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2015 Volkswagen GTI (Euro spec)  -  Preview Drive, April 2013

2015 Volkswagen GTI: Preview Drive

We're hustling along in the all-new Mk7 Volkswagen GTI, on a tightly curved back road in mountainous Southern France. Just as traffic opens up and I can see a fair distance ahead, I raise our speed into the next bend. But it turns out to be a flat, decreasing-radius corner. I pull my line tighter... read more

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2014 Volkswagen GTI concept

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI To Be Built In Mexico

Late last week it was announced that Volkswagen would build its next-generation Golf, the recently revealed MkVII, in Mexico for export to the U.S. and Canada as well as some... read more January 30, 2013 by


 
Volkswagen GTI 'concept' launch at Paris Motor Show, September 2012

2014 VW GTI Live Photos: 2012 Paris Auto Show

Volkswagen is calling the 2014 GTI shown at the Paris Auto Show a near-production-ready concept, so don’t expect to see too many changes when the 2014 GTI hits the... read more September 27, 2012 by


 
2014 Volkswagen GTI concept

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


 
 

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