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Volkswagen New Golf Wagon (Australia) Volkswagen New Golf Wagon (Australia)

Golf Wagon offers highest level of passive safety Visually, the Golf Wagon follows the styling of the current Volkswagen “design DNA”. Clear horizontal lines and bold styling of the headlights define its appearance. And so the bumper, radiator grille, engine bonnet and fenders and highlights were all transferred from the new Golf. The design is characterised by a black, horizontally styled grille and body-coloured bumpers. In its lower front section, the Wagon also has an additional large air...

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Golf is Safest Car of 2009 Golf is Safest Car of 2009

The Golf had already attained a five-star EuroNCAP rating in the year 2008. Initially, this testing programme − conducted since 1997 − only assessed frontal crashes, side crashes and pedestrian protection. After stricter criteria were introduced at the beginning of 2009, the Golf was re-tested, and it performed impressively in all four categories: Occupant protection of adults, protection of children, pedestrian protection and supporting safety and driver assistance systems. The bestseller from...

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Volkswagen’s Golf is the 2009 Wheels Car of the Year (Australia) Volkswagen’s Golf is the 2009 Wheels Car of the Year (Australia)

Volkswagen’s Golf has been awarded the 2009 Wheels Car of the Year. The multi-award winning Golf has outclassed a field of 22 cars to collect what is widely considered to be Australia’s most coveted award. To have been selected for this award, the Golf had to impress eight judges over an extensive week of testing. Wheels magazine editor, Ged Bulmer, said: “The turbo-charged, five-door hatch Volkswagen range is outstanding. “The Golf oozes sophistication, refinement and development –...

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Volkswagen Launches Most Fuel Efficient Model – Golf 77TDI - (Australia) Volkswagen Launches Most Fuel Efficient Model – Golf 77TDI - (Australia)

The new Golf range now features the most fuel efficient model in the Volkswagen range with the addition of the new 1.6-litre diesel Golf. Powered by a sophisticated and efficient new diesel engine, the five-speed manual Golf 77TDI can cover 100km with 4.9-litres on the ADR 81/02 combined cycle. In highway running consumption drops to just 4.3-litres per 100km.

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2009 Volkswagen Golf Plus BiFuel Now Available For Order 2009 Volkswagen Golf Plus BiFuel Now Available For Order

The Golf Plus now also runs on LPG. Thanks to the use of this alternative fuel, a reduction of more than 10% in CO2 emissions and fuel savings of €6.10 per 100 kilometres* in LPG mode could also be achieved, due in part to the reduced German fuel tax in place until 2018. All in all, a solid argument. With its bi-fuel drive system - which can run on petrol at the flick of a switch - the new Golf Plus lowers consumption and emissions: the 1.6-litre, four-cylinder engine with 72 kW / 98 PS...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf GTD Launched 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTD Launched

The Golf model lineup has been growing by leaps and bounds: At the end of 2008, the sixth generation of the bestseller was launched. Shortly thereafter, in early 2009, the new Golf Plus appeared. Then, the current Golf GTI was vaulted to center stage, closely followed by the new Golf Variant. And now the lineup continues: with the new Golf GTD. Its 125 kW / 170 PS power level makes it the highest-performance production Golf with a diesel engine today. The code letters GTD have a magical effect...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI Worthersee Special Edition 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI Worthersee Special Edition

It is fire-red and a real eyecatcher. Inside and out, the Golf GTI "Worthersee 09" combines charming and unique visual looks with an even higher level of performance – it embodies precisely those elements that have always excited genuine GTI fans. Consider the exterior paint, for example. It shimmers in the special glowing red color "Firespark Metallic", which is repeated as a fine trim line on the high-gloss black 19-inch alloy spoke wheels and in the classic GTI stripes...

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2010 Volkswagen Golf Estate Unveiled 2010 Volkswagen Golf Estate Unveiled

Volkswagen will begin accepting advance orders for the new 2010 Volkswagen Golf Estate VI this Friday. In the sixth generation of the world bestseller, after the 2-door and 4-door Golfs and the latest Golf Plus, this is the fourth body version to be launched. The estate is one of the most successful models on the market, particularly in the company car market. The extensive redesign of this Estate should ensure that the all-around talent further extends its position as a business estate car and...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI V50 Launched 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI V50 Launched

