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A new round of Golfs
A new round of Golfs

It is the people's car from the company that invented the concept. For four decades, Volkswagen's Golf, born as the Rabbit in the U.S., has offered European style and utility on the cheap. A gateway drug to German engineering, the car has sold more than 30 million units worldwide since its 1974 debut. Now the seventh-generation Golf will arrive in the U.S. in August, about a year after it began selling in Europe. As last year's model did, the 2015 version will come in three main varieties: the gas-powered base model, the diesel TDI and the GTI performance version. VW was careful with its updates to this latest generation, built in Mexico. The size and shape of the 2015 edition —...