• Volkswagen Formula XL1 Concept Gets Over 300 mpg

    Two-seat XL1 concept brings vision of the Volkswagen's 1-litre car closer to production maturity.The Formula XL1 Concept combines a 48bhp 800cc two cylinder TDI engine, 27bhp electric motor, 7-speed dual-clutch transmission, and lithium-ion battery pack. The XL1 achieves a very impressive 319mpg (0.9L/100 km) and… Continue reading »

  • 2011 Dakar Rally: Volkswagen Takes Top Three Podium Spots

    Volkswagen has claimed overall victory in the Dakar Rally for the third consecutive year, taking top three podium spots. Nasser Al-Attiyah from Qatar, with his German co-driver Timo Gottschalk, finished the final stage with the second quickest time and an overall winning margin of 49m… Continue reading »

  • Record Year! Volkswagen Group Sells More than 7 Million Vehicles in 2010

    In 2010, the Volkswagen Group significantly improved on prior-year vehicle deliveries, handing over more than seven million units for the first time in a twelve-month period. In total, 7.14 million vehicles were delivered to customers, an increase of 13.5 percent compared to 6.29 million vehicles… Continue reading »

  • Volkswagen Golf R Driven - The Fastest Production Golf Ever

    Ssh....this is the fastest production Golf ever but they are almost keeping it a secret. A couple of wee ‘R’ badges and fat twin exhaust tailpipes are the first clues. The more sharp-eyed may notice that it sits a bit lower and those big wheels… Continue reading »

  • Never Satisfied? APS Brackley Can Boost the Golf R

    For some, 275 bhp just isn't enough. Golf R owners feeling this way can now take advantage of two-stage performance tuning for their cars, with the added backup of a range of chassis upgrades. Both upgrades are aimed at the 2-litre TFSI all-wheel drive Golf… Continue reading »