The Golf GTI V50 is pumped not just with extra horsepower but the spirit of a steed. With a Stage 1 ECU tuned to 250hp, you'll post a stunning time of 5.6 seconds in the 100 kph sprint, sending your 2-litre hatch streets ahead. The aggressive sports styling is amplified by Pirelli "P Zero" 18-inch alloy rims with 225/40 R18 tyres that let you burn rubber in style. To tame the speed explosion, hug the asphalt with brake discs and callipers used in the range-topping Golf GTI R32,...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf VI GTD Announced 2009 Volkswagen Golf VI GTD Announced

After the Polo, the BlueMotion offensive and the Golf GTI, Volkswagen is pulling the next arrow out of its quiver: this time it is the Golf GTD. It is extremely fuel efficient yet exceedingly sporty, and it is debuting as a world premiere at the Auto Mobil International in Leipzig (March 28 to April 05). The GTD code letters carry on a tradition: the first Golf GTD appeared back in 1982 – it was the GTI among diesels. Now Volkswagen has perfected the various aspects of sportiness. The new...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI, In-Depth 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI, In-Depth

"What else was there in 1976?" calls out "Strietzel", also known as Hans-Joachim Stuck, from the driver’s window as he starts up a first generation Golf GTI after more than thirty years. "Whenever a person had a chance to drive a 911, it was a real experience. And then all of a sudden this experience was possible in the GTI too. Clearly on a different level, but affordable for everyone. That was the genius of this car, and it has stayed that way right up to today. The...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf Arrives - (Australia) 2009 Volkswagen Golf Arrives - (Australia)

Volkswagen is sending its sixth generation of Golf out into the world. The Golf is a phenomenon, regardless of its particular generation. This style icon defies all automotive and social class distinctions and has come to represent the benchmark in its segment. The Golf is the only one that always fits right, and the new one is even better fitting. The team headed up by the Group’s chief designer, the Italian Walter de Silva, has succeeded in giving the Golf a presence, a sharpness, a power...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf BiFuel 2009 Volkswagen Golf BiFuel

In a world premiere at the Bologna Motor Show, Volkswagen is presenting the first Golf ever to be factory-equipped for operation with auto gas (LPG). The bivalent drive – a simple switchover and it can be driven with gasoline – reduces costs and emissions. When the new Golf BiFuel is powered by LPG (liquified petroleum gas), its environmental impact compared to a gasoline engine: a greater than 10 percent reduction in CO2 emissions.

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Volkswagen Golf Plus Collectors Edition Concept Car Volkswagen Golf Plus Collectors Edition Concept Car

On a concept car based on the new Golf Plus, Volkswagen Individual is providing a demonstration of just how limitless the hidden possibilities of individualization are: the Collectors Edition. This concept car is outfitted with the exclusive “White pearl effect” body color. Providing the necessary contact to the road are size 225/40 tires on new 18-inch “Bilbao” alloy wheels. Inside and out, the Golf Plus Collectors Edition exudes a kind of lounge ambiance. And not only because of the...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf Plus VI Announced 2009 Volkswagen Golf Plus VI Announced

Within just three and a half years, the Golf Plus has made a name for itself as an established product in the Golf lineup. Its brand identity: clever like a van, compact like a Golf. Over this time period, more than 500,000 car drivers across Europe chose a plus in interior and seat heights, a plus in variability, and finally a plus in comfort. This is now being followed up by a Volkswagen Golf Plus VI that has been improved in many aspects. Volkswagen is presenting it as a world premiere at...

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New Golf is Awarded Maximum Five-Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating New Golf is Awarded Maximum Five-Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating

The new Volkswagen Golf VI has been awarded a maximum five-star rating by the Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme) crash test agency. The new Golf’s result matches the star rating achieved by the current Golf V. However, the new Golf has received 36 out of a possible 37 points for occupant protection leading to its five-star award. In the area of pedestrian safety, the new Golf scored an impressive 3 stars. The new Golf will be among the safest vehicles currently on sale,...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf VI Pricing Announced - (UK) 2009 Volkswagen Golf VI Pricing Announced - (UK)

Prices have been announced for the sixth generation Golf and customers can now place an order for the new model in a Volkswagen Retailer ahead of the cars arriving in the UK in January. Starting from £13,150 ‘on the road’ RRP for the entry-level S three-door model with a 1.4-litre 80 PS engine, prices rise to £20,980 for the range-topping GT five-door with 2.0-litre TDI 140 PS and six-speed DSG gearbox. The new Golf is available in three trim levels – S, SE and GT – and all boast a high...

