Herndon, VA – This month, the Volkswagen Beetle celebrates 65 years since it first arrived in the United States. In January of 1949, a Volkswagen “Type 1,” or Beetle, was shipped to New York City by Ben Pon, Sr., a Dutch…

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2015 Volkswagen Golf R PREVIEW

2015 Volkswagen Golf R PREVIEW Over the years, the Volkswagen Golf R has developed a cult following among import performance types.  It’s never available for all too long and is sold in limited numbers making it a coveted ride.  And…

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2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE

My first two test-drives of the new Passat were in top-trim TDI models equipped with the DSG automatic.  So this week I’ve decided to spend some time with the base model.  Here’s a quick look at the SE 6-speed manual….

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2013 VW Beetle Convertible TDI – QUICK TAKES

The latest Beetle has been an instant success for Volkswagen since it went on sale in September 2011 as a 2012 model. And that success will continue with the introduction of the Beetle Convertible, the sportiest and most dynamic version…

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2013 Volkswagen CC Lux

When shoppers first strolled into a VW dealership in 2009, they probably thought this car had been delivered to the wrong German brand.  After all, stylish and Volkswagen are two words rarely used in the same sentence.  They sure make…

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