A €40,000 ($50,000) Golf (!)
In the EU, no one would think twice about this price tag. Some things are better over here.
However, it’s very pretty in the not-available-Stateside Minzgrün (though not enough to get us to sign on the dotted line).
The a la carte menu is extensive: European buyers can check-box a GTD well past this test car’s 41,727 euros (more than $52,000) sticker (source).
We’re so glad we’ve developed a taste for used cars, even with all the imperfections they entail and attention they so invariably demand. After all, for the cost of a new [non-US] Golf, you can get _______________ (fill in your own blank :)).
One of the rare moments we here in the States have something to rub in:
(As of this writing, $1.00 USD = €0.77 = £0.62 = $0.96 AUD)