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  1. ICYMI: Golf '7.5' hits SA, and it costs lessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Johannesburg - Volkswagen's facelifted Golf is being launched in South Africa this week and while the visual differences are subtle to say the least, it does bring the hatchback up to date on the gadgets front. But the best news is that prices have been reduced on all but the GTI, and quite substantially at the bottom of the range where the previous 1.2 TSI turbopetrol makes way for a new import-duty-dodging 1-litre TSI three-cylinder unit, boasting the same 81kW power output but gaining 15Nm of torque, for a maximum of 200Nm from 2000rpm.

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  2. Golf '7.5' hits SA, and it costs lessRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Volkswagen's facelifted Golf is being launched in South Africa this week and while the visual differences are subtle to say the least, it does bring the hatchback up to date on the gadgets front. But the best news is that prices have been reduced on all but the GTI, and quite substantially at the bottom of the range where the previous 1.2 TSI turbopetrol makes way for a new import-duty-dodging 1-litre TSI three-cylinder unit, boasting the same 81kW power output but gaining 15Nm of torque, for a maximum of 200Nm from 2000rpm.

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  3. A mad car scientist built a Franken-Golf that can obliterate a Bugatti VeyronRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Digital Trends

    Think twice before you challenge an old Golf to a race; it might be more powerful than it lets on. If Volkswagen had built the Golf R in the 1980s, it probably would have looked a lot like this one-of-a-kind hot-rodded second-generation model.

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  4. Volkswagen abandons 10-speed DSG project - reportRead the original story

    May 8, 2017 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    It appears that Volkswagen has faltered in the race for more gear ratios - Automotive News has reported that plans for a 10-speed DSG dual-clutch transmission are now firmly dead in the water. "Two months ago, I had the prototype crushed," Volkswagen's head of powertrain development Friedrich Eichler told the publication at the Vienna Motor Symposium last month.

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  5. Volkswagen Golf 2017: new car sales priceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Mercury

    The upgraded Golf 7.5 range will roll into local Volkswagen showrooms from July, with a boosted feature set on offer. Volkswagen Australia has announced the entry-level price of its Golf line-up will rise by $1150 when the updated 7.5 model goes on sale at the start of July, with the small car to start from $23,990 before on-road costs for the manual-equipped 110TSI hatchback.

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  6. Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance returns with three-door Edition 1Read the original story

    May 1, 2017 | The Mercury

    More power, bigger brakes and a limited-slip diff will ensure the Golf GTI Performance 1 will outgun its standard siblings. Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance variant will return with the upcoming launch of its Mk7.5 small-car range update, but will be used to denote a limited-edition three-door model, in lieu of the ongoing GTI Performance top tier of the past.

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  7. Thompson hopes to hit new heights with GKR Scaffolding supportRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Romford Recorder

    Hornchurch's Bobby Thompson is hoping to reach new highs in the Milltek Sport Volkswagen Racing Cup championship in 2017 with support from headline sponsor GKR Scaffolding Limited. As the hotly contested Milltek Sport Volkswagen Racing Cup rolls towards the Rockingham Motor Speedway in Corby, former Emerson Park pupil Thompson has announced that GKR Scaffolding, based in London and Kent, will be title corporate sponsor of the #19 Team Hard VW Golf for the rest of the 2017 season.

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  8. Junkyard Gem: 1987 Toyota Corolla FX16 GT-SRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Autoblog

    ... Corollas, in the same showroom at the same time. Here's an example of the hot-hatch Corolla that made Volkswagen GTI owners sweat back in the late 1980s, spotted in a San Francisco Bay Area self-service yard not long ago. These cars had a ...

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  9. DRIVEN: Volkswagen Amarok 3,0 TDI V6 4MotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | The Daily Millbury

    BLOEMFONTEIN, Free State - Having already taken top honours in our recent bakkie shootout with the 2,0 TDI version, Volkswagen SA has now gone even further up the ultimate leisure double-cab ladder by releasing the long-awaited V6 derivative . This is a 90-degree engine that has also been used in the likes of the Audi A6 and A7.

