There are lots of stereotypes about Volkswagens, and German engineering in general - some more true than others. The last 2 years of W8 ownership have given me a bit of a new perspective on all of them.
We all whine there aren't enough wagons...boo-hoo why can't I find a cool wagon? And when you do find a wagon..it has a damn automatic. Well the day has come fellow Jalops, the day when one of you takes home this 2004 Passat W8 6 speed 4motion (AWD) with only 80,000 miles.
The volcanic islands of Hawaii have been pushing forth from the sea for centuries, the lava flows expanding their footprint on the surface. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe VW Passat wagon looks like it's been covered in lava, but would its price make you blow your top?