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    Video: Dutch VW 'RollGolf' proves that Yankees don't have a lock on junkyard creativity

    VW RollGolf – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Never let it be said that this generation lacks imagination. Sure, these guys could have simply scrapped their diesel VW Golf when it started showing its age, but where's the innovation? Instead, they did a fairly seamless job of ...

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    MTE rolls out 785-hp Volkswagen Golf R32 [w/video]

    MTE Volkswagen Golf R32 BiTurbo – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Volkswagen scientists at MTE recently decided that their Golf R32 BiTurbo just wasn't quite up to snuff. While the company had already managed to drag staggering amounts of power out of the little German hatch, ...

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    Volkswagen reconfirms EVs for 2013, next-generation vehicles to reduce weight

    Speaking outside its Electronics Research Lab in Palo Alto, California, Volkswagen chairman Dr. Martin Winterkorn reconfirmed the automaker's commitment to bring electric vehicles to market in 2013, beginning with the eGolf compact and eUp! city car. Drawing a faint parallel to the original ...

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    Harder-core Volkswagen GTI, new limited edtion coming to Worthersee

    Volkswagen is set to descend on the yearly Audi/Volkswagen meet up in Worthersee, Austria with a pair of reworked GTI hatches. First up is a collaboration with Adidas that features a rash of aesthetic changes, including new wheels and sports seats. You'll also find the stock headlights and tail ...

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    AmD Milltek Racing brings the Volkswagen Golf back to the British Touring Car Championship

    AmD Milltek Racing Volkswagen Golf touring car – Click above for image gallery
    Touring car racing is big business overseas. Think of it as European stock cars and you've got an idea of the fan base. And while there's a World Touring Car Championship, it's the individual national series that ...

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    Volkswagen prices UK Scirocco R and Golf R, debuts new ad [w/VIDEO]

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    For those of you in the U.K., the R-line versions of the Golf and Scirocco have been priced and can now be ordered. The Scirocco is the bargain of the two, going for £26,945 ($44,257 U.S.), while the Golf takes you slightly ...

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    First Drive: 2010 Volkswagen Golf evolves the German hatchback

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    Outside of North America, the Golf has been Volkswagen's bread-and-butter model for more than three decades, making the diminutive hatch one of the best selling global vehicles since its mid-Seventies launch as the Beetle's ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Volkswagen Golf R20 is our kind of bolt of blue

    Volkswagen Golf R20 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Volkswagen R20 returns some brawn to the styling of the body Golf after a lengthy flirtation with smaller, svelter lines. And we, for one, are happy about it. Things get started right up front with the lower grille and it's ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #142

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    Episode #142 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, this week with the (not very) dynamic duo of Chris and Dan carrying the baton while seemingly the rest of the world is on vacation. We're certainly in the lull before auto show season ...

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    Abt gives a boost to the 2010 VW Golf, GTI

    Abt Volkswagen GTI MkVI - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The sixth-generation Golf and GTI will soon arrive for 2010, and already, Abt Sportline – the largest Volkswagen tuner in the world – has released a variety of aftermarket parts for each. Starting with the new exterior, ...

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    VIDEO: Next-Gen Opel Astra takes on Ford Focus and new VW Golf

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    The 2010 Opel Astra has an impressive exterior and an overhauled interior, but it's also important that the upcoming C-segment hatchback can hang with the competition. The guys and gals at Vauxhall wanted to show just how competent a handler the Astra ...

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    Singapore gets special Volkswagen GTI V50

    Click above for a gallery of the Volkswagen Golf GTI V50
    Singapore has been singled out to receive a hotted up version of their Mark V Volkswagen GTI dubbed GTI V50. This gift to the island nation gets upgrades from APR including a Stage 1 ECU tune that adds 36 more horsepower and an additional 74 ...

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    Ukraine lays claim to the mother of all potholes

    Click above for a gallery of the VW Golf that was swallowed by a pothole in Ukraine
    Think the roads are bad in your neck of the woods? Growing up just a bit south of Detroit before moving to the sunnier climes of Arizona, this particular blogger has always assumed that Michigan's harsh winters and ...

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    Spy Shots: Volkswagen Golf R20 snapped on the 'Ring

    Volkswagen Golf G20 - Click above for a high-res gallery
    Spy shooters have managed to snap a few pictures of Volkswagen's upcoming Golf R20 lapping the Nürburgring in Germany, in this case disguised as a mild-mannered 2.0 TDI.The new hot hatchback will reportedly be available in both three- ...

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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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    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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    Rendered Speculation: Volkswagen Golf VII already in the cards

    The current Volkswagen Golf (a.k.a. "Rabbit"), which is a 2010 model, hasn't made it through the front nine, and already the next Golf is being teed up behind it. The new model is planned for 2012, two years earlier than planned, perhaps because VW wants to recast what the Golf represents with a ...

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

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    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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    2012 Volkswagen Golf expected to shed pounds

    Click above for high-res gallery of the VW Golf VI
    These days, when discussions turn towards the cars we'll be driving a few years from now, efficiency and emissions are two unavoidable topics. Such is the case with the next-next generation of the VW Golf, following the sixth iteration that will ...


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