Category: Volkswagen

Review: 2015 VW Jetta TDI SEL

Months ago, we decided that we would, once again, make the pilgrimage to the Motor City to cover the North American International Auto Show. It would be our third year returning to the floor of the Cobo Center, to walk amongst the thousands of international media, and to […]

Farewell: 2015 VW Eos

Introduced in 2006, the Volkswagen Eos was meant to be a new and appealing option for those wanting a hard top convertible. It’s also the only hard-top convertible in the United States to have a built-in power sunroof, which is perfect for these cooler Fall days. Although 2015 […]

All Smiles: 2014 VW Beetle GSR

If you’ve ever needed a little extra spring in your step, a smile on your face, this 2014 VW Beetle GSR could be the car to provide it. Back when we drove the standard Beetle, we found it missing one thing: character. This VW has enough character for […]

Too Grown Up: VW Jetta SE

The Volkswagen Jetta has an impressively diverse range of engines – from the efficient Jetta Hybrid and TDI Clean Diesel to the performance-oriented GLI. Unfortunately the Jetta that doesn’t get much attention is the middle child, the 2.5L inline-5 powering the Jetta SE and SEL. For some reason, […]

Little Black Dress: 2014 VW Touareg TDI

The 2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI is the automotive equivalent of a little black dress. Every woman has one—they’re simple, timeless, and useful in a number of different situations. The Touareg has embodied these characteristics since its inception. Although the 2014 model year received only a few minor changes, […]

The Euro Option: 2013 VW Passat TDI SE

Something amazing is happening in America. Both the take rates for manual transmissions and diesel powertrains are on the rise. Similarly, the sales of manual-equipped diesel-powered vehicles is also on the rise. We at Limited Slip Blog refer to that combo as “the Euro option” since this powertrain combination […]