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Volkswagen introduces plug-in hybrid Golf GTE to its range

Volkswagen has introduced a plug-in hybrid variant of the Golf, called the Golf GTE. The car will make its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month but Volkswagen has released preliminary details for the hybrid hot hatch. The GTE is propelled by a 1.4-litre turbocharged four-cylinder TSI petrol …

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ABT-tuned Volkswagen Mk7 Golf R does 0-100km/h in 4.5s

While we are still waiting for the local launch of the Volkswagen Mk7 Golf R here in Australia, ABT Sportsline has presented their tuning programme for the hot hatch. Teased here as a couple of renderings before the car’s debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month, ABT’s take on …

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Volkswagen Design Vision GTI Cabriolet concept imagined

The Volkswagen Design Vision GTI concept that made its debut at the Wörthersee Show in Austria last year was one of the best concepts the German automaker has ever created. Its aggressive body kit exaggerates the standard GTI’s styling elements to great effect. Building the same MQB platform as the …

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Volkswagen’s gift to Mark Zuckerberg for choosing a Golf GTI

Having one of the world’s riches man choose your product is something that can be proud of and Volkswagen is feeling just that. That’s because Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s daily ride is a modest Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk6 Manual. Despite having a fortune of $19 billion (according to Forbes), the …

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Extreme Volkswagen Golf R Evo in the works. Concept debuts in Beijing April

It seems the days of the Volkswagen Golf R as the ultimate Golf is numbered. According to an Auto Express report, Volkswagen is planning to introduce a “more extreme” version of the Golf R at the Beijing Motor Show in April. Likely to be called the Volkswagen Golf R Evo, …

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Volkswagen Golf 7 tuned by Caractere

Caractere Performance has introduced their new tuning package for the Volkswagen Golf 7 consisting of an aerodynamic kit and various performance upgrades. On the styling front, a set of body kit comprising a front lip spoiler, revised side skirts and a rear diffuser are on offer. Customers who want to …

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Mk7 Volkswagen Golf Wagon detailed

Volkswagen has released full details of the Golf 7-based Volkswagen Golf Wagon which will go on sale in Europe soon. Like the rest of the new Golf range, the Golf wagon is built on Volkswagen’s latest modular transverse matrix platform (MQB). It is up to 105kg lighter than the outgoing …

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Volkswagen “Golf CC” – Mercedes-Benz CLA fighter due in 2015

With sleek four-door coupés all the rage these days, it’s not surprising that Volkswagen is looking into developing a sibling for the CC (Volkswagen decided to drop Passat from its name for the latest generation). The company has already announced late last year that it will not be producing a …

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2012 Volkswagen Mk6 Golf GTI Long Term Review – Month 2

Car reviewed is based on Australian Specified model and may differ to that available in your country of residence. The Easter long weekend afforded an opportunity to take Golf GTI out on a country sprint through some twisty South Australian back roads to the picturesque seaside village of Port Elliot. …

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Reader’s Car: MkVI 282HP Volkswagen Golf R

The VW Golf R is one of the best hot hatches money can buy. It handles brilliantly yet rewards the driver just with the right degree of playfulness. It looks sporty yet is elegant in its design without being over the top. We know that the MkVI Golf chassis is …

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New Volkswagen Golf VII Interior Revealed!

The new Volkswagen Golf VII isn’t due until sometime in 2013, however, AutoExpress’ sharp eye carparazzi managed to catch a glimpse of the interior of the new Golf. The car was a test mule for the forthcoming model hidden under the skin of the current car. The new instrument features …

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