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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 "race" through (hopefully) an abandoned neighborhood. Since Block's Fiesta WRC/Rallycross car is about as relevant to the... read more

August 29, 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 


 
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 


 
1985 Volkswagen Mk2 GTI

Volkswagen Mk2 GTI: Big Fun, Little Cash

If I had to take the phrase "big fun, little cash" and condense it into two carefully chosen words, it would have to be "hot hatchback." In the eighties, the idea of tossing... read more August 30, 2010 by 


 
Volkswagen Golf GTI Adidas Edition

Volkswagen Prepping Golf GTI Excessive And Adidas Concepts

Earlier this week we brought you details of seven new customized Audi A1 hatchbacks that will be on display at the upcoming Wörthersee Tour 2010 and now we have the first... read more May 7, 2010 by 


 
Mini Cooper S JCW And Volkswagen GTI

Hot Hatch Rivalry: MINI Cooper S vs Volkswagen GTI

 Ask a gear head what was the first “hot hatchback,” the majority of them will answer with the Volkswagen Golf GTI, which was first produced in 1976 but didn’t reach... read more March 26, 2010 by 


 
2010 Volkswagen GTI

2010 Volkswagen GTI: The Greenest Hot Hatch?

The front-wheel-drive Volkswagen GTI is a blast to drive. It’s fun slow, it’s fun fast. It’s a lot like a MINI Cooper in that regard, but less cute, way more practical... read more February 2, 2010 by 


 
2010 VW GTI App Store Launch

VW Launches 2010 GTI With iPhone and iPod Touch App

In Pebble Beach, we saw the 2011 Infiniti M become the first car launched "virtually," thanks to a high-tech projection display system. Today, Volkswagen is the first... read more October 22, 2009 by 


 
2010 Volkswagen GTI

2010 Volkswagen GTI Preview

The 2010 Volkswagen GTI is finally making its way to the U.S. in Mark VI form, and though it's down 10 horsepower on its international-spec doppelganger, it's actually... read more October 6, 2009 by 


 
2010 Volkswagen Mark VI Golf GTI

VW Golf GTD diesel sports hatch hits the market

Late last year, reports emerged claiming Volkswagen was working on three separate sports-oriented versions of the popular Golf hatchback. The first of these we've already... read more June 8, 2009 by 


 
vw golf gti street 001

VW apprentices build 301hp Golf GTI Street

Custom-tuned turbocharged four-cylinder hatches are pretty common fare anywhere in the world. But it's not every day that a handful of young apprentices at one of the world's... read more May 21, 2009 by 


 
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