This car was very popular in Bristol in the 1994 rave scene, Jimmy and Alex both had them, as did someone else, and I can recall getting lifts, listening to hardcore tunes, and generally ducking & diving around Clifton in Bristol in these beat up little numbers they're parents had given them as presents. I learnt a lot of the cool slang aphorisms back then too.
Take a look into the family album of the Golf. Volkswagen has introduced seven generations and sold more than 33 million units of this model. This article in the Volkswagen Magazine presents selected gems from the model history of this iconic compact car.