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 Fiat 124 Spider - design, interior, specs, video
2016 Fiat 124 Spider which has been producing since 1966 is ready to be updated, half-century after its first generation. Presentation of the new version of roadster was held at the Auto Show in Los Angeles. Unlike its predecessor, whose passenger layout "2+2", the novelty will be exclusively 2-seat Fiat vehicle. 2016 Fiat 124 Spider was created jointly by Italian ... read more
2016 GMC Arcadia - new size, redesign, premiere
Detroit Auto Show 2016 was the site of the premiere of the new crossover 2016 GMC Arcadia of 2nd generation, which is changed a little externally, became better inside, dropped the excess weight and got a new engine. Compared to previous generation of the SUV, new 2016 GMC Arcadia became smaller in all directions. Its overall length was reduced to ... read more
2017 Hyundai Grand Santa Fe - improved desing, new engine, interior
At the Chicago Auto Show in 2016 debuted the updated SUV from the Hyundai company 2017 Grand Santa Fe, which received retouched appearance and improved design. Exterior of the new restyled Hyundai Grand Santa Fe got a new bumper, retouched lighting fixtures, a vertical row of diode running lamps in the sections of anti-fog linghtings and a modified grille with ... read more
2017 Renault Megane - specifications, changes, charged version GT
The new 4th generation of 2017 Renault Megane is presented to the public in Germany on the Frankfurt Auto showroom which took place in 2015. New 2017 Renault Megane is based on absolutely new, modern Common Module Family (CMF) platform from Renault which promises the mass of the super modern equipment for the novelty, beginning from adaptive cruise control and ... read more
2017 Toyota Corolla - cabin, exterior design, release and price
Many are accustomed to budget cabins of most Japanese cars. However, the new 2017 Toyota Corolla is able to erase this stereotype. With what aspect of interior the novelty can boast: the heated seats. In the basic complete set it will be installed only on the front seats, and in more advanced versions on all four seats. Even in the ... read more