The Golf is ‘Car of the Year 2013/14’ in Japan. Thus, for the first time in the 34-year history of this prestigious award a foreign car has beaten the local competition. Particularly impressive was the score awarded by the 60-strong jury to the latest generation Golf, which has been available in Japan only since 25th June: 504 out of a possible 600 points – a record for an imported car and a lead of 131 points over the second-placed vehicle and 337 points over the car in third. Continue reading Volkswagen in Tokyo: the Golf is now ‘Car of the Year’ in Japan
Over the past three decades, fans of the Golf GTD have been excited by the car’s combination of fuel efficiency and sporty performance and looks. At this year’s Geneva International Motor Show, Volkswagen debuts the latest version of this fuel-sipping sporty compact, which features a 184-hp version of the new EA288 TDI turbocharged, direct-injection, four-cylinder diesel engine that already complies with the challenging EU-6 emissions standard. Continue reading NEW VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTD MAKES ITS WORLD DEBUT AT THE GENEVA SHOW
- Bigger, stronger, safer and lighter than the previous iteration
- 88.3 mpg and 85 g/km CO2 for Bluemotion model
- New safety tech including a PreCrash system and Multi-Collision braking
The seventh generation of the iconic Volkswagen Golf has been unveiled at a ceremony in Berlin, 36 years and 29 million cars after the Mk. I was launched.