Volkswagen Golf Hatchback (13 on) - Review

Review by Simon McBride on
Last Updated: 02 Sep 2014
5
This is the seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf that follows the original Mk1 launched back in 1976. It doesn’t look a whole lot different from the current Golf but Volkswagen claims it is completely new.

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