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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 R

Will the next VW Golf R dish out 400 horsepower?

Volkswagen is hard at work prepping the MkVIII Golf, which should arrive sometime in the next year or so. That also means we'll have a fresh take on the GTI and the hot hatch... read more May 31, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen testing the I.D. R Pikes Peak race car

Volkswagen goes lightweight with the I.D. R Pikes Peak electric race car

Aerodynamics and power are two very important focus points for any race car. Another is dropping as much weight as possible. If you have a vehicle that doesn't weigh much... read more May 25, 2018 by


 
VW MOIA ride-sharing concept car

Report: Apple to use VW vans for first self-driving service

Apple and the Volkswagen Group have reportedly forged a deal that will see VW's Transporter van, the modern version of the iconic Microbus, used by Apple for its first... read more May 24, 2018 by


 
VW to support Americas Rallycross Series

VW commits to new Americas Rallycross series

Volkswagen has thrown its support behind the newly minted Americas Rallycross series (ARX) and announced it will enter the competition with its Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross... read more May 22, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Neo concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Production VW ID hatchback to look just like concept

Volkswagen's Golf-sized electric hatchback due in 2020 will closely resemble the show car that previewed it: the ID concept rolled out in 2016 at the Paris auto show. The... read more May 22, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen is focused on aerodynamics with its ID R Pikes Peak racer

Volkswagen chases extreme downforce for its ID R Pikes Peak racer

Volkswagen returns to the the International Pikes Peak Hill Climb on June 24, and the German automaker is going high-tech with its new race car, the ID R. This all-electric... read more May 21, 2018 by


 
2019 Arteon R-Line Highlight concept

Volkswagen bringing enthusiast-focused concepts to US car shows

Volkswagen has prepared a traveling circus packed with five intriguing enthusiast-focused models. Each one has been prepared with a different sort of automotive fan in mind... read more May 21, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen California Ocean Red

2018 Volkswagen California first drive review: forbidden fruit you can live in

Our ideal garage is full of weird French hatchbacks, Japanese kei cars, German wagons, and Volkswagen vans. But as North Americans, we’re stuck admiring these wondrous... read more May 18, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR concept

290-horsepower VW Golf GTI TCR road car previewed by concept

Volkswagen's Golf GTI race car developed for the TCR International Series is about to spawn a road-going version. To be called the Golf GTI TCR, VW previewed the new... read more May 10, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen Golf Estate TGI GMOTION

VW premieres a pair of Golf concepts for Wörthersee

Wörthrsee is mecca for Volkswagen enthusiasts. Every year, VW fans flock to Lake Wörthersee to share their love and appreciation for the brand. Volkswagen lets its... read more May 9, 2018 by


 
Night vision assist in 2018 Volkswagen Touareg

Night vision system coming to Volkswagen cars

Night vision systems for cars have been around for several years but they're still a rarity among mainstream models. That's starting to change and Volkswagen is the latest... read more May 4, 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


 
Martin Winterkorn

Report: Former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn facing US charges in dieselgate scandal

A Michigan federal court has charged former Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn with defrauding the U.S. for his role in the VW diesel emissions scandal, according to a... read more May 3, 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 Group CEO Herbert Diess

VW and Chinese partner launch SOL EV brand in China

Volkswagen has joined numerous other automakers by offering a China-only brand dedicated to electric cars. On Tuesday, VW introduced the SOL brand for electric vehicles at... read more April 27, 2018 by


 
 

 
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