Review Volkswagen 2014 Full Line Gear Patrol — Volkswagen 2014

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has made some driver-friendly to their 2014 model Good: they’re replacing the disappointing 2.5-liter five-cylinder option in the Jetta and Passat a torquey (for its size) direct-injection turbo four. five models will be VW’s hot rod R-Line treatment for the model year. Best: we got to the whole line.

The 1.8-liter is than just another little motor. The mill out at 170 horsepower, which is potent to motivate these models but the real news is in the torque 100 percent of the 184 pound-feet of twist at 1,500 rpm. If you’ve looked at a tachometer, you may recall 1,500 rpm happens at but a whisper idle; if you’ve ever in a spirited manner, you might how damn rad that figure is for VWs. While base VWs aren’t exactly drag contenders, keep in mind even the mildest of automobiles can be with a correctly configured under the hood.

We had the distinct pleasure of whipping models around ripe Napa Valley roads — entirely empty, and all twisty and fun — and can report that in all 1.8-equipped max torque at that low level it’s easy to tackle in third gear, without The little engine simply hard, away from apex and through every Improved sport performance is a plus, but mileage increases a bit over the outgoing 2.5-liter also — 17 percent, to be exact.

In addition to driving the more Jetta and Passat, much of our was spent wringing out R-Line each of which should with a standard purpose-built compartment for all the extra thrills it We began our hooning casual of driving with the high-performance GSR, which looks an insane amalgam of a chopped and hot rod and something an evil Hippie sketch. It certainly doesn’t like one of the cutest cars of the couple decades; in fact, it around more like a hot hatch — which is right up our Details from this (3,500 units total) yellow fella, like a front fascia, 19-inch and painted calipers, will be on other models later year. There are GSR decals all and three extra gauges on the hint at the turbo prowess a 210-horsepower version of VW’s 2.0

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Much of our time was spent out R-Line models, each of should come with a purpose-built storage compartment for all the thrills it delivers.

The Touareg R-Line is equally as though far less ostentatious. We the TDI Clean Diesel V6 model, pummels through corners a sport suspension and about 400 of torque. It rides on 20-inch and features several other sporty bits like and rear bumpers and oval Inside, the SUV is comfortable and pleasant as — luxurious in an accessible way and just for families and off roaders alike. clearly the smart man’s albeit for the smart man who also a modicum of performance.

We ended our afternoon with very seat time in the Euro-spec TDI and the Scirroco R. There have rumors recently about the diesel Golf stateside, seems like a no-brainer to us: of room, killer looks, for days, a manual, great not love? The Scirocco R, whose alone would be worth to Europe, corners like itself and deftly snorts lightning gear changes, its wastegate frightening small for kilometers around.

Officially, Yanks won’t see Euro models on this of the Atlantic any time soon the Scirroco), and few will have the of owning a Beetle GSR (but if you do). But even if you don’t to shop VW’s 2014 we still say you won’t drive off the VW lot Pick up one of the 1.8 turbo fours, a road, and drive.

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