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    Volkswagen Golf Diesel. Revolution in 1976.

    In the first half of the 204s, Volkswagen engineers looked closely at the fairly limited diesel supply within the car industry. Also prompted by the first oil crisis, the development of a new generation of compact diesel power units is starting. Peugeot is already building small diesels for the 304 and XNUMX. But VW decides that the Golf concept lends itself perfectly to a much improved diesel engine. The diesel engine should not only be economical and efficient. The new diesel will also have to demonstrate performance values ​​that correspond to engines from comparable petrol cars. The starting points form the prelude to the first VW Golf Diesel. Sea

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    VW Golf GTI (1983). The sacred cow of Eelko

    Immediately upon its introduction in 1974, the Golf was a trendsetter. An economical compact car for the new era. With the well-thought-out design of the Golf, the Volkswagen answered the current requirements that were placed on the middle class car at the time. At a very young age, Eelko had a keen interest in Volkswagen and saved Dutch […] Sea

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    VW Golf, solid and reliable

    Hans Warnirs from Grijpskerk in Groningen has enormous perseverance together with his brother Bert. With the aim of collecting a special variety of classics and old-timers such as this VW Golf type 1. They keep the nostalgic transport on the road. And you can see that perseverance in the recovery and restoration of, among others […] Sea

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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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    Milestone: Volkswagen produces 150 million cars

    Volkswagen has reached a new milestone. In eighty years, the brand has built 150 million cars, including icons such as the Golf and the Beetle. Volkswagen currently produces more than sixty different models in fifty factories spread over 14 countries. The 150 millionth Volkswagen rolled off the production line in Wolfsburg, Germany. It's alright […] 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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    A chassis number fetishjist

    Michel Gaastra is a VW man focused on chassis numbers. So when he came across a very early Golf, he fell in love with the chassis number. With the 1.883rd Golf built in production, it has so far the oldest series of Golf in our known universe. In Germany there is even a fellow 'early Golf enthusiast' […] Sea

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    Golf Stationcar

    If you are interested in a Volkswagen Golf 1600 Stationcar from 1977 then it is important to contact a certain Mr. Moseley who can be reached by phone under number 0044-7894-477.371. Sea