The Golf R is, without a doubt, the best hot hatch available in the US. One minute you’re blending in with every other Golf, the next you’re slaloming though the corners like a WRC driver.
The all-new 2017 VW Atlas aims at taking on the leaders of the market at a revised price point. But does it have a chance?
On paper, the new 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack has a delicate balance of practicality, efficiency, technology, and most importantly, driveability. Does it hold up in the real world?
Spring has finally sprung! It was a nice day for a walk, here in NYC. But hundreds of journalists weren’t logging the miles outdoors. Inside the Jacob Javits Convention Center, the 2017 New York International Auto Show is in full swing. Day 1 was packed with world debuts […]
Part of our annual pilgrimage to Motor City is selecting the best way to get there. Over the past few years, we’ve had an interesting array of rides. And we can’t say it’s always gone well. So when it came time to head for the 2017 North American […]
Personality bubbles out of the Volkswagen Beetle and the 2016 Beetle Dune is no exception. VW has crafted a special edition Beetle that hearkens back to the 1960s with its dune buggy inspired appearance. This fun special edition following others like the sporty GSR we tested, Classic, Denim, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]