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New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI Pirelli - (Australia) New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI Pirelli - (Australia)

Volkswagen’s most powerful Golf GTI – the limited edition Pirelli model – made its debut at the Australian International Motor Show.

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Video: New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI - (Global) Video: New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI - (Global)

Volkswagens new Golf GTI was unveiled to the public for the first time at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. With an updated 154kW (207bhp) 2.0-litre four cylinder TSI petrol engine the go-fast Golf should be a great drive.

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2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI + - (Global) 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI + - (Global)

Following on from last weeks details on the all new 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI which will produce 207bhp (154kw) comes the report from AutoCar magazine that this is just the start when it comes to go-fast Golf’s. A performance diesel variant, going by the name of GTD, will go on sale in Europe in the second quarter of 2009, featuring a twin-turbocharged 2.0L engine producing more than 200bhp and 260lb ft of torque.

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New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI Concept - Official Details - (Global) New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI Concept - Official Details - (Global)

In 1976 the Mk I Golf GTI was launched as a low volume addition to the Golf range. Thirty two years, five generations and 1.7 million sales after that car established the breed, the sixth generation of the GTI has been unveiled in concept form ahead of its public debut next month at the Paris Motor Show.

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New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI - (Global) New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI - (Global)

Volkswagen has released images of its ‘GTI Concept’ which will be unveiled on October 2nd at the Paris Motor Show. However don’t let the ‘Concept’ tag fool you, what you see here will be almost exactly what you’ll be able to buy from your local Volkswagen dealer next year.

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2009 Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI - (Global) 2009 Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI - (Global)

UK magazine Auto Express has just reviewed two variants from the new Golf range, the petrol powered 1.4 TSI and the diesel powered 2.0 TDI and has given them both 5 of out 5 stars. We cannot remember the last time a major auto magazine gave 5 stars for two variants at the launch of a new small car range.

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New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI - (Global) New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI - (Global)

UK’s car magazine have provided details on the upcoming new mark VI Golf range, and it sounds like Volkswagen’s top selling C-segment car is in for a busy 12 months of new variant releases. Firstly, we are less than two weeks away from the new GTI appearing at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. It will be unveiled on October 2nd, where we’ll see a number of styling upgrades over the standard variants. The current GTI’s twin exhaust which is currently positioned to one side will be replaced by two...

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New 2009 Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion Concept Car - (Global) New 2009 Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion Concept Car - (Global)

Volkswagen has today unveiled the remarkable Golf BlueMotion concept vehicle, a car capable of achieving a combined 74.3 mpg while emitting just 99 g/km of CO2. This matches the economy of the Polo BlueMotion, itself among the most efficient vehicles currently on sale.

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2009 Volkswagen Golf R32 - (Australia) 2009 Volkswagen Golf R32 - (Australia)

The Golf R32, with its individual looks, represents Volkswagen’s first model release within the R series line-up. The R32 was launched in 2004 with a limited run of the MK IV R32 and has now been established as an award-winning model within the Volkswagen range.

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Volkswagen Unveils Sixth Generation of Iconic Golf Model - (Global) Volkswagen Unveils Sixth Generation of Iconic Golf Model - (Global)

Volkswagen is unveiling its most important automotive secret of the year: the new Golf. The car – Europe’s most successful with more than 26 million sold – was improved in all areas. “This sixth generation of Golf cars will completely redefine the quality and comfort level of its class over broad categories, offering more customer value than ever before”, says Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board at Volkswagen AG. The European market launch of the new Golf will begin in October;...

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New 2009 Volkwagen Golf VI Images Leaked - (Global) New 2009 Volkwagen Golf VI Images Leaked - (Global)

Images of the new 2009 Volkswagen Golf VI, have found its way onto the web earlier than the scheduled 6th of August launch date. The new Golf VI adopts styling cues from the Scirocco, bringing together a wide front grill and aggressive headlamps. The sweeping body style with a natural and liveable cockpit design will surely set this model to be a hit amongst buyers.

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New Additions to the Volkswagen Golf Range: Special Model Edition and Pacific with Extra Value and Comprehensive Safety New Additions to the Volkswagen Golf Range: Special Model Edition and Pacific with Extra Value and...

Since its introduction in May 1974, the Golf model has established itself as a best-selling car for Volkswagen both in and outside of Germany for more than three decades in spite of constantly growing competition. The Golf possesses a genuinely classless status that crosses all social borders. Its owners value their car for its authenticity, its comfort, its safety and its unbounded suitability for everyday use as well as for perfect attention to detail, high standards of material quality, and...

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