50 Years of Volkswagen Golf

50 years of the Golf

The exclusive Edition 50 model marks start of pre-sales for the new Golf throughout Europe.
  • Starting now, the new Golf can be configured at prices starting from 27,180 euros02. The new Golf Variant starts at prices from 28,280 euros02

  • Attractive special-edition series: Volkswagen is launching the exclusive Golf Edition 50 to mark the birthday

  • New hardware and software: the enhanced Golf scores with new generation of infotainment with a fast processor, intuitive operation and ChatGPT03

  • The Golf will shine bright on the road thanks to new IQ.LIGHT LED matrix headlights04 with high-performance main beams and an illuminated Volkswagen logo04 at the front


The Golf is celebrating its 50th birthday. With more than 37 million units sold, the Volkswagen is one of the most successful cars in the world. It all started in 1974. Just in time for the birthday of this compact class icon, pre-sales of the latest evolutionary stage of the bestseller are now starting in Europe. In addition to numerous intricate enhancements, all the new Golf (from 27,180 euros02) and Golf Variant (from 28,280 euros02) models feature a next-generation, intuitive-to-use infotainment system. Volkswagen is also celebrating the 50th anniversary of the compact car icon with an exclusive special-edition model: the Golf Edition 50.


The special Golf Edition 50 model. Half a century of the Golf – as a tribute to millions of Golf models sold, Volkswagen has developed an attractive special-edition model to mark the birthday of the world’s best-selling model, the Golf Edition 50. The basis for this is the high-quality Golf Style, which is customised with numerous additional features. The exterior includes 18-inch alloy wheels “Leeds”, tinted rear windows, an illuminated horizontal radiator grille strip, the illuminated Volkswagen logo as well as the 3D ‘50’ badge on the B-pillars. In the interior, the exclusivity of this model is underlined by details such as Edition 50 logos in the front sill panel mouldings and bottom steering wheel trim, pedal caps in brushed stainless steel and a black headliner. In addition, the new top-of-the-range “Discover” infotainment system with navigation function, the keyless start and locking system Keyless Access, the IDA voice assistant, driving profile selection and an anti-theft alarm are part of the extended equipment. The special-edition model will be available with different drive versions. These start with the Golf Edition 50 1.5 TSI with 110 kW (150 PS)10 and a manual gearbox at a price of 36,820 euros02. An optional Plus package is also available, it includes a tilting and sliding panoramic sunroof, IQ. LIGHT matrix LED headlights and a head-up display.

Car Grades Explained
95% as new condition/100% as new to drive/ min two year warranty
Less than 50,000 km’s
Thoroughly prepared used car/ excellent mechanical condition/ a minimum of 1 year warranty
Less than 120,000 km’s
Reasonable mechanical and cosmetic condition/ a minimum of 6 months warranty
Less than 150,000 km’s
A Part Exchanged/Trade In – only sold on to Trade
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