The reliable motor was one of the favourites in the survey to celebrate Direct Line's 25th anniversary.
Hitting the streets since 1974 in various shapes and contours, the front-wheel drive Golf was Volkswagen's first successful replacement for the air-cooled Volkswagen Beetle and became one of VW's best-sellers as well as one of the world's best-selling cars ever.
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
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