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2015 VW Golf Sheds Even More Weight With Optional Carbon Roof

2015 VW Golf Sheds Even More Weight With Optional Carbon Roof

Volkswagen has made large strides in most areas with the 2015 Golf, but largest of all is the car's weight reduction. Some models are over 200 pounds lighter than their equivalent in the current Golf range, thanks to clever use of stronger steel, lighter components and other weight-saving measures... read more

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2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD Diesel Hot Hatch Returns 50+ MPG

Following yesterday’s leak of the new e-Golf electric variant of Volkswagen’s latest MkVII Golf, comes the first photos and specs for the latest Golf GTD... read more February 21, 2013 by  4


 
Volkswagen e-Golf electric car leaked images

Volkswagen e-Golf Details, Images Leaked Ahead of Geneva Show

German automaker Volkswagen has been teasing electric versions of its Golf for a while now (several decades, in fact) but images of a production model have now been leaked... read more February 20, 2013 by  30


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

2014 Volkswagen Golf Preview: Lighter, Larger, More Efficient

The new, seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf was unveiled early last month in Berlin, but more models were added to the lineup at last week's Paris Auto Show. And while... read more October 3, 2012 by  5


 
2013 Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion (European model), 2012 Paris Motor Show

VW Unveils High-Mileage Diesel Golf In Paris That The U.S. Won’t Get

As today marks the start of the 2012 Paris Auto Show, we’re likely to see lots of interesting green cars over the next few days that we’ll never see in the U.S... read more September 27, 2012 by  13


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

Will 2014 VW Golf Electric, Hybrid, Share Carbon GTi's Lightweight Construction?

Thanks to several hundred pounds of additional weight from a battery pack, pure electric and plug-in hybrids often weigh more than their gasoline counterparts. But according... read more September 12, 2012 by  3


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

2014 Volkswagen Golf Revealed In Full Before Paris Show

Volkswagen has sold over 29 million Golfs since its original European launch in 1974. That gives you some idea of how important a new model is to the company--and the buying... read more September 5, 2012 by  0


 
Volkswagen Scirocco R

VW’s Golf-Based Scirocco Compact Coupe: Returning To U.S. Soon?

Back in the 1970s, Volkswagen unveiled the Volkswagen Scirocco, a front-engined, front-wheel drive replacement for the aging rear-engined, rear-wheel drive Karmann Ghia... read more April 10, 2012 by  2


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion prototype – Copyright High Gear Media

2014 Volkswagen Golf Electric Model Confirmed For Late 2013

Volkswagen has confirmed that an all-electric version of its Golf compact hatchback will go on sale in the U.S. late next year as a 2014 model. The president of Volkswagen of... read more March 13, 2012 by  4


 
2011 Volkswagen Golf R

Smaller Engine Watch: VW 1.4 Turbo To Replace 2.5 Five In U.S.?

We've been saying for a long time that one way carmakers will meet new, tougher gas-mileage rules is to make their engines smaller but more efficient. Ford's EcoBoost lineup... read more February 27, 2012 by  2


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Next Volkswagen Golf To Be Greener, Safer, More Luxurious

Evolution, rather than revolution, has been behind Volkswagen's Golf, since its launch in 1974. Put each generation side by side and you can see the clear family ties, but... read more February 13, 2012 by  0


 
2011 Volkswagen Golf TDI

2012 Volkswagen Golf TDI Clean Diesel: 5 Things You Need To Know

Volkswagen is one of the few automakers to have consistently produced diesel-powered cars for the U.S. market. In fact, we told you last week that a 1974-1983 diesel VW... read more September 26, 2011 by  19


 
Shelby GT500KR Golf Cart

Dear Floridians: Golf Carts Are NOT Electric Cars

Electric car enthusiasts have struggled for years with "golf cart" jibes and only recently with cars like the 2011 Tesla Roadster and 2012 Nissan Leaf has the "ugly and slow"... read more August 25, 2011 by  9


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion prototype – Copyright High Gear Media

2014 Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion First Drive

Volkswagen is intent on becoming the world's leading automaker by 2018 and that means being top dog in every segment, including hybrid and electric cars. Previously, the... read more July 8, 2011 by  7


 
2012 Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet

VW Introduces New Cabriolet For the 2011 Geneva Motor Show

The automotive industry hasn’t seen a Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet since 2002 when it was discontinued. That is until now. For the 2011 Geneva Auto Show VW revives the... read more February 25, 2011 by  1


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

NHTSA Investigates 2009, 2010 VW, Audi TDI Diesel Fuel Pumps

Got a 2009 or 2010 Volkswagen Golf or Jetta with the TDI clean diesel engine? Or an Audi A3 TDI? Ever had the engine stall unexpectedly? If so, the National Highway Traffic... read more February 14, 2011 by  1


 
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