Road Test Review – 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI – Better Performance But Where’s The Magic?

When Volkswagen embarked on its crusade to become an SUV-centric company, many feared the move would spell the end of the entire Golf range. These fears were accelerated when Volkswagen revealed that the standard Golf family would leave the U.S. and be a Europe-only exclusive moving forward. Thankfully, the 2022 Volkswagen GTI and its hotter cousin, the Golf R, escaped the ax and were allowed to bring their performance magic to their eighth-generation iterations. But have they lost the magic that made them unique in the first place?   Wild Color Adds Spice To GTI While we get to wait …

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Volkswagen Debuts 2022 Golf GTI and Golf R Models, GTI To Start At $29,545

When Volkswagen promised to deliver the 2022 Golf GTI and the 2022 Golf R, we were left wondering what was in store for U.S. buyers? While the German car giant outlined what was in store for European buyers but, we were left wondering what would have to be changed to offer them here? Surprise, not much, with the duo coming over here largely unaltered.   European Flavored Performance When you take a glance at the 2022 GTI and the 2022 Golf R, you’ll be pleased to discover that both engines mirror their European counterparts. In the GTI, that means a 2.0-liter …

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Road Test Review – 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf – By Carl Malek

When the e-Golf first arrived on our shores back in 2014, it was considered an afterthought especially considering that it arrived during the pinnacle of Volkswagen’s TDI-fueled dominance of the green car market. But with this diesel empire toppled by scandal, and a growing field of electric vehicles entering the marketplace, the e-Golf’s role in Volkswagen’s arsenal has become much more important. Can this electrified Golf stand out against the competition while still retaining the VW’s winning formula? At first glance, the exterior styling does not scream that your driving an electric car. In fact, it looks like a run …

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