Will there be a U.S. release date for the 2016 VW Golf R400?
There have been rumors milling about on the possible production of a Volkswagen Golf R400 essentially since the model was first shown nearly two years ago. Rumors gained traction, and credibility, last year as more and more sources suggested it was going into production. Many said it could happen this year. Now we’re asking the question: Will there be a U.S. release date for the 2016 VW Golf R400? Read the rest of this entry
Causes and meaning of the VW check engine light
In some ways the check engine light is the most obvious one to diagnose, as far as which part it’s pointing to as a problem. You see a bright exclamation point light up your dash and you aren’t likely to identify the issue just by taking a look at the symbol (there are at least three different ones, indicating problems with brakes, the automatic transmission or the tires), but at the same time a light that suggests an engine problem is easily more terrifying. As it turns out, some of the causes of the VW check engine light aren’t always as awful as the dashboard light indicates, and the meaning behind it is varied. Read the rest of this entry
Volkswagen models and displays at 2016 Chicago Auto Show
If there’s one thing we like about working in our industry, it’s that there’s a constant influx of news. Whether it’s new concept vehicles, the start of a new model’s generation or even just an update to the technology and standard features, we always have something new to say. As we’re sure gearheads in the Las Vegas area know, we’re a long way from seeing any major shows coming our way, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of news. Right now, if you happen to enjoy spending a cold winter vacation in the Midwest, you could be taking a trip to see the Volkswagen models and displays at 2016 Chicago Auto Show. We won’t blame you if this doesn’t make it into your plans, and fortunately we’ve got updates here for you at the Findlay North Blog. Read the rest of this entry
Volkswagen AWD cars and SUVs in Las Vegas
All-wheel drive research far too often focuses on winter driving, as if that’s the only reason why you might want a car or SUV with this type of drivetrain. Obviously in Las Vegas, shoppers aren’t likely to search for Volkswagen cars and SUVs with AWD for this reason, but there are still plenty of benefits to AWD. The point in an all-wheel drive system is to improve acceleration from a stop, which is why it’s present on performance models like the 2016 Golf R. There’s an extra feeling of “grip” overall for vehicles with all-wheel drive, and it may be seen as an essential for driving on sand, loose gravel or light mud. Read the rest of this entry