in 1974, the automaker announced today. Originally intended to replace the Beetle, which continued to be sold until 2003, the Golf is entering is seventh generation this year. The car was also known as the Rabbit for many years in […]