Volkswagen GTI - VW Rabbit


Volkswagen started production of the subcompact Golf in Wolfsburg, Germany, in 1974. As the Beetle’s heir apparent, VW had much riding on the diminutive hatchback’s success. With a pointy Giorgetto Giugiaro design wrapped around an intelligent water-cooled transverse inline four and front-wheel drive, the Golf took on the “people’s car” label and ran with it.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2013/02/26/wolf-in-sheeps-clothing