September 20, 2014

Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan Concept previews 2014 Golf Plus

Photo Volkswagen Golf Sportsvan Concept

Volkswagen has revealed the Golf Sportsvan Concept which previews the next generation Golf Plus, due in 2014. Will debut at Frankfurt 2014. VW are calling the Golf Sportsvan a concept, but it’s pretty much what we’ll see in the new VW Golf Plus when it arrives in mid-2014. Just like the other new Golfs, the […]

VW e-Golf & e-Up! electric cars Frankfurt debut

Photo VW e-Golf & e-Up! electric cars

The world premiere of the production versions of VW electric e-Golf and e-Up! will take place at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month. Electric cars may be a niche market, but that hasn’t stopped car makers trying to take a piece of whatever action there is, especially as governments around the world are subsidising EVs […]

New 2014 VW Golf R gets 296bhp – first photos

Photo 2014 Volkswagen Golf R

The new Mk 7 VW Golf R has been revealed ahead of a debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show and gets 296bhp and 4WD. On sale early 2014. We had expected the new Volkswagen Golf R to debut at Geneva this year, but that debut turned out to be the rather disappointing Mk 6 VW […]

VW Tiguan Match returns – costs from £23,245

Photo 2013 VW Tiguan Match

Volkswagen has had a play with the Tiguan and replaced the Tiguan SE with the Tiguan Match with more equipment for less money. Back in 2010, Volkswagen had a play with the Tiguan model lineup and replaced the Tiguan SE with a better equipped Tiguan Match. And history is now repeating itself. VW has decided, […]

New VW Golf GTD to cost just £199 a month. Sort of.

Photo Mk 7 VW Golf GTD

Volkswagen are trumpeting that you can get in to the new, Mk 7 Golf GTD for just £199 a month. But it’s quite a bit more in reality. There’s no question that car buyers are getting themselves in to new cars at affordable money thanks to the range of finance packages on offer now, including […]

Court order BANS publication of VW’s Luxury car security codes

Photo of security compromised Bentley

A scientist at Birmingham University, Flavia Garcia, has been banned from publishing details of VW Group’s Megamos Crypto system that protects its cars. There have been plenty of stories around in recent years of car makers’ security systems being easily hacked by spotty boys with a laptop, and now a scientist at Birmingham University has cracked […]

New VW Golf Estate costs from £17,915

Photo of new VW Golf Estate UK price

Volkswagen has announced that the new VW Golf Estate (MK 7) will cost from £17,915 for the 1.2-litre TSI 85 PS S to £25,885 for the 2.0-litre TDI 150 PS GT. The MK 7 VW Golf Estate arrived at the Geneva Motor Show in March, and tomorrow it goes on sale in the UK. The Golf Estate […]

VW XL1 SEV to take on the hillclimb at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Photo of VW XL1

The Volkswagen XL1 – VW’s SEV that promises more then 300mpg – will be at the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed and will do the hillclimb. Visitors to the Goodwood Festival of Speed can spend endless hours watching a seemingly endless precession of supercars take on the hillclimb. But one supercar this year will be […]

Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet price cut – down by £5,600

Photo Golf R Cabriolet

Volkswagen has decided that the price they were asking for the new Golf R Cabriolet was silly, so it’s price is being cut by £5,600 to £33,170. We’ve long wondered why Volkswagen hadn’t built a Golf R Cabriolet. But when they did finally bite the bullet and take the top of the Golf R for […]

2014 VW Golf R Mk 7 spy video

2014 VW Golf R Mk 7 spy video still

We have video of the next generation Golf R – the 2014 VW Golf R Mk 7 – testing on track at the Nurburgring ahead of a likely debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. We did think, a few weeks ago when VW were playing tease with a ‘Frozen Beast’ teaser, that they were about to […]

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