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

Car Buyers Go Berserk For The Volkswagen Rabbit Wolfsburg Edition!

While many mid-80s VW buyers were satisfied with a plain ol' Kleine GTI » 11/05/08 2:00pm 11/05/08 2:00pm, others were willing to take extreme measures to get their hands on the Wolfsburg Edition Rabbit. Yes, climbing up on a moving car transporter was , considering you'd get such features as a cassette deck and cool emblems.

Project Car Hell, Because You Can Edition: 1940 Ford Camper or Rabbit Limo?

Welcome to Project Car Hell » 9/25/08 5:20pm 9/25/08 5:20pm, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! In yesterday's , the TVR went all GBH on the NSU in the poll, sending us scurrying to the nearest W.A.S.T.E. mailbox to inform our friends in San Narciso that PCH Superpower Britain has once…

VW Rabbit TDI To Reach US Shores Fall 2009

Diesel enthusiasts and entry-level VeeDub enthusiasts will once again be able to frolic together when the 2.0-liter TDI debuts in the sixth generation Rabbit » 9/18/08 12:30pm 9/18/08 12:30pm next fall. The rollout schedule for new VW models includes the in the spring of 2009, followed by the new GTI in the summer and the other variants of the Rabbit…

Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion Diesel Claims 62 MPG Without Fancy Electric Motors

The new Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion Diesel claims to return 62 MPG (US); in comparison, when measured using the same European combined cycle, the 2008 Toyota Prius gets 54 MPG. That's right: Using nothing but a thrifty diesel engine, low-rolling resistance tires, a revised gearbox and minor aerodynamic improvements,… » 9/08/08 9:30am 9/08/08 9:30am

Second Tandem Axle Rabbitamino Discovered, They're Breeding

While woefully lacking in the mid mounted 500 cubic inch Cadillac engine and scissor doors department the first tandem axle VW Caddy we discovered had, this one succeeds in another area - it's an actual Rabbitamino. If you look carefully at the hind end of this one, you can see the telltale signs pointing out this… » 5/22/08 10:00am 5/22/08 10:00am

1980 VW Rabbit Limo For Sale, No, We Aren't Kidding

If ever there was a project hellish enough to merit actual purchase consideration based solely on the novelty of the car in question, this Volkswagen Rabbit Limo is right up there. Just reading the description you can almost feel the flames of hell licking at this guy as he tries to convince someone to purchase a… » 5/06/08 11:20am 5/06/08 11:20am