The famous VW truck returns but does its urban trim suit both town and country?
Sometimes you experience a car which greatly exceeds your expectations. The new Volkswagen Tiguan R is one such car. Having been thoroughly impressed with the new Golf R I tested only a fortnight prior to this, I couldn’t imagine an R variant of the popular Tiguan SUV would be as good. In fact, I was […]
The Volkswagen Golf R. With the exception of the GTi, for many, this is the ultimate Golf. Eight generations later, the R is still with us and in my view, can easily match, and in some cases surpass, the GTi in terms of performance and cult following. So, when Volkswagen New Zealand allowed me to […]
Volkswagen’s Tiguan Allspace R-Line is trying to combine 7 seats with sporty driving. Is that even possible?!
When it comes to a mid-sized SUV with a premium feel, the Volkswagen Tiguan has been a crowd favourite. Peel back the pages of Tiguan history to as far as 2007, and you will find that pretty much every generation of this car has been lapped up by the punters. In fact, it wasn’t until […]
The title of a GTI is a big one to inherit so is this MK8 up to the task?
A GTI owner finds out.
Ah the Golf. It is hard to believe it’s been with us for decades. One cannot deny the impact this car has had on the psyche of the buying public. To many us, the Golf has consistently been in the forefront of its segment. While its life cycle hasn’t always been a bed of roses, […]
Golf puns and more as a VW Golf owner reviews the MK8!
What 20,000 kilometres in the iconic hot hatch has taught me.
According to TV ratings, the programme Grand Designs boasts a viewership of over nigh-on 5 million and the VW Kombi has since 1950 produced (in some shape or form) produced over 10 million units, so to me, it was inevitable that at some point a Grand Kombi or Grand California would be produced – and […]