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Unleashing the Rrrrr-roar of the Golf Rs at WITW
For one weekend in April each year, the small village of Fontana, North Carolina, hosts a gathering of Volkswagen friends and owners casually known as WITW. What ties these cars together, apart from the VW badge, is that their engines all produce a beloved exhaust note. This year I joined over 100 of these special cars for some fun, both in the village and on the famous roads that surround it. The Golf R32 and Golf R cars have been a staple in the VW enthusiast community ever since the firstread more
Saying ‘GTI-do’ in a VW-themed wedding
Agnes and AJ Miragliotta run their own visual media company, Waxwing Media, in Dallas. Well before they met in 2015, both had grown into avid fans of the Volkswagen Golf GTI – with AJ owning a Mk5, and Agnes driving her customized Mk6 GTI she calls the “TurboTurtle.” That shared passion led to their meeting and their relationship, so when the duo took their vows last fall, they did so in a way that weaved their enthusiasm into the fabric of their lives. We asked Agnes to give us some insightread more
Saving the manuals, one Golf Alltrack at a time
Last year, just 3.1 percent of all new vehicles sold in the United States came with a manual transmission, the lowest share in decades according to U.S. government data. Despite the benefits of driving feel, social acceptance among enthusiasts and even anecdotal evidence of how three-pedal cars can confuse carjackers, many automakers and their customers have chosen to shun the stick shift. But not Volkswagen. The first Volkswagen Beetle sold in America came with a manual transmission. That waread more