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2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR review

This is the final limited-edition for the seventh-generation VW Golf GTI – before next year's new model. So, how does Golf R power perform in a front-drive package?

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI review

The new Volkswagen Golf GTI continues a 44-year history for the badge. But is this new one better than the model it replaces?

2020 Volkswagen Golf R Final Edition review

The Final Edition is the last – well, almost the last – offering for the Mk7 Golf R in Australia. And what a fitting farewell it is.

2020 Volkswagen Golf review

At long last, Volkswagen's new 2020 Golf 8 range is on the stage – but it'll be a long wait again before it touches down in Australia. Should you wait for it? Greg Kable explores.

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2020 Volkswagen Golf R Final Edition review

The Final Edition is the last – well, almost the last – offering for the Mk7 Golf R in Australia. And what a fitting farewell it is.

Best small crossover: Volkswagen Golf Alltrack v Ford Focus Active v Subaru XV

High-riding hatches, pretend SUVs... whatever you want to call them, the look is taking off around the world. Which of these three is most deserving of your attention?

2019 Small Car Comparison

It's time. We've put the 10 most popular small cars together, priced between $30,000 and $40,000, to see which are most deserving of your attention.

2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Video, Part 2: Road

Welcome to Part Two video feature for our recent 2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test. To recap, we've assembled three all-wheel drives and three front-drivers from non-premium marques, with pricing ranging from $43k (i30 N) through to $57,690 (STI Spec R). It's a rich and diverse field with each competitor representing its maker's fastest and most fun-filled efforts...

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2019 Ford Focus Active v Subaru XV v Volkswagen Golf Alltrack comparison

High-riding hatches, pretend SUVs... whatever you want to call them, the look is taking off around the world. Which of these three is most deserving of your attention?

Best small car: Ford Focus v Holden Astra v Honda Civic v Hyundai i30 v Kia Cerato v Mazda 3 v Peugeot 308 v Subaru Impreza v Toyota Corolla v Volkswagen Golf

While buyers continue to gravitate toward SUVs, small cars haven’t entirely lost their appeal. They account for about one-in-seven new vehicles sold this year, with this cluster of models forming the vast majority of the segment’s sales. We’re testing flagship variants here, with sticker prices between $30,000 and $40,000...

2019 Ford Focus v Volkswagen Golf comparison

When it comes to small cars, Australians have consistently shown their affinity for Japanese models – especially the Toyota Corolla and Mazda 3. And in the last decade or so, the love has spread to Korean cars – notably the Hyundai i30. That’s left European contenders such as the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf – models that perform so outstandingly in their own market (and the UK) – to conduct their own private, best-of-the-rest sales war...

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2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 45 unveiled, unlikely for Australia – UPDATE

UPDATE, 28 February 2021: The 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 45 has made its official debut overnight, confirming the 45th anniversary model will be based on the hi-po Clubsport, and will eschew 'Edition' from its name...

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI price and specs: New hot hatch to cost nearly $60,000 drive-away

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI price and specs New hot hatch to cost $53,100 before on-road costs, or close to $60,000 drive-away Carry-over engine under the bonnet, with a 180kW turbo 2...

2021 Volkswagen Golf price and specs

2021 Volkswagen Golf price and specs 'Mk8' hatchback due in May with more tech, price rises up to $4460 Three 'standard' variants come with a conventional automatic transmission IQ.Drive safety suite standard across the range Australian pricing and specification details for the 2021 Volkswagen Golf have been released, ahead of the local launch in May...

2022 Volkswagen Golf R could get 245kW 'Plus' flagship

The new-generation 2022 Volkswagen Golf R could soon be in line for an additional 10kW power boost. A section in the new Volkswagen Golf's British owners' manual – shared across the entire range, from base to performance R models – lists 'technical data' for all engines offered with the small car, from the entry-level 66kW 1...

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2018 Volkswagen Golf R Wagon review

NOTE: stock images have been used as none were provided by owner. I’d always wanted one of the performance Golfs, but I always needed something a bit more practical... then along came the Golf R Wagon. Perfect! I’ve had mine for about 18 months now and thankfully it has not disappointed. It’s a bit understated, which I like for the most part...

2012 Volkswagen Golf R review

Having owned my Volkswagen Golf R for eight months now and recently completing my first service, now feels to be the right time to write a review on it. I have been into performance cars for as long as I can remember and once I obtained my full licence earlier this year I wanted something a bit more fun than the highly reliable and practical Toyota Camry I was driving on my P’s...

2003 Volkswagen Golf GTi review

Several months ago I decided I needed a small run around for doing the mundane things in life. This meant I could leave the cars I actually enjoyed driving in my garage, safe from the rigors of day to day traffic and car park life. I wondered what to get. So my list of items included; small, cheap, fuel efficient in manual, zippy and maybe even fun? Importantly it had to be mechanically simple, reliable and cheap to work on...

2019 Volkswagen Golf 110 TSI Trendline review

It baffles me that you don’t see more Golf wagons on the road. It has the space of an SUV with the handling of a hatchback. The fuel economy of a sedan with the off-road nous of a full size 4WD. Okay, the 4WD ability wasn’t quite there, but I gave it a good crack on a few occasions...

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