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Insuring Your Volkswagen GTI
Insuring Your Volkswagen GTI

The Volkswagen GTI has a lot going for it when it comes to style, gas mileage, and overall affordability. At a starting price of $23,995, the Volkswagen GTI costs less that the Passat, the CC, and the GLI. This compact car gets 21-city/31 hwy mpg and the dual exhaust tips makes it the cool kid in a...Read More»

Chinese ad for Volkswagen GTI
WTF AdWatch: Chinese Print Ad For The Volkswagen GTI

We're not entirely sure that this Chinese print ad for the Volkswagen GTI is for real -- and if it is, we're even less sure what it might be saying. The copy along the bottom translates as "It will go fast". That could mean "It will go so fast that you'll spill all that hot, delicious coffee from...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen GTI
2010 Volkswagen GTI: First Drive

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page There's a Volkswagen trio headed your way today from TheCarConnection.com--with the latest 2010 VW GTI, 2010 Golf, and a special drive of the subcompact that's coming to America soon, the...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen GTI
New Volkswagen GTI: Minor Improvements, Major Results

Sporting a Scirocco-like fascia and red-trimmed grille (paying homage to the original), the Mark VI Volkswagen GTI is showing up in showrooms and motorways across the country. This sixth installment of the original hot-hatch is loaded with subtle enhancements, making it the best version weve seen...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen GTI
Preview: 2010 Volkswagen GTI

  What is it?: Volkswagen's affordable hot-hatch version of the Golf. The basics: Turbo four-cylinder, front-wheel drive, three or five doors, 200 horsepower Price: $23,990-$25,690 (incl. destination charge) On sale: Now The 2010 Volkswagen GTI, previewed at last year's Paris Motor Show, is coming...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen GTI
Volkswagen, Audi Do The Right Thing With Transmission Issue

Volkswagen late last week issued a service program covering several Volkswagen and Audi models equipped with Direct Shift Gearboxes (DSG). In a release, Volkswagen Group of America reported that some owners of vehicles with the DSG transmission have reported “performance issues, due to a faulty...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen Golf GTD (Euro)
Forbidden Fruit: 2010 Volkswagen Golf GTD

Volkswagen’s high-performance turbo-diesel hatchback, the Golf GTD, goes on sale today in Germany. Yeah, we know it’s highly unlikely for the U.S., but we just have gush about it and show you some of these new photos. Plus, it reminds us, minus the eco-friendly powertrain, what we have coming...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen Scirocco R
Forbidden Fruit: Volkswagen Scirocco R

This weekend Volkswagen is bringing out a new racing version of its Scirocco for its first public debut, at the 24-hour race at Germany’s Nürburgring. The new Scirocco is powered by the 265-horsepower, TSI version of VW’s 2.0-liter turbocharged, direct-injection mill, as used in the Audi TTS...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen GTI
2010 Volkswagen GTI First Drives Roundup

With Volkswagen's press release throwing out piles of great information to drive the enthusiasts insane Motor Trend and Car and Driver have decided to twist the knife and released their first drive reviews of the 2010 Volkswagen GTI.  They both like the new car quite a bit and only have a few...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen GTI
2010 Volkswagen GTI Details

Volkswagen has dropped a ton of new information about the upcoming version of the GTI, the most important thing comes on page 2 where the announcement is made that we will be able to get our hands on it here in the U.S. by late summer which can't come soon enough.  The press release covered a wide...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen GTI grill
2011 Volkswagen GTI-R Confirmed U.S. Bound

New reports from Car magazine indicate we may get a closer look at the production version of the new Volkswagen GTI-R at the upcoming Frankfurt auto show in September--and a hands-on experience soon after. Car says the GTI-R is headed to a showroom debut in 2010 (as a 2011 model) and confirms it...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen GTI in pits
2010 Volkswagen GTI Preview

Hot hatches have never gone away, but have been in the shadows with all the sporty V-8s and V-6s that have been grabbing headlines. With the panic of gas prices hitting $4 (thankfully back down for now) and the ever deepening recession, buyers have started paying attention to the less expensive...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen GTI
2010 Volkswagen GTI Is, Laughably, a Paris Show "Study"

VW is calling the new GTI a "study," but what's left to study when all the GTI's usual goodness is applied to the latest and greatest Golf/Rabbit? That sixth-gen Golf platform will be getting a workout in its new GTI edition. Ringing in with 210 hp from its 2.0-liter TFSI four, the direct-injected...Read More»

Volkswagen Golf
Next Volkswagen GTI Drops R32, Gets "R"

Autocar magazine also reports that Volkswagen is ditching V-6 power in its next hot edition of the Golf, and will use the occasion to meld the R32 and GTI ranges. The new high-performance GTI edition of the Golf/Rabbit hatchback will appear in showrooms early next year in Europe, with U.S. plans...Read More»

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