Archive for June, 2018

Romain Dumas drive the VW I.D. R Pikes Peak to victory

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak and I.D. BUZZ

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? (more…)

Volkswagen ACC lets you set the following distance

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
Steering wheel controls for cruise control in a Volkswagen

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? (more…)

Is the Volkswagen Golf R going to have more horsepower than the Ford Focus RS?

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
Rear end of the 2018 VW Golf R

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? (more…)

Is the 2018 VW Golf Alltrack S worth it?

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
2018 VW Golf SportWagen Silk Blue Metallic

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. (more…)