That’s really gay: 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Autobahn Edition is perfect for track or commute

Let’s face it, you ideal fem / butch types: sometimes all you want to do is speed – and a lot of it. Sure, you can’t afford to have just a race car that you can race every weekend. You…

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2016 Passat Unveiling: Chicken Little, The Sky Is Not Falling Because Volkswagen Lied

Alright people, I will get right to the point. The Volkswagen emissions scandal (A.K.A.—Dieselgate) is not by any stretch of the imagination the “largest scandal in the history of auto manufacturing” nor is it any more of a “betrayal of…

2015 Volkswagen Tiguan: Fast & Fun? Yes. Festive & Fabulous? Meh.

Now that we know for sure that Volkswagen installed devices to make their cars seem more emissions efficient, those Germans may long for the days when the only bad press they got was when some nutty car reviewer didn’t like…

Two Sams & A 2015 Volkswagen Golf R: Gay, Great & Grrrr! All At Once

It’s rare in the internet content business that you ever actually get to speak with your colleagues, much less meet them in person. By chance, I got to meet the other Sam at Gaywheels.com, Sam Miller Christiansen, in San Diego…

2015 Volkswagen Golf TSI: A Fine German Car At A Corolla Price

Not everything stylish and well-made needs to be expensive.  IKEA and Target prove that every day.  But, when you think of well-engineered German touring cars, jumbo dollar signs probably dance across your face.  It doesn’t have to be that way….

On The Fence: 2015 VW Jetta Is Good, Not Great; Fast, But Maybe Too Fast

A few years back, Volkswagen had the same problem that some high-priced rent boys face. Much like the six-million dollar man who charges five-grand per weekend for a good time, Volkswagen found that their cars were luxurious and elegant, fast…

2015 Volkswagen Golf Worships At The Altar Of The Autobahn

Like religious humans, automobiles have their altars.  For Jeep, it’s the Rubicon trail.  Corvettes do their best work at LeMans and as pace cars in Indianapolis.  But, Volkswagen was born for one road — Germany’s famed Autobahn.  Fly GTI with…

2015 Volkswagen Lineup Promises Power, Electricity, And German Hotness

If you’ve been watching Shark Week or Funny or Die, you’ve no doubt seen the commercials offering double wings, extra ranch …. and a cue to Ready, Set, Golf. The 2015 Volkswagen lineup is on full display and already on…

The 2014 Volkswagen Eos: Is It Time To Say ‘Auf Wiedersehen’?

The triple-digit days in Palm Springs are fast approaching. It was mid-90s this afternoon, and is still in the upper-80s a little after seven in the evening as the Volkswagen Eos and I head up winding Highway 74 toward the…

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf: The Seventh Time’s The Charm

Recently I was invited up to San Francisco by Volkswagen for the launch of the new seventh-generation Golf and GTI. It was an appropriately urban setting, considering the type of customers they expect the new Golf range to appeal to….