Showing posts in the category of VW Golf

One Very Badass VW Golf Mk1 Makes Yamaha R1 Look Painfully Slow


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For anyone not in the know, the Yamaha R1 is one helluva fast sports bike, so it would take a very special car to beat it on the road.

VW February 2015 Sales as Strong as Last Year


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VW Passenger cars remained steady as far as deliveries in the month of February, handing over 413,700 vehicles to new owners last month and thus matching their numbers from the previous year.

2015 VW Golf SportWagen Finally Gets Its US Photo Shoot [69 Images]


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We’ve been talking about the 2015 VW Golf SportWagen for quite a while now, so there aren’t many new things to say about it. However, VW has recently released a big photo gallery with the replacement model for the Jetta SportWagen ahead of its US commercial launch that takes place in April.

VW Cuts All-Electric e-Golf's Price By Nearly $2,000 With New Base Edition


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VW wants to bring more buyers for the battery-powered e-Golf into its US showrooms with a new trim line priced almost $2,000 less than the SEL at $33,450.

The Dutch Bring Parking Tickets Up to Date with Technology


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A parking ticket is the kind of low quality printed paper that you find under your wiper if you leave your car where it’s not permitted.

However, the Dutch have pushed the concept along, and now it’s done autonomously from inside a specialized vehicle that’s currently being tried out in the southerly small city of Delft with just 100,000 inhabitants.

VW's New 2015 Golf SportWagen Priced from $21,395


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It's almost been a year since VW presented the all-new 2015 Golf SportWagen at the NY Auto Show, and while it won’t go on sale until April, we now know how much it will cost in the US.

VW Golf Now Available in UK With Sporty R-Line Trim


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If you’re looking to buy a VW Golf and want it to look a bit like the hot AWD R model without it actually going like one, then the R-Line pack is your only option. It’s been available elsewhere in Europe, but now it’s been brought to the UK, as well, where it can be had on the hatchback version of the Golf.

You Can Now Order a VW Golf R Variant in Germany for €42,925


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VW may have teased US fans by unveiling the Golf R Variant at the Los Angeles Auto Show last year, but the sad truth is the 296hp wagon will not arrive stateside.

VW Golf GTD Variant to Debut in Geneva, Priced from €31,975 in Germany


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We are starting to lose count of the number of VW Golf variants available on the market, but that doesn’t mean the brand’s most dynamic lineup will stop its expansion. On the contrary, for the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, VW has just announced the world premiere of the VW Golf GTD Variant.

2015 VW Golf R Gets its US Photo Shoot [56 Pics]


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VW has finally revealed a big photo gallery with the US-spec 2015 Golf R, which seems to be very appealing to American customers, who reserved the first 500 Launch Edition units in just 12 hours earlier this month.

VW Considers a Sub-Tiguan, Golf-Based Crossover


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Last Sunday, Volkswagen announced that it will move production of the new Tiguan, due in 2017, to North America. The next-gen Tiguan will grow in size and measure a bit more than 4 m (158 inches) in length, which will allow it to feature a third row of seats.

VW Wants to Cut Costs by Reducing Variety of Parts on Polo and Golf


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A carmaker can never have too many cost-cutting measures, which is why Volkswagen has come up with new ideas to boost its profits.

GTI, What GTI? VW Golf GTE Sprints to 100 KM/h / 62 MPH in 6.3 Seconds!


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Now, while VW may be marketing the Golf GTE as a greener alternative to the full-blown GTI model, the latter is actually much closer to the GTI than the diesel GTD is in terms of performance. The plug-in hybrid model was recently clocked as being able to hit 100 km/h or 62 mph in 6.3 seconds.

VW Golf and Ford F-150 Named 2015 North American Car and Truck of the Year


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The latest generation VW Golf and Ford F-150 have been named 2015 North American Car and Truck of the Year respectively at the Detroit Auto Show today by a panel of automotive journalists.

In the Future You'll Be Able to Allow Friends to Unlock your VW with a Smartphone


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Besides the Golf R Touch cockpit concept, VW’s lineup at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas also includes the Connected Golf, a study that demonstrates the networking potential of the e-Golf.

VW Golf R Touch Concept Is All about Displays, Has Gesture Recognition System [w/Video]


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VW is showcasing the future of intuitive vehicle operation at the CES 2015 with the Golf R Touch cockpit concept. The study features an infotainment system that incorporates gesture control, which VW thinks is the next step in the area of intuitive control.

VW Recalls Nearly 88,000 Cars In The U.S. Over Fire Risk, Headlight Concerns


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Volkswagen of America has issued two recalls this week concerning US-market 2014 and 2015 model-year Golfs, GTIs, Beetles, Passats and Jettas.

VW Details 2015 Golf R Pre-Order for US


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The all-wheel drive Golf R, Volkswagen's highest performance model, will be available for pre-order on January 8, 2015.

Men Smash Bus Window, Bus Driver Smashes Through Their Car!


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The holiday season comes with frayed tempers and long lines, so it's easy for things to get out of hand, as they did in Chile when a minor fender bender turned ugly.

Michelin Wants You to Know There’s a Big Difference between Premium and Budget Tires


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We have already seen in videos the difference between winter tires and summer tires in the cold season, but what about the difference between budget and premium tires?