In case you were wondering
So we have a bit of a history lesson for you today, folks: In light of the recent National Name Your Car Day (yes, it's actually a thing), Volkswagen has shared the stories behind the names of some of its vehicles.
Some improvements don't feel like improvements
This is the heir to the throne. The next in the dynasty. No hot hatch has a greater heritage than this. A Volkswagen Golf GTI should be all things to all people: the quintessential do-it-all family car. So, no pressure
It’s had quite the fascinating history
In 1937, Germany's ruling National Socialist German Workers' Party (led by Adolf Hitler) created the Gesellschaft zur Vorbereitung des Deutschen Volkswagens mbH (Company for the Preparation of the German Volkswagen Ltd), which-thankfully for us-was renamed Volkswagenwerk GmbH just a
*We cannot emphasize this enough
It looks like an SUV, it has the ride height and all-wheel-drive of an SUV, but it's a secret wagon. Ssshh-don't let the cat out of the bag. Actually, don't put cats in bags in the
This looks cool
Yep, at heart the Mk8 Golf GTI is the same car as the Mk7. It rides on the Group's clever MQB platform and uses the same 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine as the car it replaces.Of course, changes have
The German carmaker is taking all the necessary precautions
We're all craving signs of normality right now-those little flickers of life going on as normal. Well, here's one: Volkswagen is going to make Golfs again.There's a cluster of sentences you wouldn't have expected to read
The tech-packed Mk8 model has been revealed alongside the GTD and GTE variants
Typical-you wait years for a new, fast Golf, then three come along all at once. Spoiler alert: none is revolutionary or the teensiest bit surprising, but we're glad they're back all the same. And you should be, too.Volkswagen
The entire project cost $140,000 and took 12,000 hours to complete
Restoring a car truly is a labor of love. It's not just cost but also the sheer amount of hours it takes just looking for parts. It requires lots of time, a good amount of dough, and, of course, a bucketload
The new hot hatch will debut in March
Welcome to the new Golf GTI. Fine-welcome to a drawing of the new Golf GTI. And it'll have to do, because this is all we're getting until it's revealed proper at next month's Geneva International Motor Show,
Its ‘Stage 1’ kit for the Golf R brings down the 0-60mph time to 3.7sec
Mountune is known for fettling fast Fords-in the UK, many of its modifications are available through Ford's dealers and leave your car's factory warranty intact-but times are changing.The Essex-based tuner has just partnered up with wheel
Quick, practical and stylish
We're at Pradera Verde in Pampanga to shoot our landmark 150th Issue cover story, and for this special feature, we've put together a lineup of five cars and one superbike packing a combined total of more than 1,800hp. The
One shoot, six awesome rides
Cars. We all love them in general, but there are a select few that will always hold a special place in our hearts.Maybe for you it's a classic roadster or a rugged SUV. But regardless of make and model, if
At the VWorld Weekend
If you love hot hatches, then chances are you've daydreamed more than once about driving the Volkswagen Golf GTI. The little car that can has been a much-sought after nameplate ever since it was revealed to the world back in
It's what we'd do if we had one
As far as hot hatches go, the Volkswagen Golf GTI is an enduring icon that's as fun to drive today as it was decades ago. As a treat for its customers, Volkswagen Philippines recently treated Golf GTI owners and potential customers
Not your typical comparison
Last month, Honda Cars Philippines announced it would be selling the Civic Type R here in the Philippines. The much-hyped performance car ushers in a new level of Honda performance locally, and will have fan boys foaming at their mouths, climbing
All the car you’ll ever need
They say life begins at 40, and if that's true then I'm really beginning to mellow down. Like most of you, I was enamored by Honda's much, much-awaited Civic Type R at the recently concluded Manila International Auto
The mother of all hot hatches
Filipinos have little taste for anything that isn't a sedan or an SUV. Other than the odd Starlet, Focus or Mirage, not many hatchbacks have sold well in our market. Due to this, manufacturers tend to shy away from introducing hot
The hot-hatch king
Over the past year, the hot-hatch arms race has really intensified with seemingly never-ending one-upmanship to be the King of the Nürburgring. But now, VW has joined the party and drawn a pretty significant line in the sand
It's brimming with tech features
This, Internet, is the new Volkswagen Golf. You'll immediately note it looks quite a lot like the outgoing Golf, its mildly fettled lights and bumpers marking it out as an update for the Mk7, as opposed to an all-new Mk8
Your vote could decide
It's been a good year for cars being immortalized in Lego. The Caterham 620R and Ferrari F40 have joined the blocky ranks of Minis and VW camper vans, and now someone's thought to plug the gap in the 'Lego hot
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