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
2016 Aston Martin DB9 GT - powerful engine, redesign, new interior
Aston Martin plans to present at the festival at Goodwood the new model 2016 Aston Martin DB9 GT. From the standard DB9 this novelty is distinguished: black splitter and diffuser, slightly revised headlights and taillights, a new 10-spoke 20-inch alloy wheels, black brake supports and engraved GT on the trunk lid. "The most powerful DB today" comes with upgraded 6.0 litre ... read more
2016 Hyundai Veloster - changes, interior, exterior
Recently, Hyundai Motor Company has presented new updated four-door hatchback - 2016 Hyundai Veloster in native country South Korea. Cosmetic changes and innovations developed by designer are noticeable in both appearance and salon of the model. Later, following presentation of 2016 Hyundai Veloster was held in Chicago, the United States. In General, 2016 Hyundai Veloster became an innovative model among small ... read more
2017 Mercedes-Benz SL63 AMG - changes, specs, video
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2016 BMW 225xe - electric, engine, specs, video
2016 BMW 225xe Active Tourer is the most essential version of 2016 BMW 225xe powered by a plug-in hybrid system, which is more advanced and enhanced technology of BMW eDrive. The complete set includes lithium-ion battery hidden under the rear passenger seat. This decision allows to fully use all amount of 2016 BMW 225xe rear baggage compartment. Additional electrical generator ... read more
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT - exterior, interior, video
The sixth generation of sedan Hyundai Elantra became the real sensation. It is no secret that the novelty enjoys wide popularity among our compatriots for a long time. However, 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT made the strongest impression. The appearance of this Hyundai sedan became much more nice, more attractive, and more solid. A front part of 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT ... read more