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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.

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.

Chris Harris Pits the VW Golf R Against the BMW M235i


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Loaded with the lighter MQB platform and all-wheel drive, the latest VW Golf R stands to be more of a serious hot hatch than a loaded Golf. But how does it fare against the purity of a rear-drive BMW?

VW Golf SportsVan Shines in UK Review


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Should the regular seventh-gen Golf not be roomy or practical enough for you, VW is now tempting you with the Golf SV, which is basically the same car, but with a lot more interior space.

CNET Finds the 2015 VW Beetle R-Line is Not a Well Rounded Package


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The new-new VW Beetle, which debuted in 2012, is a big improvement over the first gen car.

Fresh VW Polo Review Sees it as One of the Best


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The facelifted VW Polo may look the same as before, but there are some changes under the bodywork aimed at making it more refined and capable.

Carbuyer Says Facelifted VW Polo is the Same as Before


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In true Volkswagen style, the facelifted Polo looks almost identical with the model it replaces, but the truth is, it bring some important changes, most of them under the bodywork.

The EVO Take on the VW Golf GTI Performance Edition


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We wonder if all has been said about the VW Golf GTI; it’s such a motoring icon that when a new one comes out, it’s really all the scene talks about for a while.

Sibling Rivalry: SEAT Leon Cupra vs. VW Golf R on Track


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A dry twisty track is not the ideal place to prove that the more powerful, four-wheel drive VW Golf R is faster than a lesser powered front-wheel drive SEAT Leon Cupra. In fact, it would prove the above statement completely false, as the Autocar video posted below illustrates.

2015 Volkswagen Passat for Europe: Check it Out in 75 Photos and Videos


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VW's best way of describing the new 2015 Passat for Europe and other places around the world is a "premium class car without premium costs". In other words, the Germans want to extend their reach over to more premium offerings like the BMW 3-Series, Mercedes C-Class and even sister company Audi's A4, all while continuing to challenge mainstream rivals such as the Ford Mondeo and Peugeot 508.

All-New 2015 VW Passat: First Photos and Live Video from Presentation


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Ladies and gents, this is Europe's eighth-generation Volkswagen Passat and it was unveiled today during a special press meeting in Berlin, prior to the mid-size model's world premiere at the Paris Motor Show.

Yikes…New VW XL1 Starts at £98,515 or $169,000 / €123,500 in the UK


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For a model that comes from a brand whose name literally translates to "people's car", the Volkswagen XL1's starting price of £98,515 OTR (equal to $169,000 or €123,500) in Britain sounds more of the elitist kind.

VW Golf GTI Performance Drag Races Vauxhall Corsa VXR Clubsport


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With 230PS (227hp) from a turbocharged 2.0-liter gasoline engine, the Performance Edition is the most powerful stock VW Golf GTI. The smaller, lighter Vauxhall / Opel Corsa VXR Clubsport is also the most potent model of the series, with 203hp from a 1.6-liter turbocharged gasoline engine.

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?

Quick Thinking and Brilliant Reaction Saves the Day for VW Touareg


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If aquaplaning gives you the chills, just imagine a large truck losing traction on the wet, folding in two and speedily sliding towards your way from the opposite direction.

VW Shows Moviegoers What Can Happen if They Text and Drive


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Using the mobile phone while driving is one of the leading causes of accidents worldwide. Many drivers believe that nothing bad can happen to them if they text, check out their social networks accounts or take a selfie for a few seconds while behind the wheel. The sad truth is that a few seconds is more than enough for a tragedy to happen.

VW Campervan Soapbox Racer Powered by Love


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Who would have thought that a soapbox derby race could be so intense and so much fun? We missed this episode when it happened last summer at the "Red Bull Soapbox Race London 2013", but nothing escapes the almighty internet…

VW Golf 400 Concept Looks and Sounds Aggressive on the Streets of Vienna


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Unveiled at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show, the VW Golf R 400 Concept shows the potential for a more powerful and performance-focused Golf R. If you haven’t heard it yet, the good news is Volkswagen plans to build a limited series of the Golf R 400, which owes its name to the 400PS (395hp) produced by its tuned 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

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).

VW Golf Sportsvan is Impressive, Says New Review


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Like the VW Golf Plus before it, the Golf Sportsvan addresses those customers who want something in between the Golf hatchback and the Touran MPV. It is bigger and more practical than the Golf, but not quite as big as the Touran.