Tag: Volkswagen

Volkswagen Axes Golf R400, But It’s Not All Bad News


Will it be built? Won’t it be built? The past two years have seemingly been like a never-ending wheel of speculation surrounding the hotted-up Golf R400. But today we know the truth: Volkswagen will not build the Golf R400. Sad face. Continue Reading »

These Two Sleek Sports Cars Have Volkswagen Origins


It is only human nature to want what we can’t have, and unfortunately for many Brazilians in the ‘70s and ‘80s, that meant a sports car. At the time, the Brazilian government leveraged import bans and heavy tariffs on foreign vehicles, putting iconic sports cars like the Porsche 914, MG MGB, and Datsun 260Z well and truly out of reach.  Continue Reading »

Volkswagen Looks To Make Amends With The Golf Alltrack

2017 VW Golf Alltrack

Although it predates the #dieselgate fiasco, you’d be forgiven for thinking the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is the brand’s mea culpa to U.S. buyers. An all-wheel-drive wagon with lift kit, that’ll eventually be available with a manual transmission? That’s like catnip on wheels to VW’s core audience, or at least that’s what VW is hoping. With consumer confidence hitting embarrassingly low levels, and a deeply tarnished brand reputation, the Alltrack is an important proposition for Volkswagen, so expect them to push it, and push it hard. Continue Reading »

Ewan McGregor is Selling his Volkswagen Beetle on eBay


The Hollywood elite are most often spotted driving around in the latest and greatest luxury SUVs and supercars. But with this awesome ride, actor Ewan McGregor proves not everything in Tinseltown is brand-spanking new.  Continue Reading »

5 Things You Should Know About the 2017 Volkswagen Phideon


With the 2016 Geneva Motor Show now underway, Volkswagen has whisked the covers off one very svelte new four-door sedan. Meet the 2017 Volkswagen Phideon (no, not Phaeton). It’s been designed to slot well above the crisp Passat in Volkswagen’s product structure, but if you like it, there’s just one small detail…  Continue Reading »

2017 Bentley Mulsanne: 5 Things to Know


With the 2016 Geneva Motor Show now just days away, Bentley has officially yanked the covers off its latest new model—the 2017 Bentley Mulsanne. The brand’s big four-door flagship has enjoyed a thorough freshening-up inside and out for its next iteration, and it’s safe to say it hasn’t lost any of its Bentley-ness. Not one bit.  Continue Reading »

How To Properly Setup A Tuned Daily Driver: My Golf R


Go to any local car show or cruise night, and you’ll see a few things that make you bury your face deep within your palms. It’s not the idiots brake torquing their muscle cars, or the group of teenagers vaping like a steam locomotive. Rather it’s the cars they consider their daily drivers. Massive front splitters, so much negative camber that the car should be proscribed anti-depressants, and full race exhausts that ensure early onset tinnitus. In essence, they’ve built machines that no longer work in the real world. They’re no longer good, reliable, daily drivers.

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Watch a Trailer Pull a Volkswagen Passat and Freak People Out

VW Trailer Hitch

Finally, we have some Volkswagen news that does not involve emissions violations, lawsuits, public outrage, or people being fired. This is a happy bit of VW news and it comes in the form of a video prank they staged to promote their Trailer Assist technology.

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An Electric Sports Car Can Save Volkswagen’s Reputation


Volkswagen’s dream of a diesel-filled U.S. market is dead. Done. Over. If your perception of diesel wasn’t already askew before the whole Dieselgate scandal, there’s likely no way you’ll ever buy into it now. Continue Reading »

Meet the Last Lamborghini Diablo SV Ever Built


A look across the Lamborghini history books reveals quite a few performance icons, everything from the shapely 350GTV to the achingly beautiful Miura, the raucous Countach, and modern superstars like the Gallardo and Aventador.  Continue Reading »