Exactly 40 years ago the Volkswagen company has for the first time has launched a model Volkswagen Golf to the market which has laid the foundation to a new class of cars. This model is so recognized that even not admirers of the VW brand for certain know the Golf model. We suggest you to remember history of this legendary car of a golf class.
In 1983 debuted the second generation of Golf. The car became larger, has got the modern equipment — ABS, the power steering, the on-board computer, in 1986, appeared the all-wheel drive version Syncro. The "charged" Volkswagen Golf G60 was equipped with the 1.8 liter 160 hp engine. In total 6.4 million cars were released.
Volkswagen Golf III of 1991 with a completely new design was released with the bodies hatchback, convertible and wagon. The car was equipped with engines of 1.4 to 2.9 liters with capacity of 60-190 hp. The sedan Version became known as Vento (in the US market remained the same name - Jetta). Hatchbacks and Wagons made until 1997, convertibles - until 2001. Since the conveyor descended almost five million vehicles.
The seventh generation of the compact sedan, presented in 2012 at an exhibition in Paris, yet another proof of that. Just a year later at the motor show in New York, it has been named Car of the Year and was the first car of the year in Japan, where the title for 34 years awarded only Japanese cars.
Featured Reviews 2016-2017
2015 Ford Fiesta - design, interior, technical characteristics, video
Not everyone wants to drive crossovers or SUVs. Some people still prefer compact cars with low fuel consumption and low weight. Today, I will talk about this compact car - the new Ford Fiesta 2015. I can remind Ford fans, that the first Fiesta appeared in 1972. Until now, the design elements of the first models have been more modernized. ... read more
2016 Ford Escape - update, dimensions, interior
Ford Escape began its production in 2000. Since then, Ford Company updated the appearance of the model as well as technical characteristics. The most changes of 2016 Ford Escape is powerful bumper and became 8 cm longer. The novelty includes 17-inch alloy wheels, but if necessary you can fit 18 and 19-inch wheels. In general, 2016 Ford Escape has quite an ... read more
2016 Volvo V90 Estate - changes, specs, video
The history of popular Swedish model - Volvo V90 starts in 1996, when it was first demonstrated in wagon body style, replacing Volvo 960. Engineers mostly concentrated on changes in the cabin and improving various systems: numerous interior trim options, the system that alerts about traffic conditions, automatic and quiet air conditioner, power steering, anti-lock system and so on. Car lovers ... read more
2017 Ford Mustang GT - exterior, changes, specs, video
American car brand - Ford Motor Company announced new concept of 2017 Ford Mustang GT at the Auto Show in Detroit. Ford is going to start the sales of the sports car this year. 2017 Ford Mustang GT has quite a lot of differences from previous versions of Ford Mustang, considering both appearance and technical specifications. The engineers presented the ... read more
2017 Honda Accord Hybrid - specifications, new salon, redesign
Let us remind that the model was officially presented in April 2016. This version has a new power plant and more modern equipment and facilities. As mentioned above the design of 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid has become more stylish and dynamic. Both have undergone restyling bumper, front and rear, the novelty received an updated fascia grille. Headlights are made by LED ... read more