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The New Volkswagen Polo (Australia) The New Volkswagen Polo (Australia)

Polo brings new dimension of quality to the supermini class. Three engines; TSI and Common Rail TDI in the Polo for the first time. 4.6 litre fuel consumption and 121 g/km CO2 set new benchmark. ESP is standard; significantly improved crash properties

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The new 2010 Volkswagen Passat (Australia) The new 2010 Volkswagen Passat (Australia)

The 2010 Passat has taken yet another step forward. This time in the form of a revised engine range, additional features, and most significantly, a new entry price, thereby setting a new benchmark amongst the large well-appointed cars. The 1.8 litre 118TSI engine with 118kW of power and 250 Nm of torque is now available as the new entry model into the Passat range ensuring remarkable performance combined with superb fuel efficiency. The Passat 2.0 litre 103TDI and the Passat 2.0 147TSI have...

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Volkswagen New Golf Wagon (Australia) Volkswagen New Golf Wagon (Australia)

Golf Wagon offers highest level of passive safety Visually, the Golf Wagon follows the styling of the current Volkswagen “design DNA”. Clear horizontal lines and bold styling of the headlights define its appearance. And so the bumper, radiator grille, engine bonnet and fenders and highlights were all transferred from the new Golf. The design is characterised by a black, horizontally styled grille and body-coloured bumpers. In its lower front section, the Wagon also has an additional large air...

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Golf is Safest Car of 2009 Golf is Safest Car of 2009

The Golf had already attained a five-star EuroNCAP rating in the year 2008. Initially, this testing programme − conducted since 1997 − only assessed frontal crashes, side crashes and pedestrian protection. After stricter criteria were introduced at the beginning of 2009, the Golf was re-tested, and it performed impressively in all four categories: Occupant protection of adults, protection of children, pedestrian protection and supporting safety and driver assistance systems. The bestseller from...

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Volkswagen’s Golf is the 2009 Wheels Car of the Year (Australia) Volkswagen’s Golf is the 2009 Wheels Car of the Year (Australia)

Volkswagen’s Golf has been awarded the 2009 Wheels Car of the Year. The multi-award winning Golf has outclassed a field of 22 cars to collect what is widely considered to be Australia’s most coveted award. To have been selected for this award, the Golf had to impress eight judges over an extensive week of testing. Wheels magazine editor, Ged Bulmer, said: “The turbo-charged, five-door hatch Volkswagen range is outstanding. “The Golf oozes sophistication, refinement and development –...

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World Premiere of the New Compact Coupe World Premiere of the New Compact Coupe

For Volkswagen this marks the beginning of an action-packed year, in which more new models will be introduced than ever before in the company’s history. Number 1 on the spectacular list of new products for calendar year 2010 is a car based on entirely new concepts and technology, a coupe with a hybrid drive that is extremely fast and yet futuristic in its fuel economy. It has sports appeal and sharp styling yet is remarkably elegant - positioned between Europe’s bestselling sports car, the...

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Volkswagen Trio in Front: Miller with Stage Win, Sainz Takes Lead Volkswagen Trio in Front: Miller with Stage Win, Sainz Takes Lead

Volkswagen took the lead on the so far longest and toughest special stage of the Dakar Rally. As many as three Race Touareg vehicles are setting the pace at the front of the field after five days, both in the stage and overall classifications. Carlos Sainz/Lucas Cruz (E/E) are leading the cross-country classic with an advantage of 4m 37s. Runners-up are their team-mates Nasser Al-Attiyah/Timo Gottschalk (Q/D), followed with a gap of 9m 39s by Mark Miller/Ralph Pitchford (USA/ZA) who celebrated...

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World Premiere of the E-Up! World Premiere of the E-Up!

Volkswagen is presenting a pioneering fleet of new sustainable automobiles at the 63rd International Motor Show (IAA) – an update on the future. The range of IAA premieres extends from the world’s most fuel-efficient production passenger car (BlueMotion) to hybrid technology and an electric car developed from the ground up – the E-Up! that is being presented in a world premiere in Frankfurt.

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Volkswagen Shows Future Course of the Automobile Volkswagen Shows Future Course of the Automobile

Unveiling of one-litre concept car and electric car at IAA 2009 Wolfsburg/ Frankfurt – At the 63rd International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Volkswagen is presenting a pioneering fleet of sustainable automobiles as an update on the future. Its IAA premieres range from the world’s most fuel-efficient production cars (BlueMotion) and hybrid technology to the L1 – a new study with one litre fuel consumption – and an electric car, the E-Up!

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Polo Three-Door – Initial Facts Polo Three-Door – Initial Facts

World Premiere of Bestseller at the IAA: Volkswagen adds dynamic three-door to the Polo model range. Bestseller with new entry-level version: As a world premiere, Volkswagen is presenting the youngest offspring of the Polo family at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt (IAA, September 17 to 27): an agile three-door. The longer doors compared to the five-door version, along with new styling of the row of side windows and the dynamic lines of the sporty C-pillars, give the car a nearly...

