Volkswagen

  • Volkswagen twin-up! plug-in hybrid concept debuts in Tokyo

    Volkswagen has unveiled a hybrid version of its up! city car called the twin-up! at the Tokyo Motor Show. The twin up! concept uses a 0.8-litre two-cylinder turbodiesel and a 27 kW electric motor and a seven-speed DSG gearbox for a combined power output of… Continue reading »

  • 2015 Volkswagen Passat Saloon and Variant spied for the first time

    Here we have the first spy shots of the next-generation Volkswagen Passat saloon and Variant testing on the public roads. Previously chassis testing mules have been seen testing at various locations, but these are the very first full body prototypes. The all-new Passat will ride… Continue reading »

  • New Volkswagen Golf TDI BlueMotion achieves 96mpg

    The new seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf TDI BlueMotion has proved itself to be a real three-litre car managing to use only 2.92 litres of diesel per 100 kilometres (97mpg) from a 995 mile trip from Nantes to Copenhagen. The distance between the two cities was completed… Continue reading »

  • Volkswagen Twin-Up diesel-electric hybrid concept revealed ahead of Tokyo debut

    Volkswagen has revealed the Twin-Up diesel-electric hybrid concept which ahead of its public debut later this month at the Tokyo Motor Show. The Volkswagen Twin-Up uses a similar powertrain as the lightweight XL1. Weighing 1,205kg it is 410kg heavier than the XL1 with power coming… Continue reading »

  • Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan Concept previews a successor to the Golf Plus

    Volkswagen has unveiled the first images and details of the Golf Sportsvan Concept, the successor to the Golf Plus, which will make its debut tomorrow at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Based on the new Golf hatchback it has a larger and more practical body style.… Continue reading »

  • 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Facelift spied for the first time

    The sixth-generation Volkswagen Jetta started production in 2010 and as you can see it is soon getting a facelift. The Jetta facelift was caught hot weather testing in Death Valley, US. and had just the front covered, just as the Scirocco facelift we showed you… Continue reading »

  • 2014 Volkswagen Golf R - new pictures and first video

    Volkswagen has released new pictures and a promo video of the 2014 Golf R, which will make its public debut next week at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The Golf R is the fastest Golf ever, using a 296bhp 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with 380 Nm… Continue reading »

  • 2014 Volkswagen Scirocco facelift caught testing in U.S.

    Current third-generation Volkswagen Scirocco has been on the market since 2008 and before the fourth-generation model arrives in 2-3 years, it is getting a facelift as you can see from the photos here. Caught testing in Death Valley, U.S. the prototype has a heavily camouflaged… Continue reading »

  • Volkswagen e-Golf and e-up! revealed ahead of Frankfurt debut

    Volkswagen is bringing two new high volume production models with electric power to next month's Frankfurt Motor Show. The e-Golf consumes 12.7 kWh of electricity per 62 miles and e-up! just 11.7 kWh, which in Germany translates to just €3.02 (£2.60) and €3.30 (£2.84) respectively.… Continue reading »

  • 2014 Volkswagen Golf R with 296bhp revealed

    The new range topping Volkswagen Golf R has been revealed ahead of next month's public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The Golf R is powered by a 296bhp 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with 380 Nm of torque. Compared to the sixth generation Golf R,… Continue reading »

  • Volkswagen Kombi Last Edition marks the end of Type 2 Microbus

    The Volkswagen Type 2 Microbus also known as T2 has been the longest-produced model in the world and is now coming to an end in Brazil where it has been in production for 56 years. The reason to end the production is quite simple. The… Continue reading »

  • Volkswagen Tiguan Match revealed, replaces SE model

    Volkswagen has unveiled the new Tiguan Match, which costs £450 less than the Tiguan SE it replaces, but comes with £700 worth of extra equipment. The Tiguan Match adds the RNS 315 colour touchscreen satellite navi and new 17-inch ‘New Orleans’ alloys, when comparing it… Continue reading »

  • Volkswagen celebrates 40 years of Passat - over 20 million delivered since 1973

    40 years ago Volkswagen debuted debuted the Passat. Now in its seventh generation (Porsche and Corvette are also surprisingly in seventh generation, the first is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and Corvette its 60th). The first generation Passat was a hatchback drawn by Giorgio… Continue reading »

  • Show-stopping 1962 Volkswagen Beetle 1200 De Luxe up for auction

    Silverstone Auctions will be offering what it calls possibly the world’s best classic Beetle for auction at its Silverstone Classic Sale on Saturday 27th July. The 1962 Volkswagen Beetle 1200 De Luxe was recently restored at a cost of £55,000 and is estimated to go… Continue reading »

  • New Volkswagen Golf GTI driven by Chris Harris [video]

    New seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf GTI is priced from £25,845 and available to order since April. It is lighter, faster and more fuel efficient than the outgoing model. Power comes from a 2.0-litre turbocharged direct-injection petrol engine, that in the standard model delivers 217bhp and in… Continue reading »