When a Scirocco needs a new heart

Automobile's Jason Cammisa talks through the heart transplant he gave to his adorable little VW Scirocco 16V. It only took him 11 cars to haul parts for it, but whatever. The end result was worth it. » 5/05/11 10:15am 5/05/11 10:15am

VW Scirocco Racer Two-Wheels It To An Impressive Track Crash

During last weekend's Volkswagen Scirocco R-Cup race Dennis Rieger caught an inside corner, two-wheeled it across the track, and crashed into the wall. He's unharmed, though probably lamenting a potentially legendary save missed. If only for a little more runoff. » 7/09/10 9:30am 7/09/10 9:30am

The Volkswagen Scirocco Is Pretty Damn Hot

Aided by a vantage point made possible by the balcony of our European office, we discover that the VW Scirocco is a rather desirable coupe. » 7/06/10 10:00am 7/06/10 10:00am

Hackers Turn New Car Into Full-Sized Game Controller

No plastic wheel matches the familiarity of a real car. That's why these Finnish geeks plugged a PC directly into this VW Scirocco's on-board computer and, with some clever coding and a projector, created an incredibly immersive gaming experience. » 4/26/10 10:00am 4/26/10 10:00am

Top Gear In Trouble For Suicide Scirocco Spoof

Top Gear is once again in trouble for Scirocco TDI ad spoofs. First, it was a German car invading Poland. Now, viewers are upset about this spoof ad about suicide — conveniently, one week before season 14 starts. [TimesOnline] » 11/09/09 11:00am 11/09/09 11:00am

VW To North America: No Scirocco For You!

Any North American shoppers looking for a hot hatch should scratch the VW Scriocco off the list as VW has officially put the kibosh on the svelte VeeDub in favor of the GTI. Tear. » 4/06/09 5:00pm 4/06/09 5:00pm

12 Unexpected Examples Of Car Part Prostitution

Whether an engine or a steering wheel, parts-sharing is an easy way for manufacturers to save money. Still, many car owners may be surprised by what parts get shared. Here's 12 unlikely examples. » 3/09/09 12:00pm 3/09/09 12:00pm

Affen-Geil! Need For Speed Undercover VW Scirocco

Seems like EA Deutschland is getting their slice of this SEMA-style customizing madness » 11/20/08 10:00am 11/20/08 10:00am by cramming a Scirocco with every bit of video game paraphernalia they could draw together . This little hatch is packed full of 30" screens, a XBOX 360, Playstation 3 and enough heart-stopping audio gear to give wood. After…

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

VW Scirocco Revealed With Precise Video Action

Excited about the return on the VW Scirocco even if it won't be hitting U.S. shores? Well if you can't make it all the way to Geneva for the little auto show there, we've got the next best thing for you; video of the new squished-hatch "sportscar" during the official reveal with some shots of it on the road. OK, so… » 3/04/08 10:00am 3/04/08 10:00am

Volkswagen Scirocco, Live And In The Flesh

We were more excited about the VW Scirocco coming back when we saw it in concept form as the "IROC" back at the Paris Motor Show two years ago. To be fair, that's really just because the prospect of a new car being called the "IROC" made us happy in so many way. Most of those ways involve sadism in some way, but happy… » 3/04/08 6:45am 3/04/08 6:45am

VW Scirocco Breaks Cover Early

Who gives a flying hoot about the fuzzy and crooked leaked manual or concept photos when we have the real deal live and in color, at least thanks to Motor Authority. If you really want to compare it to the original Iroc concept photos, the production model appears to be a bit boxier and the metal grills seems to have… » 2/28/08 3:20pm 2/28/08 3:20pm