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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.

VW Apprentices Unwrap 380PS Golf GTI Wolfsburg Edition at Wörthersee


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Obviously, you cannot have a Golf GTI fest without…Golf GTIs and at this week's Wörthersee Tour in Austria, a group of 12 apprentices aged between 18 and 23 from VW's Wolfsburg plant are presenting a unique study inspired by the 40 years of the Golf (1974) and named the Golf GTI Wolfsburg Edition.

VW Golf Variant Youngster 5000 Debuts at Wörthersee Meet


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The Golf Variant Youngster 5000 is yet another study made by VW apprentices, and in particular, a group of six youngsters from the Zwickau plant, for the 2014 edition of the Wörthersee Golf GTI Tour.

New VW Golf R SportWagen Spied Again; Would You Buy One?


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Volkswagen not only continues to test prototypes of the Golf R Estate /Variant /Wagon /SportWagen (same car, different names for different markets) on the Nürburgring circuit, but it's doing so with even more production-ready cars, as you can see from this latest undisguised prototype.

Review Finds VW Golf Sportvan is More Van than Sport


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The current generation VW Golf, the seventh one ever, has received pretty good reviews, no matter which version of the hatch was tested. Basic versions made sense in their own way, and so too did the models higher up in the range. One of the main traits we hear being repeated by reviewers is the way the new Golf drives (it does it very well and with minimal effort from the driver).

VW to Create Special Golf for Gran Turismo Game [w/Video]


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Volkswagen has announced that it will be showing off a unique version of its Golf GTI, one that’s specially designed for the Gran Turismo racing game. Since the teaser trailer released by the automaker is called #VisionGTI, it’s not hard to picture the transformation it will undergo from regular road car to bold concept-like shapes, in the vein similar concepts from BMW and Mercedes.

Oettinger Brings New VW Golf R to Near Supercar Levels of Performance [w/Video]


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If you watched our video with the Nissan Maxima vs. the Porsche 911 Turbo or the other one pitting a VW Golf R against a Ferrari 458 Speciale, you'll know that with some crafty work under the hood, regular cars can easily outrun high-performance models several times their price – at least on the drag strip. Oettinger is one of those tuners and its newest project focuses on the latest VW Golf R.

Tricked Out Golf Matches Ferrari 458 Speciale’s Acceleration


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It seems that in the world of tuned cars, the brighter the hoses and wires an engine uses the more power it delivers. I mean, there’s absolutely no reason for this run of the mill Volkswagen Golf to keep up with a Ferrari 458 Speciale, yet it does…

All-New 2015 VW Golf Priced from $17,995, GTI from $24,395 in the U.S.


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Volkswagen has announced U.S. pricing for the all-new, seventh-generation 2015 Golf, which goes on sale this August. The most affordable model is the two-door Golf Launch Edition model with a manual transmission, available for $17,995 (€13,069), plus $820 destination and handling.

VW Details New Golf Sportsvan, Releases More Photos


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VW has released fresh details about the Golf Sportsvan as deliveries of the compact MPV will soon start in Germany and other European markets. Based on the MQB platform, the successor to the Golf Plus is up to 90 kg (198 lbs) lighter and up to 20 percent more fuel-efficient, thanks to its new powerplants.