The Volkswagen Jetta has long been regarded as a Golf with a boot. That may very well be the case, but there are a few other cars around that had or have sedan and hatch versions. It’s certainly no less of a vehicle for having a boot, so how does it really stack up? A […]Read More Car Review: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta Trendline 118 TSi.
There’s something to be said for being the “little” brother or sister, in that unused and brand nwe stuff comes your way. With Skoda becoming part of the VW Group in 2000, the door was opened to taking advantage of the family lineage and sourcing from the parts bin, both brand new and “hand me […]Read More 2015 Skoda Octavia RS Wagon review.
Octavia: younger sister of the first Roman Emperor, Augustus. Skoda: younger sister of the automotive giant, Volkswagen. Together they’ve come up with a surprisingly capable vehicle with a definite Ambition to be seen. A Wheel Thing says hello to the Czech based manufacturer for the first time and likes the first impressions of the Ambition […]Read More Czech Mate: Skoda’s Octavia Ambition Plus.
The timing of things can be fortuitous sometimes; A Wheel Thing was fortunate to have the Volkswagen Golf 103 Highline in the driveway when Wheels magazine announced the Golf as recipient of their prestigious Car Of The Year award. The week prior A Wheel Thing had the presence of the top of the range GTi, […]Read More Fine Wine: VW Golf GTi
TARDIS stands for Time And Relative Dimensions In Space. Dr Who fans (Whovians) will know that straight away; those getting into a Tiguan for the first time will be heard to exclaim “it’s so big inside” and therefore become unwitting Dr Who people. A Wheel Thing spent a week with the tidy TARDIS like 155 […]Read More 155 Tiguan TSi: VW’s Big Small SUV
Volkswagen’s turnaround from being solely a small car and a hippie’s traveller are well documented, with the group literally having a car to suit every occasion. The recent launch of the Up! adds another arrow to the light car sector quiver, with the Polo a well established contender in this segment. A Wheel Thing had […]Read More Polo’s game is not horsing around.