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VOLKSWAGEN AUDI CAR

The following index lists all the major (Volkswagen-related) model features and road test reports which appeared in Volkswagen Audi Car magazine from Sept 1982 to May 2000. 

(See also the Volkswagen Driver magazine index for many other references, from June 2000 to date).

Many of the magazines are now out of print, but we can supply a photocopy of the feature you require.

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BEETLE

 

 

Classic Beetle (Type 1)

 

1200 L Beetle 

Sep 82 p34-36

1302 S Beetle (1971)

Sep 85 p24-25

1200 Beetle (VWW 1)

Sep 86 p14-17

1303 LS Beetle Cabrio 

July 87 p28-29

Classic ’67 Beetle / ’98 New Beetle 

Feb 99 p32-36

 

New Beetle

 

New Beetle Intro  

Mar 98 p50-53

(GSF) New Beetle 2.0 

Oct 98 p 37-41

New Beetle launch 

Jan 99 p8-14

Beetle 2.0 road test 

Sep 99 p10-15

Beetle RSi 

May 2000 p20-21

 

 

POLO

 

 

Mk 2 Polo

 

Polo Classic GL

Oct 82 p42-43

Polo C Hatchback

Feb 83 p 10-13

Polo Coupé

Jul 83 p11-13

Polo Classic CL Formel E 

Jun 84 p 13-15

Polo Coupé S

Feb 85 p26-28

Polo GL

Apr 85 p13-15

Polo Coupé S                  

Oct 85 p29-31

Polo C Saloon

Jul 85 p12-14

Polo GL Squareback 

Jul 86 p10-11

Polo Ranger

Jan 87 p22-23

Polo Van

Jan 87 p36-37

Polo Coupé S               

Mar 88 p15-18

Polo C Saloon          

Apr 88 p39-41

Polo CL Hatchback 5-spd

Jan 89 p10-12

Polo C Catalyst Hatch

Feb 90 p42-44

 

Mk 2 Polo (facelift)

 

Mk 2F Polo intro  

Nov 90 p7-10

Mk 2F Polo intro  

Jan 91 p37-39

Polo Coupé GT

Feb 91 p6-9

Polo Fox Squareback

Jul 91 p41-43

Polo Genesis Coupe 1.3

Feb 93 p7-9

Polo Boulevard Hatchback

Feb 94 p64-66

Polo G40 

Aug 91 p6-7

Polo G40

Dec 91 p20-22

TSR Polo G40 

Oct 94 p16-18

Polo G40 profile 

Apr 2000 p15-18

 

Mk 3 Polo

 

Mk 3 Polo Intro

Nov 94 p14-16

Polo GLX 1.6

Feb 95 p23-26

Polo 1.3L

Apr 95 p27-30

Polo 1.0 / 1.6 GLX

Jul 96 p76-80

Polo CL 1.9D / 1.6 CL Auto

Sept 96 p75-79

Polo Saloon 1.6 CL 100

Feb 97 p6-10

Polo 1.4 16V

May 97 p6-10

Polo 1.0L

Sept 97 p80-83

Polo Saloon CL SDI

Nov 97 p84-89

Polo 1.4 16V 

Feb 98 p72-77

Polo CL 1.6 Auto

Apr 98 p8-13

Polo Estate 1.9 TDI

Oct 98 p71-77

Polo Estate CL auto

Apr 99 p42-48

Polo L 1.0  

Jun 99 p10-15

Polo 1.4 CL Open Air 

Dec 99 p55-59

 

New Polo GTI 

Dec 99 p19-24

New Polo 1.4 CL 

Dec 99 p54-59

New Polo  

Apr 2000 p30-33

New Polo SE TDI (75 PS 1.4)

May 2000 p8-13

 

 

LUPO

 

 

Lupo Intro   

Nov 98  p8-13

Lupo 1.0 E & 1.4 S 

Sep 99 p38-44

Lupo S TDI 

Dec 99 p10-15

Lupo Sport 1.4 16V

Feb 2000 p10-15

 

 

GOLF

 

General articles

 

GTI engine development 

Aug 86 p23-25

Mk 1 Golf model history 

Jan 91 p20-23

Golf GTI history (Mk 1 & 2)