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Volkswagen Launches Most Fuel Efficient Model – Golf 77TDI - (Australia) Volkswagen Launches Most Fuel Efficient Model – Golf 77TDI - (Australia)

The new Golf range now features the most fuel efficient model in the Volkswagen range with the addition of the new 1.6-litre diesel Golf. Powered by a sophisticated and efficient new diesel engine, the five-speed manual Golf 77TDI can cover 100km with 4.9-litres on the ADR 81/02 combined cycle. In highway running consumption drops to just 4.3-litres per 100km.

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Volkswagen Petrol Engines Deliver Power and Economy on 95RON Fuel - (Australia) Volkswagen Petrol Engines Deliver Power and Economy on 95RON Fuel - (Australia)

Volkswagen Group Australia reviewed its minimum fuel requirement for all models fitted with petrol engines. The review of the entire petrol engine range, which took into account current Australian fuel quality standards and the operating range of Volkswagen’s petrol engine, resulted in the reduction of the minimum fuel RON requirement on almost all engines.

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2009 Volkswagen Golf Plus BiFuel Now Available For Order 2009 Volkswagen Golf Plus BiFuel Now Available For Order

The Golf Plus now also runs on LPG. Thanks to the use of this alternative fuel, a reduction of more than 10% in CO2 emissions and fuel savings of €6.10 per 100 kilometres* in LPG mode could also be achieved, due in part to the reduced German fuel tax in place until 2018. All in all, a solid argument. With its bi-fuel drive system - which can run on petrol at the flick of a switch - the new Golf Plus lowers consumption and emissions: the 1.6-litre, four-cylinder engine with 72 kW / 98 PS...

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2009 Volkswagen Touareg BlueMotion Launched 2009 Volkswagen Touareg BlueMotion Launched

A BlueMotion version of the Touareg is now available to order, offering improved fuel efficiency and emissions of 219 g/km, well below the tax threshold of less than 225 g/km. Prices for the most efficient version of Volkswagen’s luxury off-road vehicle start at £34,150 on the road RRP for the entry level model and rise to £37,545 for the SE. The Volkswagen Touareg BlueMotion is fitted with a more efficient version of the standard car’s 3.0-litre V6 TDI common rail diesel engine which...

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2009 Volkswagen Routan with Wi-Fi 2009 Volkswagen Routan with Wi-Fi

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced a collaboration with Autonet Mobile, that will make it possible to equip their European-tuned minivan, Routan, with uconnect web, an in-vehicle internet service. Beginning this month, approximately 600 Volkswagen dealerships in the United States will offer Routan owners the opportunity to add uconnect web, powered by Autonet Mobile, to their vehicle. This partnership will deliver the first internet entertainment system for Volkswagen vehicles.

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2009 Volkswagen Golf GTD Launched 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTD Launched

The Golf model lineup has been growing by leaps and bounds: At the end of 2008, the sixth generation of the bestseller was launched. Shortly thereafter, in early 2009, the new Golf Plus appeared. Then, the current Golf GTI was vaulted to center stage, closely followed by the new Golf Variant. And now the lineup continues: with the new Golf GTD. Its 125 kW / 170 PS power level makes it the highest-performance production Golf with a diesel engine today. The code letters GTD have a magical effect...

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2010 Volkswagen Pickup to be Called Amarok 2010 Volkswagen Pickup to be Called Amarok

The new Volkswagen pickup is called Amarok. In Autumn 2009, the first pickup by a European volume manufacturer in South America is to be unveiled. The South American launch is set for Spring 2010, with the Amarok coming to Europe in the summer. With the Amarok, Volkswagen is seeking to enter global pickup markets dominated for the most part by Japanese manufacturers. Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles already presented an impressive concept truck at last year's IAA Commercial Vehicles, providing a...

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2009 Volkswagen Scirocco R Unveiled 2009 Volkswagen Scirocco R Unveiled

There could not be a better time or place for a world premiere: parallel to the start of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, Volkswagen is presenting the new Volkswagen Scirocco R for the first time anywhere. A sports car without compromise and a race track that demands everything of the driver will be meeting together this weekend. Approximately one year after the market launch of the third Scirocco generation, Volkswagen is presenting the most powerful series built Scirocco ever made at...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI Worthersee Special Edition 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI Worthersee Special Edition

It is fire-red and a real eyecatcher. Inside and out, the Golf GTI "Worthersee 09" combines charming and unique visual looks with an even higher level of performance – it embodies precisely those elements that have always excited genuine GTI fans. Consider the exterior paint, for example. It shimmers in the special glowing red color "Firespark Metallic", which is repeated as a fine trim line on the high-gloss black 19-inch alloy spoke wheels and in the classic GTI stripes...

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2010 Volkswagen Golf Estate Unveiled 2010 Volkswagen Golf Estate Unveiled

Volkswagen will begin accepting advance orders for the new 2010 Volkswagen Golf Estate VI this Friday. In the sixth generation of the world bestseller, after the 2-door and 4-door Golfs and the latest Golf Plus, this is the fourth body version to be launched. The estate is one of the most successful models on the market, particularly in the company car market. The extensive redesign of this Estate should ensure that the all-around talent further extends its position as a business estate car and...

