Posts tagged "DSG Transmission"

2014 Volkswagen Beetle TDi - Bug Imitating Camel - Review

For a touring rag-top with "To Die For" highway fuel economy and gobs of passing power, there's the "TDi." Planted on the rear of our Candy White 2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible, "TDi" = "Power by Rudolf Diesel."<br>  <br>Priced at $31,000 with navigation, we think the extra $2600 spent over the base inline 5-pot "gas" engine earns it a place high-up the compact "drop top" Short List.<br> <br> Does cruise control belong on the left side high beam/ turn signal steering column stalk?<br>
“Drive…He Said” recently put Volkswagen of America’s Mark Gillies on the spot. We asked whether every VW offering in the U.S. would eventually feature torque brimming diesel powerplants. Gillies winked and said Americans should expect diesels across the entire VW line by the next model cycles. For Now: Americans make do with six VW models... Read more »

2013 Volkswagen CC Sport - Planes, Trains, Automobiles - Review

The 2013 Volkswagen CC Sport, airplane watching, from a safe distance.
The last time “Drive…He Said” photographed a sporty executive sedan next to equally sleek aircraft landing at an “undisclosed” Midwestern Aerodrome  we were chastised that the license plate would be recorded for posterity. “Heck, buddy, this car belongs to the manufacturer’s press fleet.” The next time out to the airport perimeter was in the 2013 Volkswagen CC... Read more »