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2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI driven to all 48 contiguous states with just $300 of fuel

Drivers In Golf TDI Set New Guinness Record: 48 States, $300 Of Fuel

Over the course of 16 days last month, auto journalist Wayne Gerdes and co-driver Bob Winger drove a 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI to all 48 of the states in the U.S. mainland. Along the way, the pair traveled 8,233.3 miles, and averaged an amazing 81.17 mpg. ALSO SEE: Two Corvette Z06s Wrecked After... read more

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

2016 Volkswagen Jetta GLI gets new engine, styling

Volkswagen’s Jetta compact sedan underwent a mild facelift last year, but missing from the updated range was the GLI. It turns out VW was saving the new sporty sedan... read more June 10, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept, 2015 Wörthersee Tour

Next Volkswagen GTI To Pack 300 Horsepower?

Volkswagen is making moves to shorten its vehicle life cycles from seven to five years (with a mid-cycle update after the first three years) in an attempt to keep up with its... read more May 28, 2015 by


 
Scott Speed and his Shark Week-themed 2015 Volkswagen Beetle Global Rallycross Championship car

Scott Speed Gears Up For New Season Of GRC With Shark Week-Themed Beetle

The 2015 Global Rallycross Championship gets underway May 31 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and one of the cars to watch out for will be the Shark Week-themed Beetle GRC of... read more May 27, 2015 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf R Touch Concept  -  2015 CES

Golf Going High-Tech: Gesture Control, Touch-Screen Interface Pegged For Popular Compact

In an effort to keep up with its American and Asian rivals, Volkswagen will be shortening its vehicle life cycles from seven years to five, with a mid-cycle update coming... read more May 27, 2015 by


 
2017 Volkswagen Golf R 400 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Volkswagen Golf R 400 Spy Shots

Volkswagen shocked many when it rolled out its 395-horsepower Golf R 400 concept back at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. But what was more shocking was that the wild concept was... read more May 20, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen GTI

2015 Volkswagen GTI first drive review

For decades, enthusiasts have fawned over and flocked to the Volkswagen GTI. Sure, it’s gotten bigger, heavier, and more technologically advanced, but it’s still... read more May 19, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen T1 bus 'Race Taxi'

Porsche-Powered Volkswagen Bus 'Race Taxi' Debuts At Wörthersee

The annual Wörthersee Tour has become a showcase for outrageous Volkswagen Group concept cars, but not every noteworthy vehicle comes from the VW mothership. This groovy... read more May 14, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept, 2015 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen Presents 395-Horsepower Golf GTE Sport Concept At 2015 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen surprised visitors at this week’s 2015 Wörthersee Tour with a second high-performance concept car based on its humble Golf hatchback. The first was the... read more May 14, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen GTI Clubsport concept, 2015 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen GTI Clubsport Concept Revealed, Production Version Coming 2016

Come June of next year Volkswagen’s GTI will have turned 40 and just as it did when the GTI turned 30 and then again when the popular hot hatch turned 35, the German... read more May 13, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Group’s new twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter W-12 gasoline engine

Volkswagen Presents Next-Gen W-12 Engine At Vienna Motor Symposium

The future of the Volkswagen Group’s W-12 is safe thanks to innovations that ensure the big brute of an engine meets more stringent emissions regulations coming into... read more May 10, 2015 by


 
Volkswagen Car-Net for Apple Watch

Volkswagen Now Has An Apple Watch App

The new Apple Watch is putting automakers on notice, and not just with a subtle vibration every five g-d seconds. A handful of OEMs, including Porsche and BMW, have already... read more May 5, 2015 by


 
1985 GTI vs. 2015 GTI - Image via VWPartsVortex.com

Tale Of The Tape: 1985 GTI Vs. 2015 GTI

Among enthusiasts, there will always be a portion of the population primed to lionize classic models and lament the introduction of electronic nannies like traction control... read more May 1, 2015 by


 
piechs head, 2000 Paris Auto Show

Ferdinand Piech Reportedly Unhappy With Appointment Of Nieces To VW Supervisory Board

After last week’s sudden departure of Volkswagen Group chairman Ferdinand Piech and his wife Ursula from the automaker’s overarching supervisory board, which came... read more May 1, 2015 by


 
Ferdinand Piëch with wife Ursula

End Of An Era At Volkswagen As Chairman Ferdinand Piech Quits

Perhaps the most influential player in the transformation of Volkswagen from near bankruptcy into a juggernaut comprising numerous brands and vying with the likes of Toyota... read more April 26, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS

2015 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS Debuts In Shanghai

Volkswagen updated its Scirocco coupe last year and now the updated version of the sporty GTS variant has made its debut, appearing this week at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show... read more April 21, 2015 by


 
 

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