What Practical Car Do You Want That Was Never Sold in the US?

After stumbling upon a quad headlight (nigh, Merc-headlight) Mk4 Volkswagen Polo, something I never previously knew existed, my desire to own one went through the roof, and in reality there's no good reason for it. It's not a particularly special car; it's not fast, it isn't revvy and quite obviously, it's wrong… » 10/01/14 11:36am 10/01/14 11:36am

Riding with Speed in a GRC VW Polo

Our producer had some fun this afternoon riding with Scott Speed in the Volkswagen GRC Polo. This is in preparation for the Red Bull Global Rallycross this weekend at the Dirtfish Rally School near Seattle. Speed missed one of the turns, but this was just a practice course and it was his first pass. I heard the car… » 9/26/14 12:32am 9/26/14 12:32am

Euro Opponauts, which are our everyman hero cars?

Despite the overseas reality, we in the Old World are more limited regarding high performance cars, largely for physical and to some extent also social reasons. Supercars may be the reigning kings of the autobahnen and autostradas, but they're too expensive for the average person, too wide for many roads, and attract… » 9/25/14 12:47pm 9/25/14 12:47pm

10 Best V10 Touaregs You Can Buy Right Now

I know what you're thinking, I'm just writing clickbait pieces because my Phaeton post got more hits than a bong on Wiz Kahlifa's tour bus. You're wrong though, Wiz doesn't mess around with the glass, he's strictly a white papers guy or so he says. Now that you've come back from Googling what a "Wiz Kahlifa" is,… » 9/03/14 5:20pm 9/03/14 5:20pm

A step-by-step guide to moving your lowered Beetle with a trailer.

Step 1: Beg your uncle to help you move your car from your place of work to your house so you don't get fired.

Step 2: Have him bring his car dolly, and get it up on the dolly with relative ease.

Step 3: Have the fenders be too low to ratchet the wheels straps down properly.

Step 4: Unload the damn thing all over again,… » 8/17/14 3:09pm 8/17/14 3:09pm

Found on Montana Craigslist: Headed Out Westfalia Edition

VW Vanagon Westfalia 1980 - $2900 (Billings)

Air cooled engine replaced 60k miles ago, manual transmission replaced 250 miles ago. 199k miles. Just tuned up, new hoses & gaskets, new starter, engine compartment seal. RUNS. Interior stripped & repainted, new curtains, new seat covers, & new pop-up tent canvas and seal… » 8/01/14 6:38pm 8/01/14 6:38pm