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 |  May 30 2014, 9:02 AM


The Volkswagen apprentices have revealed their custom Golf GTI Wolfsburg Edition at this year’s Worthersee Tour.

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 |  May 22 2014, 6:00 PM


Following the official release of teaser images from Volkswagen, sketches of the Golf GTI Vision Gran Turismo concept have leaked.

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 |  May 12 2014, 11:34 AM

AutoGuideNow May 12

Another week means another fleet of vehicles to test. This week we have more than a few unique cars to try out – check them out here and send us your questions and comments.

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 |  May 12 2014, 11:29 AM


A year after it launched in Europe, Volkswagen is introducing the new 2015 Golf to America, with a base price of $18,815 including destination charges.

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 |  Apr 18 2014, 10:15 AM


If you’re holding your breath on the Volkswagen Golf GTD to arrive in the U.S., you may want to exhale… and it’s not in relief.

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 |  Jan 30 2014, 2:51 PM


The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R Evo is expected to make its debut at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, and speculation of what will be lurking under the hood is running wild.

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 |  Jan 27 2014, 4:01 PM


Volkswagen will be adding a Golf plug-in hybrid variant to its lineup, complementing the sporty GTI and diesel GTD models.

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 |  Jan 24 2014, 7:32 AM

2015 volkswagen golf r

A more extreme Volkswagen Golf R model is anticipaited to make its debut at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show.

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 |  Nov 29 2013, 11:05 AM


The Volkswagen Golf is an internationally popular car and it’s adding one more trinket to its trophy case, winning this year’s Car of the Year Japan.  Continue Reading…

 |  Sep 10 2013, 6:39 AM


Raise your hand if you like functional small cars with grossly overpowered engines. Now that all of your primary upper-body appendages are above your heads, use your non-dominant hand to follow the jump and learn about Volkswagen’s latest fun-machine, the 2015 Golf R.

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 |  Sep 08 2013, 4:00 PM


What do you get when you want to build a compact, sporty minivan? The Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan.

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 |  Sep 04 2013, 9:02 AM


The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R will make its official public debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, and to whet your appetite for the hot hatch, the German automaker has released a new set of photos and a video of the Golf R.

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 |  Jul 04 2013, 7:32 AM


Volkswagen has reconfirmed that the Golf GTD will be heading to the U.S., likely for the 2016 model year.

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 |  Jun 08 2013, 3:14 PM


The 2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD originally made its debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show and now the German automaker has released more details on its Gran Turismo Diesel hot hatch.

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 |  May 07 2013, 9:02 AM


Nissan is taking aim at Europe’s five-door hatchback segment next year to take on the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf.

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 |  May 07 2013, 8:04 AM


Volkswagen is adding a carbon fiber roof option to the Golf that will cut up to 20 lbs. from the car.

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 |  May 06 2013, 8:32 AM


The next-generation Volkswagen Golf R is currently undergoing testing and it is believed that the range-topping hatch will make between 290 and 300 hp.

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 |  May 01 2013, 1:02 PM


Volkswagen likes to show off exciting new vehicles at its Wörthersee meet every year, and for 2013, the brand is debuting a new high-performance GTI Concept that foreshadows what we might see in a future version of the sporty Golf. 

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 |  Apr 25 2013, 6:32 PM


These days, it’s getting harder and harder to set your custom car apart from the crowd. Tuners and builders are always searching for a new way to be different and this Volkswagen Golf takes it to new heights.

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 |  Mar 28 2013, 9:29 AM


The 2013 World Car of the Year was just announced at the New York International Auto Show this morning. Rising up against some stiff competition, Volkswagen’s versatile Golf drove away with the prestigious award.

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 |  Mar 27 2013, 12:03 PM


Grab your three wood and don your Tam o’Shanter because Volkswagen just revealed the North American version of its 7th generation Golf. This 2015 model is larger and roomier inside than its predecessor but lighter and more fuel efficient at the same time.

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 |  Mar 12 2013, 1:22 PM


Volkswagen has confirmed that the 2015 Golf will make its US debut at the upcoming 2013 New York Auto Show in three flavors: en entry-level TSI model, a TDI Clean Diesel model and the sporty GTI.

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 |  Mar 02 2013, 1:26 PM

The first photos of the new Volkswagen Golf Estate, sold here at the Jetta SportWagen, have hit the Internet ahead of its official debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show.

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 |  Feb 21 2013, 8:31 AM

10. Acura TSX - 34.3%

How do you get Generation Y interested in cars? To answer that question perhaps the best move is to take a look at what cars they do already like.

Thanks to new stats provided by J.D. Power and Associates we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 cars with the highest percentage of buyers aged of 16 to 35 in 2012. And if there is one common theme, it’s that Generation Y isn’t big on domestics, with just one vehicle from the Big 3 making the list.

Kicking off the top 10 list is the Acura TSX, where 34.3 percent of its buyers were between the ages of 16 to 35. The entry-level sedan offers luxury amenities at a budget price, while providing owners with the reliability and comfort that Acura is known for. The Acura TSX had an average MSRP (the average price across all trim levels) of $32,251 last year.