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2015 Volkswagen Golf, at 2013 New York Auto Show

Volkswagen Golf Drops Weight With Optional Carbon Fiber Roof

The Biggest Loser has proven that weight-loss shows can draw serious attention. Volkswagen must be watching because the German automaker is looking for lower numbers on the scales with the Golf. According to Edmunds, VW is nearly ready to offer up an optional extra that will help the popular... read more

May 6, 2013 by 
 
Volkswagen DSG dual-clutch transmission

10-Speed DSG Among Volkswagen’s Future Tech

Given the proliferation of announcements for eight-, nine- and even 10-speed automatic gearboxes of late, it would appear the world’s major automakers were giving up on... read more April 29, 2013 by 


 
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... read more April 24, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen iBeetle

Volkswagen iBeetle Integrates iPhone, Gets iNamed: Shanghai Auto Show

While we certainly hope the Volkswagen iBeetle doesn't start a trend of iNaming all kinds of iCars with ridiculous iTags, we do like the way VW has kitted the iBeetle to... read more April 19, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe concept

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept Debuts In Shanghai

It looks like the Range Rover Evoque and upcoming BMW X4 are going to have a little competition from a new crossover wearing a “VW” badge. Featured here is... read more April 19, 2013 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf models - image: Volkswagen of America

Volkswagen Debuts 2015 GTI And Golf In New York

American consumers will need to wait until next year to buy a 2015 Golf or GTI at their Volkswagen dealer, but New York Auto Show attendees can see the Mark VII models in the... read more March 27, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen GTI (Euro spec)

2015 Volkswagen Golf Coming To New York, But Why Does America Have To Wait A Year?

The Mk VII Volkswagen Golf was launched to the world at the Paris Auto Show last September, and has been on sale in Europe since late 2012. The new GTI will join it in May... read more March 12, 2013 by 


 
European version of the Golf Wagon (AKA Jetta SportWagen)

2015 Volkswagen GTI, GTD, And 2015 Jetta SportWagen: Live From Geneva

The latest in Volkswagen's hot hatch saga is upon us, in the form of the stronger, sleeker 2015 GTI. It's also getting a new diesel equivalent in the form of the GTD, and the... read more March 5, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen XL1, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

2014 Volkswagen XL1 Live Photos And Video From Geneva

Volkswagen’s streamlined XL1 diesel-electric plug-in hybrid vehicle has made its debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and will soon be drafting along highways, burning... read more March 5, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

Volkswagen Golf Named 2013 European Car Of The Year

It may not come as a surprise to many, but Volkswagen’s latest-generation Golf hatchback, the MkVII, has been named the 2013 European Car of the Year. The winner... read more March 4, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf Variant

Volkswagen Golf Variant Preview: 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Though it's more readily known as the Jetta SportWagen here in the U.S. (with a few tweaks to make it look more like the Jetta) the Golf Variant is how the rest of the world... read more March 4, 2013 by 


 
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... read more February 26, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen XL1 plug-in diesel hybrid

2014 Volkswagen XL1, The 261-MPG Car, Debuts

Less than six years after promising the world a car capable of returning a fuel economy of 1.0 liter of fuel burned per 100 kilometers driven, roughly equivalent to an insane... read more February 21, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD Revealed Ahead Of 2013 Geneva Show

Following the launch of the MkVII Golf in Paris last year, Volkswagen has revealed one of the car’s first variants, the sporty Golf GTD. The diesel-powered hot hatch is... read more February 21, 2013 by 


 
2013 Volkswagen CC

Volkswagen Considering CC Shooting Brake Variant: Report

The Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake is proof that sometimes style wins out over practicality. While the CLS Shooting Brake (forbidden fruit on this side of the Atlantic)... read more February 11, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen at the 2013 Rally Sweden

Volkswagen Clinches WRC Win In Only Its Second Race

Volkswagen, in only its second outing in the World Rally Championship, has managed to take home a win. The 2013 WRC season is the first for the German auto giant, which is... read more February 11, 2013 by 


 
 

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