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Teased
2021 Volkswagen GTI teased in diesel GTD form

The new fast Golf will be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show

Official
Mountune launches a new Volkswagen tuning brand called m52

Paging GTI and Golf R owners who want more power

Paging GTI and Golf R owners who want more power.

Report
Volkswagen planning a GTI Cup go-fast Golf?

Third Golf hot hatch to slot between GTI and Golf R, but be the sportiest

Third Golf hot hatch to slot between GTI and Golf R, but be the sportiest.

Official
VW unveils production Golf GTI TCR for overseas

It will not come to the U.S. market

It will not come to the U.S. market.

Motorsports
VW Golf GTI TCR is a 326-hp forbidden track beast

The VW Golf GTI TCR is one of our favorite racecars that doesn't compete in North America, but a few new photos give us a better look at this sweet racer.

Long Term
The Volkswagen GTI was our daily driver of choice

What we learned from a year-long test of a 2015 Volkswagen GTI.

We discuss what we learned from a long-term test of a 2015 Volkswagen GTI. We're really going to miss this one.

Recalls
VW recalls 92k models from 2015-2016 for camshaft failure

VW is recalling 92k models from 2015 and 2016 in the US because a camshaft lobe can fail and cause the power brakes to stop working. This recall includes the Jetta, Golf, Passat, and Beetle.

Frankfurt
2016 VW GTI Clubsport is a new breed of forbidden fruit

In case you needed further proof that life is not fair, meet the not-for-America Volkswagen GTI Clubsport, a more sporting version of your standard GTI.

Official
Volkswagen bringing production GTI Clubsport to Frankfurt

And No, It Won't Be Coming To The US

Volkswagen is bringing the production-spec 261-hp GTI Clubsport to the Frankfurt Motor Show. It's awesome. But sadly, it won't be coming to the US.

Long Term
2015 Volkswagen GTI: Clicking, beeping, and trying to stay cool [w/video]

Air Conditioning Woes Kick Off A Summer Of Unpleasant Sounds

The long-term 2015 Volkswagen GTI has been with us for six months. We're mostly very happy. But a few annoying problems have indeed tarnished our otherwise pleasant 10,000 miles of testing.

Official
VW GTI Clubsport Concept celebrates model's 40th birthday with 261 hp

Attendees at the annual Wörthersee festival in Austria are getting a preview of an upcoming, hotter version of the GTI called the Clubsport. It packs 261 horsepower, an overboost function, and a more aggressive exterior bodykit.

Long Term
2015 Volkswagen GTI: Driving into spring with just one regret [w/video]

As Winter Turns To Spring, Our GTI Love Grows Stronger

We check in with our Carbon Steel 2015 Volkswagen GTI after its first two-and-a-half months in the Autoblog long-term test fleet.

Long Term
2015 Volkswagen GTI: Introduction [w/video]

One Year Of Finding Beauty In Simplicity With Our Favorite Hot Hatch

Autoblog has added a 2015 Volkswagen GTI to its long-term test fleet, in four-door S spec, with a six-speed manual transmission. We chose the base model for a good reason – read why we went light on the options for our latest long-termer.

Report
Next VW GTI to get 10-speed dual-clutch gearbox

Following on Volkswagen's official announcement that it was working on a ten-speed, dual-clutch transmission, Auto Express has it on "good authority" that the new transmission will end up in the next GTI, GTD and Golf R. The brand's current seven-speed will be retained for lesser eight-

Report
VW issues NA Golf and GTI stop-sale over steering issue

Volkswagen is issuing a stop-sale and recall for the 2015 GTI and Golf because of a problem with the front stabilizer link fasteners. The stop-sale covers 705 vehicles at US dealers, and, according to Automotive News an Chris Bruce

Official
VW GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo hits the small screen [w/video]

Automakers are constantly unveiling new concept cars to showcase their brand image and demonstrate where the company is going. But after the concept debuts, and maybe makes the rounds of some local shows, that's pretty much the last we see of it. But what if an automaker could design a concept that it not only showcases at an auto show, but could also let today's video-game generation drive and toy with themselves?

Official
VW Golf and GTI earn Top Safety Pick+ ratings [w/video]

More good news for Volkswagen, as its new small hatchback, the seventh-generation Golf and its sporty brother, the GTI, have both been named to the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety's prestigious Top Safety Pick+ list.

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