Lineage: Volkswagen Citi Golf

It’s a well-known fact that Volkswagen of South Africa built a modernized version of the original Golf (“Mark 1”) right up to the point where it couldn’t cope with safety and emissions standards. The Citi Golf lived from 1984 to 2009 as a youthful and affordable mode of transport in southern Africa. NamWheels gives you some details:

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Padtoets: Volkswagen Polo R-line

Sprokies(kar) vir ‘n stadskind

Francisca Heese

Die nuwe Volkswagen Polo R-line is pure pret. Vir enigiemand wat hou van ‘n ruim stadsmotor met genoeg krag om die langpad Noorde toe kaf te draf, is dié nuwe Polo ‘n goeie opsie. Vanuit ‘n praktiese oogpunt, is dit ‘n betroubare en veilige motor, wat met die Bluemotion tegnologie sorg vir effektiewe brandstofverbruik.

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Tested: Volkswagen Tiguan 1.4 TSI

The new line

I don’t get it. Those words may be laced with ignorance but in my case, I plead sheer and utter confusion, your honour. Not since I drove some low-slung quad-pipe monster has a test car garnered this amount of positive attention. Young kids, Moms and Dads, even the grandparents gawk at the new Volkswagen Tiguan.

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Launch Report: 2015 Volkswagen Passat

The smoother coincidence

Recent events have shoved the giant car maker Volkswagen onto its back feet but the colossus is using this situation to leap up with new focus and new products. Although it’s probably coincidence, their timing couldn’t have been better to introduce the new-generation Passat in southern Africa.

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Tested: Volkswagen Passat TSI R-Line

The classy look

Hi there. I can only imagine that you’re reading this text because you googled Tegel, stumbled across it by accident or are a hard-core fan of this car. You see, if our local sales charts are anything to go by, the Volkswagen Passat doesn’t exactly sell in vast quantities.

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