2018 Volkswagen Beetle Color Options
Now it may not be the case that color options are the most important decision when it comes to purchasing a new vehicle, but we must admit it’s a fun element once you’ve already decided on the car you want. Especially when it’s a model like the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle. This whimsical compact hatchback has been capturing the imaginations of drivers around the globe for more than seven decades. Naturally, it’s a bit of a dream to own one for those who are fans of the heritage-inspired car. So, what are your paint color options? Read the rest of this entry »
We know there are some of you out there who are likely shaking your heads. The MKI Golf? No. In America, it was called the Rabbit. The model has a bit of history changing between the Rabbit, to the Golf, back to the Rabbit for one generation, before officially sticking with the Golf nameplate. Despite all these changes in the U.S., the model has always been known as the Golf over in Europe. Here, we present the top Instagram photos of this favorite vehicle. Whatever you prefer to call it. Read the rest of this entry »
How well did the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak do?
There has been a lot of build up for Volkswagen to the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The event is one that VW doesn’t typically enter. Hasn’t entered, in fact, since the late 1980s. To come back after three decades and claim victory seemed like a bold goal. Well, it seems VW surpassed that goal. Just how well did the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak do? Read the rest of this entry »
Which Volkswagen models have adaptive cruise control?
Whether traffic is busy, or you’re stuck behind the one semi on a single-lane highway, it can be stressful if you’re stuck behind another vehicle and you want to give your ankle a break. Traditional cruise control is an enormous step up from no cruise control at all, but what if you could take things even further? This is where Volkswagen Adaptive Cruise Control steps things up. The system automatically adjusts speed to maintain a following distance with a vehicle in front of you, so you aren’t forced to turn off your cruise control if the pace is unsteady. So which VW models have it? Read the rest of this entry »
Next-generation 2020 VW Golf R Horsepower
For quite a long time, Volkswagen hasn’t had competition against the Golf, let alone its performance hatchbacks. Many automakers simply thought that sedans were preferable over hatchback counterparts. With crossovers and SUVs taking over the market, it only became a matter of time before other brands came to realize that these cars are a solid choice for single drivers who live active lifestyles. Though the 292-horsepower 2018 VW Golf R is certainly no slouch, it now competes against models like the 2018 Ford Focus RS. So what will the next-generation VW Golf R offer in 2020? Read the rest of this entry »
2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack S features
What are the best deals on Volkswagen models? Typically, you find them on the base trim levels. It only makes sense that the most affordable vehicles would have the best lease pricing, right? The only question for most shoppers is whether the lowest trim level is worth it compared to some of the top options. Looking at the features in the 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, we’re certain not many will feel disappointed in what it has to offer. Read the rest of this entry »
2019 Volkswagen Jetta Color Options
Though the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is slowly starting to roll into dealership, it hasn’t quite arrived yet here at Carter Volkswagen. It’s so close, we can taste it and we have to admit the anticipation is killing us. If you’re like we are, you probably start plotting and planning exactly what you’re going to get when it’s finally available. Well, we’re here to help. You’ve seen plenty of blue 2019 Volkswagen Jetta images by now, that’s Silk Blue Metallic, but there are a total of nine color options. Read the rest of this entry »
2018 Memorial Day Events Seattle WA
Maybe it’s the sunshine bringing back some natural warmth to our dispositions, but everyone seems to be in a cheerier mood now that we can leave our sweaters at home. Memorial Day weekend is a time when many are particularly enthusiastic as it’s the first holiday that gives us an extra day off since New Year’s. It only makes winter feel longer and colder, doesn’t it? If you’re wondering what to do and where to go for Memorial Day events in the Seattle, WA area, you’ve come to the right place. Read the rest of this entry »
What is the VW Golf GTI TCR Concept?
We love all concept cars, don’t get us wrong, but that doesn’t mean we love them all equally. As soon as Volkswagen announces a concept is almost ready for production, we’re obviously much more interested. It means we might someday get to drive it ourselves. For a model like the VW Golf GTI TCR Concept, this is especially significant because it’s a big name for VW enthusiasts. So what is it and what do we know so far? Read the rest of this entry »
In some ways, it can feel like modern vehicles carry on the same name as their predecessors, but hardly share the same DNA. Volkswagen recently purchased and restored a 1982 Volkswagen Jetta, which was originally thought of as a Golf with a trunk. Since these early years, the Jetta has deviated in design quite a lot from the Golf, but that also means it doesn’t look much like the original Jetta model. As you can see in the gallery of photos below, Volkswagen has provided an insightful flashback in photographing the first-generation, MKI Jetta next to the upcoming MKVII 2019 VW Jetta. Read the rest of this entry »