Monday, May 20

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The TDI Models are Making a Comeback
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The TDI Models are Making a Comeback

If you thought the TDI models offered in the US were dead and never to return, you might actually be wrong in some cases. The Volkswagen models that are offered for sale were thought to be only those that run on gasoline or use hybrid powertrains after the scandal that took place nearly two years ago. While the vehicles offered with the GTI engines and the regular gasoline engines are great to drive, this has left us longing for the old performance of the TDI models that we loved on the road for several years. (more…)
Improvements for the Volkswagen e-Golf
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Improvements for the Volkswagen e-Golf

In an effort to improve what we love about EV models it seems like more and more automakers are turning up the heat on the range and the power their EV models offer. Right now this segment of the market is one of the smallest and with the lowest sales numbers, but some models are making changes that hopefully will help make a difference and provide us with more of what we want on the market. While most still fight the fact that charging takes a long time, usually overnight, there are more benefits than ever to driving a great EV model. (more…)
2017 Volkswagen Beetle: A Modern Icon
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2017 Volkswagen Beetle: A Modern Icon

You might not think much at all when you see the Volkswagen Beetle models driving in your area, or you might enjoy playing the “punch buggy” game with your family and friends. Either way, when you see the Beetle on the road this is a car that’s been sold more than any other car that’s ever been on the market. That alone demands your respect when you see this car. If you’re thinking of driving something that has delighted more people than any other vehicle ever has, consider driving the Volkswagen Beetle that continues to the icon we love to enjoy on the road. (more…)
Another Way the Volkswagen Golf Stands Out
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Another Way the Volkswagen Golf Stands Out

We know and love the Volkswagen Golf for being one of the most versatile and transitional vehicles on the market today. This car is one of the original hot hatches for the excitement it offers, is a car that has been used as a wagon to add more space in the Sportwagen model and now comes in the new AWD Alltrack to be a go everywhere and do everything type of vehicle. As one of the most versatile cars on the market today the Golf is a car that offers us more choices and even in its natural form it’s a car you can love to drive. (more…)
Exciting News for the Volkswagen I.D.
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Exciting News for the Volkswagen I.D.

September was the month for Volkswagen to pull itself out of the gutter that was caused by the diesel scandal from only a year ago. What happened in September? Volkswagen came to the Paris Motor Show with a vehicle concept that looks like it’s ready to hit the production line right away and be a great new model for us to drive and enjoy. The new Volkswagen I.D. concept showed us the beginning of the commitment from this company to be a leader in EV technology and offer us the vehicles we want to enjoy on the road. In this way, Volkswagen is correcting errors from its past. (more…)
2017 Volkswagen Passat: Standing Alone in a Crowd
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2017 Volkswagen Passat: Standing Alone in a Crowd

The midsize car segment has been littered with models for many years that have come from a variety of places. You see models from American, Japanese and Korean brands that are made to give you a fantastic menu of vehicles to choose from, but there is one lone European model that’s part of the mainstream midsize car segment, the Volkswagen Passat. This is a car that offers you the driving manners you’ve been looking for and the features that make it one of the most impressive midsize cars on the market today. (more…)
Volkswagen Shows off the Concept Version of the New Beetle
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Volkswagen Shows off the Concept Version of the New Beetle

That’s what most have chosen to call this new concept car because the Volkswagen download file is titled “Beetle” but there hasn’t been an official announcement of the name. The simple reality is that this new concept car will be the first vehicle built on the new Modular Electric Platform from Volkswagen called MEB. This car showed up at the Paris Auto Show to give the beleaguered brand a new drive and a new direction to change the course of their own history. Volkswagen is so excited by this new model they’ve said it will revolutionize the industry in the same way the Beetle actually did over seventy years ago. (more…)
When Fun Meets Efficiency
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When Fun Meets Efficiency

When we buy a car we normally need it to be the right vehicle for every driving situation we run into. In some cases this is just fine, but if you really want a car that is fun on the road with the curve hugging ability to take on any challenge thrown at it but you also want to be able to drive this car on a daily basis that severely limits your choices. This list is a group of cars that are all a lot of fun to drive, with some of the best technology and performance for you to enjoy, and they all will deliver more than thirty mpg for you to enjoy the drive every day. (more…)
What You Drive Matters
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What You Drive Matters

No matter what your station in life is your ride is an important part of your image.  As you get older and your responsibility grows with a spouse, children, pets and even the need to have versatility in your vehicle along with space what you really don’t want to do is sacrifice performance for practicality.  In order to keep from feeling as if you have to give up the performance you deserve and desire over the practicality you want the best choice you can make is a vehicle that balances the two out for you.  Here we have ten vehicles that offer both top performance and the practicality you need to keep your image up when it comes to your ride. (more…)
How Much Bang Can You Get for the Buck? (Pt 1)
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How Much Bang Can You Get for the Buck? (Pt 1)

When we buy vehicles, those of us who are car enthusiasts want to know how much horsepower can be had for the money we spend. This is the statistic that we are looking for and want answered even before the performance numbers are discussed. Most of us are also on some form of a budget for our car purchases and give us the ability to buy the most car we can get for the money. Here is what you can buy in a variety of horsepower categories along with the prices you should expect to pay. (more…)