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)
Sporty Beetle models displayed by Volkswagen included the E-Bugster which debuted in 2012 sporting a fully electric drivetrain, and the Beetle RSi along with other historically significant versions of the icon.
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 […]