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2015 Volkswagen Golf still nimble, picks up power and space

The fun, nimble Volkswagen Golf GTI, Germany's original hot hatchback, has more power, new features, roomier seating and better fuel mileage for 2015. There's also sharp-looking plaid upholstery that makes the compact car look as special on the interior as it is on the road. Best of all, starting retail price for this longtime favorite of driving enthusiasts didn't change from 2014: It's $25,605, which includes destination charge, for the base two-door GTI S. A base four-door GTI has a starting retail price of $26,205, and it comes with 210 horsepower and 258 foot-pounds of torque — more than a four-cylinder Toyota Camry sedan. Plus, the new GTI shed up to 82...