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45 Years Of The Volkswagen Golf GTI Celebrated With The Clubsport 45

The beloved VW Golf GTI was launched back in 1976. Its turbocharged 2.0-litre engine will produce 300 PS, or 296 horsepower. The Volkswagen Golf GTI is the stuff of automotive legend. For most, it’s right up there with the Porsche 911, Chevrolet Corvette, and...

Most Popular Cars in Canada in 2020

2020 Honda Civic
The Honda Civic was the most popular car in Canada in 2020. Kia Forte outperformed in the passenger-car segment, the Tesla Model 3 took a sales plunge. The Nissan Sentra reached the top 10 list, knocking off the Honda Accord. The passenger-car market is...

Volkswagen ID.3 Likely To Surpass Golf In Sales Before Long With New Base Model

Obviously, this is for Europe as the ID.3 is not offered here and the Golf is on its way out. Fewer than 3,000 units separated the ID.3 from the Golf last December. Although the Golf never became a huge seller for Volkswagen in North...

The Volkswagen Golf Leaves North America After 46 Years

Volkswagen Golf 45 Years
Production of the MK7 Golf ended last week in Puebla, Mexico. More than 2.5 million have been sold here in nearly five decades. The Golf name will live on with the GTI and R for 2022. Volkswagen’s decision to cut the Golf from its...

Volkswagen Brings Back The Harlequin If Only Briefly

The Harlequin concept is a multi-coloured affair. It dates back to a mid-60s Beetle. Most remember the mid-90s Polo and Golf. The idea behind the introduction of this Harlequin Polo was literally to brighten our day. The third Monday of January of the new...

APR USA Has Imported A New Audi S3 And Volkswagen Golf GTI

Both are European-spec cars. They are using the cars to develop and tune them ahead of their arrival in North America. APR is a world-renown VW Group car tuner. The good news is that North America will get the all-new Volkswagen GTI and Audi...

56,000 New Volkswagen Golfs Recalled For Software Issues

The recall is voluntary. It involves the infotainment system and reversing camera. This is not the first time VW experiences software bugs. This is the cost of introducing all-new highly-sophisticated technologies in new vehicles. As we know, things can go wrong, and if they...

Volkswagen 2021 Lineup: Models And Changes Overview

2021 Volkswagen ID.4
The Volkswagen ID.4 is the first of the brand’s new-generation EVs. ID. BUZZ microvan might be revealed sometime in 2021. Mild changes across the VW lineup, highlighted by a new MIB3 infotainment system. The road to electrification has been a long and winding one...

New MK8 Volkswagen Golf R Crushes 0-100km/h Sprint in 4.4 seconds

This test was done on winter tires on a damp and cold road! North America is still a year away from seeing its first new Golf R. As we know it, this will be the last Golf R ever. As we all know by...

2022 Volkswagen Golf R: 315-HP, Drift Mode And True Torque Vectoring

The leap from the MK7 Golf R to the new MK8 is the greatest yet. The boosted 2.0-litre engine also produces 310 lb.-ft. of torque. The 6-speed manual is back, as is the optional 7-speed DSG. By the time the all-new 8th generation Volkswagen...