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VW MK1 – The Hot Hatch Icon is Born

VW MK1 – The Hot Hatch Icon is Born When VW launched the Giugiaro-designed Golf in 1974, few expected this bubbly little hatchback to help salvage the brand from dire financial straits. But smart packaging belying its diminutive footprint struck a chord offering economy car efficiency wrapped in chic Italian styling trends. This artful blend…

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Golf Rally Car – Volkswagen

Golf Rally car of Volkswagen’s venerable Golf/Rabbit hatchback seems an unlikely candidate for the brutal demands of professional rallying. But Volkswagen Motorsport cleverly optimized generations of Golfs into podium-winning underdogs punching far above their weight class through reliability and suspension expertise. Let’s explore the various variants like the GTI and Golf Syncro that proved front-engine,…

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