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Spy Shots: VW Golf R36

For those following the development of Volkswagen's hottest of hot hatches, it's common knowledge that the automaker has been hard at work adapting the engine from the R36 Passat to fit within the confines of the new Golf. Hans Lehmann and his clandestine photogs were able to catch this new breed of hatch undergoing cold weather testing, but according to the shooters, those R32 badges on the deck lid don't tell the truth about what lies beneath.

In the AutoblogGreen Garage: 2007 Volkswagen Passat TDI, Part Two

Click on the image for a gallery of high-res images of the 2007 Volkswagen Passat.

In the AutoblogGreen Garage: 2007 Volkswagen Passat TDI, Part One

Click on the image for a gallery of high-res images of the 2007 Volkswagen Passat.

Next VW Rabbit to take cues from IROC Concept?

Click for more speculative renderings of the next Golf/Rabbit

Volkswagen ditches low end hybrids, Touareg gets the nod

Click on the image for a gallery of high-res images of the Volkswagen Touareg.

VW drops prices on three models

When Volkswagen originally began production, the idea behind it was simple: provide people reliable, inexpensive transportation. Oh, how far we've strayed, eh?

RR of the Day: Rabid Rabbit

Do you ever see a vehicle that just strikes you as a fun drive? That's the impression this Rabbit, uploaded by Flickr member unknowndevice, exudes and judging by the minimalist nature of this particular VW, we know that he's having way too much fun up in Varennes, Quebec.

V-Dub may pimp der own autos

When Volkswagen lampooned the slow and show crowd during the marketing of their new GTI, they took a much-needed swing at the purveyors and consumers of the automotive detritus that makes up most of SEMA. When VW showed up with two of their own tweaked vehicles in Vegas, we couldn't help but imagine the manufacturers of the super-battle-tsunami-ninja-aero body kit scowling at the VW booth right before hocking a loogie onto the hood of the "Thunder Bunny."

Volkswagen R32 confirmed for U.S. consumption

An army of Rabbits is about to invade our shores and hot on its heels is word from Wolfsburg that the meanest of VW hatches, the R32, is coming back for an encore in fifth gen trim. The previous R32 was available in limited numbers in the U.S. and the new model will likely be capped at 5,000 units, as well. The company's 250-hp 3.2L V6 will power the new R32 and feature 4Motion all-wheel drive and a dual

Volkswagen drops price on U.S. Jetta

Volkswagen's best-selling car in the U.S. will become even more attractive to car buyers in the 2007 model year, as the base price for the sedan drops by $1,410, to $17,105 (including shipping).

More Volkswagen Scirocco pics

We reported earlier about Auto Motor und Sport's revelation that the VW Scirocco would start at under $28,000. Since then the mag's artists have created additional renderings detailing what the revived Scirocco might look like. Auto Motor und Sport has often hit close to the mark when it comes to foreshadowing designs, so you're looking at the best guess possible. The Scirocco will stick within centimeters of the Golf's (err... John Neff

Volkswagen diesel sale up to 22 percent of all VWs sold in the U.S.

Sales of diesel vehicles made up 22 percent of Volkswagen's sales in the United States last month, Bloomberg reported Monday. A Morgan Stanley analyst quoted in the article said that the fuel economy of diesel cars and rising gas prices caused the increase. Volkswagen's total sales were up 11 percent last month, so there's more to the increase than just fuel economy.

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