Tag: VW

NYIAS 2017: Day 1

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 […]

Quick Spin: 2016 VW Beetle Dune

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, […]

Quick Spin: 2016 VW GTI

Life doesn’t often afford you second chances. Thankfully, Volkswagen is more forgiving. A disappointing combination of summer tires and winter weather left us feeling slighted the last time around. Under the safe assumption that we wouldn’t experience similar conditions in the summer, we resolved to try again. Despite […]

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 […]

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 […]