More Golf to enjoy

The Volkswagen Golf SV is adequately breezy for everyday use and is amply responsive.
The Volkswagen Golf SV is adequately breezy for everyday use and is amply responsive.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

The Volkswagen Golf is often considered the perfect all-rounder hatch. But sometimes, a Golf just isn't big enough. This is where the Golf SV comes in.

SV, in this case, stands for Sportsvan, which is a fancier name for an MPV or multi-purpose vehicle. MPVs are utilitarian, lacking the inexplicable sexiness of sport utility vehicles (SUV).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 27, 2018, with the headline 'More Golf to enjoy'. Print Edition | Subscribe