Volkswagen GOLF 1992 1998 VR6

Back in the late 1980s, Volkswagen spotted a market niche. Buyers were starting to move away from Golf GTis and into more expensive sports saloons, like the BMW 3 Series. The draw of a smooth and powe...

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Volkswagen GOLF 1999 2004 ESTATE

Ask most people what a Volkswagen Golf is and most will answer ‘a hatchback’, a few will proffer ’a convertible’ but precious flew will plump for an estate car. The Golf Estate is a curious propositio...

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Volkswagen GOLF 2005 2009 PLUS RANGE

Amid all the brouhaha and awards bestowed upon the Volkswagen Golf Mk V, the launch of the Golf Plus escaped some people. Those that did pay attention can be excused for being a little confused about ...

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Volkswagen GOLF PLUS DIESEL RANGE

Amid all the brouhaha and awards bestowed upon the Volkswagen Golf Mk V, the launch of the Golf Plus escaped some people. Those that did pay attention can be excused for being a little confused about ...

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Volkswagen GOLF 1992 2004 GTi Mk3 and Mk4

When most enthusiasts consider the Golf GTi, they make a mental division. The MK1 and Mk2 cars were the ones that established the GTi legend, and the Mk3 and Mk4 versions represented the GTi sinking i...

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Volkswagen GOLF 2005 2009 GTI MK V

No hot hatch carries with it as great a pedigree as Volkswagen’s Golf GTI. This is the car that popularised the whole pocket rocket phenomenon and counting the number of models that ripped off Volkswa...

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Volkswagen GOLF 2002 2004 R32

Although the Mk IV Golf didn’t enjoy a great reputation as a sporting drive, look away from the GTi badge and there were some worthy candidates. The V5 models are well worth seeking out and the V6 4MO...

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Volkswagen GOLF 1977 1992 GTi MK1 & MK2

Very few cars can lay claim to spawning an entire market sector, but the Volkswagen Golf GTi is one of them. Before we even started referring to cars of its ilk as ‘hot hatches’ they were simply calle...

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Volkswagen GOLF 98 03 CABRIO RANGE

Who would have believed that Volkswagen, a marque renowned for solid virtues and no-nonsense products would visit such automotive subterfuge upon us as was witnessed when the Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet...

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Volkswagen GOLF 2004 2009 MK V RANGE

The Volkswagen Golf Mk V represents an interesting case study in product development. Many cars grow bigger and heavier over successive iterations until a critical point is reached, with the manufactu...

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Volkswagen GOLF 2.0FSI RANGE

The Volkswagen Golf Mk V represents an interesting case study in product development. Many cars grow bigger and heavier over successive iterations until a critical point is reached, with the manufactu...

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Volkswagen GOLF TDI RANGE

The Volkswagen Golf Mk V represents an interesting case study in product development. Many cars grow bigger and heavier over successive iterations until a critical point is reached, with the manufactu...

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Volkswagen GOLF SPORT RANGE

The Volkswagen Golf Mk V represents an interesting case study in product development. Many cars grow bigger and heavier over successive iterations until a critical point is reached, with the manufactu...

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Volkswagen GOLF 1994 1998 RANGE

Replacing the original Golf was a tough task for the post-1984 Mark II second generation version. However, it established itself as a more-than worthy successor. There were many variations on the them...

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Volkswagen GOLF 1998 2004 RANGE

Having been on sale for over a quarter of a century, you’d expect the Volkswagen Golf to have the measure of the family hatchback market. You wouldn’t be wrong either. From its humble beginnings, the ...

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Volkswagen GOLF 1997 2004 GTI MK4

Viewed with the benefit of hindsight, the Golf GTI reached its nadir in Mk4 guise. Weight went up, power went down and prices tickled those of proper junior executive cars. The bubble had to burst and...

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Volkswagen GOLF 1992 1997 GTI MK3

When most enthusiasts consider the Golf GTi, they make a mental division. The MK1 and Mk2 cars were the ones that established the GTi legend, and the Mk3 versions represented the GTi sinking into comf...

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