Volkswagen Jetta

Driven: 2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Overall, it’s hard to argue that the GLI isn’t a good to very-good entry-level enthusiast car. With more room, and just a bit more practicality overall than its GTI sibling, only the car’s slightly less keen handling holds it back from being our go-to Volkswagen, in fact. It certainly made our Presidents’ Day a lot more interesting—we’ll take a handling loop to a white sale, any day.

By Seyth Miersma | February 24, 2012
Winding Road Issue 61 Is Now Available!

In this issue of Winding Road, we get behind the wheel of newest iteration of Subaru’s performance flagship, the 2011 WRX STI.

By Winding Road Staff | August 17, 2010
First Look: 2011 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen has just unveiled its sixth-generation Jetta at a massive celebration in New York’s Times Square. The new Jetta has done away with the questionable looks (no more chrome nose!) of the current model, and instead has been given a more chiseled look, that puts it in line with the current face of the VW range.

By Brandon Turkus | June 16, 2010
Ask It: 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Edition

We have just taken delivery of Volkswagen’s new Jetta TDI Cup Edition. Think of this special edition as a Jetta GLI with a diesel motor, instead of the 2.0T I-4. Our tester features a Cup-edition body kit, a six-speed DSG, sunroof, and the GTI’s signature Interlagos Plaid seats.

By Brandon Turkus | June 14, 2010
Spy Shots: Volkswagen Jetta High-Altitude Testing

Our spy photographer sent over these pictures of the Volkswagen Jetta testing in the Alps.

By John Beltz Snyder | May 27, 2010

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