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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.

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 Hires Robbie Williams as Marketing Manager [w/Videos]


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English singer and songwriter Robbie Williams is playing the role of VW’s new marketing manager in a series of commercials that promote the new “Club & Lounge” special models for the German market.

VW Will Charge You €299 for a Performance Data App


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VW has announced the availability of a RaceApp with associated LogBox which work together to provide the driver with performance stats for circuit outings.

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?

New Hyundai i10 Goes Up Against VW UP! and Toyota Aygo


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The previous generation i10 was always regarded as a great buy in its class, but now with the new one, Hyundai has really come into its own.

It recently won a comparative test facing the new Toyota Aygo and the VW Up!, impressing with its ride, space and interior practicality.

Is This One of The Coolest VW New Beetles Around Or What? [w/Video]


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We're absolutely smitten with this 2000s VW Beetle rat-rod conversion that we found for sale on eBay.

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.

Man in VW Polo Enters Brands Hatch Circuit During a Race, Gets 8 Months in Jail [w/Videos]


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Bypassing security and driving your road car on a circuit in the middle of a race is never a good idea. 22-year-old Jack Cottle has learned that the hard way, as he got an eight-month jail sentence for his incredibly stupid stunt.

The Story of VW's Beetle


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For a very long period of time, the VW Beetle was the world’s best-selling automobile. That was in part due to its very long period of manufacturing: between 1938 and 2003 more than 21 million Beetles were built on all inhabited continents.

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.

Review Points Out What’s New on the Facelifted VW Scirocco


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Did you know that 75 percent of all VW Sciroccos from the current generation are powered by diesel engines? That’s quite an intriguing fact, given the model’s image as a sportier alternative to the Golf.

New 240PS VW Passat 2.0 TDI Proves it Packs a Strong Punch


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Numbers are rarely impressive in mainstream cars these days, but extracting 240 PS (237 hp) from a two-liter diesel engine is.

It’s a real achievement in the sector, and when powering the new (lighter) VW Passat, it promises a 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) sprint time of 6.1 seconds; top speed is 240 km/h (239 149mph).

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.

Man Behind the Original VW Beach Buggy Explains his Creation


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The VW-based dune/beach buggy concept could not have come from anywhere else but California. The original idea came to Bruce Meyers in the early 1960s, and by 1965 he had already hand-built 12 prototypes in his shop – he was formerly a boat builder with a background as an engineer and artist, and he admits that he “spent a lot of time in school.”

VW Transporter Drifts Around Hot Hatches on the 'Ring


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Who ever said you need 700-horses and a propeller, a star or a wild stallion decorating your hood to have some genuine fun on the Nürburgring?

New VW Lamando is China's Jetta CC [w/Video]


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This past spring at the Beijing Auto Show, VW unveiled the New Midsize Concept (NMC), a study previewing a stylish rival for the Mercedes-Benz CLA. Fast forward to today’s Chengdu Auto Show and that production sedan is already a reality.