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Petrol, diesel, electric: Threesome tees-off for eighth round of Golf

WOLFSBURG, Germany – Volkswagen was to have unveiled the eighth-generation Golf GTI at the March 2020 Geneva auto show alongside its hybrid GTE and diesel GTD siblings – each of them equipped with more power, innovative driver’s interface, and fresh design, inside and out. So, here’s what we know so far… given that the Geneva… Continue reading Petrol, diesel, electric: Threesome tees-off for eighth round of Golf

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Electric VW Golf testing about to tee-off in SA

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa: VW SA has become the second country – the first was Rwanda – to introduce Volkswagen electric vehicles to Africa for testing during an e-Golf pilot project. Six fully electric vehicles will rotate through motoring and lifestyle media, some dealers, and among VW employees across South Africa to gather consumer insight into… Continue reading Electric VW Golf testing about to tee-off in SA

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Gen 8 Golf GTD claims ‘cleanest emissions’ of any car

WOLFSBURG, Germany – Volkswagen will première its Golf GTD at the Geneva auto show in March 2020 with tech highlights that include the most powerful – thanks to the twin-dosing, cleanest,turbodiesel injection engine yet in a Golf. VW says the engine is more efficient and emit the least volumne of emissions yet in a VW,… Continue reading Gen 8 Golf GTD claims ‘cleanest emissions’ of any car

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VW launches extended e-Golf test drives in UK

Family test ‘lets e-Golf settle into lives’ UK sales initiative backed by TV ad campaign Check the possible price – is the car worth it? MILTON KEYNES, England – Volkswagen UK has introduced flexible 48-hour test-drives for potential e-Golf buyers to give them an ”in-depth experience” of the brand’s new all-electric hatchbacks. Customers will be… Continue reading VW launches extended e-Golf test drives in UK

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Summer’s almost over but VW’s Golf R is still getting hotter

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – In the 40 years since first unit was delivered – and a new era in motoring was born – more than 350 000 VW Golfs have been sold. Since the launch of the seventh generation in 2013 the Golf GTI, GTD and R models have made upmore than 45% of all Golf… Continue reading Summer’s almost over but VW’s Golf R is still getting hotter

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Superhot new turbo VW Golf GTI TCR for Wörthersee ’18

125 000 people arriving in 7300 cars New top dog in the GTI range Car’s top speed listed as 250km/h HERNDON, Virginia – The 2018 VW GTI gathering at Wörthersee in Austria on May 9 2018 – an expected 125 000 people arriving in 7300 cars – will also celebrate the debut of the near-production Golf GTI… Continue reading Superhot new turbo VW Golf GTI TCR for Wörthersee ’18

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So, can you squeeze a V6 into a Citi Golf? Oh yeah…!

UITENHAGE, Eastern Cape – Car enthusiast Jamie Orr, using the hashtag #CitiGolfChallenge, is to take his beloved Citi Golf from South Africa to one of the biggest of Volkswagen fan events, the GTI Treffen in Wörthersee, Germany. The project started with shipping a Passat 3.6-litre VR6 engine with a Golf 4 VR5 transmission and limited-slip… Continue reading So, can you squeeze a V6 into a Citi Golf? Oh yeah…!

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Back on the road again: All the fun of first Golf GTi

Could this be the most desirable VW yet? Baby bruiser Go! gets the full GTI treatment Two- or three-door hatch style, one turbo engine MILTON KEYNES, England – A small car that, in some markets, is being described as ”one of the most keenly anticipated new cars of 2018”, is already in showrooms in right-hand… Continue reading Back on the road again: All the fun of first Golf GTi

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Performance pack upgrade already for Golf R

Optional Performance Pack available to order Titanium exhaust  saves 7kg, brakes another 2kg Speed-limiting removed for hatch and wagon MILTON KEYNES, England – The Volkswagen Golf R with 4Motion all-wheel drive, recently relaunched with redesigned bumpers, new diode headlights, sweeping indicators and an ‘active’ data display has been made even more attractive. Now there’s a… Continue reading Performance pack upgrade already for Golf R

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Two performance models join 2017 VW Golf facelifts

Who says diesel has to be stodgy? GTD is rated as a ‘performance car’ Two powerful engines – diesel and petrol UITENHAGE, South Africa – Volkswagen SA has introduced another two high-performance models to the just-launched, facelifted, 2017 Golf range. Meet the Golf R and Golf GTD… The cars are part of the seventh generation… Continue reading Two performance models join 2017 VW Golf facelifts