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Twin test: VW Golf GTI vs Golf R


IF YOU want a hot hatchback that doesn’t make you look like a hooligan then, for close on 40 years, your number one choice has been the Volkswagen...
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The Clarkson review: VW Golf GTI cabriolet (2012)


We may all harbour the dream of driving down a glorious stretch of road, on a jasmine-scented day, in a fast and beautiful sports car.

The Clarkson review: Volkswagen Golf Mk7 (2013)


It's funny how people argue about which mobile phone is best. Honestly and truthfully, to the vast majority of people, they are indistinguishable...
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Used car review: VW Golf Mk 5 (2004-2009)


The Mexicans had a name for the original VW Beetle: El Ombligo (belly button). The reference may seem obscure but it makes perfect sense, as everybody...
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All aboard!


VW Golf 1.4 TSI SE 5-dr “If you set out to rethink the concept of a table, you’ll end up with a table.
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Car clinic


Auction advice, faulty Ford windows, a tailgate that won't open and rusty brake discs
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10 cars for a mid-life crisis


Motors for your mid-life crisis
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The Clarkson review: Volkswagen Golf R (2014


Abracadabra! A cloak of invisibility for millionaires
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VW Golf GTD Mk 7 review (2013-on)


The GTD is the oil-burning equivalent of the legendary Golf GTI with the same sporty character, but in a much more sober suit.
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VW Golf GTI Mk 7 review (2012-on)


The Golf GTI needs no introduction. Oh all right, then: this is the seventh generation of the mature driver's hot hatch, launched in 2012.
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My mum drove one of those


A new survey has found that mothers, and not just dads, figure in our collective memories of adolescent motoring.
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Fuel sippers


DESPITE DEPRECIATION (the loss of a car's value as it ages) being the biggest single motoring cost, we are all obsessed with how much fuel our cars...