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  • Hands-on: Volkswagen Golf GTi (Mk7) review
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    Hands-on: Volkswagen Golf GTi (Mk7) review

    By 13 October 2013

    The VW Golf GTi has been an ever present in the automotive world since 1975. Six generations of the car have sold over 200,000 units for VW in the UK alone. A smash hit? Yes, but rather like Top of the Pops, the game's moved on since the GTi first arrived...

  • VW unveils electric e-Golf and e-up! cars with 190 km range and £2.76 / 100 km running cost
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    VW unveils electric e-Golf and e-up! cars with 190 km range and £2.76 / 100 km running cost

    By 11 September 2013

    Electric cars are well and truly here to stay now that mega manufacturer VW has unveiled its first full electric machines, the e-Golf and e-up! zero-emission four-door motors. Other than the usual things like auto climate control, remote-controlled parking,...

  • Volkswagen Golf GT 1.4 TSi review
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    Volkswagen Golf GT 1.4 TSi review

    By 5 April 2013

    There is no car quite like the VW Golf. The default European choice of motoring appliance, it is possibly no more and no less a car than you’ll ever need. But some people have a different view. Seeing this new Golf for the first time at the Paris motor...

  • Volkswagen XL1 pictures and hands-on
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    Volkswagen XL1 pictures and hands-on

    By 8 March 2013

    And now for something completely different. Having brought you the skinny on the supercar wars going on between Ferrari, Lamborghini and McLaren - with a not exactly attainable Rolls Royce thrown in for good measure - we’ve saved the best thing from...