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Spy Shots: Next Volkswagen GTI mule snapped

Volkswagen Golf GTI test mule – Click above for high-res image gallery Volkswagen has apparently commenced road tests for the company's next-generation Golf GTI and Golf R. Our legion of crafty spy photographers managed to nab a few photos of a pair of test mules spotted out and about in public. From the looks of things, the upcoming Golf GTI will rely on a set of dual-exhaust pipes in the future while the more menacing Golf R will go for quad pipes. Volkswagen hasn't released any final details on either vehicle, but from the whispers kicking around the web, it sounds like both... Read More

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    Video: VW Golf GTI wrung out by Chris Harris
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    Enthusiasts like nothing more than to crucify modern interpretations of their favourite performance models for failing to live up to some imagined ethos. Even the Volkswagen GTI has suffered its fair share of slings and arrows for growing in size and curb weight. Chris Harris recently spent some time with the all-new GTI to find out if growing up means ...

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    Breaking: VW debuts 503-hp Design Vision GTI at Wörthersee
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    As is the case every year, Volkswagen engineers have built and brought a new toy to their fans at the annual Wörthersee festival in Reifnitz, Austria. Called the Design Vision GTI, this track toy is a Golf that's been widened, lowered and given an injection of twin-turbo V6 steroids. We reported on this uber-fast hatchback concept last week, and now ...

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    Report: VW readying hotter GTI for Wörthersee
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    Following the announcement that Audi will be using the Wörthersee Tour to unveil a lightweight version of the TT called the TT Ultra Quattro Concept, we're now hearing that Volkswagen also has plans to show off a special concept vehicle at the annual brand-centric performance festival. According to Car magazine, VW will bring a hotter version of the ...

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    Spy Shots: Next-gen Volkswagen Golf R spied while running the 'Ring
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    The launch of a new Volkswagen Golf is never a small thing, and things are already looking up for the subcompact hatchback after it was named 2013 World Car of the Year. While we've already seen the base and GTI versions of the next-generation Golf, now we're getting our first look at the sportier Golf R. Although this prototype wears GTI lettering on ...

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    Official: 2015 Volkswagen Golf and GTI to finally debut in New York
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    The seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf is hardly new to us. In fact, we've already driven it. And elsewhere in the world, the new Golf is already winning awards. Even so, we still have yet to see the North American-spec version of the car, though that won't be the case much longer. As part of the New York Auto Show festivities later this month, Volkswagen ...

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    Video: Witness this insane 736-hp VW Golf melt its front tires
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    There's torque steer and then there's what we'll from now on dub "The Boba," as in Boba Kettler. The German tuner has a way with the Volkswagen Golf, and the MkI example you see above has been touched with 736 horsepower – that's right, 96 more ponies than a new SRT Viper, all trying to get to ground through those two front wheels. The 2.0-litre, ...

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    Featured: Volkswagen hatches hotter GTI in Geneva
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    The all-new seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf hasn't even launched here in the United States, but over in Geneva, we're already getting our first glimpse at the hotter GTI hatchback. The fancy new Mk VII Golf is already off to a healthy start with positive reviews in Europe, and we have no doubt that this next GTI will work hard to regain its title as ...

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    Geneva: 2014 Volkswagen GTI starts a new hot hatch era in Geneva
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    The upcoming Geneva Motor Show is going to be stocked with important new production models and sexy concept cars, but hot hatch enthusiasts will undoubtedly see it as the coming out party of the MkVII Volkswagen GTI. And while we've only got European specifications and pricing to go on for now, we can tell from the get-go that the new GTI will be a proper ...

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    Report: Next Volkswagen Golf R to get 286 horsepower?
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    The seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf hasn't launched in the North America just yet, but we're already setting our sights on the range-topping R model. According to Autocar, the next Golf R will be more powerful than the current version, producing 268 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque, making it the most powerful production Golf ever. Powering the ...

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    Chicago: 2013 Volkswagen GTI Driver's Edition at Chicago is Canada's Wolfsburg Edition
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    The Volkswagen booth at this year's Chicago Auto Show was filled with various special edition models of the Beetle and GTI. In addition to the GTI Wolfsburg Edition, the Volkswagen GTI Driver's Edition helps to wrap up the 2013 model year as VW readies the all-new MkVII Golf next year. Only 3,000 of the GTI Driver's Edition models will be released in ...