September 2009 Volkswagen Driver

  • Road test: Mk 5 Golf GTD does 136 mph and gets 47 mpg!

  • News: Porsche joins Volkswagen group, VW Group generates E1.2 billion profit in H1 2009, New Touran Match, New Polo, AutoExpress awards, New JCB Van Centre

  • Event report: July 25 VW Driver track day at Castle Combe

  • Road test: SEAT Exeo 2.0 TDI

  • Motorsport: VW Racing Cup, Donington

  • Motorcaravans: VW T5 California

  • Model history: Mk 2 Golf GTD

  • Event report: Mk dyno day at Superchips

  • Technology: EA888 engine cooling, fuelling and valve timing


  • Technical forum: Workshop diary: 2.0 TDI oil pump fix, service regimes?, softer suspension for GTI Ed30? EA827/EA88?/CNG/LPG/de-DPF, brake fluid replacement Products & Services: AmD Sachs clutch offer, Zito 568 Black and WP 789, Bilstein PSS-9 for Eos, Pipercross for Scirocco, 100 Years of Automotive ads, APR offer from JKM, New Spax RSX kits, Carbon fibre cover for Mk 5 GTI, ABT GTI 6, Thunder in the Park DVD, Double DIN Clarion CX609E, Cat cams for G60

  • On the market: Scrappage scheme

  • Last word: Golf GTD, Track day comments

    Plus latest prices listed, updated road test index and pages of classified ads for cars and parts for sale

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