March 1, 2015

New VW Taigun SUV Concept moves production reality closer

Photo VW Taigun Concept Delhi

Volkswagen has revealed an updated version of the Up! based VW Taigun Concept at the Delhi Auto Expo, moving production of the Taigun closer. The VW Taigun Concept – a new, very compact, SUV based on up! underpinnings – first made an appearance at the Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil in 2012 and looked to […]

2014 Volkswagen Polo facelift, new engines and new tech

Photo 2014 VW Polo

The 2014 Volkswagen gets a mild mid-cycle facelift, a raft of new and updated engines and technology from the new VW Golf. If you want a premium feeling supermini, the VW Polo is hard to beat. And with a mid-cycle facelift, new engines and new technology it’s now even more impressive for 2014. Cosmetically, the […]

Volkswagen Beetle Dune Concept heading for Detroit

Photo Volkswagen Beetle Dune Concept

Volkswagen is taking a VW Beetle Dune Concept to the Detroit Auto Show, showing a potential production version of a Beetle Dune Buggy. The original VW Beetle was a perfect candidate for a Dune Buggy, and many old VWs were converted to blast across sand dunes around the world. VW had a bash at their […]

2014 VW Passat Executive and Executive Style revealed

Photo 2014 VW Passat Executive and Executive Style

The Volkswagen Passat is getting two new trim levels for 2014 – Executive and Executive Style – to sit above the entry-level Passat S and BlueMotion. Volkswagen has decided that buyers of the Passat – not exactly the best-selling car in the VW range – want some extra toys on their new Passat, so they’re […]

VW & Audi sell 100,000 diesel cars in the USA for the first time

Photo US Diesel Touareg

The Volkswagen Group of America has sold over 100,000 diesel engined VW and Audi cars in the USA for the first time in its history. Until very recently, a diesel engined car in the USA was as rare as hen’s teeth; Americans felt much the same as we used to about diesel-engined cars – fit […]

Volkswagen Scirocco R goes out of production ahead of facelift

Photo Volkswagen Scirocco R

Volkswagen has ended production of the BW Scirocco R ahead of the arrival of a facelift for the Scirocco at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. We have a bit of a soft sport for the VW Scirocco R, even if we wish it had the same 4WD setup as the Golf R. But it’s never […]

VW e-up! electric city car costs £24,250

Photo VW e-up! electric city car costs £24,250

Volkswagen has revealed that the electric up! – the VW e-up! EV – will cost £24,250 when it gores on sale next week, with customers paying £19,250 after grant. The Volkswagen e-up! (we’ve already done the northern jokes) was revealed back in March as VW’s weapon of choice for the electric city car market and […]

VW Twin Up Hybrid Concept does 257mpg – debuts at LA & Tokyo

Photo VW Up!

The VW Twin Up Concept – a hybrid version of the VW Up city car, will debut at the Los Angeles and Tokyo Motor Shows this month. The VW Twin Up is a concept Up! from VW featuring a hybrid powertrain and heading for both the Los Angeles and Tokyo Motor Shows later this month. […]

Volkswagen CC R-Line announced for the UK

Photo VW CC R-Line

Volkswagen has added their subtle R-Line treatment to the options for the CC in the UK. Available as a petrol or diesel from £29,505. Earlier this year, Volkswagen decided they’d drop the price of the VW CC just a bit, so with an eye to a tick-box many UK buyers will like they’ve added the […]

New VW Golf R Mk 7 costs from £29,900 in the UK

New 2014 VW Golf R Mk 7 Photo

The new VW Golf R has gone on sale and VW has announced the Golf R will cost from £29,900, rising to £31,970 for the 5-door with DSG ‘box. The best of the MK 7 Golfs – the new Golf R – arrived back in August ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show, […]

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