There’s nothing quite like a good hot hatch. And there’s nothing quite like the original hot hatch. The Volkswagen Golf is one of the most popular cars on the planet, and also one of the most produced. But most-produced doesn’t necessarily mean good. So, does the 2019 Volkswagen Golf live up to its heritage or is it a soulless iteration of an icon?
There’s only one way to find out.
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