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Volkswagen Golf GTi – Not The Fastest, Still The Best

Golf GTI, DriveWrite AutomotiveIncredibly, 2016 will usher in the fortieth birthday of this iconic fast German motor. Now in its seventh iteration it has matured like a fine wine to the extent that it now transcends the ubiquitous term ‘hot hatch’, demonstrating that a car can evolve into a vehicle suitable for grown-ups without losing the fun factor that made it so popular all those decades ago. Continue reading

Volkswagen Golf GTE – Hybrid Efficiency

Short road tests don’t deliver the chance to thoroughly evaluate cars but are usually a worthwhile exercise to form an opinion. Thanks then to Volkswagen for a grand day out recently which gave DriveWrite the opportunity to try some new and refreshed vehicles from the VW range. First up, it’s the Golf GTE. Continue reading

Volkswagen Golf Gets R-Line Spec

Order books are now open for the stylish Golf R-Line, ahead of first deliveries in March. Prices start from £24,190, rising to £26,765 for the range-topping 150PS TDI DSG version. DriveWrite can vouch for the R-Line specification having just said goodbye to an excellent VW CC R-Line and hello to a Volkswagen Tiguan similarly equipped. Continue reading