The Golf 5 was only comercialized between 2003 and 2008, it was in the air : models became outmoded sooner. However this did not put a stop to the seliing with 3.27 millions sold copies. Its career was marked by the arrival of a new sporting version according to two modes, the Golf GT. It is equipped with a petrol engine 1.4STi or a Turbo Diesel 2.0l, both brought to 170hp and less and less gas-guzzler. An other important evolution of this model, an evolution of the Golf cabriolet which was renamed VW Eos and fitted with a rigid retractable roof. From the Golf 1 in 1979 to the Golf 5, almost 25 millions of VW Golf have been sold around the world.