Oct 91 p42-47

Special editions (Driver, Ryder & Match) Aug 93 p7-9

 

Golf history ( Mk 1 - 3 )

Nov 97 p16-20

 

Mk 1 Golf

 

Mk 1 Golf Diesel 

Mar 83 p11-14

 

Mk 1 Golf GTI

 

Mk 1 GTI 1600

Sep 82 p30-32

Mk 1 GTI 1800  

Apr 83 p14-16

Mk 1 GTI 1800  

Jan 89 p34-35

Mk 1 GTI 1600 5-spd 

Apr 89 p8-10

Mk 1 GTI ( Oettinger 16V ) 

May 93 p6-7

 

Golf Cabriolet ( Mk 1 )

 

Golf GTI Convertible

Aug 84 p6-8

Golf GTI Convertible

Sep 84 p34-35

Golf CC Convertible

Sep 86 p38-39

Golf GTI Convertible

Jul 87 p6-10

Golf Convertible Clipper

Sep 87 p18-20

Golf Convertible Clipper

Sep 88 p46-48

Golf GTI Convertible

Oct 88 p5-7

Golf Convertible Clipper

Nov 89 p40-41

Golf GTI Convertible

Oct 91 p13-15

Golf Rivage Convertible

Oct 92 p41-43

 

Caddy pickup (Mk 1 Golf-based)

 

Caddy: UK launch 

Feb 85 p30-31

GTI Engineering Caddy

Oct 85 p9-13

Caddy

Dec 86 p34

Caddy Sport 1.8

Aug 91 p20-21

Caddy Sport 1.8 (modified)

May 95 p67-70

 

Mk 2 Golf

 

Golf GL 1300

Mar 84 p17-21

Golf CL

Apr 84 p15-18

Golf C Diesel

Jun 85 p42-43

Golf CL 1.6 Turbo Diesel

May 85 p7-10

Golf C Formel E

Sep 85 p13-15

Golf C 1.3

Dec 85 p36-37

Golf GL 1800

Feb 86 p8-10

Golf Diesel Van

Sep 86 p19

Golf CL                           

Jun 87 p12-13

Golf CL 1.6 Turbo Diesel

Oct 87 p6-8

Golf 1.3 4+E

Jan 88 p32-34

Golf Diesel                     

Nov 88 p25-26

Golf Syncro

Jun 89 p25-28

Golf Catalyst CL 1.6

Jun 89 p33-35

Golf GL 1800 

Jan 90 p35-37

Golf Umwelt Diesel 1.6

Oct 90 p12-15

Golf 1.6 GTD

Apr 91 p29-31

Golf Country 

Jan 94 p7-9

 

Mk 2 Golf GTI 8V

 

Golf GTI 8V

Dec 84 p17-19

Golf GTI 8V 4-door

Jan 86 p36-37

Golf GTI 8V (new Digifant)          

Feb 88 p6-8

Golf GTI 8V 4-door  

Jul 88 p13-15

Golf GTI 8V    

Jun 91 p6-9

Golf GTI 8V

Feb 92 p6-9

Golf GTI 8V (reprint of Dec 84 feature)

May 95 p40-42

 

 

Mk 2 Golf GTI 16V

 

Golf GTI 16V      

Apr 87 p15-18

Golf GTI 16V     

May 88 p6-9

 

Mk 2 Golf GTI G60

 

Golf G60 Rallye   

Oct 89 p6-9

Golf GTI G60        

May 90 p6-10

Golf GTI G60        

Nov 90 p12-15

Golf GTI G60 Limited 

Dec 89 p6-9

Golf GTI G60 Limited 

Nov 90 p12-15

Golf GTI G60 Limited (see also VW Driver Jun 2004)

 

 

Mk 3 Golf

 

Mk 3 Golf Introduction 

Oct 91 p6-11

Golf 1.8 CL  

Jun 92 p6-9

Golf 1.8 GL

Nov 92 p22-25

Golf Umwelt GL Diesel

Jan 93 p 54-57

Golf Ecomatic   

Dec 93 p19-21

Golf 1.4 L

Jul 94 p35-38

Golf Ecomatic   

Sep 94 p19-20

Golf GL 1.9 TDI

Nov 94 p25-28

Golf Rolling Stones 1.6

Apr 96 p59-62

Golf GL Auto

Jul 97 p6-9

 

