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2014 Volkswagen GTI (Euro spec)

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI (Mark VII): Geneva Motor Show Preview

Sitting across the table from Porsche AG CEO Matthias Mueller once, we asked why the 911 had changed so little in its design over time. He answered simply: you don't mess with what works. Corporate groupmate Volkswagen holds to the same philosophy with its Golf, and the Mark VII model is very close... read more

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2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI Previewed In Paris By Concept

Enjoy a first look at the 2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI thanks to the unveiling of a virtually production ready concept at the 2012 Paris Auto Show, the same event where the... read more September 27, 2012 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI (MkVII) spy shots

VW Planning Lightweight Version Of 2014 GTI: Report

We know that Volkswagen will launch a new version of its GTI hot hatch, based on the Mark VII Golf, sometime after the base model’s mid-2013 debut. Beyond that, we know... read more September 11, 2012 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI (MkVII) spy shots

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI (MkVII) Spy Shots

The recently revealed MkVII Volkswagen Golf will be making its debut in just a few weeks at the 2012 Paris Auto Show, before landing in showrooms next summer as a 2014 model... read more September 11, 2012 by 


 
Ford Focus ST versus VW GTI with Ken Block and Vaughn Gittin, Jr.

Focus ST Versus VW GTI: Ken Block & Vaughn Gittin, Jr. Race

In the latest example of Ford's at times wildly irresponsible corporate propaganda for the Focus ST, this video shows Ken Block and Vaughn Gittin, Jr. ripping it up in a... read more August 29, 2012 by 


 
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New VW GTI Coming In Fall Of 2013, May Be Followed By GTD Diesel

Volkswagen will be taking the covers off its new MkVII Golf at the 2012 Paris Auto Show in September, though first sales of the car in the U.S. aren’t expected to... read more July 20, 2012 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI (MkVII) spy shots

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI (MkVII) To Produce 260 Horsepower?

A brand new Volkswagen Golf is just around the corner, a car whose launch also heralds the arrival of a new high-performance GTI. While we’ve been spying prototypes for... read more June 5, 2012 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI spy shots

2013 Volkswagen GTI Details Emerge

The Mark VII Volkswagen GTI will reportedly hit dealer showrooms late this year, as a 2013 model. That means that details about the new car (and its new platform) will... read more March 22, 2012 by 


 
MkVI Volkswagen Golf GTI Convertible

New Volkswagen Golf GTI Convertible Drops Top In Geneva

Volkswagen currently sells a convertible version of its Golf hatchback overseas and now the compact drop-top comes in GTI performance flavor too. Today, the wraps have come... read more February 29, 2012 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet Concept

Volkswagen GTI Convertible Set For Geneva Motor Show: Report

Volkswagen currently sells a convertible version of its Golf hatchback overseas and soon the compact drop-top may come in GTI performance flavor too. According to a new... read more February 7, 2012 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen GTI

VW Puts All Six GTI Generations On The Race Track: Video

Rarely have three simple letters meant as much to gearheads as those the spell "GTI". Their first significant appearance was on the Mk1 Golf GTI, known as the Rabbit in the... read more December 20, 2011 by 


 
2010 Volkswagen GTI

Power Boost For MkVII Volkswagen Golf GTI: Report

Development of Volkswagen’s MkVII Golf is well underway, with the new car on track to come onto the market towards the end of next year as a 2013 model. While a... read more July 19, 2011 by 


 
Volkswagen Golf GTI 35 Edition

VW Puts GTI Edition 35 On U.S. Forbidden Fruit List: Report

When the Volkswagen GTI Edition 35 debuted at Worthersee in Germany earlier this month, there was much talk that the car could find its way to the U.S. to celebrate the 30th... read more June 20, 2011 by 


 
Skoda Octavia vRS Bonneville record car

Heard The One About The... 200mph, 600bhp Bonneville Skoda?

Whilst Skodas have never been sold in the United States, gearheads probably know a little about the Czech Republic-based subsiduary of the Volkswagen Audi Group and some of... read more June 9, 2011 by 


 
Volkswagen Golf GTI 35 Edition

Volkswagen Celebrates 35 Years Of The GTI With 235-Horsepower Special Edition

Just five years ago, Volkswagen launched a special edition GTI Edition 30 to mark the 30th anniversary of the sporty GTI hatchback. Back then, VW was building its MkV Golf... read more May 10, 2011 by 


 
2011 Volvo C30 2-door Coupe Auto Side Exterior View

Top Five 2011 Hot Hatchbacks

You could view the concept of the "hot hatchback" as the greatest compromise in the automotive industry. At least four seats (in most cases), space in the back, good safety... read more September 1, 2010 by 


 
 

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