Volkswagen golf is a family car that has been manufactured by the Volkswagen Company since 1974. This car has been brought to the world-wide market and then sold over six generations. This car has been sold under various name plates in the various regions and sold under various body types.
In the United States this car is sold under the name of Volkswagen Rabbit. In Canada it is renowned as the Mk1 and the Mk5. In Mexico it is sold under the name of Mk1 and Volkswagen Caribe.
Volkswagen Golf is astounding and astonishing in all senses. It is esteemed to be the car that is the best selling model in the Volkswagen collection of cars and when it comes to the cars that are sold all around the world it is the third bestselling car from amongst them all. Up until 2007 twenty five million of these Volkswagen cars were built and marketed.
This car has been produced in largest numbers in a style that is known as the 3 door hatch back style. Another latest model of it was introduced in 1993 which consisted of 5 doors. From 1979 to 2002 it came out in the shape of a convertible which is known as the Cabrio or Cabriolet. In 1979 it was introduced in the market in the form of a golf derived notchback which is also known as a sedan or saloon. Despite of its original name, this model was also called by different names that were all related to Volkswagen category.
Every year in the European car of the year one or the other of the Volkswagen models have been declared as worthy contenders and taken their place amongst them, they have come up to be runner ups every year in the European car of the year. But the Volkswagen golf has only ever won once in the form of Golf Mk3 and that it was able to win in 1992.
In the name Volkswagen golf, the word golf has been derived from the word “gulf stream”. This name was derived and formulated at a time when the Volkswagen was using the name of various winds to name their models of the cars. The word gulf stream is a German word. Volkswagen even named an automobile Passat. This name was derived from the German word that means the trade wind. They have another model that is known as Volkswagen Jetta. The word Jetta was taken from the name of the wind known as jet stream. The Volkswagen Bora took its name after the winds Bora.
Golf is also a sport. The name of the car was also chosen in this respect and essence. It has the honour of sharing this theme with two other cars polo and derby.
The Volkswagen golf by no means is a car to mess with. This car is a perfect family car that comes with all the things that are necessary to make any family’s ride safe and fun, it is definitely a car to be trusted.