The Golf Finally Met The Other Volkswagen In The Family

My sister returned from college, and with her the 2011 Jetta. This is probably the most criticised Volkswagen, even more being the base 2.5, rear drums, with a torsion beam suspension and an Auto. Its actually funny, since it was the car that made me fall in love with the brand. But obviously, if I was going to have a… » 12/07/14 5:59pm 12/07/14 5:59pm

2014 Volkswagen Jetta SE TSI: the Review No One Asked For


(Full Disclosure: I'm a lawyer who mostly defends or takes depositions, so I travel every week. I'm also a gearhead, having owned an AMC Jeep Wagoneer, a Kawasaki Ninja 600R, a Triumph Speed Four, various pickups, and now an E46 BMW (but currently am shopping for an E90 335i M-Sport). THUS, Volkswagen wanted me to… » 12/04/14 5:21pm 12/04/14 5:21pm

A Westy Named Tux: One Man, A Guitar, And His Volkswagen

Sometimes you just gotta go your own way. At a time when most music journalists would rather write about what Lourde said about Diplo's penis and the rest of the internet is sagging under the weight of a giant oiled-up ass, New Orleans musician Dustan Louque is eschewing all that bullshit. He's carving out a new… » 11/28/14 9:27am 11/28/14 9:27am

Work paralysis is real.

I've worked 18 hours in the past 2 days shuttling around and cleaning cars, this is not an easy job, but hey, you get to "drive" 50 cars a day, and it's not every day that you get to drive or clean the German ambassador to Canada's 2008 Beetle Cabrio. I'm lasting a lot longer than other people who tried so far,… » 11/11/14 10:09pm 11/11/14 10:09pm

You Won't Believe What I Stumbled Upon Sunday

Last Sunday was an absolutely gorgeous fall day here in Herndon, VA, so I decided to take a walk. I found myself on the campus of Volkswagen of America's HQ. It's pretty much right next door to my new apartment, so I figured I'd check it out. Inside one of the parking decks, parked next to a new E-Golf in a handicap… » 11/10/14 4:53pm 11/10/14 4:53pm