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2009 Volkswagen Passat R Line Announced 2009 Volkswagen Passat R Line Announced

Volkswagen is revising its Passat saloon and Estate ranges, adding a new R Line model to give customers more equipment and value for money. The familiar Passat range line-up of S, Highline, Sport and SEL is replaced with a new streamlined selection of S, R Line and Highline. BlueMotion remains the choice for efficiency while R36 continues as the range-topping performance model. The R Line trim is based on the entry-level S model and is available with the same engine choices. It carries...

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2009 Volkswagen Scirocco GT TDI Announced 2009 Volkswagen Scirocco GT TDI Announced

The new performance diesel variant of the Scirocco GT equipped with a 2.0-litre TDI 170PS engine is now available to order. Combining effortless acceleration, made possible by 258 lbs ft of torque delivered from 1,750 rpm, and the ability to return 53.3 mpg on the combined cycle, the new model mixes style, economy and sharp dynamics. The refined and powerful 2.0-litre common rail TDI engine develops 170 PS at 4,200 rpm and is available linked to either a six-speed manual or six-speed DSG...

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2009 Volkswagen Tiguan R Line Launched 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan R Line Launched

An aggressive new model is set to join the Tiguan range this summer with the introduction of the new R Line model promising stylish new body additions on the outside and greater comfort inside. Designed and built by Volkswagen Individual, a separate engineering wing of Volkswagen established in 2003 and assigned to special projects including the Passat R36 and Touareg R50, the new Tiguan R Line features significant visual changes over the standard Tiguan. The basis for the new R Line is...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI V50 Launched 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI V50 Launched

The Golf GTI V50 is pumped not just with extra horsepower but the spirit of a steed. With a Stage 1 ECU tuned to 250hp, you'll post a stunning time of 5.6 seconds in the 100 kph sprint, sending your 2-litre hatch streets ahead. The aggressive sports styling is amplified by Pirelli "P Zero" 18-inch alloy rims with 225/40 R18 tyres that let you burn rubber in style. To tame the speed explosion, hug the asphalt with brake discs and callipers used in the range-topping Golf GTI R32,...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf VI GTD Announced 2009 Volkswagen Golf VI GTD Announced

After the Polo, the BlueMotion offensive and the Golf GTI, Volkswagen is pulling the next arrow out of its quiver: this time it is the Golf GTD. It is extremely fuel efficient yet exceedingly sporty, and it is debuting as a world premiere at the Auto Mobil International in Leipzig (March 28 to April 05). The GTD code letters carry on a tradition: the first Golf GTD appeared back in 1982 – it was the GTI among diesels. Now Volkswagen has perfected the various aspects of sportiness. The new...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI, In-Depth 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI, In-Depth

"What else was there in 1976?" calls out "Strietzel", also known as Hans-Joachim Stuck, from the driver’s window as he starts up a first generation Golf GTI after more than thirty years. "Whenever a person had a chance to drive a 911, it was a real experience. And then all of a sudden this experience was possible in the GTI too. Clearly on a different level, but affordable for everyone. That was the genius of this car, and it has stayed that way right up to today. The...

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2009 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Barbie Edition 2009 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Barbie Edition

Volkswagen of America, Inc. helped Mattel celebrate Barbie doll’s 50th Birthday by transforming a New Beetle convertible into the ultimate Barbie dream car. The life-size pink Malibu Barbie™ New Beetle convertible made its debut at Barbie doll’s Malibu Dream House exclusive birthday celebration. Customization artists ABD Racing Werks, Katzkin Leather and Interiors and FoamMolders fully transformed the iconic New Beetle convertible into the perfect Barbie ride. “We are extremely proud to...

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Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion Concept Car, 3.3L/100km Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion Concept Car, 3.3L/100km

It is still a concept – the most fuel efficient five-seater in the world. Its name: Polo BlueMotion. Fuel consumption: 3.3 liters CO2 emissions: just 87 g/km! Likelihood of going into production: extremely high! However, before a potential production launch, development must be completed on the brand new 1.2 liter TDI with common rail injection. And that is precisely what the team led by Development Chief Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg is working on with great emphasis. “I anticipate,” says Dr....

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2009 Volkswagen Polo Fifth Generation Premiere 2009 Volkswagen Polo Fifth Generation Premiere

World premiere in Switzerland: Volkswagen is introducing the fifth generation of the Polo at the Geneva International Motor Show (March 5 to 15) – the new edition of one of the most influential German cars of our times. Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management, Volkswagen Group: “Through the combination of the car’s design and technology, aligned with forthcoming market requirements, we have repeated our achievements in the recently launched new Golf in the class below....

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Volkswagen Pickup Concept Car - (Australia) Volkswagen Pickup Concept Car - (Australia)

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is presenting the Volkswagen Pickup for the first time in Australia at the 2009 Melbourne International Motor Show. The innovative Volkswagen Pickup made its global debut at the 2008 International Automobile Exhibition in Hanover, Germany. “New products, new markets, new technology – the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles brand continues to experience sustainable and profitable growth,” said Stephan Schaller, Ceo of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles at Hanover press...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf Arrives - (Australia) 2009 Volkswagen Golf Arrives - (Australia)

Volkswagen is sending its sixth generation of Golf out into the world. The Golf is a phenomenon, regardless of its particular generation. This style icon defies all automotive and social class distinctions and has come to represent the benchmark in its segment. The Golf is the only one that always fits right, and the new one is even better fitting. The team headed up by the Group’s chief designer, the Italian Walter de Silva, has succeeded in giving the Golf a presence, a sharpness, a power...