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  10. 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport First Test: Surprisingly SpicyRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | Motor Trend

    When you think of sporty compact cars, Hyundai might not be the first automaker that comes to mind. Honda , Volkswagen , Mazda , and Ford have sport compacts that are well-regarded among enthusiasts for their blend of practicality and fun.

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  11. ABT Offers Powertrain and Visual Upgrades for the 2017 Volkswagen GTIRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Automobile Magazine

    7 VW Golf GTI? Drop ABT a line. The German tuner remains one of the premier stops for go-fast VeeDubs, and hop-up packs for the current GTI is ABT's bread and butter.

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  12. 2017 Nissan Sentra NISMO Tested: On the Shoulders of GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | Car & Driver

    ... imagine as their buyers). The NISMO's ride is well controlled and comfortable, tauter than that of a Volkswagen GTI but without punishing the occupants. The handling skews more toward understeer than neutrality, but the car's reflexes are sharp ...

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  13. Watch the 2017 Honda Civic Type R Set a New FWD Nurburgring Lap RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Yahoo!

    The front-wheel-drive Nurburgring lap records continue to fall. First, Honda clocked a 7:50.63 lap with a 2015 Europe-only Civic Type R .

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  14. 2017 Honda Civic Type R Makes Fastest Lap Record at NurburgringRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... 43.8 seconds. This gave it an advantage of 5.41 seconds over Volkswagen. Last year, the feat was achieved by Volkswagen GTI Clubsport. The VW GTI had a power output of 305bhp. Honda made sure that it puts more power this time. Fortunately the ...

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  15. Your new FWD Nurburgring king: The Honda Civic Type RRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | AutoWeek

    The front-wheel-drive Nurburgring record has fallen once again, and this time it didn't go to a hatch from any of the Volkswagen Automotive Group brands. Instead, the record was smashed by the new 2017 Honda Civic Type R , which posted a 7-minute, 43.8-second time -- three seconds better than the reigning champion VW Golf GTI Clubsport S, which posted a time of 7 minutes, 47.2 seconds back in October 2016.

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  16. Sorry VW, Honda's Civic Type R is again the fastest FWD car at the NA1 4rburgringRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Digital Trends

    The previous-generation Honda Civic Type R was the fastest front-wheel drive production car to lap Germany's NA1 4rburging, the track that has become the benchmark for new-car performance. Then the Civic was knocked off its perch by the Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S. But now Honda has reclaimed the NA1 4rburgring crown with its new Civic Type R. The new Type R, which debuted in production-ready form at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show last month and goes on sale in the U.S. later this year, lapped the 'Ring in 7 minutes, 43.80 seconds.

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  17. 2017 Honda Civic Type R sets front-wheel-drive 'Ring recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | BenzConnection

    Honda has done it. The automaker's 2017 Civic Type R is now the fastest front-wheel-drive production car around the NA1 4rburgring.

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  18. 2017 Honda Civic Type R captures Nurburgring lap record - RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | CNet News

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  19. [Video] Honda's Civic Type R again rules the front wheel drive Nurburgring lapRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2017 | INAUTONEWS

    The Lamborghini Huracan Performante is not the only Lord of the Ring in the Nordschleife realm, because it has been joined recently by the new production record for FWD cars - the Honda Civic Type R knight. The new generation of the Honda Civic Type R has managed to reclaim the spot occupied by the previous-generation - in May 2015 it came out with a new record for the fastest front-wheel-drive production car around the NA1 4rburgring with a lap time of 7:50.63.

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  20. New Polo GTI set to use old Golf engineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Wolfsburg - Volkswagen has yet to officially reveal the next-generation Polo hatch, but already there's talk of how powerful the GTI version will be. According to Auto Express , VW has confirmed that the next Polo GTI will inherit the previous Golf GTI's 2-litre turbopetrol engine, and that the hand-me-down motor will be tuned to produce 147kW.

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