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Volkswagen has Adolf Hitler to thank for its start. In 1933 Hitler asked Ferdinand Porsche (yes, that Porsche) to discuss the idea of an affordable car that could carry five people. Prototypes appeared shortly and the KdF-Wagen was released in 1938. The KdF-Wagen would later become known as the Beetle and go on to sell in the millions.
Volkswagen Sedan Reviews
Volkswagen’s range-topping sedan makes style a top priority… and it works.
Despite the “Americanization” of the Passat being feared by VW fans, consumers have spoken with their wallets. Still, does the made for (and made in) America Passat stack up against more traditional competitors?
A car that has always offered a unique blend of performance, luxury and compact car sensibility, the new GLI offers
As with past iterations, the all-new 2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI continues a strong tradition of offering boy-racer performance in a finely tailored suit.
Volkswagen Compact Car Reviews
For 2014 the Jetta receives a new engine, a new rear suspension and new electric assist power steering. Will these changes be enough to return the Jetta to its former glory?
It’s a battle of diesel proportions between the Chevrolet Cruze and Volkswagen Jetta.
No longer the girly-girl Beetle of recent memory, the more masculine Bug gets more muscle under the hood. But the question still remains: would you be caught driving it?
Volkswagen SUV Reviews
Set for a refresh next year, the Tiguan doesn’t need a facelift as much as it needs a little extra room and a more affordable price tag.
Improved in so many ways, perhaps the biggest change to the Touareg is the price, meaning there’s now very little gap between this Volkswagen and its Porsche sibling.
Is Volkswagen’s entry-level crossover too late and too expensive to compete with the competition from Toyota and Honda, or will the SUV’s build-quality help it carve out a spot in this ultra-competitive segment?
Volkswagen Hybrid Car Reviews
In a recent comparison the Prius bested the Jetta TDI. Now with the Jetta Hybrid on the market, Volkswagen has requested a rematch.
Earlier this year we compared the Volkswagen Jetta TDI to the Toyota Prius in our Ultimate Commuter Car Shootout. But does VW have a more capable rival in its Jetta Hybrid?
Volkswagen Coupe Reviews
We drive VW’s not-for-America Scirocco and find out exactly what we’re missing.
Volkswagen Convertible Reviews
When VW introduced the “new” Beetle back in 1997 it instantly became an icon… for all the wrong reasons. Quickly branded a “chick car,” especially the convertible model, with its latest redesign the bubbly two-door has received more masculine styling but is it enough to attract male buyers or is it still estrogen on wheels?
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Often rumored but never coming to fruition, Volkswagen is once again considering a pickup truck for the North American market. The Volkswagen Amarok originally debuted in 2009, and the German automaker had discussed the prospects of bringing it to America. Ultimately, the decision was made to not bring the Amarok despite its success in other... more
Looking to expand its crossover and SUV lineup, Volkswagen unveiled its T-ROC concept at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. The concept is based on the brand’s modular MQB platform and shares plenty of DNA with the Volkswagen Golf. Under the hood is a 2.0-liter turbo-four engine with 184 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque paired... more
Volkswagen’s latest performance-oriented Golf uses as plug-in hybrid drivetrain and its here for inspection at the Geneva Motor Show. The GTE offers 204 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque with up to 31 miles of range in all-electric mode while total driving range is supposed to be 584 miles. VW says it accelerates from... more
Volkswagen’s new small crossover concept is meant to be reasonably quick on pavement and sure-footed on more natural pathways where rocks and tree roots are common. Called the T-ROC Concept it’s based on the brand’s modular MQB architecture, meaning it shares quite a bit of DNA with the Volkswagen Golf. A familiar 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder... more
Continuing its line of production-intent concepts, Volkswagen unveiled its T-ROC concept today ahead of the Geneva Motor Show. Signaling one of the next steps in its product expansion plan, the T-ROC concept represents a crossover that would sit below the Tiguan. Based on Voolkswagen’s MQB architecture – the same platform underpinning the MK7 Golf and... more
Volkswagen will reveal a quartet of subcompact Polos at next week’s Geneva Motor Show. Naturally fuel efficiency is a top priority with these models but the company hasn’t forgotten about performance. Vee-Dub’s updated Polo family features a lineup of new EU-6 engines that help lower fuel consumption by up to 21 percent. The cars also... more