Mk 3 Golf Estate

 

Golf Estate Intro 

Apr 94 p7-9

Golf 2.0 GL Estate

Aug 94 p19-22

Golf L Estate Diesel

Jul 95 p55-58

Golf GL TDI Estate

Jan 97 p6-10

Golf GL TDI Estate    

Nov 97 p8-13

 

Mk 3 GTI 8V

 

Golf GTI 2.0 8V

Sep 92 p12-15

Golf GTI 2.0 8V            

May 95 p19-22

Golf GTI 2.0 8V Colour Concept

May 96 p6-9

Golf GTI 2.0 8V Colour Concept 

Jul 98 p8-12

 

 

Mk 3 Golf GTI 16V

 

Golf GTI 2.0 16V

Mar 94 p7-10

Golf GTI 2.0 16V           

Jun 95 p19-22

Golf GTI 2.0 16V

Jun 96 p6-9

 

Mk 3 Golf VR6

 

Golf VR6

Oct 92 p6-9

Golf VR6 Auto

Jun 94 p7-10

Golf VR6 Highline

Dec 95 p19-22

 

Golf Cabriolet (Mk 3/4)

 

Golf Cabrio Avantgarde

Oct 94  p57-60

Golf Cabrio  (1.8 / 2.0 Avantgarde)

Mar 96 28-32

Golf Cabrio Avantgarde

Dec 97 p8-13

Golf Cabrio Colour Concept

Apr 99 p8-14

 

Mk 4 Golf

 

Intro: Mk 4 Golf 

Nov 97 p30-34 + p60-64

Golf 1.6 SE 

Aug 98 p8-13

Golf GT TDI  (110 PS) / GTI (1.8 20V) 

Oct 98 p8-15

Golf V5 Auto 

Jan 99 p32-37

Golf S TDI

Mar 99 p8-13

Golf GT TDI (110 PS) 

Aug 99 48-52

Golf GT TDI PD (115 PS) 

Mar 2000 p10-15

 

Mk 4 Golf GTI

 

Golf GTI (1.8 20V) 

Oct 98 p8-15

Golf GTI 1.8T

Dec 98 p8-14

Golf GTI 1.8T

Feb 99 p8-14

Golf GTI 1.8T

Nov 99 p12-16

Golf GTI 2.0 8V

Jan 2000 p12-17

 

Mk 4 Golf Estate

 

Mk 4 Golf Estate V5 

Feb 2000 p48-53

Mk 4 Golf Estate  SE TDI PD 

Apr 2000 p8-13

 

 

 

Modified Golfs

 

 

Abt Golf Syncro 16V Turbo 

Oct 88 p34-35

 

Awesome Mk 1 G60 

May 93 p15-18

 

BRM / Weber Alpha GTI 16V 

Jun 90 p14-17

BR Motorsport 170 bhp GTI

May 90 p24-26

BRM Mk 1 GTI (16V) 

Nov 90 p28-30

BR Motorsport Golf VR6

Aug 97 p26-29

 

C&R Zerstorer (Mk 2 2.1 16V)

May 95 p23-26

C&R Blitzkraft (Mk 1 2.0 8V)

Jun 95 p8-11

 

Gilders GTI G60 

May 91 p23-25

Golf A59  Feb ’94 p18-20 (see also VW Driver July 2007)

 

 

GTI Engineering 152 bhp 2.0 Aerotech 

Aug 86 p10-13

GTI Engineering 1.9 GTI 16V

May 88 p31-33

GTI Engineering RE1900 8V

Jun 88 p6-10

GTI Engineering Golf Syncro   

Aug 88 p26-30

GTI Engineering 1800 Plus Pac  

Jan 89 p16-17

GTI Engineering Club Sport

Sep 91 p8-11

GTI Eng. RE2100 Club Sport GTI

Dec 92 p19-22

GTI Engineering Mk 3 GTI 8V 

Jan 94 p55-57

 

