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
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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?
After the gargantuan effort Volkswagen put in to get the Mk5 Golf GTI back on the right track, it was easy to forgive the sixth generation GTI being an evolution of the species. This meant engines and transmissions were carried over wholesale, though power was increased to 210hp for the 2.0-litre TFSI turbo petrol motor. Whether you chose the six-speed manual or twin-clutch … [Read more...] about VW Golf GTI (Mk6): PH Used Buying Guide
Despite automatic transmissions going from good to just plain awesome in recent times, some driving enthusiasts still consider the manual to be a must-have, regardless of acceleration times. In order to demonstrate the difference between a manual and an auto, Carwow employed a VW Golf R and an Audi S3, pitting them against each other in a straight line, from a standstill as … [Read more...] about VW Golf R And Audi S3 Set Out To Solve Manual Vs Auto Conundrum
Throughout its long history in the United States, Volkswagen has manufactured two of the most recognizable cars in history, the VW Beetle and the VW Van. It also makes the Golf, and it’s arguably the most understated vehicle on the road. The Golf’s humble exterior and simple, efficient interior define its personality. It’s about as far-removed from its … [Read more...] about 2018 VW Golf SportWagen: humble, proud, best in class