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Twin-engined Volkswagen Golf used to race up Pikes Peak

Meet the crazy twin-engine Golf that VW used for its last Pikes Peak attempt

It might look like nothing more than a Golf that's been prepped for motorsport duty, but this VW packs a twin-engined, high-altitude secret. The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is a torturous test of man and machine. Today, the route to the top is fully paved but it wasn't always that way... read more

June 17, 2018 by
 
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Doing grown-up things with the do-it-all 2018 VW Golf GTI

No one car can do it all, but the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI comes pretty close. VW’s hot hatch is almost as happy snaking through twisty canyon roads as it is doing... read more May 4, 2018 by


 
Scene from 'Edd China's Garage Revival' pilot

Watch the full pilot for “Edd China's Garage Revival”

Former “Wheeler Dealers” mechanic Edd China is back with a new show whose pilot episode went live Tuesday. Called “Edd China's Garage Revival,” it... read more May 2, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen 48-volt mild-hybrid system

Next-generation VW Golf getting mild-hybrid system

Volkswagen has already laid out aggressive plans for a future full of battery-electric cars, but the German car brand will also electrify nearly every vehicle in its lineup... read more April 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf R

2018 Volkswagen Golf R first drive review: no juvenile delinquent

Automaker family portraits are like most of ours. See that mohawk in the back? That’s the Honda Civic Type R. The blue-face scoundrel flipping the bird? Hello, Ford... read more April 23, 2018 by


 
2020 Volkswagen Golf test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Volkswagen Golf spy shots

A test mule for the next-generation Volkswagen Golf, the nameplate's eighth iteration, has been spotted. A test mule is where the new mechanical package is hidden beneath the... read more April 16, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept, 2015 Wörthersee Tour

Next-gen Volkswagen Golf coming in 2019

Volkswagen on Friday revealed critical details on its next-generation Golf during a presentation with suppliers. The automaker said it is spending $2.2 billion developing the... read more January 19, 2018 by


 
150 millionth Volkswagen delivered

Volkswagen delivers its 150 millionth car: a Golf GTE

The Volkswagen brand spans more than 150 markets around the world, and over the course of decades, it's finally delivered its 150 millionth car. And fittingly, it's an... read more October 25, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Volkswagen didn't originally want to build the GTI

Could you imagine the world without the Volkswagen Golf GTI? While it's one of many options for those seeking practicality with a splash of fun, it truly was the nameplate... read more August 9, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Report: Next-gen Volkswagen Golf GTI and R to be more powerful, lighter

Thankfully, Volkswagen's wrongdoing and all associated bad behavior surrounding its diesel emissions scandal hasn't scaled back development for its hot hatchback offerings... read more July 13, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTE Performance concept, 2017 Wörthersee Tour

VW unveils 268-horsepower Golf GTE Performance concept at 2017 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen waited until Thursday’s opening day for the 2017 Wörthersee Tour GTI tuning fest to release details on yet another hot hatch concept present at the... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTI First Decade concept, 2017 Wörthersee Tour

VW reveals GTI hybrid concept with rear-axle electric motor

This year’s Wörthersee Tour GTI tuning fest is upon us and Volkswagen has revealed some exciting concepts. Last week we were treated to the production-bound Up!... read more May 24, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Golf R Heritage concept

Volkswagen channels the enthusiast for 5 new concepts

The aftermarket and modifying community has long had a love affair with Volkswagen vehicles, and it seems the German automaker is tapping into said love affair. VW this week... read more May 20, 2017 by


 
1,233 horsepower VW Golf Mk2

This Volkswagen Golf Mk2 can beat the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon in the quarter mile

Yes, yes, we know. The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon comes straight from the factory and can clip off incredible achievements such as a 0-60 mph time of 2.1 seconds (with a... read more April 28, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf R, 2017 New York Auto Show

2018 VW Golf lineup nipped, tucked, tech'd

Volkswagen's ever-growing lineup of compact hatchbacks and wagons has a modestly revised look and some additional technology for the 2018 model year. The updated range was... read more April 12, 2017 by


 
Akrapovič titanium exhaust for MkVII Volkswagen Golf R

VW Golf R buyers can now add factory-blessed Akrapovič titanium exhaust

You may not have heard of Akrapovič, but the Slovenian company would love for you to take a closer listen to its product. Specifically, the specialist exhaust company has... read more March 30, 2017 by


 
 

 
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