VW Golf Sportsvan Concept Asks Again: 'Who Wants A Tall Golf?'

The Volkswagen Golf Plus has been offered since the Mark V in 2005 or so, but Americans have never had to consider it and wonder why anyone would need a taller, longer Golf hatchback instead of a wagon or a Tiguan. VW thinks it's a pretty big hit in other countries, though, so they've launched the Golf Sportsvan… » 9/08/13 2:00pm 9/08/13 2:00pm

Why Volkswagen Had The Best Reveal At This Year's New York Auto Show

In our post-carpocalyptic and post-paper world, truly amazing auto show press reveals are a rarity. Rightfully so. Why spend tens of millions of dollars to unveil a car to a group of balding, morbidly-obese, and irrelevant auto "press" when it's already been seen online by an audience a thousand times larger and more… » 3/29/13 11:04am 3/29/13 11:04am

Watch This 736-Horsepower Volkswagen Golf Declare War On Its Front…

The Volkswagen GTI is an enthusiast favorite for a lot of reasons. One of the biggest ones is that at the end of the day, it's a Golf. It's comfortable, practical, and it can haul all your stuff as well as ass. But for some people, the moderate power boost in the GTI over the standard Golf just isn't enough. Some… » 3/09/13 12:00pm 3/09/13 12:00pm

Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet: One Bitchin' Basket

Volkswagen's Golf Cabriolet has a history, in this country at least, mostly defined by the hormonal and angry field hockey players who drove them. Thanks to its roll hoop it earned a nickname used by countless high school and college kids: Bitch Basket. The new Golf GTI Cabriolet swaps the bitchy attitude for a… » 2/29/12 8:30am 2/29/12 8:30am

This Is The New Volkswagen Golf

Every new compact car from the Volkswagen Group will be based on what you see here — the Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) platform. That includes the seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf and the new Audi A3. Given the company's recent design trends this may be the best the new Mk7 Golf will ever look. » 2/01/12 12:30pm 2/01/12 12:30pm

LeMons Torture Test Results: Volkswagen Golf/Jetta/Scirocco

Check out that near-perfect three-way split for the VWs! That means you just never know how you'll do when you bring a Golf or one of its cousins to a LeMons race. Will it grenade the engine? Maybe! Will the electrical system poop out? Could be! Or will the car keep buzzing around the track all weekend? It's happened! » 1/17/10 10:00pm 1/17/10 10:00pm