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2009 Volkswagen New Beetle Blush Special Edition 2009 Volkswagen New Beetle Blush Special Edition

Volkswagen of America, Inc. has long been known for offering special edition models with unique characteristics that create excitement in showrooms and individuality among owners. Volkswagen's latest special edition, the New Beetle convertible "Blush", builds on the already great features of the standard version with added elements and design cues that are exclusive to this limited edition.

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2009 Volkswagen Passat CC - (Australia) 2009 Volkswagen Passat CC - (Australia)

The all new Passat CC is both an elegant sedan and a dynamic coupé and now available in Australia. The concept and design of this new Volkswagen model are defining fresh, new directions beyond the mainstream. Its fully independent body design, an interior that has individually contoured seats throughout, impressive powertrain systems and technological highlights worthy of the luxury class, meld together to create a unique vehicle in this market segment.

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Volkswagen Touareg V6 TSI Hybrid Volkswagen Touareg V6 TSI Hybrid

Touareg V6 TSI Hybrid. Because the future of the automobile – and Blue MotionTechnologies as well – offers more than just one answer, in parallel Volkswagen is presenting a prototype of the future Touareg V6 TSI Hybrid (333 PS / under 9.0 l/100 km). This car will enter production in 2010 as the world’s first hybrid SUV to have 3.5 metric ton towing capacity. Volkswagen is introducing one of the highest performance parallel hybrid systems in the world in this SUV. The German carmaker is...

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2009 Volkswagen Passat CC, Now Available with Seven-Speed DSG Gearbox 2009 Volkswagen Passat CC, Now Available with Seven-Speed DSG Gearbox

Volkswagen’s four-door, four-seat coupé, the Passat CC, is now available to order with a seven-speed DSG gearbox which enhances performance and economy. The compact and lightweight seven-speed DSG transmission, fitted with a pair of dry clutches, offers a number of benefits over a conventional automatic gearbox. A lower first gear ratio improves acceleration from a standstill to 62 mph to 8.5 seconds (8.6 manual) while the seventh gear has been raised to act as an overdrive function. This,...

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2009 Volkswagen Touareg Lux Limited - (USA) 2009 Volkswagen Touareg Lux Limited - (USA)

In just a few weeks, Volkswagen of America will be introducing one of the most economical and cleanest SUVs to the US market: the new Touareg V6 TDI with a powerful 165 kW / 225 PS Clean Diesel. In parallel to the debut of the pioneeringly efficient Touareg, Volkswagen is now presenting in Detroit an outstandingly exclusive special model of its high-end SUV: the Touareg "Lux Limited". It will launch with the new V6 TDI and two highly advanced gasoline engines: a V6 FSI (206 kW / 280...

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Volkswagen BlueSport Concept Car Volkswagen BlueSport Concept Car

Maximum driving fun with minimal fuel consumption: This is the standard by which Volkswagen is starting the new car year 2009 and is presenting the roadster Concept BlueSport at the North American International Auto Show. “The BlueSport proves to be a compact and passionate car with a clear Volkswagen signature. The car offers pure dynamics with a powerful 180 PS Clean Diesel engine that is combined with the characteristic Volkswagen philosophy of efficiency,” confirmed Volkswagen’s Chairman of...

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2009 Volkswagen Tiguan, Petrol Versions Now Available - (Australia) 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan, Petrol Versions Now Available - (Australia)

Volkswagen now is regarded as a serious contender in the thriving Compact SUV segment in Australia with the introduction of the Volkswagen Tiguan – offering the versatility and spaciousness of an SUV and the quality, style and technology of a Volkswagen. The Tiguan TDI has been available since May 2008 and both petrol versions are now also available. The Tiguan’s dynamic exterior styling, generous dimensions and fresh interior have been matched up to both TDI and TSI technology offering...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf BiFuel 2009 Volkswagen Golf BiFuel

In a world premiere at the Bologna Motor Show, Volkswagen is presenting the first Golf ever to be factory-equipped for operation with auto gas (LPG). The bivalent drive – a simple switchover and it can be driven with gasoline – reduces costs and emissions. When the new Golf BiFuel is powered by LPG (liquified petroleum gas), its environmental impact compared to a gasoline engine: a greater than 10 percent reduction in CO2 emissions.

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2009 Volkswagen Passat CC Individual 2009 Volkswagen Passat CC Individual

When the Passat CC was launched in early 2008, it was the first four-door coupe from Volkswagen to go into production. The concept and design of this Volkswagen are defining fresh new accents beyond the mainstream. In a motor show premiere, Volkswagen is now presenting a new exclusive version: the Passat CC Individual. After the Eos, Passat and Touareg, this is the fourth model under the “Individual” label to go into production. Exterior characteristics: new wheel designs and color worlds....

