Blog: Dave LeggettCrazy Golf

Dave Leggett | 23 May 2007

Why did you climb Everest? Because it was there. Why did you shoe-horn a 6-litre Volkswagen 'W12' engine into a Golf engine bay? You can imagine a German engineer calmly answering, deadpan expression, 'Because we could.' He then breaks into a barely detectable smile, 'And because we thought it might be a little bit fun to play with at the weekends, too.' Volkswagen has just produced the ultimate turbo-nutter hot hatch.

GERMANY: And now (drum roll), the Golf GTi W12


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