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VW Shows Its 2015 e-Golf Prior To The LA Auto Show

Prior to next week’s LA Auto Show, Volkswagen has uncovered information pertaining to its brand new electric-powered Golf. The vehicle that boasts zero-emissions is expected to show its face in North America during 2015. Dubbed the e-Golf, the new car will get an electric motor with 86-kW (115-hp) of power and 270-Nm (199-lb.ft) of torque. This motor will receive energy […]

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Volkswagen Eos: The Exclusive Edition For Europe

Volkswagen has revealed a new Exclusive Edition 2011 Eos. The special Eos will only be available in Europe where it will offer the entire engine range, from the 2.0-TDI to the 2.0-TSI. There will be new sport seats, Nappa leather upholstery and aluminium trim. Following this will be a sports steering wheels, a gear lever sleeve and a handbrake lever […]

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More Details On The 2011 Volkswagen Passat

Full details on the 2011 Volkswagen Passat have been released prior to the model going on sale next month. The Passat is built on the previous-generation platform, however the looks have changed along with technologies and equipment. Starting with the equipment, the Passat for 2011 will offer a fatigue detection system, and emergency braking which works at slow speeds. The […]

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VW Will Influence The Design Of The Porsche Cajun 2-Door SUV

Volkswagen are planning to influence the design of Porsche where they are expected to start with the baby SUV called the Cajun. The Porsche Cajun is expected to be a 2-door model for 2013-2014 where it will be smaller than the Audi Q5. Porsche will target the Range Rover Evoque with the Cajun SUV. At the Paris Auto Show of […]

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2011 Volkswagen Eos Facelift Revealed

Volkswagen has revealed the first images and details on their new Eos which has been facelifted for the 2011 year. The Volkswagen Eos for 2011 includes a new bumper for the front and rear end, modified head and tail-lights, and a a new grille. Inside includes a multi-functional display and leather seats which reflect sunlight as it’s a convertible. Equipment […]

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Volkswagen’s New Mid-Size Sedan Sketched, Again

Volkswagen has revealed new images of their New Mid-Size Sedan which will find its way to the American market. Basically, the NMS is scheduled for a debut in Detroit in 2011 where sales will then start during the third quarter of that year. The VW NMS will replace the Passat as the Passat seems to be no good in America. […]

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Paris 2010: 2011 Volkswagen Passat Facelift

The 2011 Volkswagen Passat has been revealed at the Paris Motor Show where it houses a new face. Volkswagen has said that this model is the 7th generation Passat and it includes various engines and various equipment upgrades over the current model. The front end which has been re-sculpted similar to the Phaeton luxury sedan and this brings it inline […]

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Baby Porsche SUV Could Be Called The Cajun

Volkswagen has said that a smaller Porsche SUV is on its way, and it could be called the ‘Cajun’. The news comes from VW CEO Martin Winterkorn who recently spoke in an interview with German magazine Der Spiegel. The baby SUV for Porsche will expand sales for the brand, as the plan is to double sales by year 2013. We […]

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Volkswagen Amarok Released: New 1-Ton Bakkie

Volkswagen has released their 1-ton bakkie into the South African market. It’s called the Volkswagen Amarok and it offers “Best in Class” payload and cargo-loading abilities. The Amarok offers two different engines, and a double-cab body-style. In 2011 VW will introduce a Single-Cab with a longer load bed. The first engine for the Amarok is a 2.0-litre TDI with 90kW […]

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Volkswagen Polo Vivo Now With Air-Con As A Standard Feature In SA

Volkswagen South Africa has adjusted the pricing on their Polo Vivo. The entire range–except the 55kW 2-door–will now include air-conditioning, as a standard feature. “The new Polo Vivo is manufactured in South Africa exclusively for South African motorists. In fact, local content levels in the new Polo Vivo now exceed 70% – illustrating the true South African colours of the […]

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Rumour Has It That Volkswagen Are Planning A Touareg R Hybrid

Reports state that Volkswagen are working on a Touareg R Hybrid, and it could be revealed at the 2011 Detroit Motor Show. There are limited details on the Touareg R Hybrid, however it’s rumoured that there will be a 373kW turbocharged V8 engine connected to a 35kW electric motor. When combined, the total output would amount to 408kW. Because there’s […]

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VW Adds A New Entry Level Petrol Engine To The Fox

Volkswagen has announced a brand new engine for the Fox minicar. The Polo-sourced engine is a 1.2-litre petrol unit with 45kW of power. VW’s 1.2-litre motor for the Fox is Euro-5 compliant, and this means that there’s a fuel rating of 5.8-litres per 100km. Acceleration on this motor amounts to 0-100km/h in 15.6 seconds with a top speed of 153km/h. […]

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Volkswagen Interested In Buying Alfa Romeo

It seems like Volkswagen are interested in purchasing brands which aren’t doing too hot. And the latest report says that VW are trying to buy the Alfa Romeo brand from Fiat. With the addition of Alfa, VW would own nine different brands, namely: Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Seat, Skoda and VW itself. Alfa Romeo is a sporty brand and […]

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Volkswagen’s Scirocco R Makes Its WRC Debut In Germany

Volkswagen’s Scirocco R has made it’s WRC debut in Germany where it was driven by Carlos Sainz and Nasser Al-Attiyah. The VW Cup Scirocco R is a heavily modified Scirocco which runs on pure bio natural gas. According to Kris Nissen, Volkswagen’s Motorsport Director, “The Scirocco R performed well as the course-opening car during the Germany Rally. It enabled Carlos […]

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VW Phaeton Coming Back To America

Volkswagen are planning to reintroduce the Phaeton into the United States market where it will compete against BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Lexus. The Phaeton was removed from the market in 2006, however the German company has decided that the facelift model will enter the market this time round. The price should be around $80,000+, and this would mean that it might […]

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