Junkyard Find: 1975 Volkswagen Rabbit 4-Door

From the time of the first KdF-Wagens until distressingly deep into the 1970s, Volkswagens had air-cooled engines in back and rode on goofy 1930s chassis designs. Finally, the Audi 80-based Dasher showed up here as a 1974 model, but it wasn't until the following model year that the first true water-cooled VW went on sale in North America.

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Used Car of the Day: 2017 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen

It is yet again time to showcase the type of car that makes automotive journalists drool -- a manual transmission wagon. In this case, a 2017 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen.

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Used Car of the Day: Volkswagen 412

Today's UCOTD is essentially a barn find.

Or in the case of this Volkswagen 412, perhaps a forest find, based on the photos.

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Volkswagen Recalls Jetta for Ignition Problems

The feds are telling Wolfsburg to recall about 47,000 Jetta sedans in this country, all from the 2019 and 2020 model years, thanks to an issue in cars with the old-school ignition switch.

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VW Gives ID.4 Major Power and Range Updates

The crew at Volkswagen have slung a few improvements at their all-electric ID.4, including a significant power boost and a jump in range. And, oh yeah, they seem to be listening to some of the carping about its infotainment system.

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VW Ditching Manual Transmission in GTI

Pour one out for yet another sporty car being denuded of its manual transmission. According to reps at Volkswagen, 2024 will be the final year of three-pedal production for the Golf GTI and Golf R.

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Used Car of the Day: 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line 4Motion

A Tiguan, you say? Surely a 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan, even in R-Line and 4Motion guise, isn't unique enough for the UCOTD feature.

What if I tell you it's "Golf R inspired"?

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Used Car of the Day: 2004 Volkswagen Beetle

This Chicago-based 2004 Volkswagen Beetle convertible is a bit different from our usual pickings.

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Used Car of the Day: 1984 Volkswagen Rabbit GTI

We're going hatchback today with this 1984 Volkswagen Rabbit GTI.

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2023 Volkswagen Jetta Review – Getting the Basics Right

We love to salivate over sports cars around here. But sometimes, an automobile is truly unpretentious and does the basics well without any fluff.

That can be a very good thing – just ask us about the 2023 Volkswagen Jetta.

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Used Car of the Day: MK7 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen

Today's UCOTD is a MK7 generation Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen of indeterminate model year.

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Used Car of the Day: 2005 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 1.8 Turbo

In honor of the 40th Anniversary Volkswagen Jetta GLI, today we have a used one from North Carolina.

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VW Shows Off 40th Anniversary Jetta GLI

Volkswagen has announced they will begin production of a limited 40th Anniversary Edition of the 2024 Jetta GLI, a trim that is promised to be made available exclusively in North America. 

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2024 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Review – Atlas Slimmed

Part of the presentation that Volkswagen reps gave to assembled media in upstate New York last week centered on how Volkswagen has spent the last decade changing its product mix from one dominated by cars to one dominated by utility vehicles.

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2024 Volkswagen Atlas Review – Changing Yet Staying the Same

I was cruising along a Catskills two-lane in a 2024 Volkswagen Atlas at a leisurely yet quick pace when I caught a flash of brown and white out of the corner of my eye. Conversation with my drive partner ceased and I instinctively got deep into the brakes as Bambi decided that she needed to cross the road right that second, traffic be damned.

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  • IH_Fever Another day, more bloviating between the poor downtrodden union leeches and the corporate thieves. But at least pantsuit guy got a nice new shirt.
  • IH_Fever I can't wait to see an Escalade on 24"s blow the brakes off of the competition!
  • Redapple2 Why does anyone have to get permission to join? Shouldnt the rules to race in a league be straight forward like. Build the car to the specs. Pay the race entry fee. Set the starting grid base on time trials.?Why all the BS?I cant watch F1 any more. No refuel. Must use 2 different types of tires. Rare passing. Same team wins every week. DRS only is you are this close and on and on with more BS. Add in the skysports announcer that sounds he is yelling for the whole 90 minutes at super fast speed. I m done. IMSA only for me.
  • Redapple2 Barra at evil GM is not worth 20 mill/ yr but dozens (hundreds) of sports players are. Got it. OK.
  • Dusterdude @SCE to AUX , agree CEO pay would equate to a nominal amount if split amongst all UAW members . My point was optics are bad , both total compensation and % increases . IE for example if Mary Barra was paid $10 million including merit bonuses , is that really underpaid ?