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    Volkswagen Golf. The history of the first generation

    On March 29, 1974, after quite a long development phase, the first Volkswagen Golf rolled off the production line. The Golf was, after the Passat and the Scirocco (which went into production two months earlier than the Golf), the third product of the new VW generation. This was necessary after the VW had held management for too long […] Sea

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    VW Golf I Convertible

    It is May 1994. Exactly 20 years after the introduction of the Golf I, a brand new VW Golf I Cabriolet will be delivered in beautiful Inca blue just before the summer in Leiderdorp. The Golf II (never made as a convertible) was then no longer available for 3 years. Its successor, the Golf III Cabriolet is already […] Sea

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    The load is watching: VW Golf GLD

    AMK number two tells the story of a 1979 VW Golf GLD that is cherished and cuddled. The car is suspended for reasons of principle, and is therefore only allowed to play outside six days a year. When the owner drove into a meeting area, he immediately received a call from the club that it couldn't be more fun […] Sea

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    Just a few nice weekend tips: from Leek to Aalsmeer

    The classic car season is in full swing. This of course means that events, meetings and tours are reigning supreme. For the coming weekend there are again a number of fun events on the agenda. On Saturdays, owners and enthusiasts of classic motor vehicles can indulge themselves in Leek en Joure. On Sundays, in Drachten and Aalsmeer […] Sea

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    1974. The VW Golf by Gijs van Lennep

    In the autumn of 1974, the first clouds of dust around the launch of the Beetle successor Golf were raised. Volkswagen's compact hatch has been well received by the press. Not only the design is praised. Especially the specific driving characteristics of the front-wheel drive VW are regularly praised. In the autumn of 1974, Gijs van Lennep was the […] Sea

  • Golf, VW, Cabrio

    Maurice de Hond: Cabrians are happier people

    Cabriolet drivers are happier than 'normal' motorists. They vote remarkably often VVD and love golf and tennis, according to research by opinion expert Maurice de Hond. Volkswagen asked De Hond to determine in which cabriolet drivers differ from ordinary motorists Sea

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    Volkswagen's VR

    Volkswagen launched the VR concept in 1991. compact five and six cylinder engines. In this context, VR stands for Versetzte Reihe; a cross between a six-line and a V6. Sea