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“Karma,” a Volkswagen Karmann Ghia that’s a life-sized Hot Wheels

The Volkswagen Karmann Ghia dubbed "Karma" took top honors at the Miami Hot Wheels Legends Tour stop.

Concours d'Lemons at The Amelia | Our shameless top 10

The Concours d'Elegance is like fine wine at The Amelia. The Concours d'Lemons is like Natty Light.

How to you like your Volkswagens? Stock or modified? Cooled by water or air?

Does it get any better than No Dough Weekend? Cool VWs, perfect weather and admission for the low price of free.

How Belgium built the fast Beetle that Wolfsburg didn’t | Coming soon to an issue near you

Back in the '60s, if you wanted the fastest Beetle money could buy, you had to go to Belgium, not Germany.

A VW Beetle ready to drive or restore | Car Catcher

Said to have been refurbished “about 10 years ago,” this Beetle could be the perfect first classic or an easier restoration project.

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Shop Work: Making our Beetle more comfortable with an all-in-one insulation kit

A complete interior insulation kit that can be easily installed with little modification? That's what Design Engineering, Inc. says of its complete custom kits.

Buyer's Guides: Why a small car could be the perfect classic for you

Wonder if a small car can really be fun? Just ask any Mini owner.

Features: Mach 1: Belgium’s thwarted attempt to produce a hotter VW Beetle

This isn’t just a Bug wearing a racing stripe. The Mach 1 Beetles also received enough horsepower to cut zero-to-60 times nearly in half.

Columns: How to help a friend restart a stalled project

What do you do when a friend has a stalled project? Instead of poking fun, how about actually helping them?

Features: This survivor is one of just 2000 proto-Beetles ever built

After World War II, British Major Ivan Hirst revived the Volkswagen factory to produce just 2000 of these proto-Beetles.

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Volkswagen project cars

1984 Rabbit GTI

Not just an A1-chassis VW Rabbit GTI–the quintessential hot hatch–but one turbocharged by Callaway.

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How to properly tech a used car for the track

We zeroed in on our ideal Volkswagen Golf GTI–a 2017 Sport with a DSG transmission–and successfully purchased one from Carvana. Time for the race track, …

What’s it weigh? Mk7 VW Golf GTI edition.

What does a 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI actually weigh? The VW media kit lists the following curb weights:

  • Two-door manual: 3034 pounds.
  • Two-door automatic: 3078 pounds.
  • Four-door …

Are endurance race pads really the best choice for a daily driver?

In our last brake update, we fitted a set of 3D-printed brake cooling deflectors. Our goal? To keep our very street-friendly pads–Pagid’s new STREET+ line–working even …

Are two-piece rotors worth the extra money?

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Suspension, power, must be time for brakes on our Mk7 Volkswagen GTI, right?

We’d …

What can our GTI daily also do? Win at autocross.

Can one car really do it all? That’s the question we keep asking of our Mk7 GTI, and it keeps answering “Yes.”

That answer came yet again …

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Volkswagen Readers' Rides

May 14, 2024 by Jrod22
2012 None CC Lux Plus

Stock except for the BSH 3.0" cold air intake, 19" Advanti wheels, and Z23 Evolution Sport Brakes all around. Michelin 225/40ZR19 tires

Apr 19, 2024 by Spearfishin
2015 None Golf Sportwagen TDI

6 spd, wife's car.

Apr 16, 2024 by Schnitzel760
2019 None Golf Alltrack

2019 Golf Alltrack 1.8t DSG Unitronic Stage 1 tunes White line rear sway bar

Apr 01, 2024 by Miatagrin
2018 None GTI

G Street Autocross

Mar 26, 2024 by pstryder
2015 None Sportwagon TDI

Cheater diesel bought new in 2017.

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Volkswagen Ran When Parked

Found a Volkswagen in Gatlinberg, TN on July 28, 2014

A collector of old bugs as you can see from the number in the fields

Found a Volkswagen in Gatlinberg, TN on July 28, 2014

A collector of old bugs as you can see from the number in the fields

Found a Volkswagen in Waktins Glen, Ny on May 15, 2012

Yes, it’s on the way to the track. No, it’s probably not worth that kind of money!

Found a Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen in Leduc, AB on Oct. 17, 2010

One of these fine German station wagons these a through rebuild, I’m just not sure which one. Remember the old saying, “Air-cooled is real-cool.”

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