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2015 Volkswagen Golf Model Overview

2015 Volkswagen Golf Model Overview

What’s New for the 2015 VW Golf? The 2014 and 2015 VW Golf share a similar exterior style, with the squared off headlights in the 2015 model being the standout feature. Inside the Golf, the center stack is made of better material; there are new air conditioning vents, climate controls, steering wheel, and a more […]

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Cheeky Englishman Covers Volkswagen Golf with Astroturf

Cheeky Englishman Covers Volkswagen Golf with Astroturf

When Phillies pitcher Tug McGraw was asked if he preferred Astroturf to real grass, he famously replied, “I dunno, I never smoked Astroturf.” Sadly, it seems McGraw passed away 11 years before he had a chance to try driving it, either. A rather literal-minded man from the English seaside town of Paignton has covered his […]

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David Feherty Humorously Compares Golf to Hyundai Features

David Feherty Humorously Compares Golf to Hyundai Features

Hyundai's new ads feature humorist and golf expert, David Feherty, as company's first golf ambassador

Those who aren’t part of the world of golf probably haven’t heard of former golfer and humorous commentator, David Feherty–which is a shame, considering he has more wit and charisma than most in his industry. After playing in the PGA Tour and winning multiple victories, he retired to be an analyst and commentator for CBS Sports and host his own […]

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2015 North American Car of the Year Award Goes to VW Golf and Golf GTI

2015 North American Car of the Year Award Goes to VW Golf and Golf GTI

Volkswagen came to Detroit to win awards and chew bubblegum, and it’s all out of bubblegum. Actually, Volkswagen ostensibly came to Detroit just to debut its new Cross Coupe GTE concept, but the German automaker got a pleasant surprise this morning when the VW Golf and Golf GTI were named the 2015 North American Car of […]

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2015 VW Golf R Pre-Order Starts January 8th

2015 VW Golf R Pre-Order Starts January 8th

The high-performance R member of Volkswagen’s acclaimed Golf family will be arriving at US dealerships in the first quarter of 2015, but those who want to guarantee ownership will get a chance to do so in less than two weeks from now. The 2015 VW Golf R pre-order will begin on January 8th, with 500 initial models available […]

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Volkswagen Golf R Variant Wagon Debuting at LA Auto Show

Volkswagen Golf R Variant Wagon Debuting at LA Auto Show

It’s a good time to be a Volkswagen Golf. The 2015 model of the iconic compact car was recently selected as both the Motor Trend Car of the Year and the Green Car Reports Best Car to Buy, and now the well-recognized Golf family is welcoming its newest member, with the Volkswagen Golf R Variant […]

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2015 Volkswagen Golf Wins Motor Trend Car of the Year Award

2015 Volkswagen Golf Wins Motor Trend Car of the Year Award

Awards-season has been kind to the Golf. First, Yahoo Autos gave their Car of the Year Award to the GTI. Then, a week later, Green Car Reports bestowed their Best Car to Buy title upon the rest of the Golf family. And then this morning, the prestigious 2015 Motor Trend Car of the Year Award […]

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2015 Volkswagen Golf Named Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2015

2015 Volkswagen Golf Named Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2015

Just a week after the 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI was awarded the title of Yahoo Autos Car of the Year, the rest of the Golf family has gotten its due after being named Green Car Reports’ Best Car to Buy 2015. The VW Golf lineup includes the Golf TDI Clean Diesel model (30/45 mpg city/highway […]

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2015 Yahoo Autos Car of the Year Award Goes to Volkswagen Golf GTI

2015 Yahoo Autos Car of the Year Award Goes to Volkswagen Golf GTI

After bestowing the title upon the Tesla Model S in 2013 and the Chevy Corvette Stingray in 2014, Yahoo has now selected the Volkswagen Golf GTI as the 2015 Yahoo Autos Car of the Year. The GTI’s victory represents a significant step down in pricing from the Stingray and Model S, as both models retailed […]

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EPA Confirms Volkswagen e-Golf’s Range at 83 Miles

EPA Confirms Volkswagen e-Golf’s Range at 83 Miles

The Environmental Protection Agency has now officially rated the new 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf’s range at 83 miles. That puts the Volkswagen e-Golf’s range just below the top-selling Nissan LEAF, which travels 84 miles on a single charge, and above the Chevrolet Spark EV, which has an 82-mile range. The e-Golf is a whole three miles […]

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[VIDEO] Rob Huebel Drives a VW Golf Through Target in New Funny or Die Ad

[VIDEO] Rob Huebel Drives a VW Golf Through Target in New Funny or Die Ad

Volkswagen has released a new video (below) promoting the 2015 Golf through Funny or Die, a website that, true to its name, asks viewers to vote on whether a video was funny or the people who made it should be murdered. Taking his life into his own hands by starring in the ad is comedic […]

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2015 VW Golf GTI Wins “Cheap Speed Challenge”

2015 VW Golf GTI Wins “Cheap Speed Challenge”

Looking to get a powerful performer without breaking the bank? Cars.com and USA Today’s “Cheap Speed Challenge” suggests that those wanting a performance-oriented ride without paying more than $30,000 would be best suited to turn their attentions to the 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI, which topped seven other new vehicles for the crown. “Not only does […]

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Golfer Lizette Salas Aims for Gold with Toyota Drive for Success Program

Golfer Lizette Salas Aims for Gold with Toyota Drive for Success Program

Professional athletes are usually pretty well-recognized, and along with that recognition comes a certain expectation for these figures to perform their civic duty. Most athletes are pretty good at supporting causes and raising or donating money, but when an athlete can combine his or her sport with a program that supports a non-profit organization, that’s […]

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2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI: More Space, More Power, More Everything

2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI: More Space, More Power, More Everything

The all-new 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI is finally hitting U.S. dealerships, and with it comes the performance and style we’ve come to expect from the iconic hatchback as well as all kinds of upgrades, including a more powerful yet more fuel efficient engine and an overall lighter, safer, and bigger car. [ See more images […]

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Hyundai Invitational Golf Tournament Series Tees Off

Hyundai Invitational Golf Tournament Series Tees Off

Hyundai today announced that it will be sponsoring fifty well-established charity golf tournaments all around the United States this year as part of the Hyundai Invitational golf tournament series. You can bet that these 50 golf events will be full of the Hyundai experience, including chances to win the all-new Genesis in hole-in-one contests. Hyundai […]

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[PHOTOS] VW Previews 2015 Volkswagen Golf

[PHOTOS] VW Previews 2015 Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen today put out new information about the upcoming 2015 Volkswagen Golf, which will hit dealerships this August. The 2015 Golf will be available with either two or four doors and has dropped in weight by up to 79 pounds. Despite the significant weight reduction, the Golf has actually grown in size and carries with […]

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2015 VW e-Golf is Almost Here, Very Blue

2015 VW e-Golf is Almost Here, Very Blue

The Golf family will be getting greener (or bluer, perhaps) when the 2015 VW e-Golf makes its debut in select markets toward the end of the year. Volkswagen’s first fully electric offering in the United States is the latest offering in Volkswagen’s Think Blue® eco-friendly initiative and the next step in VW’s quest to be […]

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[PHOTOS] 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

[PHOTOS] 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

  This morning, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen was revealed, replacing the Jetta SportWagen and standing in as America’s new favorite manual diesel wagon. If Volkswagen had a brain with which to generate thought and a mouth with which to speak those thoughts, it would say: “you’re welcome.” The Golf SportWagen uses the same MQB […]