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Volkswagen Golf Plus Collectors Edition Concept Car Volkswagen Golf Plus Collectors Edition Concept Car

On a concept car based on the new Golf Plus, Volkswagen Individual is providing a demonstration of just how limitless the hidden possibilities of individualization are: the Collectors Edition. This concept car is outfitted with the exclusive “White pearl effect” body color. Providing the necessary contact to the road are size 225/40 tires on new 18-inch “Bilbao” alloy wheels. Inside and out, the Golf Plus Collectors Edition exudes a kind of lounge ambiance. And not only because of the...

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2009 Volkswagen Scirocco Studie R 2009 Volkswagen Scirocco Studie R

It was a triumphant drive: in May 2008, three Scirocco GT24 cars lined up at the start of the 24-hour endurance race on the Nürburgring track. At the wheel: driving legends the likes of Hans-Joachim Stuck and Carlos Sainz. The teams drove two 238 kW / 325 PS strong race cars to a dual victory at the finish line, first and second in their class. Now Volkswagen is presenting a street version of the race car at the Bologna Motor Show: the Scirocco Studie R. A genuine Grand Tourismo with a 198 kW /...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf Plus VI Announced 2009 Volkswagen Golf Plus VI Announced

Within just three and a half years, the Golf Plus has made a name for itself as an established product in the Golf lineup. Its brand identity: clever like a van, compact like a Golf. Over this time period, more than 500,000 car drivers across Europe chose a plus in interior and seat heights, a plus in variability, and finally a plus in comfort. This is now being followed up by a Volkswagen Golf Plus VI that has been improved in many aspects. Volkswagen is presenting it as a world premiere at...

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Video: Volkswagen Pickup Concept Car Video: Volkswagen Pickup Concept Car

The Volkswagen Pickup Concept Car was announced at the IAA in Hanover not long ago.

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Volkswagen CC Performance Concept Car Volkswagen CC Performance Concept Car

Powerful performance meets luxury in the Super CC performance concept Volkswagen unveiled at the 2008 SEMA show in Las Vegas. The Performance CC brings a sleek exterior treatment highlighted by black chrome exterior accents, grey pearl paint with custom front and rear bumper, side panels and machined aluminum spoiler. The black treatment continues inside with high-gloss piano black accents offset by matte black graphics. Customer black leather Recaro seats and matching floor mats are...

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New Golf is Awarded Maximum Five-Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating New Golf is Awarded Maximum Five-Star Euro NCAP Safety Rating

The new Volkswagen Golf VI has been awarded a maximum five-star rating by the Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme) crash test agency. The new Golf’s result matches the star rating achieved by the current Golf V. However, the new Golf has received 36 out of a possible 37 points for occupant protection leading to its five-star award. In the area of pedestrian safety, the new Golf scored an impressive 3 stars. The new Golf will be among the safest vehicles currently on sale,...

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2009 Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion 2, Now on Sale - (UK) 2009 Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion 2, Now on Sale - (UK)

The most efficient, economical and environmentally friendly Passat yet produced, the new BlueMotion 2, opens for ordering this week. Building on the gains in efficiency made by the existing Passat BlueMotion, the new BlueMotion 2 features an automatic Stop/start system linked to a new 2.0-litre TDI 110 PS common rail diesel engine. This replaces the outgoing 1.9-litre TDI 105 PS unit injector powerplant. Based on a conventional Passat bodyshell the BlueMotion 2 features optimised...

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2009 Volkswagen Eos Convertible, Updated - (Global) 2009 Volkswagen Eos Convertible, Updated - (Global)

Volkswagen has expanded its Eos convertible coupé range, introducing a new entry-level model with a lower price and offering customers better value than ever. The newly introduced S trim will cost £585 less than the current entry-level Eos, which in turn gains extra specification and will now be known as SE. The Sport and Individual models will remain, but also gain additional equipment. The previous entry price for the Eos was £20,025, but prices for the new line-up start from £19,440...

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2009 Volkswagen Caddy Sportline, Adds Excitement to the Range - (UK) 2009 Volkswagen Caddy Sportline, Adds Excitement to the Range - (UK)

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has released prices and specifications for the exciting new Caddy Sportline and Caddy Maxi Sportline models announced last month, which along with the existing Transporter Sportline panel vans and five-seater kombi, expand Volkswagen’s stylish Sportline range to five models. Volkswagen’s Sportline range is designed for customers who want a van that stands out from the crowd and creates a dynamic and premium image, with swift performance to match. The new...

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2009 Volkswagen Golf VI Pricing Announced - (UK) 2009 Volkswagen Golf VI Pricing Announced - (UK)

Prices have been announced for the sixth generation Golf and customers can now place an order for the new model in a Volkswagen Retailer ahead of the cars arriving in the UK in January. Starting from £13,150 ‘on the road’ RRP for the entry-level S three-door model with a 1.4-litre 80 PS engine, prices rise to £20,980 for the range-topping GT five-door with 2.0-litre TDI 140 PS and six-speed DSG gearbox. The new Golf is available in three trim levels – S, SE and GT – and all boast a high...

