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2016 Volkswagen Tiguan is big on versatility and features

Most of us recall that recently, Volkswagen has been in the news and received some pretty bad press around the diesel emission cheating scandal, the buyback offers, and agreements with the EPA. I think most folks are finally starting to forgive…

Alert Phyllis Nefler: 2016 Volkswagen Beetle hits the dunes

Not long after the Volkswagen Beetle migrated to America, some enterprising sand-loving fool ripped (off most of the body, jacked it up, installed off-road tires, and headed for the beach…and sand dunes. It turned out to be one heck of…

2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen is a keeper

I readily admit that the Golf Mark VI platform is one of my favorite platforms and I have indeed referred to it as the “Mary Poppins of Compact Cars” — practically perfect in every way. German personality throughout, spirited handling,…

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible: More power, more value

It’s been a couple of years since I’ve been behind the wheel of the Newer-Than-New Beetle, so when VW offered up a convertible, I readily agreed. I’ve spent time behind the wheel of all the previous iterations but hadn’t yet…

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…