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Test Drive: 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI
The Golf has been a favorite in its segment since its debut in 1974, selling more than 30 million cars worldwide. The latest generation—its seventh—is finally arriving in the US after a year in other markets. It’s worth the wait. A wider, longer...
CULTURE
Gentlemen's Guide to Racing
by Katharine Erwin If you love Britain's Top Gear and you like racing, The GGTR (Gentlemen's Guide to Racing) may be your new favorite TV show. Helping to bring back chivalry in racing—or at least inject it with a healthy dose of humor—GGTR is reminiscent...
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Vantigo San Francisco
Erik and Amy Hormann felt that as a young, entrepreneurial couple, they needed some justification for buying a bright red 1971 Volkswagen Van—as if owning a bright red 1971 Volkswagen Van wasn't justification alone. With so many on-the-go services...
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2012 VW Passat
Introducing a new streamlined body while lowering the price, the 2012 Volkswagen Passat sleekly updates previous models. The big advancement being that it's now made stateside at the German automaker's new sustainably-minded factory in Chattanooga...
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The 2011 VW Jetta
On an extended drive through San Francisco, Marin County and Sonoma, I was able to put Volkswagen's 2011 Jetta to the test. Totally redesigned with careful consideration for the U.S. market, the new mid-sized contender is sleeker, roomier and cheaper...
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CH x Jetsetter: Miami Getaway Sweepstakes
We love Miami and joined forces with Jetsetter to provide a lucky reader (and guest) with the opportunity to experience it in style—with visits to galleries and museums, checking out great shops, and eating at some of our favorite restaurants...
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Volkswagen Golf TDI
As "green" lifestyles become the norm, conspicuous environmentalism will hopefully give way to unpretentious examples like the new 2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI, which subtly makes an eco-conscious statement by making their high-tech, cleaner...
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Best of CH 2008: Top Five Green Projects
In 2008, green officially made the transition from hue to lifestyle in style, transportation and construction. As environmentalism becomes increasing a part of every day life, several eco-minded designs stood out from the pack and are destined to...
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VW Touareg V6 TDI
With the automobile industry in crisis, it's refreshing to see steps in the right direction like Volkswagon's new Clean Diesel Technology. Their most recent model to incorporate such emission- and pollution-lowering technology is the lean...
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Volkswagen CC
A couple of weeks ago, I was given the opportunity to check out the new Volkswagen CC, the German auto maker's foray into the entry-level luxury market. Having been the passionate owner of two Volkwagens already, I was more than thrilled at the...
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Volkswagen Jetta TDI
Last weekend we were invited out to San Francisco, CA to try out the new 2009 Volskwagen Jetta TDI Clean Diesel and were pleasantly surprised in more ways than one. It had enough torque and power to zip through downtown San Francisco, across the Golden...
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Cool Hunting Video Presents: Lee Stoetzel
Juxtaposing nature with man-made objects, Pennsylvania-based artist Lee Stoetzel uses woods chosen for their natural flaws to make large-scale sculptures. In this video we visit Lee at his home studio where he's disassembling his life-size replica...