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 Jeep Renegade - design, technical characteristics, engine, price
For the first time a conceptual version of a new Jeep was shown in 2008 at the North American International auto show. Since then, there have been rumors that Jeep is preparing a model of an SUV. The car has received several names - Junior, Jeepster and Laredo. However, the model was called Renegade. By the standards of SUVs is a very modest ... read more
2016 Renault Megane - changes, interior, technical specs
World premiere of the fourth generation of the compact hatchback Renault Megane was held in September 2015 at Frankfurt Motor Show. New French model has experienced significant changes compared to the previous version. 2016 Renault Megane has a completely new design, new platform Common Module Family (CMF) and became bigger. The company promised a lot of super modern innovative equipment, ... read more
2016 Mercedes GLC - design, interior, engine, video
Mercedes-Benz released the second generation of middle class SUV 2016 Mercedes GLC at the market which was debuted at the auto show in New York in 2016. 2016 Mercedes GLC is reduced fuel consumption by 19%, equipped by multi-chamber air suspension Air Body Control, advanced control system of dynamic characteristics - Dynamic Select and 4MATIC all-wheel-drive system. Technically, 2016 Mercedes ... read more
2017 Volvo XC60 - changes, new technologies, engines
The Swedish automaker is preparing for a presentation 2017 Volvo XC60. The sports crossover of the 60s models produced since 2009. In the domestic market it is not as popular as XC90, while on roads of Western Europe you can meet the car quite often. Car enthusiasts, supporters of the brand, look forward to the emergence of a new generation. ... read more
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 - changes, interior, specs, video
Almost a year ago, Mercedes-Benz announced to produce updated Mercedes-Benz GLA250 in 2019, but today German car manufacturer changed the plan and is going to introduce the model - 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 by the end of 2016 along with a number of novelties. It is known that the restyled version of Mercedes-Benz GLA250 crossover has already been tested on roads. 2017 ... read more