Posts from ‘Volkswagen’
Class: Compact Car
Miles driven: 307
Fuel used: 10.8 gallons
When the redesigned Honda Accord debuted for the 2018 model year, it was missing an optional feature it had offered for more than two decades: a V6 engine.
by Don Sikora II
Note: The following story was excerpted from the February 2018 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine.
Since news of “dieselgate” broke in September 2015, Volkswagen’s TDI diesel engines and the software that enabled emissions-test cheats have received tremendous attention. It’s probably an understatement that the resulting avalanche of bad press has overshadowed the company’s new-product news.
2018 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 2.0T S
Class: Sporty/Performance Car
Miles driven: 324
Fuel used: 12.1 gallons
Note: The following story was excerpted from the April 2016 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine.
In the late Nineties, Volkswagen tickled the automotive world’s fancy when it brought out the New Beetle that called to mind the iconic shape of the round little car that put VW on the map. However, there was a time many years earlier when people thought that a different “new” Beetle was coming.
Although most of the “new” in new vehicles has been focused on crossovers of late, many manufacturers are still committed to cars. And Volkswagen proves it’s one of them with the introduction of the redesigned 2019 Jetta compact sedan, due on sale in the next couple of months.