2013 Volkswagen Golf
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 coupe. It sold in the U.S. until 1998, ceasing production entirely in 1992 before being reborn as a Volkswagen’s European flagship compact sports car in 2008. Now Jonathan Browning, Volkswagen’s U.S. chief, wants to bring the sporty compact to the U.S. So much so, he’s taken to lobbying his colleagues at VW's headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany to make it happen. According to Automotive News, (via Motor...
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 America, Jonathan Browning, gave the news to industry trade journal Automotive News (subscription required) during last...John Voelcker