You may already know that we’ve added a controversial Chevy Volt to our long-term fleet to explore what alternative drivetrains mean to the future of enthusiast cars. Well, Volkswagen challenged our assumptions and let us know that they were already building the ultimate combination of fun and frugality: The diesel-powered TDi drivetrain.
Project proudly supported by
VW of America
Feb 19, 2015
Our Beetle goes to a better place.
Jun 4, 2014
Posting some laps around the famed Florida track.
Apr 28, 2014
We rack up the miles in our TDI Beetle.
Apr 18, 2014
Our diesel Beetle gets similar oil to big rigs.
Apr 7, 2014
We go racing in our diesel Beetle.
Mar 31, 2014
We examine our quiver of Beetle tires.
Mar 24, 2014
We drive 6 hours to see the 12 hours.
Mar 17, 2014
We load up our Beetle for the Amelia Island Concours D'Elegance.
Mar 3, 2014
We teach the fine art of using a manual transmission.
Sep 12, 2013
How did our Beetle fare in Road Tire FWD?
Aug 30, 2013
Our Beetle needed fresh pads after lapping VIR.
Aug 28, 2013
Motor oil for diesel engines is special stuff.
Aug 23, 2013
Our Beetle will soon be heading to Lincoln.
Aug 8, 2013
Did stability control play a role when testing our BFGs?
Jul 18, 2013
We're ready for some ultimate track time.
Jun 21, 2013
Lug bolts are just a pain.
Jun 18, 2013
We measure rolling resistance with our fuel-sipping performance car.
Jun 4, 2013
We were going to fit new, fat rubber, but ...
Mar 8, 2013
We add a VW to our green grass(roots) projects