Nothelle Mk 3 GTI 16V      

May 94 p16-19

Nothelle Golf VR6 3.2

Jun 97 p6-10

Nothelle Golf VR6

Mar 98 p8-11

Nothelle Golf VR6 

Nov 98 p14-15

 

Oettinger 2000E GTI 16V

Aug 87 p6-7

Oettinger GTI 2.0 16V 

Oct 88 p18-20

Oettinger 2000E Golf Cat syncro 

Jul 89 p16-19

 

Scotts Mototune Mk 4 Golf GTI 1.8T 

Jan 2000 p24-26

 

Steiner Eng. Golf / Scirocco 16V

Feb 91 p30-34

 

Treser GTI 16V

Aug 87 p20-21

TSR Mk 1 G60              

Feb 93 p11-13

Turbo Technics GTI 16V

Mar 91 p14-17

 

Zender Z600 GTI 

May 89 p17-20

 

 

JETTA

 

Mk 1 Jetta GL 1600 

Nov 83 p13-17

 

Mk 2 Jetta

 

Jetta CL Formel E / CL Diesel  

Feb 85 p11-14

Jetta GLX 1.8

Mar 85 p11-13

Jetta CL 1.6 Turbo Diesel

Dec 85 p21

Jetta TX 1.6

Mar 86 p40-41

Jetta GT

Jun 86 p28-30

Jetta LD 

Mar 87 p24-27

Jetta GL 1.8 auto

Mar 87 p32-33

Jetta GX 1.6

Apr 91 p42-44

Jetta GT Special  

Mar 95 p36-38

 

Mk 2 Jetta GTI 16V

 

Jetta GTI 16V 

Jun 87 p26-27

Jetta GTI 16V

Sep 87 p12-13

Jetta GTI 16V   

Oct 88 p36-38

Jetta GTI 16V    

Apr 89 p25-27

Jetta GTI 16V   

Sep 90 p18-21

 

VENTO

 

Vento UK Intro 

Mar 92 p7-10

Vento Intro 

Nov 92  p20-21

Vento 1.9 GL TD

Feb 93 p17-21

Vento 1.6 L

May 94 p7-10

Vento 1.6 L / VR6 twin test

Jan 96 p63-67

Vento CL 1.9 TDI

Jun 96 p55-58

 

 

Vento VR6

 

Vento VR6

Aug 93 p15-19

Vento 1.6 L / VR6 twin test

Jan 96 p63-67

Vento VR6

Aug 97 p6-9

 

BORA

 

Bora Intro 

Nov 98 p40-43

Bora V5 (150 PS) 

Aug 99 p10-14

Bora Sport TDI 110 

Oct 99 p44-48

Bora SE 2.0 8V 

Jan 2000 p34-39

Bora S 1.6 

May 2000 p44-49

 

 

PASSAT

 

 

Mk 2 Passat

 

Passat GL5 Estate

Jan 83 p14-16

Passat CL Turbo-Diesel Estate 

Aug 84 p13-16

Passat Topic Hatchback

Mar 85 p21-23

Passat GL5 Hatchback

Aug 85 p16-19

Passat GL5 Saloon

Apr 86 p49

Passat 1.8 CL Hatchback

Oct 86 p40-42

Passat GL5 Estate  

Feb 87 p12-13

Passat GL Saloon

Mar 87 p44

Passat GL5 Estate (Oettinger)

Apr 87 p6-7

Passat 1.8 GT

Jun 87 p20-21

Profile: Passat 1981-88 

Sep 93 p6-9

 

Santana

 

Santana GX5         

Nov 82 p10-11

Santana GX5          

Jul 84 p12-15

Profile: Santana      

Sep 93 p6-9

 

Mk 3 Passat ( without grille )

 

Passat 1.8 GT

Aug 88 p38-43

Passat GL Saloon

Sep 88 p6-13

Passat 1.8 GL Estate

Mar 89 p6-9

Passat GT 16V

May 89 p24-26

Passat GT 2.0 16V Cat Estate

Jul 90 p6-9

Passat GT Syncro G60 

Sep 89 p12-14

Passat 1.6 & 1.9 Diesel 

Sep 89 p15-17

Passat 1.6 Turbo-Diesel Saloon 

Sep 89 p31-24

Passat 1.8 Pointer (Brazil)

