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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

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VW unbuttons Golf hybrid image myths

UK-created ‘The Button’ video shows off hybrid Golf GTE VW aims to bust myth that hybrids have to be dull 40% of buyers are interested in a hybrid/electric car MILTON KEYNES, England – Volkswagen will tomorrow (1 July) airing a new UK-created television campaign designed to bust one of the myths around the appeal of… Continue reading VW unbuttons Golf hybrid image myths

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2017 VW Polo – more than ever like a VW Golf

Sixth-generation ‘to continue Polo success story’ Largest Polo yet – ‘it’s a space wonder’ ‘Now playing in a higher technological league’ WOLFSBURG, Germany – A completely new version of what its maker describes as “one of the world’s most successful compact cars” is about to hit the global market… a seriously upgraded Polo that looks much… Continue reading 2017 VW Polo – more than ever like a VW Golf

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2017 mid-life features to keep VW Golf legend alive

Mid-life upgrades for VW Golf VII Superior screens, audio for each model Whole range of fuel-efficient engines THE evolution of Volkswagen’s seemingly everlasting Golf series – it’s now more than 40 years old! –  continued this week in South Africa with the introduction of a revised engine range, more technology, new infotainment, better connectivity and… Continue reading 2017 mid-life features to keep VW Golf legend alive

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2018 Golf: Another round, another update, in New York

Now with LED tail and daytime running lights 20cm infotainment screens on SE and SEL range ‘Digital Cockpit’ comes with performance Golf R NEW YORK – Volkswagen’s Golf family is showing new styling, technology and driver assistance updates at the 2017 New York auto show that will be ready for showrooms towards the end of… Continue reading 2018 Golf: Another round, another update, in New York

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Citi Vivo pays homage to the iconic Citi Golf

Polo Vivo revives the freedom of the Citi Polo Vivo best-selling passenger car in 2016 2000 units of special edition planned UITENHAGE, Eastern Cape – Volkswagen SA says it is paying homage to its venerable Citi Golf through a limited-edition Citi Vivo – and using the three colours of the original from 1984. Red. Yellow.… Continue reading Citi Vivo pays homage to the iconic Citi Golf

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VW Golf range, tech, styling updated

Updated Golf coming to UK and SA this year UK prices down by an average R11 000 Debuts for engines, technology and features CAPE TOWN, South Africa – Expect updates and a new engine from VW on the South African auto market later in 2017 with sales already open in British right-hand drive showrooms and… Continue reading VW Golf range, tech, styling updated

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VW e-Golf: Longer range, more speed, all-digital

More power promised – and more speed Fully digital and ‘gesturised’ instrument display  One of few four-door battery-cars available  LOS Angeles, California – Volkswagen is using the 2016 Los Angeles auto show to punt a fresh generation of its electric Golf. VW said at the show that, compared to its predecessor, this zero-emissions battery-car has… Continue reading VW e-Golf: Longer range, more speed, all-digital