Archive for the ‘VW GTI’ Category

New 2017 Golf GTI offers new features and trim option

Friday, September 2nd, 2016
2017 volkswagen golf gti exterior side

2017 volkswagen golf gti exterior side

Differences between the 2016 and 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI

For the 2017 model year, the Volkswagen model lineup is seeing its fair share of changes. Between the all-new Golf Alltrack and the changes made to various model’s trim levels, there’s a lot to look forward to for 2017. Some of the best changes you’ll see for VW is happening to the popular Golf GTI. Here we’ll break down the differences between the 2016 and 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI. (more…)

40 years of power and performance for the Volkswagen GTI

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
40 years of the golf gti

40 years of the golf gti

Volkswagen Golf GTI 40th anniversary

When it was first introduced back in the 1970’s, few people could have predicted the overwhelming popularity the Volkswagen Golf GTI would experience in the decades to come. Known now for its sporty capability and dynamic drive, the Golf GTI has come to be a significant staple among the brand. This year, we celebrate the Volkswagen Golf GTI 40th anniversary with look back at the model’s impressive past. (more…)

Volkswagen Jetta and Golf earn IIHS Top Safety Pick

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
Volkswagen IIHS Top Safety Pick

Volkswagen IIHS Top Safety Pick

Volkswagen IIHS Top Safety Pick

Drivers know that Volkswagen puts the safety of its drivers first. That’s why it’s no surprise to see that multiple Volkswagen models have received recognition for their excellent safety features. Adding on to its ever-growing list of vehicles certified as Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Volkswagen 2016 Golf and Jetta families have received the highest safety rating. (more…)

Volkswagen powerhouses duke it out in model comparison

Monday, August 17th, 2015
2016 Golf GTI vs Golf R

2016 Golf GTI vs Golf R

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Golf R

The Golf is known for being a great vehicle for both families and commuters alike. Thanks to its fuel efficient engine and spacious interior, it’s ready to take on whatever task is at hand. On top of being fuel efficient and driver and passenger-friendly, two members of the Golf family hold the title of Volkswagen’s powerhouses. We here at Speedcraft Volkswagen are interested to see how these vehicles fare against each other. That’s why we’ve compiled this 2016 Golf GTI vs Golf R comparison. (more…)

Update: 2016 GTI features new technology

Monday, August 10th, 2015
2016 Volkswagen GTI specs

2016 Volkswagen GTI specs

2016 Volkswagen GTI specs

The Volkswagen Golf GTI is an excellent choice for drivers looking for a vehicle that can provide them with ample amounts of power, while still being affordable for everyday driving. Behind the wheel of the 2016 GTI, not only do you have access to its powerful, yet efficient engine, but you also get the added benefit of all of the additional technology that is coming with the model this year. The 2016 Volkswagen GTI specs show that not only does Volkswagen value power and affordability, they also want to ensure that you have the most enjoyable driving experience possible. (more…)

Get more power from the 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015
2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport specs

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport specs

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport specs

The drivers of the 2015 Volkswagen Golf already enjoy a nice, powerful drive with an engine that tops out at a respectable 220 horsepower. But if you’re looking for more power out of your vehicle, Volkswagen’s got you covered. Recently, it’s been announced that the 2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport engine specs show that the 2016 GTI will be one of the most powerful yet! (more…)

Volkswagen recalls 2015 Golf after problems spark with Bosch fuel pump

Friday, May 8th, 2015
volkswagen recall 2015 golf gte audi a4 bosch fuel pump

volkswagen recall 2015 golf gte audi a4 bosch fuel pump

Volkswagen recalls over 6,000 models due to faulty component

Volkswagen has followed in BMW and Nissan’s suit in recalling some of their vehicles due to problems with equipment supplied by Bosch engineering company. The parts in question are the nickel-plated fuel pumps. It has been discovered that the nickel plating has the potential to chip off the part and cause problems with the pump. The 2015 Volkswagen Golf is the most recent victim in a string of vehicle recalls caused by this problem. Along with the Volkswagen recall, other victims include the Audi A4 and GTI.  (more…)

How To Set The Clock in Your VW

Friday, March 13th, 2015
Setting Clock Changing Volkswagen Time

Setting Clock Changing Volkswagen Time

We’ve compiled all the Volkswagen ‘How To’ videos for changing your car’s clock for Daylight Savings Time.

It’s been a week since we sprang forward, losing an hour of sleep but gaining some much-appreciated sunshine. Daylight Savings Time has arrived, and if you are like us you’re probably feeling a little groggy still. It’s amazing how changing the clocks one hour can really impact so many things. One of those things is your the clock in your Volkswagen. We know people who just leave the clock in their car on the wrong time until the clocks change and they become correct once more. There’s no need to live this way. VW produced a series of very handy How To videos for each Volkswagen model, showing you How To Set The Clock in Your VW. It is far easier than you think. Find your model below, and get back on track. (more…)

2015 Best Cars for the Money

Thursday, February 12th, 2015
2015 VW Golf

Volkswagen Best Cars for the Money

Speedcraft Volkswagen is thrilled to offer U.S. News & World Report’s Best Compact Car and Best Sports Car for the Money.

Since 2007, the U.S. News & World Report has been issuing an annual ranking for the vehicles with the best long-term value in their class and the most positive consumer reviews. Each year, the vehicles of each class with the highest score are ranked as the year’s best cars for the money. The 2015 Best Cars for the Money report issued was just released, and it names not one but two Volkswagen vehicles as the best bang for your buck. (more…)

Take a Bow: 2015 VW Golf named Motor Trend Car of the Year

Thursday, November 13th, 2014
2015 VW Golf Motor Trend Car of the Year

2015 VW Golf Motor Trend Car of the Year2015 VW Golf named Motor Trend Car of the Year

Well, even we didn’t see this coming. The votes have been tabulated, all 24 of the eligible cars have been exhaustively analyzed, and we now have winner of the 2015 Motor Trend Car of the Year: The 2015 VW Golf family of models, which includes the standard Golf 1.8T, the Golf TDI, the high-performance GTI, and the upcoming all-electric e-Golf. After staring down competition from the likes of the Ford Mustang, the BMW 2 Series, the Maserati Ghibli, and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the Golf stands alone. Pretty impressive, no? (more…)