The Volkswagen Golf Harlequin

VW Gold Harlequin

I’ve been looking at buying a new car recently and this led me to find the curious image above. My immediate reaction was that this must be a modification made by an enthusiast with a penchant for the 80’s. Looking further I discovered that this was actually a sanctioned and produced car model!

This multi-colored Volkswagen Golf manufactured in 1996 was produced in very low volume – some 264 were produced making the car very rare.

There is a good article on The Truth About Cars website about this car that shows its history seems to stem from the 1960’s VW Beetle ad below.

VW Beetle

Though I still need a new car, I don’t think I could drive this particular model but I’d love to see one out on the roads!

Hayden Yale

Child of the 80's. Born, raised and living in the Cheshire countryside, England.Lover of fan art, especially if it is based on my childhood heroes from Masters of the Universe, Thundercats, Transformers and TMNT. Penchant for almost anything retro, especially movies, games and art.

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