Tag Archives: Volkswagen

Quick Drive: 2017 Volkswagen Passat V6

By Kevin Harrison I need to apologize to Volkswagen Canada, who was kind enough to lend me their new Passat for a week, and to you, dear reader, as my review of Volkswagen's largest sedan didn't exactly go as planned. I always knew this piece would be a 'quick drive' review as...
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Test Drive: 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

By Kevin Harrison Volkswagen continues to be one of the only manufactures left that still believes in North American’s desire for a wagon – despite the overwhelming success of SUV’s and crossovers. Us wagon fans thank the automaker for not giving up, though many of us have considered other brands thanks to...
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Test Drive: 2016 Volkswagen Golf R

By Kevin Harrison "Shift gear, automatic, damned if I do" That declaration was not made by myself or any other car aficionado you may know. It's actually a lyric in a song called 'Bad Girls' by Sri Lankan rapper M.I.A. While I would take a manual transmission over an automatic no matter what the...
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Test Drive: 2016 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4 TSI

By Kevin Harrison Okay, let's address the elephant in the room straight off the bat: Volkswagen is rightfully still reeling from the diesel scandal. If you haven't read my thoughts on it, click here. Since news of the disparagement broke, Volkswagen has stopped selling their diesel engines, known as TDI's....
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Test Drive: 2015 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagon TDI

By Kevin Harrison At a recent party, I was speaking with a young woman who knew nothing about cars. This is both exciting and frustrating for automotive journalists because it means we get to talk about our vice, but it also means you have to explain every basic detail such as...
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Top 5 Unintentionally Embarrassing Car Names

By Kevin Harrison What's in a name? Well, a lot depending on what language you speak and what culture you belong to. Automakers know this and therefore rely heavily on their research departments to make sure the name they come up with for an upcoming model doesn't mean something unintentional in other...
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Test Drive: 2015 Volkswagen GTI 5-Door Autobahn

By Kevin Harrison Gordon Ramsay is arguably the most famous chef in the world. With 15 Michelin stars to his name, there is no doubt that he is a culinary mastermind. I enjoy watching mostly every show he's created not only to ogle the mouth watering dishes he creates but also to...
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Ward’s Names Top 10 Best Engines For 2015

Perhaps the most crucial part of any car is its engine and that's true whether you're a performance nut or a fuel and environment conscious driver. No matter which category you fall in, the engine is the one component that really gives your car soul. But, like everything, some engines are...
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