Volkswagen Golf

2017 Volkswagen Golf revealed in leaked images

Nov 10, 2016

Images of the facelifted 2017 Volkswagen Golf have surfaced online, giving us our first look at the embattled carmaker’s revised hatch. Official details of the new model are set to be revealed tomorrow, but as...

Lego Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk1 is the ultimate retro toy?

Nov 01, 2016

Here at PerformanceDrive we are big kids at heart. We love video games like GTA V and Forza: Horizon 3 as much as playing with LEGO creations such as the Ferrari F40 and amazing British...

2017 Volkswagen Golf facelift to debut “early November”

Oct 15, 2016

Volkswagen has confirmed the facelifted 2017 Golf will be unveiled to the world sometime early next month. The mid-cycle refresh is set to be break the veil next month, according to an overnight statement from...

2017 Volkswagen Golf R wagon spotted, more power expected (video)

Oct 13, 2016

Volkswagen has been spotted once again hitting the Nurburgring in one of its latest prototypes, following yesterday’s Tiguan R spotting. This time it seems to be a facelifted version of the mighty Golf R Variant...

Is this the 2017 Volkswagen Golf facelift?

Aug 24, 2016

The Golf VII has reached that time of its life when it needs to start thinking about visiting the plastic surgeon, and if Dutch Autoblog’s scoop is anything to go by, then it will be...

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI review (video)

Aug 02, 2016

There’s a wonderful juxtaposition with the Golf GTI. To those who are unfamiliar with the GTI moniker, it’s a Golf, nothing more to see here. Sitting inside the cockpit, the sporty yet subdued surroundings usher...

Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 years edition now on sale in Australia

Jul 29, 2016

The epic new Volkswagen Golf GTI 40th anniversary edition has arrived in Australia. If you’re after the pinnacle in hot hatchery, this is it. Power comes from a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine, like the regular...

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI review – first impressions (POV)

Jul 25, 2016

The Volkswagen Golf GTI has been regarded as the pioneer of the hot hatch segment for decades. How does the 2016 Mk7 model shape up? Is it still the best even with the highly capable...

Australians not swayed by VW dieselgate, strong demand for new Tiguan

Jul 04, 2016

Volkswagen Australia has issued a statement highlighting a strong sales effort for its key models in June, particularly the Amarok, despite the recent recall and diesel scandal. Volkswagen’s local arm sold 5913 units in the...

VW Group gets approval to fix another 1.1 million dieselgate cars

Jun 08, 2016

Volkswagen has announced the approval of a proposed fix for a further 1.1 million vehicles, bringing the total approved fixes to 2.5 million units out of around 11 million. Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA)...

Volkswagen Australia confirms manual & DSG auto for Golf GTI 40 Years Edition

Jun 07, 2016

Following the Australian market confirmation for the Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years Edition, the local arm has just confirmed it will be available in both DSG dual-clutch auto and six-speed manual form. The 40 Years...

Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S breaks Nurburgring FWD record (video)

May 04, 2016

Volkswagen has unveiled the new Golf GTI Clubsport S super hot hatch, and straight out of the bag it has broken the front-wheel drive lap record at the Nurburgring. The Clubsport S is based on...