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This weekend: Come see us at HyperFest | Live Thread

Heading to HyperFest this weekend? Us too. Be sure to say hello if you see us.

Live thread: Track testing a manual GR86, C8 Z06 and more

We're heading to the Florida International Rally & Motorsport Park to test a Chevrolet Corvette C8 Z06 and a manual Toyota GR86, plus our VW Mk7 GTI's latest setup.

Live thread: Track testing our Mustang vintage racer and Mk7 GTI

Follow this thread for live updates while we track test our 1965 Ford Mustang vintage race car and 2017 VW Mk7 Golf GTI.

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Columns: I’ve ruined another perfectly practical car–and I’m grateful for it

Our Mk7 VW Golf GTI is just the latest perfectly good car we've ruined in the name of our hobby.

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Mk7 GTI project car updates

What’s it like buying from Carvana as the company crumbles?

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Buying a car used to be easy: You’d hand over cash, then someone would give you keys and title.

But …

Is our improved, do-it-all GTI really capable of doing it all?

Lots of things look great on paper, but there’s a reason the idiom is famous. We’ve written plenty about why we think our Mk7 Volkswagen Golf GTI is …

Mk7 GTI: Get better lap times without adding more power

Can your daily driver serve as your track car and vice versa? And can this hypothetical car be a used Volkswagen?

So far, it looks like the answer is “yes,” …

A simple way to add more power without upgrading hardware?

Our Mk7 Volkswagen GTI now had a fresh suspension. What’s next? More horsepower!

And we know, we know: You’ve heard a million times that modern turbocharged …

How to complete a weekend of motorsports? Even more track time.

What’s the best way to recover after the automotive festival that is the Grassroots Motorsports $2000 Challenge Presented by Tire Rack? More track time, of course!

We …

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Life would be easier if I just sold this (2015 mk7 GTI 2-door 6spd)
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