One of the Germans summoned to San Francisco for the U.S. launch of the 2015 Volkswagen Golf – the seventh generation celebrating the 40th anniversary of the nameplate – laughed a little with me about how it's the car for VW everywhere but here. Then the laugh turned into a sigh.
The Volkswagen Golf GTI doesn't need to be the fastest or best-driving hot hatch out there. What a successful GTI needs to be is all the car you could ever possibly want. And this video from XCar is yet more confirmation the Mk 7 is a successful GTI.
We've already seen the Volkswagen Golf R Mk 7 that Europeans are going to get, but now this is the one that's going to show up in VW's U.S. showrooms. According to the info, there's finally going to be a choice of transmissions. But the Golf R we get is still going to differ from the European market version in at…
Volkswagen has dropped the details of the e-Golf, making an appearance next week at the LA Auto Show and becoming the first EV the company will sell in the U.S. Yes, it looks like the new Golf, which goes on sale next year, but what were you expecting?