Tag: VW Golf GTI

VW Golf And GTI Will Live On As EVs, Next-Gen Model Might Be Called The ID. Golf

This summer, reports out of Germany suggested the current Volkswagen Golf could be the last as the company focuses on electric vehicles. However, in an interview with Autocar, Volkswagen Passenger Cars CEO Thomas Schäfer suggested that’s not the case. As he noted, “We would not let go of the Golf name, no way.” Schäfer went […]

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What New Car Priced Under $50,000 Will Be A Collectible In 20 Years?

Many car enthusiasts are always looking for the next future classic. And while it’s not hard to predict what super expensive vehicles will become collectible, it can be harder to know what the next reasonably-priced classic will be. Today we’re asking you if you had $50,000 for a new car, and wanted to buy a […]

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More Audi And VW Models Hit By Rear-View Camera Issues

A host of Volkswagen and Audi models are being recalled in the United States because of a problem with the rear-view camera. A recall notice reveals that after drivers shift into reverse on affected cars, or manually activate the parking function, the rear-view camera image may not be displayed on the infotainment system. As such, […]

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NHTSA Forces Recall On Nearly 225,000 Cars Over Glitch That VW Calls “Inconsequential”

The VW Group of America may be frustrated that it is being required to start a recall campaign on 224,704 vehicles over an issue that it argued was “inconsequential.” The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) disagrees, however, and is making it fix vehicles it made between 2018 and 2019. The wide-ranging recall is being […]

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VW Goes To 2022 SEMA With Basecamp SUVs, GTI, ID.4s, And A Forgotten WRC Concept

Volkswagen announced its lineup for SEMA 2022 in Las Vegas, including two adventurous “Basecamp” concepts based on the Atlas and the Taos SUVs, a trio of ID.4s, a special Golf GTI filled with Oettinger accessories, a one-off Jetta GLI Performance, a unique Golf A59 prototype designed for the WRC, and the new Golf R that […]

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VW Recalls The 2022 Golf R And GTI Because Their Sunroof Button Is Too Sensitive

It’s unlikely to surprise any of the enthusiasts who prefer a good old-fashioned button, but Volkswagen has gotten into trouble because of its touch-capacitive buttons. One, in particular, is leading to the recall of 2,238 Golfs. The cars, 2022 Golf R and GTI models, have a touch-capacitive button to operate the sunroof (among other things). […]

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Over 43,000 Volkswagen Models Have A Faulty Rear-View Camera

Slightly more than 43,000 Volkswagen vehicles have been recalled in the United States as the rearview camera may not display an image on the infotainment system. A recall notice reveals that the eMMC memory modules in affected infotainment systems had their chip software flashed before it was soldered to the PCB. Modules that were made […]

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VW Updates 2023 Lineup, Announces Entry-Level ID.4 As Well As Golf GTI / R Special Editions

Volkswagen of America has announced a series of changes for 2023. Starting with the Arteon, the entry-level SE R-Line gains additional equipment including performance LED headlights, fog lights, and an illuminated light bar in the grille. They’re joined by an adaptive front-lighting system with dynamic cornering light as well as a “power hatch with Easy […]

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