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New 2009 Volkswagen BlueMotion Range - (UK) New 2009 Volkswagen BlueMotion Range - (UK)

Volkswagen’s BlueMotion range of vehicles has expanded with the addition of the Touran and Sharan people carriers – which are among the most efficient seven-seater vehicles on the market. BlueMotion represents the most efficient model in each of Volkswagen’s passenger car ranges and combines a series of small changes to the vehicle’s body, drivetrain, engine and even the tyres in order to reduce strain on the engine and, in turn, reduce emissions and increase economy. Both vehicles...

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New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI Pirelli - (Australia) New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI Pirelli - (Australia)

Volkswagen’s most powerful Golf GTI – the limited edition Pirelli model – made its debut at the Australian International Motor Show.

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New 2009 Volkswagen Passat CC - (Australia) New 2009 Volkswagen Passat CC - (Australia)

Volkswagen is presenting the new Passat CC at the Australian International Motor Show. This will be the first local appearance for this stylishly engineered coupe, which has enjoyed success across the globe since its European launch in May.

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Video: New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI - (Global) Video: New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI - (Global)

Volkswagens new Golf GTI was unveiled to the public for the first time at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. With an updated 154kW (207bhp) 2.0-litre four cylinder TSI petrol engine the go-fast Golf should be a great drive.

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2009 Volkswagen Scirocco New Engines - (Global) 2009 Volkswagen Scirocco New Engines - (Global)

Volkswagen has announced a new entry-level specification and two additional engines for the Scirocco coupé, which are now available for ordering from Volkswagen Retailers. Prices for the entry-level model, fitted with a 1.4-litre TSI 160 PS engine, start at £18,790 RRP on the road, opening the possibility of Scirocco ownership to a wider audience.

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2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI + - (Global) 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI + - (Global)

Following on from last weeks details on the all new 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI which will produce 207bhp (154kw) comes the report from AutoCar magazine that this is just the start when it comes to go-fast Golf’s. A performance diesel variant, going by the name of GTD, will go on sale in Europe in the second quarter of 2009, featuring a twin-turbocharged 2.0L engine producing more than 200bhp and 260lb ft of torque.

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New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI Concept - Official Details - (Global) New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI Concept - Official Details - (Global)

In 1976 the Mk I Golf GTI was launched as a low volume addition to the Golf range. Thirty two years, five generations and 1.7 million sales after that car established the breed, the sixth generation of the GTI has been unveiled in concept form ahead of its public debut next month at the Paris Motor Show.

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New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI - (Global) New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI - (Global)

Volkswagen has released images of its ‘GTI Concept’ which will be unveiled on October 2nd at the Paris Motor Show. However don’t let the ‘Concept’ tag fool you, what you see here will be almost exactly what you’ll be able to buy from your local Volkswagen dealer next year.

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2009 Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI - (Global) 2009 Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI - (Global)

UK magazine Auto Express has just reviewed two variants from the new Golf range, the petrol powered 1.4 TSI and the diesel powered 2.0 TDI and has given them both 5 of out 5 stars. We cannot remember the last time a major auto magazine gave 5 stars for two variants at the launch of a new small car range.

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2009 Volkswagen Polo and Passat BlueMotion - (Australia) 2009 Volkswagen Polo and Passat BlueMotion - (Australia)

In a special Australian preview, Volkswagen will have two models of the BlueMotion model range on display at this year’s Australian International Motor Show – The Polo BlueMotion and the Passat BlueMotion.

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Volkswagen Concept Pickup - (Global) Volkswagen Concept Pickup - (Global)

Volkswagen has released images of the Volkswagen Concept Pickup, which is probably 90% of what you’ll be able to buy from late 2009 in you live in South America, South Africa, Australia or Europe. Volkswagen spokesperson, Jens Bobsein, said that other markets will follow, which means that Americans buyers will have to wait a little longer.

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Original Volkswagen Beetle R.I.P? - (Global) Original Volkswagen Beetle R.I.P? - (Global)

The San Franscio Chronicles is reporting that Mexico’s City council wants to replace the 80,000 original Volkswagen Beetle’s currently used as the cities taxis. The aim is that by 2012 the city transport and road ministry will get every car that is over 10 ten years old off the cities streets.

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1968-1974 Volkswagen 411 - A History Lesson - (Global) 1968-1974 Volkswagen 411 - A History Lesson - (Global)

Forty years have passed since Volkswagen presented the VW 411, at that time the company’s largest and most powerful model yet, to some 200 journalists in Wolfsburg. The journalists had earlier put the VW 411 through its paces on the new Volkswagen proving ground in Ehra-Lessien, testing the vehicle’s equipment and performance. Volkswagen built 367,728 units until production ceased in July 1974, and 416 of these are currently registered as old-timers.

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New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI - (Global) New 2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI - (Global)

UK’s car magazine have provided details on the upcoming new mark VI Golf range, and it sounds like Volkswagen’s top selling C-segment car is in for a busy 12 months of new variant releases. Firstly, we are less than two weeks away from the new GTI appearing at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. It will be unveiled on October 2nd, where we’ll see a number of styling upgrades over the standard variants. The current GTI’s twin exhaust which is currently positioned to one side will be replaced by two...

