The 2011 VW Jetta

German design excellence delivers an all new car with foremost consideration of the U.S. market

On an extended drive through San Francisco, Marin County and Sonoma, I was able to put Volkswagen’s 2011 Jetta to the test. Totally redesigned with careful consideration for the U.S. market, the new mid-sized contender is sleeker, roomier and cheaper than its previous versions but still just as fun. Starting at $16,000, the updated model’s manufacturing cost is lower but it still maintains the precise …

VW Touareg V6 TDI

With the automobile industry in crisis, it's refreshing to see steps in the right direction like Volkswagon's new Clean Diesel Technology. Their most recent model to incorporate such emission- and pollution-lowering technology is the lean and mean Touareg V6 TDI. Representing a new generation of economical and low emission SUVs, Volkswagon proves once again why they're leaders in the industry. The new Touareg, available to …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: Lee Stoetzel

Blurring line between nature and technology, Lee Stoetzel shows us his latest work, like a VW bus made entirely of wood

Juxtaposing nature with man-made objects, Pennsylvania-based artist Lee Stoetzel uses woods chosen for their natural flaws to make large-scale sculptures. In this video we visit Lee at his home studio where he’s disassembling his life-size replica of a VW bus to transport to an art fair. He also shows us his latest work—giant models of fixed-gear bikes—and his workshop.