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Watch Someone Have Fun in a 0–124 Mph Test With the VW Polo GTI
Watch Someone Have Fun in a 0–124 Mph Test With the VW Polo GTI

11 May 2022, 08:46 UTC / Someone took to the racetrack the new VW Polo GTi with a supercharged 2.0-liter engine and a DSG automatic transmission, and here's how it went

 
Small 2022 VW Taos Brings Low $22,995 MSRP, in U.S. Dealerships From June
Small 2022 VW Taos Brings Low $22,995 MSRP, in U.S. Dealerships From June

21 Apr 2021, 14:43 UTC / While the Jetta remains the lowest-priced Volkswagen model in America with a starting MSRP of $18,995, the 2022 Taos is now the most affordable SUV option

 
2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo Takes on Golf R in Drag Race, DSG Makes a Difference
2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo Takes on Golf R in Drag Race, DSG Makes a Difference

24 Feb 2021, 21:25 UTC / The power gap seems almost nothing, as the Golf R has a smaller engine with more power but less torque; it's the DSG gearbox that changes everything

 
2021 Skoda Octavia vRS 2.0 TSI Launched in Britain, TDI and iV on the Way
2021 Skoda Octavia vRS 2.0 TSI Launched in Britain, TDI and iV on the Way

7 Oct 2020, 19:07 UTC / Both the vRS "hatch" and wagon are cheaper than a Golf GTI while coming as standard with a DSG gearbox and the same 2.0 TSI engine

 
Skoda Scala and Kamiq Now Available With 150 HP 1.5 TSI
Skoda Scala and Kamiq Now Available With 150 HP 1.5 TSI

19 Dec 2019, 21:57 UTC / Cheap cars don't need big engines? Well, we don't consider 150 hp to be overkill, especially if you want to overtake anybody

 
2019 VW Polo GTI Gets 6-Speed Manual from €23,350
2019 VW Polo GTI Gets 6-Speed Manual from €23,350

22 Nov 2018, 18:33 UTC / We've known all along that the Polo GTI was getting a manual. Sadly, tweaks made to the engine due to WLTP mean some of those euros have been added back

 
The Golf R, Golf GTD, and Octavia RS Have Lost Thier Manual Gearboxes
The Golf R, Golf GTD, and Octavia RS Have Lost Thier Manual Gearboxes

29 Jun 2018, 17:49 UTC / Due to WLTP, the SEAT Leon Cupra went down from 300 to 290 horsepower, so the Golf R hatchback might do the same. But will diesel hot hatches be thing in 2019?

 
Night Drive in 2018 Polo GTI Is a Pleasant High-Speed Experience
Night Drive in 2018 Polo GTI Is a Pleasant High-Speed Experience

23 May 2018, 19:30 UTC / What are you missing compared to a Golf GTI? The independent rear suspension and a tiny bit of space, but it's not essential stuff

 
Manual Golf R Races Auto Audi S3, Reveals Some Kind of Problem
Manual Golf R Races Auto Audi S3, Reveals Some Kind of Problem

7 Apr 2018, 18:23 UTC / The auto gearbox is better at shifting gears, but the manual also boggs down in first or second gear. Still, it is more engaging

 
Skoda Superb Sportline Plus Is the New Czech Flagship
Skoda Superb Sportline Plus Is the New Czech Flagship

4 Apr 2018, 20:27 UTC / We can't wait to get real pictures of this car, because with paint that almost looks like Nardo Grey, this will be like a cheap Audi

 
2018 Skoda Fabia Facelift Makes Do Without 1.4 TDI Engine
2018 Skoda Fabia Facelift Makes Do Without 1.4 TDI Engine

8 Feb 2018, 09:43 UTC / The 1.2 TSI and 1.4 TDI are gone from the Fabia's options list, with the subcompact model now relying on three cylinders in MPI and TSI flavors

 
Used Volkswagen Tiguan Buying Guide
Used Volkswagen Tiguan Buying Guide

27 Jan 2018, 19:54 UTC / It looks old, but the first-gen Tiguan has nice, direct steering and decent diesel engines. It's also got AWD, unlike most crossovers

 
2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI Priced At EUR 23,950
2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI Priced At EUR 23,950

13 Dec 2017, 17:20 UTC / Larger and more tech-crazy than the former generation, the Polo Mk6 is also available in GTI flavor, packing 200 PS and 320 Nm of torque

 
2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI Gets Detailed Walkaround Ahead of Launch
2018 Volkswagen Polo GTI Gets Detailed Walkaround Ahead of Launch

25 Oct 2017, 20:23 UTC / The Polo GTI now has the same power and 40 Nm more torque than the Mk5 Golf GTI. It's going to offer a great balance of speed and everyday use

 
2018 Volkswagen T-Roc Is Big, Bold and Comes With 190 HP Engines
2018 Volkswagen T-Roc Is Big, Bold and Comes With 190 HP Engines

23 Aug 2017, 18:47 UTC / The T-Roc is 10 inches shorter than the European Tiguan, but has a bigger trunk than the Golf and dwarfs the Polo supermini

 
2017 Golf GTI Performance vs. Golf R Has Surprising Acceleration Results
2017 Golf GTI Performance vs. Golf R Has Surprising Acceleration Results

20 Apr 2017, 19:36 UTC / Wow, 0 to 60 in 4.2 seconds in a Volkswagen Golf. The new R is very fast, but if you're after the most enjoyable version, we'd still suggest looking at the GTI

 
2017 Skoda Rapid Sports New Design Details and 1.0 TSI Engine in Geneva
2017 Skoda Rapid Sports New Design Details and 1.0 TSI Engine in Geneva

7 Mar 2017, 14:02 UTC / Skoda has downsized all its cars that had the 1.2 TSI to this 1.0 TSI 3-banger. Fortunately, the Rapid facelift hasn't got E-Class headlights

 
First 2017 Skoda Octavia Acceleration Test: Ugly But Fast
First 2017 Skoda Octavia Acceleration Test: Ugly But Fast

10 Feb 2017, 14:47 UTC / Oh, Skoda, why do you wrap such interesting cars in ugly packaging. This average Octavia is probably faster than any Mondeo

 
Skoda Octavia RS 245 Revealed, Does 0 to 100 KM/H in 6.6 Seconds
Skoda Octavia RS 245 Revealed, Does 0 to 100 KM/H in 6.6 Seconds

3 Feb 2017, 10:18 UTC / I think this is the best new Octavia RS, having nearly as much torque as the diesel model now, a diff and no chrome trim

 
2017 VW Tiguan Launched in Japan With 1.4 TSI, DSG and only FWD
2017 VW Tiguan Launched in Japan With 1.4 TSI, DSG and only FWD

19 Jan 2017, 13:08 UTC / The Tiguan looks like a Power Ranger from the future, but that won't necessarily make it popular in Japan. Also, the lack of AWD will hurt it