Showing posts in the category of VW Golf

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?

Fresh Details About Eigth-Gen VW Golf


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Volkswagen’s current five-year model cycle means that next year we’ll be seeing a Golf facelift, while two years later, in 2017 an all-new model.

The next-gen car will be better than its predecessor in every single way, says a recent report, not only being more efficient, powerful and faster, but also packed with innovative tech.

Ouch! VW Mk3 VR6 Driver Takes Out Innocent Car While Showing Off


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There’s not much to comment on the following video except that the driver of the VW Golf Mk3 should not be trying to show off on a public road.

VW USA Boss Says Golf SportWagen Will Outsell Hatch


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Here’s a surprising statement from Volkswagen of America CEO Michael Horn: he says he expects that the Golf SportWagen will outsell the regular Golf hatchback.

New VW Golf R Will Get a Manual in the U.S. from Summer 2015


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As you may have heard, the 2015 VW Golf R arrives in U.S. dealerships this spring exclusively with a six-speed double-clutch gearbox, but fans of manual transmissions need not despair.

VW Jumps On Fuel-Cell Bandwagon with Golf and Passat HyMotion


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Hydrogen-powered vehicles are the next big thing when it comes to alternative fuels and we're seeing plenty of movement in the sector at the LA Auto Show.

VW Prices 292HP Golf R from $36,595* in the US; No Manual Gearbox


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I don’t know whether this will help you get over the disappointment of VW not bringing the Golf R Variant to the United States, but the automaker has just announced pricing for the Golf R hatchback.

Shucks; VW Tells Us It Has No Plans to Sell Golf R Variant in the USA


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We spoke too soon when we said that the new VW Golf R Variant should come to the US – technically, it is, because it will be revealed at the LA Auto Show, but unfortunately, you cannot buy it.

VW Reveals New 296HP Golf R Variant and It's Coming to U.S.!


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VW has lifted the veils off the new Golf R Variant sport wagon on the eve of the Los Angeles Auto Show. For the first time in the history of the Golf R, there is now a station wagon version.

VW Golf R 400 Concept to Pass Through LA Show As it Heads for Production


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Volkswagen will give North American consumers their first real life look at the muscular Golf R 400 Concept at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.

VW Golf SUV Said to Arrive in 2018


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The eighth-generation VW Golf is expected to spawn the first-ever SUV to wear a Golf badge when it launches in 2018.

CNET Finds 2015 VW e-Golf is Your Usual Compact EV


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VW is really late to the US full-EV party, where models like the Nissan Leaf have gained serious popularity in the last few years.

Its battery powered entry is the e-Golf, and in true VW spirit, you get what you (expect to) pay for. If you’re not at all into your electric vehicle looking weird or unusual (like the Leaf does), then the look of the e-Golf will be refreshing.

You really have to be a bit of a nerd to notice anything different about it, aside from the complete lack of engine noise.

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.