A silver 2021 Volkswagen Jetta parked with the sun in the background
Sedans & Coupes

Avoid the 2021 VW Jetta and Go For the 2021 Toyota Corolla

It can be hard to navigate buying a new car. Popularity doesn’t always equal quality. Plenty of popular cars have been complete trash. Consumer Reports listed a handful of the most popular cars that also happen to suck. One of the best examples is the 2021 VW Jetta. This car is consistently riddled with issues …

Sedans & Coupes

Volkswagen Brings Back Harlequin Golf For 2021

Once you saw one you never forgot them. Those Volkswagen Harlequin Polos from 1995. Do you remember them? 1995 Polos got separately-painted panels of Chagall Blue, Ginster Yellow, Pistachio Green, and Tornado Red. Some loved them, so hated them, but you have to admit it was a crazy idea from staid VW. Now it unveiled …

Sedans & Coupes

Another VW Golf Recall: What’s Going On Now?

The Volkswagen Golf 8 has had a rocky start so far. In Europe, software problems at launch caused VW to make its first recall of the sedan. Now, another Golf recall is upon us. What’s going on over at Volkswagen? This time 56,000 Golf 8s are being recalled The last recall was for software issues …

Hybrids & Electrics

Volkswagen Will NEVER Make The ID. Buzz Retro-Van

On the same day that VW America CEO Scott Keogh told Automotive News, “I think the ID. Buzz is just pure magic Volkswagen, it was announced there would be yet another delay for the retro van. VW now says 2023 is the date. Since 2017, when the ID. Buzz van was announced going into production, …

Trucks & SUVs

America Needs The 2021 VW Caddy 5 Van/SUV

Ah, yes, another forbidden fruit we wish we could get here in the states. This is the 2021 VW Caddy 5 van/SUV-thingie. The Caddy has sold over 2 million copies in its 40 years of production. VW has deemed it not worthy for sale in the US, instead of providing us with “clean” diesel sedans …

2022 VW Golf R
Sedans & Coupes

The 2022 VW Golf R Has Evolved Into Its Highest Form

Hot hatches are the coolest. Full-stop. They hit all the major food groups; fast, efficient, practical, and good looking. In almost every other segment in the automotive industry, you end up sacrificing something to get something else. The hot hatch group, in general, doesn’t really feel that way. So, we agree; hot hatches are the …

Volkswagen mobile charging robot EV charger
Hybrids & Electrics

Volkswagen’s Fix for Limited EV Chargers: Send in the Droids

Though battery technology is inching towards affordability, major EV adoption still has hurdles to overcome. And as Consumer Reports’ recent survey showcases, one of the biggest is public EV charger availability. Even though fast-charging stations cut recharge time, it only works if everyday consumers can reasonably access them. And Volkswagen recently announced what it claims …

A white Volkswagen Golf GTI leaves the city.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

How Volkswagens Got Their Names

Automakers have long sought inspirations on how to name their vehicles. For example, Lamborghini has been known to name its vehicles after bulls made famous in the bullfighting scene. Other’s have named their vehicles after geographic locations such as the Chevrolet Corsica, the GMC Canyon, or the Kia Telluride. Volkswagen has also found its inspiration from different things …

A 1963 Lincoln Continental Limousine Cabriolet vehicle on display during a preview for the upcoming Coys Spring Classics auction at the Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Hall in London
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The Most Iconic Vehicles from the ’60s

The 1960s were, in many ways, the years that set a precedent for so many of America’s most formative cultural moments. It was a decade that saw humanity’s ascension to the moon and the depths in which our nation could sink in the treatment of its sons and daughters during the Civil Rights movement and …

Alex and Loz sharing a moment on the journey.
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Would You Live in This Volkswagen Camper Van named Marty?

This is Marty, the Volkswagen T3 Syncro camper van conversion. He is a beautiful retro brown with gorgeous natural browns and beiges throughout. The couple thought out every texture and planned the space perfectly, creating this immaculate van life build that looks like something out of a vintage photoshoot. However, there is more than we …