Showing posts in the category of VW Golf

Which Premium-Feeling Hatch Would You Have: Mazda3 or VW Golf?


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Just like the larger Mazda6, the 3 also impressed when it was launched, taking the Japanese hatch to new and previously unheard of heights.

It’s now seen as more of a sub-premium model than a regular mainstream hatch contender, which is why AutoGuide pitted it against the other car that fit that criteria (long before the Mazda did), the VW Golf.

Start Bidding Now if You Want to Be the First VW e-Golf Owner in the US


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The first 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf in the United States is auctioned online before retail sales of the all-electric model begin next month. VW of America and Global Green USA today announced the auction, which is hosted online at Charitybuzz.com/vwegolf.

VW Pondering Golf GTD R Extra Hot and Spicy Diesel


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After reporting that VW had several hot R models on the way, Australia’s Motoring does one better and announces that there may even be a spiced up Golf GTD (pictured) variant in there somewhere…

VW Calls on Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock for German e-Golf ad


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Star Trek made William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy super-famous, though not necessarily by their real names.

Many people (who don’t like reading the end credits) simply know them as Kirk and Spock, and apparently the two make for a great VW green-minded ad for the new e-Golf.

Report Says More VW R Models on the Way


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We’re thrilled to hear that Heinz-Jakob Neusser, the head of VW’s powertrain development arm, believes the people’s brand can have an “R” version of each and every model in the range. He thinks this is an applicable thought that’s only constrained by “customer demand and commercial viability.”

Would You Park this VW Golf GTI Mk7 Under Your Garage?


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Ah, German tuners and their eclectic taste in colors; even if domestic automakers tend to be on the conservative side, they'll always find a way to spice things up.

VW Golf Alltrack Shows Off Plastic Cladding in Paris


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If you want a slightly taller VW compact hatch-based estate you have three ways to go: Skoda Octavia Scout, SEAT Leon X-Perience (still sounds ridiculous...) or the Golf Alltrack. The latter has just debuted at the 2014 Paris auto show alongside its Spanish sibling.

VW Golf Puts on Alltrack Crossover Clothes for the Paris Auto Show


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Following in the footsteps of the Passat, the VW Golf has received a crossover-flavored Alltrack variant based on the estate body style that will debut at the Paris Auto Show.

Tuned VW Golf R32 IV Has Some Serious HPerformance


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It doesn't look like much at a first glance, but this VW Golf IV R32 by Germany's HPerformance delivers up to 650PS (641hp) or the same as a McLaren 650S!

VW Golf R32 Bangs Honda S2000 From Behind


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I know some of you might be tempted to lock your eyes on the BMW M3 E30 racing through, but what you should be doing is focusing on the blue VW Golf R32.

Eighth-Generation VW Golf Said to Arrive in 2017, Just Five Years after Golf Mk7


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If you thought the short life cycle of the VW Golf 6 was an accident, you might want to reconsider, as VW is reportedly preparing an all-new Golf for 2017. That’s less than five years after the launch of the seventh-generation Golf, which arrived in European dealerships in November 2012.

New All-Electric VW e-Golf will Cost you a Golf and a Half at $35,445*


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If you want to save the world from internal-combustion engine CO2 emissions, then by all means, go for VW's new e-Golf, but if you want save a buck, then you might want to look elsewhere.

Next-Gen VW Golf will benefit from XL1’s Eco-Tech


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All the work Volkswagen has put into creating the ultra-frugal XL1 will not go to waste on a car that will only ever sell in the hundreds.

Ferrari LaFerrari Gets its Face Rearranged by VW Golf in Monaco


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So…it seems that a Ferrari LaFerrari got into a face-altering accident with a silver Volkswagen Golf hatchback in the beautiful streets of the Principality of Monaco.

Engine Swap: You Must Hear This Polish VW Golf's Roar


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Last time we turned out heads and ears to listen to a VW Golf growl, it was wearing an R32 badge at the back and a 3.2-liter V6 powerplant at the front. Care to guess what makes this…modified (for lack of a better word)…Polish Golf sound so special that we just had to share the following video with you?

New VW Golf SportWagen GTE Plug-in Hybrid Spotted in San Francisco


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Fact 1: VW presented a sporty-flavored, plug-in hybrid version of the new Golf Mk7 hatchback dubbed the GTE at the Geneva Auto Show in March.

Fact 2: The Jetta SportWagen's successor, the new Golf SportWagen will go on sale in the US in the first quarter of 2015 with an initial choice of two engines, a 150hp 2.0-liter diesel, and a 170hp 1.8-liter turbo'd gasoline unit.

IIHS Crashes VW GTI and Regular Golf; Both Earn Maximum Top Safety Pick+ Rating


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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently crashed the 2015 VW GTI and Golf for science. Their findings revealed that both models fared excellently in the usual battery of tests, though when it comes to active impact culling or collision warning systems, it only earned a basic rating (that’s a 2 out of 4).

New VW Golf Estate Review Finds it’s Like a Golf…but Bigger in the Back


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If you’re the kind of person who buys their cars like they buy household appliances, like microwaves and dishwashers, for their function and reassuring click made by all the buttons and dials, then you’ll love a VW Golf.

VW Unveils Golf Edition, Beetle Cabriolet Karmann at AMI Leipzig Show


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For this year’s AMI (Auto Mobil International) motor show in Leipzig, Volkswagen is presenting two world premieres: the production version of the Golf Edition and the Beetle Cabriolet Karmann. You may remember the former from this year’s Beijing Auto Show, where VW has showcased a premium concept with the same name dedicated to the Golf’s 40th anniversary.

VW GTI Roadster Concept for GT6 Comes to Life at Wörthersee [30 Photos]


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Volkswagen is among those few companies that not only accepted the challenge from Sony Playstation and their Gran Turismo 6 (GT6) to design a virtual concept for their game, but also went ahead and built a real life example (Mercedes did too), and now their showing it at the most appropriate event: the 2014 Wörthersee GTI Tour in Austria.