The Golf VI, which was launched in 2008 and only produced until 2012, is strictly speaking just an elaborate Facelift Of the Previous Model. As new VW CEO Martin Winterkorn’s installation turned around the already fixed look of the Bestseller compact Class, new VW chief designer Walter da Silva designed the Optics of the Golf VI in Record time.
However, the Technical Basis of the Golf VI is still the Volkswagen Group platform PQ35 (A5). Nevertheless, the new Golf was somewhat stirred up. For example, the controls were changed in The Interior, new Materials provided more High Quality and a Knee Airbag on the Driver’s Side provided additional Protection. The Competitors of the compact class Primus were and are Ford Focus, Opel Astra, Hyundai i30, Audi A3, BMW 1 Series, Toyota Auris, Renault Mégane or the Peugeot 308