2009 Volkswagen Golf VI, Reviewed

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While we’re were busy salivating over the 62 MPG VW Golf BlueMotion, our friends at Popular Mechanics were in Iceland putting the regular 2009 Volkswagen Golf VI through its paces. “We just improved the old car," VW’s board member for product development told them. And that’s exactly what PM found, reporting that it’s basically a Mark V with revised looks, a much better interior, new engines and better handling. Those engines are the most interesting thing. According to PM, the US market Golf VI (or the Rabbit, as it's called here) will definitely be getting the 2.0-liter TDI and maybe, just maybe, the 1.4-liter TSI turbocharged, supercharged gasoline engine that’s capable of both 0-60 in 8 seconds and returning 39.2 MPG.
[Popular Mechanics]


Ash78, voting early and often

I've never in my life seen a male greek sticker on the back of a VW, save for maybe a Touareg or two. Now, sororities, rainbow flags, a yellow equal sign on a blue background, a white apple with a chunk bitten out of it, and of course, Obama...those are available in spades.