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2010 Volkswagen Robust Pickup - (Global) 2010 Volkswagen Robust Pickup - (Global)

It appears Volkswagen is only a week away from unveiling a thinly veiled concept that will prevail next years all new Pickup. Talk of Volkswagen entering this segment has been going on for a number of years, AutoCar magazine featured a story on it way back in March 2005, and now the website PickUpTrucks.com say that the concept will appear at next weeks 62nd IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hanover, Germany.

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2009 Volkswagen Crafter Conversion - (UK) 2009 Volkswagen Crafter Conversion - (UK)

A Volkswagen Crafter panel van has been converted into a mobile gentleman’s barbers shop for Barbus Service UK Limited based in Banbury, Oxfordshire.

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New 2009 Volkswagen Caddy Sportline Models - (UK) New 2009 Volkswagen Caddy Sportline Models - (UK)

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has released the first images of two exciting new models in its stylish Sportline range – the Caddy Sportline and Caddy Maxi Sportline vans, set to go on sale next month.

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New 2009 Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion Concept Car - (Global) New 2009 Volkswagen Golf BlueMotion Concept Car - (Global)

Volkswagen has today unveiled the remarkable Golf BlueMotion concept vehicle, a car capable of achieving a combined 74.3 mpg while emitting just 99 g/km of CO2. This matches the economy of the Polo BlueMotion, itself among the most efficient vehicles currently on sale.

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2009 Volkswagen Scirocco - (UK) 2009 Volkswagen Scirocco - (UK)

The very first examples of the new Scirocco are set to be delivered to customers at Volkswagen retailers across the UK this week as the much-anticipated coupé makes its debut.

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2008 Volkswagen Caddy Topos Sail Concept - (Global) 2008 Volkswagen Caddy Topos Sail Concept - (Global)

Among the display of leisure vehicles and campers on the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles stand at Europe’s largest recreational vehicle show that starts in Düsseldorf, Germany this weekend will be an interesting Caddy Topos Sail design concept which takes its nautical theme to the extreme of having a wooden boat deck on its roof.

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2009 Volkswagen Tiguan - (Russia) 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan - (Russia)

At the Moscow International Motor Show (08/26 to 09/07) Volkswagen is presenting the largest range of models ever shown in Russia under the VW label. Marking its debut on the strongly growing Russian market are the Tiguan and the new Passat CC.

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New 2009 Volkswagen Passat CC Gold Coast - (USA) New 2009 Volkswagen Passat CC Gold Coast - (USA)

To kick off the market launch of the new CC, Volkswagen of America, Inc. will debut a CC Gold Coast at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, August 15-17. The CC Gold Coast highlights the luxury sports coupe with powerful performance, strong lines and luxury touches combining the emotional and expressive stance of a sports coupé with the convenience of a luxury sedan.

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2009 Volkswagen Golf R32 - (Australia) 2009 Volkswagen Golf R32 - (Australia)

The Golf R32, with its individual looks, represents Volkswagen’s first model release within the R series line-up. The R32 was launched in 2004 with a limited run of the MK IV R32 and has now been established as an award-winning model within the Volkswagen range.

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2009 Volkswagen Touareg R50 - (Australia) 2009 Volkswagen Touareg R50 - (Australia)

Volkswagen’s most powerful diesel, the Touareg R50, is easily recognizable with its 21-inch Omanyt alloy wheels with 295 tyres, blue painted brake callipers, discrete wheel well flares and independent bumpers. Inside, the features include a sports seat system in anthracite coloured Napa leather with integrated R series logo in the headrests.

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2009 Volkswagen Passat R36 - (Australia) 2009 Volkswagen Passat R36 - (Australia)

The new Passat R36 was created by Volkswagen Individual, the specialist team for producing unique Volkswagen models. Following in the popular footsteps of the Golf R32 and the Touareg R50, the Passat R36 is the third model to debut under Volkswagen’s R series label offering power, style and performance. Available in either sedan or wagon and fitted with a long list of features as standard, the Passat R36 will meet every driving need.

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Volkswagen Unveils Sixth Generation of Iconic Golf Model - (Global) Volkswagen Unveils Sixth Generation of Iconic Golf Model - (Global)

Volkswagen is unveiling its most important automotive secret of the year: the new Golf. The car – Europe’s most successful with more than 26 million sold – was improved in all areas. “This sixth generation of Golf cars will completely redefine the quality and comfort level of its class over broad categories, offering more customer value than ever before”, says Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board at Volkswagen AG. The European market launch of the new Golf will begin in October;...

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New 2009 Volkwagen Golf VI Images Leaked - (Global) New 2009 Volkwagen Golf VI Images Leaked - (Global)

Images of the new 2009 Volkswagen Golf VI, have found its way onto the web earlier than the scheduled 6th of August launch date. The new Golf VI adopts styling cues from the Scirocco, bringing together a wide front grill and aggressive headlamps. The sweeping body style with a natural and liveable cockpit design will surely set this model to be a hit amongst buyers.

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Volkswagen's Hannover Bus - (Australia) Volkswagen's Hannover Bus - (Australia)

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is excited to introduce the latest addition in the Crafter series. Based on the Crafter 50 platform, the Hannover Bus will re-write the rule book on luxury bus transport.

