The V W Golf was planned to be a worthy successor to the venerable Beetle, a move that required dynamic thinking and a clean drawing board if Volkswagen was to continue to hold its position at the nucleus of top motor manufacturers.
Where the Golf differed from the crowd was in the out-sourced design work of Giorgetto Giugiaro and his resultant distinctive body design, for here was the world's first hatchback.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 192 pages, 294 colour photographs
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 20/10/2008
- Category: Motor cars: general interest
- ISBN: 9781847970480