Dec 89 p17-19

Passat 2.0 GL Saloon

Mar 91 p28-32

Passat 2.0 CL Saloon

Apr 92 p26-30

Passat VR6 Estate

Jul 93 p31-35

Passat GL 1.9 TD Estate

Sep 93 p15-19

 

Mk 4 Passat  ( with grille )

 

Facelift Passat 

Apr 94 p32-34

Passat CL 1.9 TD Saloon

Sep 94 p15-18

Passat GL Estate 2.0 16V

Dec 94 p27-30

Passat GL 1.9 TDI Saloon

Sep 95 p19-22

Passat CL TDI Estate

Oct 96 p87-90

 

Mk 5 Passat (Saloon)

 

Passat 5 Intro 

Oct 96 p49-52

Passat 20V Turbo SE

Oct 97 p30-34

Passat 1.6 SE

Jan 98 p8-13

Passat TDI 110 Sport Auto

Apr 98 p72-77

Passat 20V Turbo Tiptronic

Jun 98 p8-12

Passat V6 Syncro

Sep 98 p8-13

Passat TDI 110 SE long-term

Dec 98 p34-38

Passat TDI 110 SE long-term

Jan 99  p60-64

Passat 20V Turbo Tiptronic

May 99 p14-19

Passat  (+ Estate) V5

July 99 p10-16

Passat  V6 TDI

Mar 2000 p40-45

 

Mk 5 Passat Estate

 

Passat Estate

Aug 97 p40-42

Passat Estate

Dec 97 p76-79

Passat Estate Sport TDI (110 PS)

Feb 98 p8-13

Passat Estate S 1.8 20V

Aug 98 p70-75

Passat Estate (+ Saloon) V5

July 99 p10-16

Passat Estate V6 Syncro

Aug 99 p30-35

Passat Estate Sport TDI (115 PS)

Feb 2000 p36-41

 

 

SCIROCCO

 

 

Scirocco GTI 1.6

Oct 82 p31-34

Scirocco GTI 1.8

Dec 83 p13-15

Scirocco GTX 1.8

May 85 p28-29

Scirocco GTL 1.8

Apr 86 p17-18

Scirocco GT 1.6

May 86 p6-7

Scirocco GTX 16V

Aug 86 p39

Scirocco GT 1.8   

Jun 87 p30-33

Scirocco Scala

Feb 88 p31-32

Scirocco Scala 1.8 Injection

Mar 89 p31-33

Scirocco GT II 1.8

Mar 90 p38-39

Scirocco Scala 1.8 Injection

Jun 90 p34-36

Scirocco Storm   

Mar 92 p46-47

Scirocco history (’74-’82)

Sep 92 p31-34

 

 

CORRADO

 

 

1.8 & 2.0 16V

 

Corrado 1.8 16V

Nov 89 p14-16

Corrado 1.8 16V   

Nov 90 p20-24

Corrado 2.0 16V

Jul 92 p6-11

Corrado 2.0 16V   

Jan 94 p27-30

 

G60

 

Corrado G60 Intro

Oct 90 p6-10

Corrado G60 

Aug 91 p18-19

Corrado G60

Mar 92 p18-22

 

VR6

 

Karmann Campaign VR6 

Sep 92 p42-43

Corrado VR6

Mar 93 p15-18

Corrado VR6  

Aug 95  p19-23

Corrado VR6 Storm 

Aug 95 p48-50

Corrado model profile 

May 2000 p15-18

 

Tuned / modified Corrados

 

Oettinger Corrado 2000E 16V 

Mar 90 p6-8

Turbo Technics Corrado 16V

Aug 90 p18-21

GTI Engineering Corrado 2.0 16V

Dec 90 p6-9

Nothelle Corrado VR6 Auto

Jan 93 p7-9

Nothelle Corrado VR6

Nov 93 p15-17

 

 

SHARAN

 

Sharan Intro    

Aug 95 p7-9

Sharan GL TDI 110

Aug 97 p68-72

Sharan VR6 Syncro Auto

Jan 98 p46-51

Sharan GL 2.0 / 2.8 VR6

Apr 98 p7-11

Sharan VR6 Sport

Sep 98 p36-40

Sharan Sport 1.8T

Feb 99 p38-43

Sharan Carat 1.9 TDI (90 PS) 

