Watch the grass! AutoExpress
No more D.U.I. … or at least that’s what’s expected. DetNews
2006 NEXTEL NASCAR finally ended – Johnson overtakes it. FastMachines
After Spyker C8, Lambo LP640, Lambo Gallardo and Brabus CLS Rocket – Volkswagen GTi becomes official police car in Dubai. AutoBlog
Prius lagging in China. DetNews
How do you chose a car when you buy one? Being efficient is one of the first things you ask for, especially with today’s gas prices. And if efficiency is combined with some fun, when you have a perfect car to buy! Top Ten fun and efficient car Tesla
Roadster - EPA fuel economy: 135 mpg equivalent Mazda MX-5 - EPA fuel economy, city/highway: 22–25/30 Mazda 3 - EPA fuel economy, city/highway: 25–28/31–35 BMW
328i - EPA fuel economy, city/highway: 20–21/29–30 Mercedes
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’Back to the roots’ doesn’t mean small and light, but it does mean four-cylinder, front-wheel-drive powertrains, so say goodbye to the VR6 engine, and forget about 4Motion.(Both likely will reappear in a followup to the R32 Golf, but that car won’t wear a GTI badge and will have more of a comfort-oriented chassis tune than the GTI.)
Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced that they are among the recipients of Popular Mechanics 2007 Automotive Excellence Awards. The award was giving to the 2007 Volkswagen GTI which won the “Driving Fun” category.
That the GTI is fun to drive can be attributed to its high-tech, 200 horsepower 2.0T four-cylinder engine, a new fully independent, sports-tuned suspension, a standard six-speed manual transmission, and aggressive exterior styling with a practical interior that equally mixes (...) > Full story
The first-ever Grand Prix for promotions was presented at the Cannes International Advertising Festivato Crispin, Porter + Bogusky for a viral-marketing campaign for Volkswagen of America.
Twenty eight other campaigns-three of them from the U.S.-won Promo Lion awards in the first year that Cannes has extended the iconic advertising competition to promotion marketing.
Miami-based Crispin Porter won VW’s full advertising and marketing account in December. Its Grand Prix-winning campaign (...) > Full story
The highly acclaimed all-new Volkswagen GTI
has been named the top sporty car under $25,000 by Consumer Reports. The car received the top scores in its class, and the magazine acknowledged its powerful engine, sporty performance, well-crafted interior and impressive list of standard safety features.
The fifth generation Volkswagen GTI comes standard with a high-tech turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that creates 200 horsepower at 5100 revolutions per minute and an (...) > Full story
We told you, few days ago, what Volkswagen has a new mascot fot the Golf GTI. Here are the VW Speedy Gonzalez commercials. Enjoy!
GTI Racing is an official racing game about the legendary European Volkswagen Golf series. The game features over 15 models from all 5 series, including the classic GTI from 1975, GTI Kit Cars, the latest Golf V GTI from 2004 and a collection of bonus cars like: The New Beatle, The Samba and the latest concept cars. One of the most distinguishing features of the game will be photorealistic graphics, based on the Chrome Engine, making you feel like you’re actually on the track. An extensive (...) > Full story
Volkswagen America, Inc., for the second straight year, is revealing a showroom full of all-new, highly anticipated cars at the new year’s first major auto shows back to back in Los Angeles and Detroit. For example, the new Passat Wagon debuts on the first public day, Saturday, January 7, at the Los Angeles Auto Show and just a day later on Volkswagen’s display floor during the first press day at the Detroit International Auto Show on Sunday afternoon, January 8. Full story