2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer The 2015 Volkswagen Golf comes in more variations than there are items on the In-N-Out Burger menu: two-door, four-door, gas, diesel, GTI, Golf?R and even an electric Golf. And that doesn?t include the different trim levels and occasional special editions. What makes the Golf even more interesting is the massive…

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2014 NWAPA ?Run to the Sun? ? Part 3

By Bill Schaffer Photos by Doug Berger Portland, Oregon?- This year the group of cars was the best ever with cars like the BMW i8, Rolls Royce Wraith, Nissan GT-R, Dodge Viper, Bentley Continental GT Convertible, Dodge Challenger Hellcat and Mercedes-Benz S550. The first day of the drive started in Portland and went through the…

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2015 Volkswagen Full Line Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Middleburg, VA ? Driving most of the 2015 Volkswagen Full Line in one day is kind of like getting a ?State of the brand? report. With such an event, it?s impossible to actually experience the vehicle?s capabilities, especially in the Virginia countryside, which has strictly enforced speed laws and narrow…

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2015 Volkswagen Golf Test Drive

By Bill Schaffer San Francisco ? More than 100 years ago Mark Twain said, “Golf is a good walk spoiled.” While he was probably talking about the game with the little dimpled ball, he could have just as easily been talking about Volkswagen?s seventh generation Golf ? it?s more fun to drive the new Golf…

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2015 Volkswagen Golf Test Drive

?2015 Volkswagen Golf: Now an even better hatchback? It?s been 40 years since the now iconic Volkswagen Golf hatchback debuted on our shores. The 2015 Volkswagen Golf represents the seventh generation of the popular hatchback. This latest iteration Golf will be available with two or four doors and will be powered by a choice of…

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Consumer Reports picks top 2010 models

Consumer Report magazine announced its Top picks for 2010, and the list includes six new models. Consumer Reports? Top Picks are the best all-around models in their categories and must meet the non-profit organization?s stringent road test, reliability, and safety requirements. Each Top Pick scores at or near the top of its category among the…

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Test Drive: 2010 Volkswagen GTI

Palo Alto, Calif. — A Volkswagen representative met me at the airport and rather than being driven to the hotel, I was dropped into the driver?s seat of the new GTI and handed directions to the hotel ? the long way. What a great way to be introduced to Volkswagen?s latest iteration of the hot…

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