WR TV: 2015 Volkswagen eGolf – POV Test Drive

Come along for a quick spin in the new, all-electric version of the seventh generation Golf, known as the eGolf. Featuring standard auto climate control, navigation, heated windshield, and Volkswagen’s first use of LED headlights, the eGolf doesn’t skimp on the creature comforts for the sake of driving range.

By Winding Road Staff | June 26, 2014
Overview: 2015 Volkswagen Golf R

At this week’s Detroit auto show, VW brought out the latest high performance version of their seventh generation hatchback, the Golf R. Along with updated styling, the new hot hatch gets more power, a new transmission option, better fuel economy and, perhaps most intriguing, a more flexible all-wheel-drive system.

By Winding Road Staff | December 01, 2013
Volkswagen e-Golf and e-Up! Announced

Volkswagen has announced a pair of new electric vehicles ahead of their upcoming debut. The e-Golf and e-Up! Will bow at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

By John Beltz Snyder | August 27, 2013
Captured: Sébastien Ogier Airborne In Rally Finland Win

Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia captured their fifth win of the FIA World Rally Championship season at Rally Finland over the weekend. During the race, their Volkswagen Polo R WRC spent a fair amount of time with all four wheels off the ground, as we can see here.

By John Beltz Snyder | August 05, 2013
Winding Road Showroom: 807-Horsepower, Mid-Engine Golf GTI For Sale

Think of this car as the GTI W12’s older cousin, many times removed. Modified by the team at 034 Motorsports, what started as a standard Mk4 is now powered by a 3.0-liter, turbocharged V-6. That doesn’t sound very special, right? Well, it’s mounted in the middle. That’s right, this is a mid-engine GTI.

By Brandon Turkus | June 03, 2013
Update: 2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS

Overall, the Sonic RS is an endearing vehicle and our number one choice in the hotly contested subcompact market (at least until we drive the upcoming Ford Fiesta ST).

By Brandon Turkus | May 24, 2013
Volkswagen Design Vision GTI Concept Is The Golf Of Our Dreams

Volkswagen’s Wörthersee festival has already brought us the Audi TT Ultra Quattro Concept. Now, we’re getting some goodness from VeeDub, in the form of a three-door GTI, with a 3.0-liter, biturbocharged V-6.

By Brandon Turkus | May 09, 2013
Winding Road Video: 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible TDI

The newest-generation of the Volkswagen Beetle is quite fun on its own, we found to our amusement. Being able to drop the top and hear the chug of the grease-burning TDI engine only adds to the fun.

By John Beltz Snyder | May 01, 2013
Video: Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse World Record Car Taken To Its Limit

In this video, originally posted on Bugatti’s YouTube channel, Chinese racing driver Anthony Liu takes it right on up to 254 on Volkswagen’s Ehra-Lessien test track. Oh yeah, Liu does this without a freaking roof. There will be eight World Record Vitesses built, at a starting price of $2.6 million.

By Brandon Turkus | April 29, 2013
Audi Shows TT-Based Ultra Quattro Concept Ahead Of Wörthersee

This year, the premium German brand will be showing a heavily modified TT, first covered by the quattrophiles at Fourtitude. Called the TT ultra quattro Concept, it’s meant to be the most aggressive blend of power and curb weight. It tips the scales at a scant 2449 pounds, making it 857 pounds lighter than the 3306-pound TT RS.

By Brandon Turkus | April 25, 2013
Driven: 2013 Mini Cooper S Paceman All4

The Paceman could also function as the Mini for the driver who likes the idea of what the brand stands for, but wants something that isn’t such a huge divergence from the more mainstream cars they’re used to. We found this out when we traveled to Puerto Rico to test out the Cooper S and Cooper S All4 versions of the Paceman.

By John Beltz Snyder | March 19, 2013
Forbidden Fruit: Skoda Citigo Sport

This is the Skoda Citigo Sport. It’s based on the Volkswagen up!. The Citigo Sport, though, has stripes. And adorable alloys. And we want one.

By Brandon Turkus | February 28, 2013


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