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The Mk I VW Golf Finally Meets Its End

over: Production of the first-generation VW has ended after 35 years. The units have rolled off the line in Uitenhage, near Elizabeth, South Africa, in the weeks, but the car will be available as as supplies last—likely until 2010, VW South Africa today.

A total of 517,000 of the Citi Golfs were in South Africa, and its immense has made it a common sight up to day on the Cape. The same car was produced at VW’s former Westmoreland, plant as the (excessively Americanized)

It is no exaggeration to say that the Mk I Golf has Volkswagen. Launched in Germany in the first-generation Golf quickly the Beetle as the number one selling and it defined the brand for many to come. It was noted for its angular and design, penned by Italian Giorgetto Giugiaro and only softened by VW’s German department. The Golf’s styling and inspired many other in the category it came to define, the Dodge Omni/Plymouth Horizon and the Lancia Delta, which is closest in styling to what originally had in mind.

1976 Volkswagen Golf GTI

The Golf was one of the lightest cars in its and from 1976 on, it offered the first diesel that was not economical but actually somewhat fun to In 1979, a convertible was added, saw the launch of the GTD, a smooth and turbo-diesel. But the most significant was the GTI, launched in 1976 and the ultimate hot hatch. It turned the hierarchy in Europe upside becoming the ultimate classless In Hamburg, Paris, or London, if you cool and successful, you simply had to a black GTI.

Volkswagen Citi Golf

The Cabriolet and a pickup version Caddy carried on for many after the Mk I Golf was replaced by the Mk II, but ultimately South Africa the refuge of the accomplished all-rounder. safety advocates kept about the supposedly outdated customer demand remained Up until the end, the production remained at 20,000 to 25,000 annually.

1983 Volkswagen Golf GTI

VW Africa has kept updating the car Over the years, the front end was tilted, the C-pillar gained a and the taillights were modernized. years ago, a modern was added. In 2006, VW launched the R version of the Citi. Rated at 122 hp, it was the powerful Golf I ever Just recently, a retro-styled GTS was added; and the last 1000 are called Citi Mk 1. They are with partial leather an aluminum golf-ball shifter, gray aluminum wheels, bodyside stickers, and a polished exhaust.

We’re sorry to see the Golf I go, room for more modern, and more boring, product.

Volkswagen Citi Golf
Volkswagen Citi Golf
Volkswagen Citi Golf
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