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8 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

Cheap Speed Challenge: best sub-$30,000 speedsters

The $30,000 Cheap Speed Challengers, left to right: Nissan Juke Nismo; Scion FR-S; Fiat 500 Abarth; Ford Fiesta ST; Kia Forte5; Volkswagen GTI; Hyundai Veloster; and Subaru WRX.


Related Topix: Volkswagen, Coupe, Hatchback, Scion FR-S, Scion, Convertible, Ford, Ford Fiesta ST, Subaru, Subaru WRX, Sedan, Hyundai Veloster, Hyundai, Byron, IL

13 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

Recall roundup: Volkswagen Golf VII Gti

Volkswagen has issued a recall for the new generation of the Golf GTI in the United States because of some problems found with the front stabilizer rods.


Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Car and Driver

2014 Kia Forte5 SX Turbo Automatic Test: Closing the Hot-Hatch Gap

When we first tested Kia's five-door-hatch version of the Forte , we were critical of its maker's claim that the car was "ultra hot," noting that a 7.5-second 0-60 run doesn't qualify for hot-hatch status.


Related Topix: Ford, Ford Focus ST, Hatchback, Coupe, Volkswagen, Autos

Nob Hill Gazette

Wheels 08-14

I've always been a fan of German cars. Germany is a country that has fully embraced the automobile and elevates driving to an art.


Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Life, Hobbies, Collecting, Porsche 911, Coupe, Porsche, Hatchback, Convertible, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Jetta, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan

Sun Jul 27, 2014

USA Today

Cheap Speed Challenge: Best car for practical fun?

The TODAY/MotorWeek Cheap Speed Challenge was the most fun yet, pitting quick, good-handling and, generally speaking, affordable and practical cars against one another on the road and at he track.


Related Topix: USA Today, Publishing, Media, Volkswagen, Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Scion FR-S, Scion, Convertible, Mazda MX-5 Miata, Mazda, Mini, MINI Cooper S, Autos

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Dallas Morning News

2014 Honda Civic Si still struts but needs a bit more stride

They celebrate sensibility - kind of like the guy down the street who dons goggles and elbow-length rubber gloves to pull weeds.


Related Topix: Honda Civic Si, Honda, Honda Civic, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Honda Odyssey, Volkswagen, Ford Focus ST, Ford, Opinion


Nissan Leaf Vs BMW i3 Vs Volkswagen e-Golf: German Magazine Compares

The BMW i3's styling has been divisive since its launch earlier this year but one thing that most agree on is its abilities--it's among the best electric cars yet.


Related Topix: BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Coupe, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen e-Golf

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Volkswagen Passat, Beetle Go Fuel-Efficient

Volkswagen this week announced its 2015 car model lineup. The company is continuing to iterate past models while introducing what could very well be the future of the company.


Related Topix: Wagon, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Passat, Sedan, Volkswagen Beetle, Hatchback, Convertible, Coupe, Hybrid, Volkswagen e-Golf, Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Automobile Magazine

2015 Volkswagen Lineup Updated

Volkswagen is hard at work updating its model portfoilio, and it has already revealed the 2015 Golf , 2015 GTI , 2015 Jetta .


Related Topix: Hybrid, Volkswagen, SUV, Volkswagen Touareg, Volkswagen Tiguan, Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen CC, Volkswagen Routan, Sedan, Volkswagen Golf

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Auto Channel

Nutson's Nuggets: Automotive News and Opinion Week of July 14-20, 2014

Auto Central Louisville, KY July 20, 2014; Each week Larry Nutson, Senior Editor, New York Bureau of The Auto Channel, along with Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell from The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau give you their "take" as easy to digest nuggets of the past week's automotive news.


Related Topix: Fox Filmed Entertainment, Media, West Palm Beach, FL, Volkswagen, Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Jetta, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, Volkswagen Golf, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Consumer Reports Just Trashed The 2015 Volkswagen GTI

The Volkswagen GTI is one of those cars that's met with near-universal acclaim in the automotive press whenever a new one comes out.


Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Convertible, MINI Cooper, Mini, Autos

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Automotive News

E-Golf marks VW's flexible product path

Volkswagen's e-Golf has all the makings of a "compliance car" -- a vehicle whose sole purpose is to satisfy clean-air regulations in California and other states mandating the sale of zero-emission vehicles.


Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen e-Golf, Audi A3, Wagon, Convertible, Audi, Sedan


Maybe Spain Builds A Better GTI Than Volkswagen

When you're Volkswagen's Spanish-based subsidiary Seat, and you rely on Volkswagen platforms and engines, how do you distinguish yourselves? Simple: you take their cars and make them better.


Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Autos


2014 Renault Clio RS 200 Turbo

America may be better known for its muscle cars than its hot hatches, but those who prefer their power sent to the front wheels with a liftgate at the back aren't exactly hurting for choices these days.


Related Topix: Ford, Ford Fiesta ST, Mini, MINI Cooper S, Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Nissan, Nissan GT-R, Autos

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Jetta GLI Edition 30 road test

The Volkswagen Jetta GLI is a Millennial . It was first sold in the United States in 1984, so it's now pushing the big 3-0.


Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Wagon, Hybrid, Volkswagen Jetta, Sedan, World News, Mexico

Wed Jul 16, 2014


Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat's 707 storming horses can be yours for $60k

We love a good deal on high performance. It's what traditionally makes muscle cars so appealing you get lots of speed, for not a lot of money.


Related Topix: Coupe, Dodge Challenger, Dodge, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Autos


Test Drive: 2015 Volkswagen GTI Autobahn

This past February I got to see the first seventh-generation North American Golf roll off the assembly line at the huge Volkswagen plant in Puebla, Mexico.


Related Topix: Coupe, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, World News, Mexico

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Digital Trends

The Volkswagen Scirocco gets updated for 2015, but it still isn't coming stateside

The Volkswagen Scirocco is getting a modest update for 2015, but Volkswagen Group remains stubborn about bringing the iconic hatchback stateside.


Related Topix: Volkswagen, Volkswagen Scirocco, Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Autos

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Sympatico Finance

2015 Volkswagen Golf R first drive

The return of Volkswagen's A1 4ber-Golf, the R, should stop the noise. You know what I'm talking about.


Related Topix: Volkswagen Golf R, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Coupe, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen R32, Convertible, MINI Cooper, Mini


2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR review notes: Smile-inducing looks, but lacking in driver involvement

SENIOR MOTORSPORTS EDITOR MAC MORRISON: Yeah I don't exactly get the 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GSR, but not because I wouldn't smile and welcome a modern Super Beetle.


Related Topix: Volkswagen Beetle, Volkswagen, Hatchback, Convertible, Coupe, Autos


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