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Officially Official: VW changes Rabbit back to Golf

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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, despite the fact that the rest of the world knew it as the Golf. VeeDub apparently thought that we megaloma

Mk1Amino!

Amino is more than just an organic compound (amine, really). It's also a favorite automotive suffix for people who've just sawed the back off of their vehicle and created a pickup bed where once there wasn't one. Short on information but holding a very intriguing picture in his hand, Dan Strohl at Hemmings has found what appears to be a very custom Rabbitamino. There was, of course, a pickup-truck Rabbit produced by Wolfsburg, but that came after

VW Rabbit is the new top-researched car on Gaywheels.com

This quarter, the Volkswagen Rabbit knocks the Toyota Yaris out of the top spot on Gaywheels.com'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 hardtop-converti

WaPo reviews fuel-efficient 2006 Volkswagen Rabbit

Here's how the Washington Post puts a positive spin on the high oil prices: the rising cost of gas is making car buyers shed their gas-guzzling large vehicles and are turning to smaller, fuel-efficient vehicles. The paper's most recently discussed the impact one of these vehicles, the 2006 Volkswagen Rabbit, can have.

Rabbit Redux - Volkswagen revives '70s badge

No, really. Volkswagen announced Tuesday that the U.S.- and Canadian-market Golf will be renamed the Rabbit. The bunny's first official debut will be at the New York International Auto Show Wednesday (just in time for Easter!), although the 2006 Rabbit debuted as the fifth-generation Golf at the Chicago Auto Show earlier this year.