There I was, all ready to do something that no automotive journalist ever does: purchase a brand new performance car. I was days away from going down to the local Ford dealer and signing on the dotted line for a brand new Ford Fiesta ST. I had it all picked out: an ST3 model, with […]
The Touareg combines comfort and convenience features of a superior SUV with the all-terrain attributes of a sophisticated off-road vehicle. This configuration of the four-wheel drive Volkswagen sports utility vehicle, which doubles as a robust off-roader for any trip around the globe, gives it a fascination all of its own. Now, Volkswagen has given the […]
The VW XL Sport is one of the big surprises at the Paris motor show 2014: it’s a tiny sports car mating Ducati power with Volkswagen engineering. The baby coupe takes the XL1 architecture and ditches the electric motor for a 197bhp Ducati superbike engine, mounted amidships in a heavily modified XL1 body. The VW […]
The Golf GTI’s little brother has undergone a facelift with the big news for the 2015 Polo GTI being the introduction of a new 1.8-liter turb’d engine that replaces the previous 1.4-liter turbo. The four-cylinder unit is from the VW Group’s new EA888 engine family and it produces 190PS (187hp) and 320Nm (236 lb-ft), an […]
Rally Germany 2014 Jari-Matti Latvala (FIN), Miikka Anttila (FIN)Volkswagen Polo R WRC (2014)WRC Rally Germany 2014 Ferdi Kräling Motorsport-Bild GmbH –
This really puts growth into perspective. I wonder if VW will ever bring over the Polo to fill the void of the compact MK1’s spirit.
Tuner-House Oettinger is the manifestation of Waterfest 20 presented a completely revamped Golf GTI, which has only recently been introduced to the American market. Thus, many fans of Golf GTI ‘on the other side of the Atlantic’ be able to enjoy the true sports car. The aerodynamic package consists of a front spoiler with splitter, […]
The two terrified occupants of this VW Polo found themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time as a giant elephant stooped down to rub itself against the vehicle’s roof and bonnet. The incredible images were taken by Armand Grobler, 21, a field guide and lodge manager, in Pilanesburg National Park in South Africa.