April 23, 2014

Volkswagen Scirocco Million celebrates a million Sciroccos – but not for the UK

Volkswagen Scirocco Million

A special edition VW Scirroco – the Volkswagen Scirocco Million – celebrates a million sales of the VW Scirocco, but only for China and Germany. A million sales of a particular model of a car is something to celebrate, so Volkswagen is building a special edition Scirocco – the Scirocco Million ()catchy little name) – […]

2013 VW Golf TDI BlueMotion Mk 7 costs from £20,335

2013 VW Golf TDI BlueMotion Mk 7 Photo

Volkswagen has announced that the most economical Golf ever – the new VW Golf TDI BlueMotion – will cost from £20,335 in the UK. Now on sale. Although you should take the official fuel economy figures of the new VW Golf TDI BlueMotion with a huge pinch of salt in the real world, official economy […]

VW Group planning 10-speed DSG, new powerful diesel engine & more plug-in hybrids

VW Group 10SPeed DSG, Powerful diuesels and more plug-in hybrids

Volkswagen has a new 10-speed DSG gearbox in development, a new diesel engine with electric boost delivering 136bhp per litre and will roll out more plug-in hybrids. The end of the internal combustion engine is nigh, they say, as the world tries to clean up its environmental act and works towards a goal of electric motors to […]

Volkswagen Rock Up! & Groove Up! launch

Volklswagen special edition Rock Up! with big grey stripe

Volkswagen has revealed a pair of Up! special models – the VW Groove Up! and Rock Up! – both with cosmetic tweaks and extra equipment and VW’s 1.0 litre 3-cylinder engine. It’s already getting on for two years since the VW Up! arrived as Volkswagen’s main weapon in the city car market, so it’s well overdue for […]

Volkswagen UK’s dealer showrooms get a revamp

Photo of a newly refurbished Volkswagen Dealers

Volkswagen is refurbishing its 210 UK dealer showrooms with waiting and refreshment areas, space for at least 10 cars, merchandise and accessories and Wi-Fi. It’s an interesting exercise to ponder on the future of main dealer showrooms as the world moves more and more towards an online buying experience. Are car showrooms a relic of the past or the perfect way, […]

VW Taigun Compact SUV heading for production

Image of front and rear of VW's Taigun compact SUV based on the Up!

The Volkswagen Taigun – a compact SUV based on the VW Up! – is heading for production after VW revealed a concept in 2012, and could be heading for the UK. South America has long had a love affair with little SUVs as the perfect way to negotiate their urban landscapes (there was a Ford EcoSport in […]

Volkswagen iBeetle takes iPhone integration to another level

Photo VW iBeetle

Volkswagen has delivered the VW iBeetle with a serious level of integration with the Apple iPhone at the Shanghai Motor Show, previewing further Smartphone integration. When we’re all walking round with Smartphones that possess the sort of computing power only a major desktop could offer just a few years ago, it makes sense for car makers to […]

Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe photos arrive early

Firts photo of Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe

We have the first photos of the VW CrossBlue Coupe – a full-size SUV Coupe – ahead of its debut this weekend at the Shanghai Motor Show. Yesterday we had the first sketches of a new full-sized SUV with a coupe roofline from Volkswagen – the VW CrossBlue Coupe – and now, ahead of its debut at the Shanghai […]

VW CrossBlue Coupe Concept heading for Shanghai

Photo VW CrossBlue Coupe Concept

Volkswagen is taking a new coupe SUV concept to the Shanghai Motor Show – the VW CrossBlue Coupe Concept – a ‘Sporty’ version of the CrossBlue at Detroit. Volkswagen are heading to the Shanghai Motor Show with a new SUV concept as car makers strive to satisfy car buyer’s lust for rugged cars to prowl the urban […]

New VW Golf GTD: Price from £25,285

Photo Volkswagen Gold GTD Mk 7

The new Golf GTD Mk 7 arrived at the Geneva Motor Show last month and has now gone on sale in the UK, priced from £25,285. Now the UK has followed the lead of Europe and decided diesel cars are a must-have (despite that fact that for most who do average mileage the opposite is […]

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