Tag: Volkswagen

NYIAS 2016: Day 1

It’s sunny and 70 degrees here in New York. But no matter how nice it is outside, thousands of journalists have packed into the Jacob Javits Center to see what the auto industry has to offer. Day 1 of the New York International Auto Show has come to […]

Icon: 2015 VW Golf R

List a few iconic cars. Perhaps you thought about the Ford Mustang, the Chevrolet Corvette, or the VW Beetle. Did you consider the VW Golf? Maybe you should. Perhaps not the original hatchback, the Golf is none-the-less the progenitor of all modern hot hatches. It’s dominance paved the […]

Svelte: 2015 VW Touareg

For 2015, VW has given the Touareg a refresh. The best way to combat an image problem is to re-work the image.  But what changes have been made? They may be slight, but a number of exterior design enhancements give the VW a more up-scale appearance. They updated […]

A Little Extra: 2015 VW GTI

32 years ago, Volkswagen paired a sporty fuel-injected four-cylinder engine with its Golf hatchback. The combination sparked a revolution and coined the “hot hatch” phrase. 2015 marks the launch of the 7th generation GTI, and it arrives at dealerships with a trophy case of awards. Winning Motor Trend’s […]

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 […]

Stepping Out: Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland ECODiesel is where eco-friendly meets rugged off-roading fun. With an increase in environmentally conscious consumers, manufacturers have been revamping their models to accommodate such needs. Jeep has accomplished this by introducing an optional diesel V6 into the Grand Cherokee for 2014. With suitable […]

5 Best/Worst of the 2014 NYIAS

The 2014 New York International Auto Show media days ended on Thursday and the show opened to the public on Saturday. Now that we’ve caught up on sleep, we had time to reflect on some of our favorite (and least favorite) moments from this year’s show. Keep in […]