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2020 Volkswagen Golf GTD teased

The eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf GTD has been teased ahead of its formal debut at the 2020 Geneva motor show in March. While the seventh-generation GTD was never sold in Australia, the new model should offer clues to the styling of the Mk8 GTI...

Volkswagen reveals the eR1 e-Performance Golf concept

Volkswagen has officially revealed the eR1 e-Performance Golf concept at the GP Ice Race at Zell am See in Austria. The four-wheel drive Golf concept was initially developed to hone the ID.R hillclimb car's technology in the lead up to the latter's first record-breaking Pikes Peak hillclimb in 2018, but it's only now the concept has publicly been showcased...

2021 VW Golf GTI breaks cover, due in Australian showrooms by the end of this year

The next generation Volkswagen Golf GTI has broken cover, with a photo of its rear end posted on Instagram by photographer @wilcoblok overnight. While the 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI is not due to be unveiled until the Geneva motor show in March, another Instgram post has shown what appears to be a dealer presentation of the new line-up...

Volkswagen Golf R Final Edition heading here soon

The Volkswagen Golf R will farewell showrooms with with a new eye-searing palette. Where VW's primo hot hatch has always rocked a sensible, buttoned-up design language when compared to outlandish offerings such as the Ford Focus RS and Honda Civic Type-R, the Golf R Final Edition - as the name suggests, the last hurrah for the seventh-generation model - doesn't stick to the script...

2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI spied

The Mk8 Volkswagen Golf GTI has been snapped testing in Europe. Don't be fooled by this particular Golf GTI's dowdy-looking front end, behind the clever camouflage is a more aggressive front bar with extra cooling for its more powerful engine...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Volkswagen Golf unveiled: Due in Australian showrooms this time next year 

The Volkswagen Golf Mk 8 has been officially unveiled after months of spy photos and weeks of image leaks – revealing the most daring update in decades to one of Europe’s biggest selling cars. While the silhouette of the Volkswagen Golf retains its familiar looks, the 2020 model is roomier than before while still able to fit in the same size parking space as its predecessor...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 teased: Production changes detailed

The countdown to the official reveal of the eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf continues, with the German brand detailing the extent of its manufacturing efficiencies ahead of the new small car's reveal later this week. Volkswagen claims it will be producing the new Golf Mk8 at a rate "one hour faster than its predecessor", thanks to "numerous process improvements" despite the vehicle being "much more complex"...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Volkswagen could face record fine, Justice Foster blasts ACCC and VW

Volkswagen’s German head office could be hit with an even bigger fine than the proposed $75 million penalty – already the highest of its type in Australia – for “misleading or deceptive conduct” on diesel vehicles that cheated emissions tests. However, the outcome of the hearing and the total amount of the fine may not be known for months after Justice Foster reserved his decision in the Federal Court in Sydney today...