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World 2000: VW Golf in pole position!

VW Golf * See the Top 120 best-selling models by clicking on 'Read more' at end of post! * Thanks to a tip from Florian, we now have access to the 120 best-sellers in the entire world, data sourced on Interautonews and AutoWorld. We were expecting the Toyota Corolla to…

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World 1981-1989: Toyota Corolla from strength to strength

  1983 Toyota Corolla The Toyota Corolla spent the eighties reinforcing its domination over world car sales, with estimated yearly sales climbing into 800,000+ units in the first half of the decade, then 900,000+ units afterwards. Two new generations of the Corolla were launched over the period: the fifth generation…

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World 1975-1978: Toyota Corolla in the lead

1975 Toyota Corolla After becoming the world's best-seller for the first time in 1974, the Toyota Corolla keeps this title for 4 consecutive years up until 1978, while the VW Beetle continues to drop and the VW Golf, launched in 1974, climbs up the ladder. Thanks to Rene for confirming…

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World 1974: Toyota Corolla takes command

Toyota Corolla * See more detail by clicking on the title! * While going through old issues of Wheels magazine I came across an article that hinted at the best-selling models in the world in 1974. This is the oldest official information about the world best-sellers I could get my…

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