Driven: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 2.0T

Until now, Chevy only offered its Malibu as a mild-hybrid Eco and a rather tepid 2.5-liter four-pot. The arrival of the 2.0T delivers a healthy power boost to the Bowtie’s bread-and-butter sedan.

By Brandon Turkus | September 27, 2012
Star Wars Volkswagen Passat In eBay Charity Auction

We know you like cars. We can safely assume that many of you are also Star Wars fans (well, at least of Episodes IV through VI). And if you’ve read our review of the 2012 Volkswagen Passat, you might be interested in this eBay charity auction. It’s a one-of-a-kind Star Wars Passat TDI. How’s that for a mash-up of interests?

By John Beltz Snyder | September 21, 2011
Driven: 2012 Volkswagen Passat

Regardless of engine, the Passat was quite simply one of the best mid-sizers in terms of ride and handling that we’d experienced in some time. The damping walked a perfect line between sportiness and comfort, with very little lateral movement, even under hard cornering. Aggressive brake and throttle inputs didn’t do much to disturb the car either. Unfortunately, this wasn’t the most communicative of vehicles. It was difficult to feel out things like grip levels and cornering loads due to the lack of movement through the suspension.

By Brandon Turkus | June 06, 2011
Volkswagen’s Super Bowl Ad Features Tiny Darth Vader

Including cars and Star Wars, Volkswagen’s Super Bowl commercial for the new Passat is relevant to our interests. Well, done, ad guys.

By John Beltz Snyder | February 02, 2011
First Look: 2012 Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen has pulled the sheet off of its all-new 2012 Passat here at the Detroit auto show, revealing a car that the company is touting as the largest version of the model ever.

By Seyth Miersma | January 10, 2011
Spy Shots: Volkswagen Passat Wagon Gets Refreshed, Too

Our spy photographer has been catching updated Volkswagens out in the open lately, and the Passat Wagon was the latest to find itself in his crosshairs, here testing in Europe.

By John Beltz Snyder | June 10, 2010
Spy Shots: Volkswagen Passat Shows Its Face

The Volkswagen Passat is getting a facelift, as evidenced by the most recent spy photos.

By John Beltz Snyder | May 13, 2010
Volkswagen Set To Unveil Passat Wagon Emergency Response Vehicle Concept

This weekend, VW will be debuting its new Passat Wagon Emergency Response Vehicle. Loaded up with all manner of tuner goodies, the Passat ERV was designed for the Herndon, Virginia Police Department.

By Brandon Turkus | April 23, 2010


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