Volkswagen ID R Automotive News Featured Volkswagen 

The Volkswagen ID R is the King of Pikes Peak: Video

The Pikes Peak Hill Climb is held every year in Colorado Springs, and it’s one of the oldest races in the United States. The timed run up the twisting, 12.42-mile road to the 14,115-foot summit at  is contested by teams from around the globe, and this year, Volkswagen bested them all. Driver Romain Dumas piloted the company’s electric ID R race car up the mountain in just 7:57.148, which was quick enough to not only break the record for an electric car by nearly a minute, but the overall record as…

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Featured Test Drive Reviews Volkswagen 

Standing Out: 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SE V6 FWD Test Drive

Press cars lead a tough life. They’re lent out to automotive journalists week after week, and during that time they are abused and evaluated within an inch of their lives. Test miles are like dog years to vehicles, which is why when I received this 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SE with over 15,000 miles on the clock, I was shocked to see that not only did it show zero signs of wear both inside and out, but that it was damn near flawless in every way. For the full 2018 Volkswagen…

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2018 Volkswagen Passat Featured Test Drive Reviews Volkswagen 

Space to Spare: 2018 Volkswagen Passat Test Drive

The market for cars in the U.S. might be on the decline, but the mid-size sedan segment is as hot as ever. In May, Volkswagen celebrated a huge milestone with the production of the 700,000th Passat in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and although the current model has been around since 2011, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat brings some key upgrades. Looking to stay competitive against new rivals like the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata and Nissan Altima, Volkswagen has brought a handful of changes to the 2018 Passat, including a longer bumper-to-bumper…

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Golf Sportwagen Featured Test Drive Reviews Volkswagen 

Buy a Wagon: 2018 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen 4Motion Test

I have a theory that the majority of drivers love station wagons, but they’re simply too embarrassed to admit to it their friends. I’m not one of those people, however, which is why I’ll tell you flat-out that this little VW Sportwagen is a true beauty. Wagons are an anomaly in the automotive world, as they provide both drivability and utility in a way that few other vehicles can match. The 2018 VW Golf Sportwagen takes that to the next level, as it’s not only fun to drive, but provides…

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Golf GTI TCR Automotive News Featured Volkswagen 

Look Out, The 290-Horsepower VW Golf GTI TCR is Coming

The Volkswagen Golf GTI has long been an enthusiast favorite, and now we’ve learned that the company is planning to release a version inspired by its  TCR International Series race car, the Golf GTI TCR. While the Golf R — with its tenacious all-wheel drive and 292-horsepower turbo mill — will remain the baddest vehicle wearing a Golf badge, the TCR version sounds pretty intriguing. First, with 290 ponies on tap, it’ll have nearly as much power as it’s older sibling, but all the poke will be funneled exclusively to the…

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