June 2009 Volkswagen Driver

  • Road test: Mk 6 Golf GT TSI (7-speed DSG) really raises the bar!

  • News: Golf 6, Car of the Year, New Scirocco GT TDI 170, Tiguan R Line, British Gas Caddys on order, 18 million visit Autostadt.

  • Road test: Phaeton 3.0 V6 TDI LWB is master of its class!

  • Motorsport: VW Racing Cup, Oulton Park + Formula 3 success for VW

  • Technology: The new EA888 (1.8 & 2.0 TSI) engine in detail (part 1)

  • Motorcaravans: Leisuredrive Ruby Crusader T5 reviewed

  • Model profile: Mk 4 Polo GT/Sport TDI 130

  • Project GTI: Alloy wheel refurb, Falken FK452s and Tyresure TPMS

  • Event report: R32OC Northwest Meet

 

  • Tech forum: Mk 3 Scirocco? DSG launch control, Scirocco Register website, Mk 4 Golf sump guards, G60 flywheel/VR6 clutch upgrade, Oil-check survey, Engine development, Mk 3 GTI ABS pump problem? Touran TDI DPF difficulty, Auto brake bleed valves, Classic Beetle buyer?

  • Products & Services: Hankook tyres for T5, Russell Performance Centre, Ricci Concept Scirocco, ARP head studs for 1.8T, AmD upgrades for Octavia vRS, Spax Supersport springs for New Beetle, Powerflex bushes for PQ35, Vigor tools from Damar, Vanstyle, Turtle Wax ICE, Dakar DVD, Pioneer Navgate AVIC-F9110BT, Elite Zito 168.

  • On the Market: Scrappage scheme?

  • Last word: Phaeton at first hand

  • Plus: Latest prices listed and pages of classified ads for cars and parts for sale. 

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