My First Car: In Polo position – Volkswagen ‘shopping car’ fuels lifelong ‘obsession’

Richard Gooding recounts how a little green Volkswagen went on to play, and inspire, a bigger part in his life than was originally scripted… Why? That’s probably what I get asked most. Why a ‘shopping car’? I’ll happily have you know that the Volkswagen Polo is more than a shopping car. Much more. It’s also the car that started my …