One of the pioneering models in the compact hatchback class, the Volkswagen Golf has had a bit of roller coaster ride all through its life. Introduced back in the year 1974 in Europe, the Golf came to America after a year wearing Rabbit nameplate. Coinciding with a facelift and after a decade, the automaker shifted to North American variant to official Golf name. After marketing 3 generations of Golf in 2006 to American shoppers, the company had nostalgic feeling and renamed its economy vehicle, the Rabbit for American market.
But guess what? The automaker had yet another change ...