Volkswagen started making the Golf back in 1974. Fast forward to present day, and they’re already working on the eighth generation, which will arrive next year. But one doesn’t necessarily have to own one of the modern Golfs with the GTI or R badge to have a lot of fun behind the wheel, because a tuned older model can offer way more thrills if you’re prepared … [Read more...] about 1,300HP VW Golf MkII Hits 206 Mph During 1/2-Mile Run
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Drag racing enthusiasts know that whenever a tuned old car lines up at the start line alongside a supercar, the outcome is unpredictable. And for good reason, as owners of these older cars spend a small fortune in making them as fast as possible, oftentimes without tampering with the exterior design too much. This is how sleepers, true wolves in sheep’s clothing, are … [Read more...] about 735 HP VW Golf Mk2 Challenges Nissan GT-R, All Hell Breaks Loose
Tweet TweetVolkswagen announced that they plan to bring two new concepts at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show. We talk about the VW Golf R400 and GTI Roadster, both prototypes previously seen at Beijing and Worthersee respectively. To begin with, the VW Golf R400 concept packs a massive 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine producing 400 horses and 450 Nm of torque. Using a six-speed … [Read more...] about VW Golf R400 and GTI Roadster concepts ready for LA
Wörthersee — the premier Volkswagen GTI meetup in the world — starts in just a few days in a small town in Austria. The event has been embraced by both Volkswagen and its fans. We usually end up seeing some pretty sweet concept cars like a Porsche-powered VW Type 2 or the bonkers mid-engine VW GTI W12. This year, we'll see the new VW Golf GTI TCR Prototype, a … [Read more...] about VW Golf GTI TCR Prototype to debut next week in Austria
Once upon a time, Volkswagen was among the few automakers offering a proper compact hot hatch: the popular Golf GTI. Eventually, other companies started chasing this sector, and we now have a multitude of hatchbacks with powerful engines and good driving dynamics to choose from. One of the newcomers is the Hyundai i30 N. It’s the Korean brand’s first-ever hot hatch … [Read more...] about Can Hyundai’s New i30N Beat The VW Golf GTI On A Straight Line?