The Next Volkswagen Scirocco Could Be A 330 HP Ultimate Scirocco

High on the list of forbidden Euro-fruit is the Volkswagen Scirocco R, a stylish and sporting hatchback that VW chooses not to sell in the U.S. for various reasons. But let's hope that mindset changes with the next generation because it could get even hotter. » 3/10/14 10:40am 3/10/14 10:40am

What Would Hefner Drive? Malaise Era Car Ads From the Pages of Playboy

The Baksheesh Table at the Detroit Irony 24 Hours of LeMons was fairly groaning under the weight of all the beer bribes— they love their beer in Michigan— but one team mixed it up with a December 1977 Playboy » 4/24/10 3:00pm 4/24/10 3:00pm

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

Report: VW Scirocco May Come Stateside After All

Automotive News Europe » 10/27/08 2:20pm 10/27/08 2:20pm is reporting that Volkswagen may reverse course on the new and offer the vehicle in the United States. VW execs originally opted not to sell the Scirocco here due to fears it would cannibalize sales from the and because the strong Euro would have made the car too expensive. Since then, the…

VW Scirocco Hypothetically Tuned By ABT

The new Volkswagen Scirocco » 10/06/08 3:40pm 10/06/08 3:40pm may just be hitting the roads, but somehow tuner ABT Sportsline has already released their version of the swoopy hatch. Oh wait, no they haven't, these are just renderings. Yes, as has become common practice for tuners anxious to get a jump on the competition, ABT has resorted to releasing…

2009 Volkswagen Scirocco, Driven

Answering the prayers of Vee-Dub fanboys, the new 2009 Volkswagen Scirocco is the first real VW sport coupe since the Corrado. There's just one problem: the car isn't available on our American shores. However, our friend John Mahoney over in the UK has driven it, and he seems to quite like it.
[Channel 4] » 7/01/08 5:00pm 7/01/08 5:00pm

2009 VW Scirocco Available For Order, Hotter Version On The Way?

V-Dub has announced they are taking orders for their Euro-only 2009 Volkswagen Scirocco. While the latest iteration of the two-door sport hatch won't be getting the 325 HP engine seen in the 24-hour Nürburgring race-prepped Scirocco GT24, it will still be getting some respectable scoot. The Scirocco will officially be… » 6/20/08 10:40am 6/20/08 10:40am

Official Volkswagen Scirocco GT24 Photos, Looks Ready for Race Day

You knew it was coming, and we've seen a head-on shot of the Volkswagen Scirocco GT24 race car, but now the full studio set is out for the ogling. The standard issue and Euro-only Scirocco has been modified with more turbo pressure pushing output to 325 HP, while the chassis has been widened and lowered, aero bits… » 5/22/08 3:40pm 5/22/08 3:40pm

Volkswagen Builds 300 HP Scirocco For Nürburgring 24-Hour Race

A lot of people think VW's upcoming Scirocco could use a little more oomph under the hood. The stock engines are rated from 122 HP to 200 HP, but this new version has a 300 HP version of the 2.0-liter TFSI inline-four. That's because the car has been race-prepped specifically for next month's 24-hour endurance race at… » 4/30/08 3:20pm 4/30/08 3:20pm

Volkwagen Scirocco Chase Video Awful, Confusing

We refuse to believe someone was paid to produce this Volkswagen Scirocco video that's so bad it makes us feel itchy. Why is this man driving a Scirocco through a barren desert landscape? Well, he's being chased by the worlds laziest police force — apparently there for comedic effect, rather than an actual car chase.… » 4/18/08 9:30am 4/18/08 9:30am

2009 Volkswagen Scirocco Fully Unveiled

We never thought we'd see the day, but the two door sport hatch Volkswagen Scirocco is back for your driving enjoyment. We saw the teasers of the Scirocco a little while ago, but the overseas embargo has lifted and the gents at World Car Fans were more than happy to run with it. The homage to the original is sporting… » 3/03/08 5:32pm 3/03/08 5:32pm