The VW Golf really is the perfect car for most people. It’s a small, fun to drive hatchback that can accommodate 95% of driving needs. It looks good, it’s reliable and it’s affordable. It also offers two different variants that offer an increasing amount of power and fun for those looking for more.
However, taste tends to run toward larger vehicles. Jack up the suspension and add some plastic cladding and the Golf would probably find more buyers (it would also make it a T-Roc, so we’ll get to see how that sells.)
Continue reading “Downsized: Golf to Get Smaller Engine”
Volkswagen is expanding the palette for their top-end Golf by introducing 40 custom color options. Known as the Volkswagen Spectrum Program, the options will be available for the forthcoming 2019 Golf R.
Though the Spectrum Program introduces some new hues to the VW lineup, Volkswagen also looked to their past for points of reference. From the MkIII Sirocco’s Viper Green Metallic to the Ginster Yellow of the 1997 GTI Driver’s Edition, these options tie the nameplates storied history with their most current engineering prowess.
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Volkswagen is trying to figure out what to do with their Beetle. While one of the lower-selling vehicles in their lineup, it seems that there’s a strong emotional attachment to what’s probably their most recognizable vehicle.
Continue reading “EVW Beetle?”
As part of their settlement for the Dieselgate scandal, Volkswagen has announced their ‘Electrify American’ initiative which sees (one of) the largest auto maker(s) spend their $2 billion in fines on themselves. Continue reading “VW: From ‘Poison the Skies’ to ‘Electrify America’”
Audi, under threat of being homogenized by the ubiquitous VW AG platforms that will underlie all their vehicles, is staking their claim as a performance brand by introducing the Audi Sport nameplate. Continue reading “Audi: More VW On the Inside, More Performance Badges On the Out”
Originally introduced at the 2014 Geneva Mo’ Sho’, Volkswagen has announced plans to launch the T-Roc for 2018. Continue reading “VW Just Wants T-Roc!”