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Our Cars: Richard’s Golf covers more miles than it has done for years

MROurCarsWhen I buy a car, and press it into regular use, it certainly gets driven. Plenty. The commute to work alone is 100 miles. Each way.

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Our Cars: Richard has a blowout in the Golf

photo-2Nothing like the surprise of a blowout on the motorway to keep you on your toes during the early evening charge up a busy M40.

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Our cars: Richard drives his Golf a lot

MR Golf GTI Mk4There’s always that apprehension when buying a secondhand car. What’s it actually like? What have I missed?

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Volkswagen Golf GTE: the original GTI goes green

Volkswagen Golf GTE Volkswagen has revealed it will launch a hot plug-in hybrid Golf GTE at the Geneva Motor Show 2014.

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Our Cars: Richard buys a crimson VW Golf GTI

MR Car Richard VW Golf GTIIt was decided: I needed a cheap, hopefully reliable car, one to keep in the garage and dust off for motorway blasts to Purple Parking every month or so.

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First 5 Minutes: Peugeot 308

Peugeot 308 2014The new Peugeot 308 impressed me before I’d even actually driven it – because the office was effusive.

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Volkswagen Golf Bluemotion: the prequel

Volkswagen Golf Ecomatic20 years ago, Volkswagen became one of the first makers to retail a diesel family hatchback with standard engine stop-start: the Golf Ecomatic.

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Real world fuel economy: there is a limit

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So there I was, innocently trying to see how economical a Volkswagen Golf Bluemotion can go in real world conditions.

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Volkswagen Golf wins Japanese COTY

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News of the excellence of Europe’s favourite family hatchback, the Volkswagen Golf, continues to spread.

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First 5 Minutes: Volkswagen Golf Bluemotion

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Ah, Golf Bluemotion: it’s good to be back. My old MSN Cars long-termer was a peach, and still much-missed by me and Mrs. A. Step into the new one, then, and it’s as we were. Lovely.

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