So - have had all of this for a bit over 6 mths - worked well, just decided to go back to the original headunit
Alpine ilx700 (this is the better version of the ilx007)
ilx700 has RDS (for song names from FM stations) - as well as the ability to display the a/c controls and parking sensors etc like some of the original headunits do

Fascia/trim to make it fit the hole correctly
Adaptor harness - so it is simply plug and play
Aerial adaptor - from VW aerial to standard on headunit
Steering wheel/Can module - this allows all the steering wheel functions to work, AND it allows the a/c and parking sensor info to be displayed on the headunit.

The unit will easily accept most aftermarket reverse cameras (with an rca plug)
Headunit was about $900, can/st wheel adaptor $300 and the loom aerial and fascia kit was prob about $100

I assume it should work in any vw - the fascia kit makes it the same size as the std head unit.

Chasing $750 for the lot - can post