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2015 Volkswagen Jetta SE FWD Sedan

The number one selling Volkswagen is the Jetta, produced since 1979.  It is currently in its sixth generation form, this new design having been introduced in June of 2010 as a 2011 model.  For 2015 the Jetta received a mid-cycle update … Continue reading

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2014 Volkswagen Turbo Beetle R-Line

I remember the first time I laid eyes on a Volkswagen Beetle, in Grant, Nebraska in about 1963.  A young man in town named Charlie Brixius had purchased a used one (perhaps a 1959), and made quite a splash driving … Continue reading

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2014 Volkswagen Jetta SE Review by Stu Wright

    Volkswagen was originally founded in 1937 by the German Labor Front, a Nazi trade union.  The venture included production of an inexpensive car for the common man along with state-sponsored financing (“five marks a week you must put … Continue reading

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2013 Volkswagen Passat SE FWD Sedan by Stu Wright

The Volkswagen automobile manufacturing company, founded in 1937 by the German Labor Front, involved production of an inexpensive car for the German common man, and included state-sponsored financing (“five marks a week you must put aside, if in your own … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Driving Experience – 2013

    This past week I had the pleasure of attending the Denver auto press association driving event in Denver for two days.  It started at Denver International Airport on Wednesday, June 19th, and that day’s activity was a ride to … Continue reading

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“Beetlemania” 2013 Volkswagen Convertible

    I’m mixing metaphors on this date, February 7th, because 49 years ago today the Beatles (band) appeared on the Ed Sullivan show to perform their smash, “I Want to Hold Your Hand.”  The single had sold 1.5 million copies … Continue reading

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“Good Vibrations” – 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE

        I drove around in a VW Tiguan this last week and experienced some vibrations (more on that later), but overall found the vehicle to be very good, so therefore the Beach Boys megahit came to mind.  Brian … Continue reading

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2011 Scion tC Review

The most recent automobile that I received for review was the 2011 Scion tC, a product of Toyota Motor Corporation.  Scion (descendant) is the name Toyota chose in 2002 for their new division that markets to North American members of … Continue reading

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2011 Scion tC Review

The most recent automobile that I received for review was the 2011 Scion tC, a product of Toyota Motor Corporation.  Scion (descendant) is the name Toyota chose in 2002 for their new division that markets to North American members of … Continue reading

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Review

      Volkswagen was originally founded in 1937 by the German Labor Front, a Nazi trade union.  The venture included production of an inexpensive car for the common man along with state-sponsored financing (“five marks a week you must … Continue reading

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