Tag: Volkswagen

5 Cars We’re Thankful For in 2014

Sedan Charger Hellcat

With Thanksgiving just a day away, families across the US of A are preparing to come together and share a table, some food, a few fine beverages, but most importantly – share the company of their loved ones. Gobble gobble. Continue Reading »

10 Hits and Misses from 2014 LA Auto Show

Cadillac ATS-V Coupe LA auto show photo

Last week marked the opening of the 2014 LA Auto Show. As with any year, there was plenty to do and plenty to see. But some cars were hot and others were, well, not so much. Here’s all the hits and misses from this year’s show.

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A 400HP Volkswagen Golf R is Coming

Volkswagen Golf Pics

Earlier this year at the Beijing Auto Show, Volkswagen unveiled a concept hatchback known as the Golf R 400. It sported all the understated looks and cleanly hewn lines of the standard Golf R but with one rather notable addition, a power bump to the tune of around 400 horsepower.

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First Zelectric Bug Goes Up for Sale at $45,000


$45,000 can buy you a lot of things. If you’re into German SUVs, it’ll get you a new VW Touareg. Fast cars? You’re not far off a base model Boxster.

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Zelectric Bug is the EV Beetle for a New Generation


In the 1960s, a generation of Americans adopted a funny little German car, which would go onto become the defining image of the decade. That car was the Volkswagen Beetle. Continue Reading »

Rumors Suggest Audi Might Drop Everything to Race F1


In terms of winning, Audi has a good thing going. The German auto giant just wrapped up a manufacturer’s championship in the 2014 DTM series and currently sits a close second with three races to go in the World Endurance Championship. Continue Reading »

Volkswagen XL Sport Trades MPG for Ducati Power


Volkswagen’s econo-miser XL1 hybrid has always been a polarizing vehicle. This though, this might be a bit more universally lauded. Revealed yesterday at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, say ‘hello’ to the XL Sport – what a 313mpg eco-car would look like if you stripped away its green heart, and replaced it with something a bit brasher.

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Our 8 Favorite Fan Uploads

Upload El Camino

Since we launched our new fan uploads section of the site, you guys have been sharing with us some….uh…interesting rides. If you haven’t hit our new uploader yet, you should probably do it right here. You can even do it on the go.

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The Phaeton Returns: Volkswagen Will Price it at $70K

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Rejoice! The Volkswagen Phaeton is back. At least on American shores. While VW still manages to sell the Phaeton in markets like China and Europe, its initial attempt to sell a luxury flagship in the U.S. fell flat in 2006. But now it’s really back.

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How Volkswagen Plans to Win Back Millennials


It might be a losing battle, but car manufacturers like Volkswagen are working like fiends to keep millennials interested in driving. The biggest problem? They can’t keep up with technology. Continue Reading »