One year on: New Golf is leader of dual dozen awards

Posted on 03. Dec, 2013 by in Volkswagen Canada

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500,000th automobile to be delivered in December

The Volkswagen GolfThe Golf’s success story enters a seventh era as a automobile continues to enthuse both business and a dilettante media. The Golf has been respected with dual dozen prestigious awards over a final twelve months. It was voted European “Car of a Year” and crowned “World Car of a Year 2013”. The new Golf also recently kick a foe in Japan, apropos a initial alien automobile in a 34-year story of a country’s tip endowment to explain a fame and be named “Car of a Year 2013/2014 Japan” with a measure that was streaks forward of a field. Other awards embody a “Golden Steering Wheel 2013”, a “Auto Trophy”, “Auto der Vernunft” (Car of Reason) and “Best cars of 2013”. Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, commented: “The Golf will sojourn a many critical indication and a absolute engine for a Volkswagen brand.”

The 500,000th latest-generation Golf will be delivered in a few days’ time only one year after a automobile was launched. And a bestseller has nonetheless to make a entrance in pivotal countries such as China and a United States. Moreover, critical derivatives in a Golf family are watchful in a wings: The new Golf estate has only arrived in a showrooms and will be followed subsequent year by a Golf Sportsvan that Volkswagen premiered during a IAA in Frankfurt. There will also be innovative versions such as a e-Golf and a Golf Plug-in Hybrid. “We are gay a Golf has got off to such a shining start and is enjoying such a certain accepting from customers. That is initial and inaugural due to a committed team. Our people really really went a additional mile for a Golf and have finished a good job,” Winterkorn added.

For years now, a Golf has been a best-selling automobile in Europe, enjoying this standing in several particular countries and holding stick position, for example, in Belgium, Finland, Ireland, Croatia, Luxemburg, Norway, Austria, Switzerland and, of course, a home marketplace of Germany.

The initial era of a Volkswagen Golf went on arrangement during dealers in May 1974 as a inheritor to a mythological Beetle and has continued a predecessor’s success story for roughly 40 years. The Golf has lent a name to an whole automobile category and has always been accessible in a operation of variants. From a ultra-economical Golf TDI BlueMotion to a sporty GTI, from a two-door indication to a estate version, Volkswagen has accurately a right Golf to fit each taste. That has assured customers: Volkswagen distinguished a 30 millionth Golf in Jun 2013.

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