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    Video: Witness this insane 736-hp VW Golf immolate its front tires

    There's torque steer and then there's what we'll from now on dub "The Boba," as in Boba Kettler. The German tuner has a way with the Volkswagen Golf, and the MkI example you see above has been touched with 736 horsepower – that's right, 96 more ponies than a new SRT Viper, all trying to get ...

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    Video: VW Zombie Rabbit is focus of latest Depth of Speed vid

    There are many aspects of the Depth of Speed video series worth loving. The beautiful cinematography, moving soundtrack and gorgeous vehicles all combine to make for some compelling clips. But for us, the real attraction is how accurately the filmmakers capture the relationship between vehicle ...

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    Consumer Reports picks best used cars for teens [w/video]

    Letting a 16-year-old loose on the world behind the wheel of a couple of tons of metal is a terrifying thought. Statistically, teens are more likely to die in a car accident than by any other means, and, most of the time, those accidents are avoidable. To make picking a car for your teen ...

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    Review: 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI delivers potent one-two punch of efficiency and entertainment

    2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI – click above for high-res image gallery
    It's time for American consumers to stop being scared of small diesel cars. Currently, we can't think of a single automaker that isn't shelling out bags of money to research and develop new hybrid powertrains – cars ...

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    They still make that? VW Golf Mk1 ends production after 25 years

    Volkswagen CitiGolf – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The original Volkswagen Golf Mk1 arrived as a replacement to the Volkswagen Beetle way back in 1974. Sold in the States as the Volkswagen Rabbit, the early front-wheel-drive hatchback had a transverse-mounted (water-cooled) ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1984 Volkswagen GTI MkI

    1984 Volkswagen GTI MkI - click above image for hi-res gallery
    No doubt we've had GTI on the brain the past week or so after driving Volkswagen's new, fun, we-like-it-more-than-we-thought-we-would MkVI GTI. And if you read our review, you're aware that Volkswagen is actively trying to market the ...

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    2010 VW Golf TDI starts at $21,990, rated 29/40 mpg - or maybe 30/42?

    2010 Volkswagen Golf - Click above for high-res image gallery
    For 2010, Volkswagen is again discarding the Rabbit badge in favor of the Golf name used in the rest of the world's markets. The European hatchbacks will begin arriving in the U.S. in the coming weeks, beginning with the GTI. The ...

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    Officially Official: VW changes Rabbit back to Golf

    Volkswagen Golf VI – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Anyone itching to bring home a brand new Volkswagen Rabbit had better act fast. As expected, VeeDub has just confirmed that 2009 will be the last year that the American version of the automaker's popular hatchback will be called the ...

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    Leapin' Leipzig! Volkswagen Golf GTD details and photos released

    2010 Volkswagen Golf GTD - Click above for a high res gallery
    Volkswagen is set to introduce the world to its new Volkswagen Golf GTD at the Leipzig Motor Show in Germany. What we have here is the basic GTI package, except that the wonderful gas-powered 2.0-liter turbo engine that powers VW's ...

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    Wassership Down: VW seen euthanizing the Rabbit. Again.

    Back in 2006, Volkswagen of America's public relations department had what they thought was a brilliant idea to rename the fifth-generation Golf as the Rabbit... again. Back when VW's first front-wheel-drive hatchback replaced the iconic Beetle in the United States, it was introduced as the Rabbit, ...

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    FOLLOWUP: VW's Matrix-style advertisement garners 100+ complaints

    Click above to see the VW Golf commercial
    So it's not just America that gets up in arms over commercials. Remember the Matrix-styled ad with the Volkswagen Golf designer fighting various versions of himself? It seems a number of British telly viewers think the commercial "is in breach of the ...

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    MkVI VW Rabbit & GTI coming to America next September

    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI Volkswagen customers in the United States have been patiently awaiting the arrival of the new sixth-generation Rabbit and its GTI performance variant. And while it's still a little ways off, at least there's a light at the end of the ...

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    Volkswagen Golf Collectors Edition by Walter de Silva

    Click to view the VW Golf Collectors Edition in hi-res Remember when the Volkswagen Golf was meant to be an economy car? Well those days may be long gone, if they weren't already, as customers in Europe have demonstrated a willingness to shell out extra for luxury options even on less-than-premium ...

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    Report: Volkswagen to unveil new GTI in Paris

    Every time Porsche re-does its core product – the 911 – we anticipate a staggered roll-out of new derivatives. Now that Porsche has Volkswagen by the reins, we can expect VW to undertake the same as it unveils new versions of its core offering, known here as the Rabbit and elsewhere as ...

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    Volkswagen to launch Golf cabrio in 2010

    Click above for high-res gallery of the VW Golf VI With the next-generation Volkswagen Golf/Rabbit looming on the horizon, Wolfsburg is gearing up for an array of new derivatives. First came the report of the next GTI and R hot hatches and now it's confirmed that VW intends to produce a convertible ...

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    VW Rabbit gets a carrot from Consumer Reports

    If Consumer Reports is right, Volkswagen is well on its way to attaining its dream of outselling Toyota by 2015. In the magazine's June 2008 issue, CR threw a handful of hatchbacks into the ring and the VW Rabbit hopped out the winner. The magazine cited the Rabbit's "very well finished" interior ...

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    VW Rabbit is the new top-researched car on

    This quarter, the Volkswagen Rabbit knocks the Toyota Yaris out of the top spot on's list of top-researched cars. The Yaris, which had hung on to the numero uno spot for the last twelve months, dropped to third place as the VeeDub managed to snag the second spot as well with the ...

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    SEMA: VW hops to it with Thunder Bunny concept

    The original Thunder Bunny was built by Bill Neumann, founder of Neuspeed, back in 1981. At the time, the Volkswagen GTI wasn't sold in the United States and Neumann was so eager for its arrival stateside that he decided to build his own. Thus, the original Thunder Bunny was born. It was extremely ...

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    Paris Motor Show: Audi S3

    Fans everywhere of the sporty A3 hatchback have even more reason to drool -- its wicked twin, the Audi S3, just launched in Paris, and we've got pictures to prove it, thanks to Autoblog's Eric Bryant. With 265 turbocharged horses pumped out by one of Audi's new TFSI engines, this is one hot ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #36

    On this week's episode, Damon and I break down what occurred between Mazda and the RX-8 community late last week. We also go over the new GMT900 pickups and how new battle lines are being drawn in the pickup wars thanks to high gas prices. We couldn't let the week go by with talking about Playboy, ...


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