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Volkswagen Jetta Upgrades For South Africa

Volkswagen’s Jetta for South Africa has received a few new engines which include the 1.4-litre TSI and TDI diesels. The engine enhancement is an attempt to bring the car in-line with the current Golf 6 model. There will be new exterior colours, a new interior trim, alloy wheels and a standard multi-functional steering wheel for all of the vehicles except […]

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Teaser: The VW Jetta — To Be Revealed On The 15th Of June, 2010

Volkswagen has released a brand new teaser page for their 2011 Jetta. The VW Jetta will be the revealed on the 15th of June at 11:25 am EST / 8:25 a.m. PST. The 2011 VW Jetta is expected to boast a modified Golf VI platform. The base model is expected to use a 2.5-litre five-cylinder petrol motor. The mini-site.

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Exclusive Treatment For The Volkswagen Passat CC

Volkswagen has introduced an Exclusive edition for their Passat CC. There will be Exclusive trim available for all of the models despite the engine being used. There will be exterior modifications which includes Moonlight Blue pearl effect paint, a set of 18-inch wheels and chrome detailing. Inside will house two-tone leather upholstery in “Nougat” and black Nappa. Pricing starts at […]

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Full Details On The 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton Facelift

After the official Volkswagen Phaeton announcement, the full details are finally here. The flagship VW saloon will boast either individual backseats or a rear bench, as well as the choice of a long wheel base or standard wheelbase setup. Changes to the Phaeton facelift include a recreated front end with LED cornering lights, bi-xenon headlights and a chrome grille. The […]

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Volkswagen Amarok Will Be On Display At Various Shopping Centres Near You

Those interested in the Volkswagen Amarok will be able to see it at various shopping centres across South Africa between 10 June and 1 August, 2010. Dates and venues of the Amarok display will be as follows: 10-13 June 2010 Johannesburg, Eastgate Shopping Centre 17-20 June 2010 Pretoria, Menlyn Shopping Centre 26-27 June 2010 Nelspruit, Ilanga Shopping Centre 3-4 July […]

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Leaked: The Volkswagen Passat Uncovered

AutoExpress has found the first image of the new Volkswagen Passat which has been leaked through a German VW brochure. The production version of the Passat will boast a revised front end which falls in-line with the rest of the VW family, wider air intakes and LED daytime running lights. Inside will house a three spoke multi-function steering wheel and […]

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Leaked Brochure Reveals Volkswagen Tiguan Facelift?

Could this be the brochure for the brand new Volkswagen Tiguan? Well, it was sent to WorldCarFans by an anonymous tipster as the real thing. The images show a slightly restyled SUV when compared to the version sold in China. This has been expected however Volkswagen has not yet confirmed the changes. The aforementioned changes include a restyled front bumper, […]

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Revealed — The Volkswagen Polo V Sedan

Volkswagen has decided to reveal their Polo V Sedan in Russia. The new model will be built in Kaluga – about 160km outside of Moscow. Volkswagen will reveal the Polo sedan at the 2010 Moscow Motor Show in August. Naturally, the sedan is larger than the hatchback. Sizes start with a 4.38-meter length, a 1.7m width and a 1.46m height. […]

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Uncovered: The VW Vento — Or Polo Sedan

New images of the Volkswagen Polo saloon, called the Vento, has surfaced online. The new VW Vento is pretty much a sedan version of the Polo hatchback which was recently launched. It will share the same platform and probably a some of the same engines. Full news over at AutoCar India.

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South Africa Gets The Next-Generation Volkswagen CrossPolo

The next-generation CrossPolo will launch in South Africa with a higher ride height of 15millimeteres. There will be a total power output of 77kW from the engine when connected to the 5-speed manual transmission. VW’s CrossPolo will include 17-inch wheels, a set of roof rails, front fog lights and larger air inlets. The body can come in five different colours: […]

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Spied: The Volkswagen Up! Looking Like A Polo

The latest spy shots of the Volkswagen Up! see the model using a shortened wheelbase from the Polo model. The Up! will be a city-minicar with three and five door body-styles. There will be an all-electric version available alongside the internal combustion variants. The electric Up! will boast 60kW of power and 210Nm of torque. The others should boast a […]

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Volkswagen Group Purchases A Large Stake Of Italdesign Giugiaro

The Volkswagen Group has officially purchased 90.1 percent stake in Italdesign Giugiaro S.p.A. For those unsure what Italdesign might be, it’s a design firm which created many good looking cars throughout its existence. Shares in Italdesign will be acquired through Lamborghini Holding S.p.A. “The Volkswagen Group will be continuing its model initiative over the coming years and will benefit from […]

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Volkswagen Working On The Audi S1 And Jetta R

Volkswagen will indeed create a Jetta R and an Audi S1 model. This has been confirmed by Dr Ernst Linder, the technical chief for the Polo GTI. It was said that the Audi S1 will use a 136kW 1.4-litre engine connected to a seven-speed double-clutchd gearbox, where the power will be sent to the front wheels opposed to the all-wheel-drive […]

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VW Looking To Buy Italdesign Giugiaro

Volkswagen AG will purchase Italian design and engineering house, Italdesign Giugiaro S.p.A. News reports from Automotive News Europe state that details in and around the deal will be released next week. Italdesign Giugiaro currently employs 975 employees, all based in Moncalieri Italy. The design firm will be able to offer VW something new, and something fresh. Italdesign is a privately […]

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JE Design Reveal Images Of Their 7P VW Touareg Body Kit

JE Design has released drawings of their wide body kit for the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg. The kit is called the 7P and it includes a front spoiler, a revised rear apron, a roof mounted spoiler and extensions to the wheel arches. There are a set of 22-inch wheels followed by four tailpipes at the rear end. A lowered suspension will […]

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