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Ford Focus ST Hits 32 Miles Per Gallon

Sporty Compact Bests VW GTI and Mazda Speed3

The much-anticipated 2013 Ford Focus ST will get 32 miles per gallon on the highway, Ford officials said today.

Review: 2010 Volkswagen GTI - It's got its mojo workin' again

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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 lights swapped out in favor of the trick hardware found on the Zach Bowman

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

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Volkswagen introduces GTI gear for the whole family

Regardless of what a product actually is when it hits the auto industry these days, it apparently must have the term "sport" attached to it in some way.

More of the Same: Volkswagen Polo GTI rumormill swirls

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VIDEO: 2009 Volkswagen GTI VI on the move

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Rumormill: Volkswagen working on GTI 'Plus', GTD, and R42

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Officially Official: 2010 Volkswagen GTI MK VI

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BREAKING: First images of 2009 Volkwagen GTI MkVI surface

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VW planning new Golf GTI and R variant

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Rendered Speculation: Sixth-gen VW GTI

The current VW GTI is garnering lots of praise in the motoring press, but it's never too soon to talk about the next iteration. Based on spy photos of the sixth-generation GTI caught testing in Germany, this rendering shows a promising turn in the hot hatch's design. While the basic shape is familiar enough, the front end shows off design cues lifted straight off the GTI W12 650 concept

VIDEO: VW's autonomous 53+1 kicking ass on autocross course

Autocrossers beware! You may remember the Volkswagen GTI 53+1 we told you about a year ago. VW engineers have outfitted this Golf with an array of computers and sensors that give the car the ability to traverse autocross courses better than most human drivers could. While the 53+1 isn't as autonomous as a Darpa Urban Challenge entrant, this video

Too Fast, Too Furious... Too 2004?

AutoWeek attended the SEMA International Auto Salon, a car show for sport compacts and the segment of the aftermarket industry serving sport compacts, and AW writers were sad to see the sorry state the Salon has come to -- moving from the Los Angeles Convention Center to Atlantic City, and finally, to the Fort Washington Expo Center, where the show was small, the roof leaked, and the fit and finish was less than high-