Nov 99 p32-37

Sharan Sport 20V Turbo 

Apr 2000 p44-49

 

 

 

VANS / CARAVELLES / COMMERCIALS

 

 

Miscellaneous

 

Golf Diesel Van

Sep 86 p19

Polo Van

Jan 87 p36-37

Taro 4x4 2.2 Petrol

Feb 90 p9-11

 

Caddy pickup (Mk 1 Golf)

 

Caddy: UK launch 

Feb 85 p30-31

GTI Engineering Caddy

Oct 85 p9-13

Caddy

Dec 86 p34

Caddy Sport 1.8

Aug 91 p20-21

Caddy Sport 1.8 (modified)

May 95 p67-70

 

Caddy Van

 

New Caddy van            

Feb 96 p20-21

Caddy Van 1.4

Mar 97 p59-61

Caddy Van 1.6                

May 98 p43-46

Caddy Kombi 1.6 petrol

Mar 99 p44-49

 

T3 / T25

 

T25 Caravelle 1.9 (78 PS) 

Jun 83 p15-17

Caravelle GL Syncro

Oct 86 p8-11

Caravelle TD  

May 87 p22-24

Caravelle GL Syncro 2.1  

May 87 p25

Oettinger Wbx-6 Caravelle 

Sep 87 p32-33

Caravelle GL 2.1 Syncro                  

Jun 88 p30 + 33-34

Oettinger Wbx-6 Caravelle 

Feb 89 p19-20

Tristar Syncro 2.1

Aug 89 p32-34

 

T4 Transporter and Caravelle

 

Oettinger T4 2.4 TD Caravelle 

Sep 93 p22-23

T4 Transporter Syncro 2.5 petrol 

Nov 95 p52-53

Transporter 800 Special

Feb 97 p48-49

Caravelle GL TDI 2.5 

Apr 97 p46-49

T4 double-cab pick-up

Apr 97 p64-65

Transporter 2.5 Syncro

Feb 98 p52-53

Multivan TDI 2.5

Jun 98 p68-71

T4 double-cab pick-up

Jun 99 p72-74

 

LT

 

LT 45D

Jul 84 p30-31

LT35 panel van 2.5 SDI

Sep 97 p60-62

 

 

MOTORCARAVANS

 

 

Autohomes Kamper II

Sep 83 p28-29

Autohomes Kamper II

Mar 85 p36-37

Devon Moonraker Gold 1.6 TD

May 86 p35-37

Auto-Sleepers T4 2.0 Trident

Jun 92 p48-51

Auto-Sleepers Medallion (LT)

Feb 98 p42-44

 

 

SEAT

 

 

Arosa

 

Arosa Intro

May 97 p40-43

Arosa Intro

Oct 97 p84-85

TSR tuned Arosa 16V

Aug 98 p37-40

 

Ibiza

 

Ibiza Intro  

Jun 93 p59-62

Ibiza 2.0 GTI

Jun 94 p51-56

Ibiza GTI BRM130

Sep 94 p31-34

Ibiza GT 1.8 16V

Sep 95 p27-30

Ibiza Cupra Sport 16V

Oct 98 p48-50

 

Cordoba

 

Cordoba GTI

Dec 94 p51-54

Cordoba SX 1.6

Dec 96 p82-85

Cordoba Vario (Estate)  

Oct 98 p70-77

 

Toledo

 

Toledo profile 

Jun 92 p22-25

Toledo GT

Aug 92 p35-37

Toledo 1.9 GLX TD

Dec 92 p56-58

Toledo BRM 180 

Apr 93 p56-58

Toledo GTI 16V

Apr 94 p43-46

Toledo 2.0 GTI 16V

Oct 95 p63-66

New Toledo  

July 99 p25-28

 

 

SKODA

 

 

Fabia Intro  

Nov 99 p57-58

Fabia UK Intro 

Apr 2000 p20-23

 

Octavia  

Sep 98  p65-67

Octavia Estate 

Nov 98 p78-80

Octavia GLX TDI 

Nov 99 p48-52

Ecogas LPG Octavia 1.6 

Dec 99 p38-40