Showing posts in the category of VW Golf

VW Golf GTE Driven: Is It Really The GTI's Hybrid Brother?


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Imagine the lovechild of a Golf GTI with the all-electric e-Golf and you would be right on the money. The VW Golf GTE is exactly that car, offering a plug-in hybrid powertrain and the thrills of a GTI combined, at least on theory.

VW Executive Confirms Production Golf R400, Could Have 420PS


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It’s no secret VW wants to build the Golf R400, but new details have now surfaced about the upcoming extra-hot Golf. VW group powertrain chief Heinz-Jakob Neusser has given the first official confirmation that the Golf R400 will be produced and that it will have more than 400 hp.

VW Golf R And Subaru WRX STI Drag Race Shows Why DCTs Matter


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For many years, the Subaru WRX STI’s only rival was the Mitsubishi Lancer EVo, but now the market for high-performance, all-wheel drive compact cars is more crowded than ever.

400-Horses Should Cure Your VW Golf R's Power Itch


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It's not always about the power, but when it comes to bragging rights, the VW Golf R will have its work cut out with upcoming presentations in the hot hatch segment.

VW Opens UK Order Books For The Coolest Golf Estates So Far


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Volkswagen opened the order books for the new, pumped-up versions of the Golf Estate, the R, GTD and Alltrack, ahead of first deliveries in August.

VW Golf R Takes on Touareg V8 TDI in Unconventional Drag Race


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Well this is awkward. We're usually used to seeing supercars go at each other, not diesel SUVs and hatchbacks. Still, none of these two cars could be called "slow" in any way.

The Golf SportWagen Alltrack Is The Subaru Outback VW Needed


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Volkswagen is already the only place to get an affordable wagon in this country, and the 2017 Golf SportWagen Alltrack answers the prayers of many with all-wheel drive.

New VW Golf SportWagen Alltrack Coming To U.S., Debuts In NY


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Instead of just one version of the Golf SportWagen with two engine options, the US will get two and in particular, the crossover-ish Golf SportWagen Alltrack edition that will be revealed at the New York Auto Show.

VW Apprentices Promise to Turn This Body-in-White Golf GTi into Unique Concept


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VW has announced it will present a special Golf GTI concept car about six weeks from now at the 34th GTI meeting in Austria (May 13-16). The car has been built by a team of 13 Volkswagen apprentices starting from a body-in-white VW Golf GTI.

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.