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CGI: 2010 Volkswagen Robust - (Global) CGI: 2010 Volkswagen Robust - (Global)

Spy photos of the Robust have lead us to believe that both single cab and double cab variants will make an appearance with the usual 4x2 and 4x4 options being available for this segment.

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New Caddy Maxi Life - (Australia) New Caddy Maxi Life - (Australia)

The Caddy Maxi Life is the ingenious new people mover within the Volkswagen range. The Caddy Maxi Life can seat up to seven adults comfortably with ample leg and headroom. The Caddy Maxi Life is a neat blend of form and function to meet a range of people and luggage carrying needs. The Caddy Maxi Life effectively rethinks automobile tradition by setting new standards for utilizing clever space.

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New VW Jetta TDI - (USA) New VW Jetta TDI - (USA)

Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced that U.S. buyers of the Jetta TDI sedan and SportWagen are eligible for a $1,300 Federal Income Tax Credit. The Internal Revenue Service has issued a certification letter affirming that the vehicles qualify for the Advanced Lean Burn Technology Motor Vehicle income tax credit.

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Three Concepts Reflect the Past, Present and Future at Goodwood - (Global) Three Concepts Reflect the Past, Present and Future at Goodwood - (Global)

A trio of Volkswagen concept vehicles are set to make their UK debut at The Goodwood Festival of Speed between Friday 11th and Sunday 13th July.

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New Volkswagen 2028 Concepts - (Global) New Volkswagen 2028 Concepts - (Global)

Appearances of four innovative models are displayed, the first being the “Up!” which had been presented at the 2007 International Motor Show in Frankfurt, the “Ego” a two seater sports coupe, the “One” a single seater transporter and the “Room” a larger four seater model.

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To the Point: Scirocco - (Germany) To the Point: Scirocco - (Germany)

The countdown is running for the new era Scirocco: the third generation of the sports car will already be arriving on the market in August. Volkswagen is staging the comeback of a legend with the debut of the two-door car – Scirocco generations I and II wrote history as the most successful Volkswagen coupé of all time with about 800,000 units sold.

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The New Volkswagen Tiguan - (Australia) The New Volkswagen Tiguan - (Australia)

Volkswagen has entered the thriving Compact SUV segment in Australia for the first time with the all new Tiguan – offering the versatility and spaciousness of an SUV and the quality, style and technology of a Volkswagen.

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The New Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Van The New Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Van

Following on from the success of the Caddy Van, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is now offering a new class of vehicle - the Caddy Maxi Van.

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New Additions to the Volkswagen Golf Range: Special Model Edition and Pacific with Extra Value and Comprehensive Safety New Additions to the Volkswagen Golf Range: Special Model Edition and Pacific with Extra Value and...

Since its introduction in May 1974, the Golf model has established itself as a best-selling car for Volkswagen both in and outside of Germany for more than three decades in spite of constantly growing competition. The Golf possesses a genuinely classless status that crosses all social borders. Its owners value their car for its authenticity, its comfort, its safety and its unbounded suitability for everyday use as well as for perfect attention to detail, high standards of material quality, and...

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Volkswagen in Geneva: International Debut of the New Scirocco Volkswagen in Geneva: International Debut of the New Scirocco

Volkswagen is putting on a spectacular parade of new models in Geneva with a host of international product debuts. Taking centre stage will be the highlight of the show, the new Scirocco – a completely re-engineered all-round sports car. Another vehicle being showcased at Lake Geneva is the Golf TDI Hybrid. This concept car runs on just 3.4 litres of diesel per 100 kilometres. The 150-PS Passat Estate TSI EcoFuel, also debuting in Geneva, represents a technology leap for automobiles running on...

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New Volkswagen Caravelle-Showcased at the Melbourne International Motorshow New Volkswagen Caravelle-Showcased at the Melbourne International Motorshow

The all new Volkswagen Caravelle will be showcased at Melbourne International Motor Show 2008. This exciting new model will be complementing the Caddy Life and...

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Volkswagen –Melbourne International Motor Show 2008 Australian Premiere of the Tiguan Volkswagen –Melbourne International Motor Show 2008 Australian Premiere of the Tiguan

Volkswagen is displaying the award winning new Tiguan in an Australian premiere at the 2008 Melbourne International Motor Show. The Tiguan, which won the Golden Steering Wheel Award in Germany last November, is a completely new development from the ground up and can be recommended to all those drivers who enjoy the individual visual appearance and versatility of an SUV, but also expect a premium level of comfort and agility. The Tiguan chassis sets high standards in the world of SUV’s with its...

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New Beetle Anniversary Edition: Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the New Beetle New Beetle Anniversary Edition: Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the New Beetle

Since 2000, it has been a fixture on our streets: the New Beetle. Now in 2008, the Volkswagen cult-car has been further enhanced, in the form of the New Beetle Anniversary Edition. New alloy wheels, sports suspension, a fresh colour as well as a special interior. Altogether, this results in an exciting limited edition that has made the appearance of the New Beetle even more engaging. With the Anniversary Edition we celebrate the anniversary of the international introduction of this modern...

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Passat R36: The Sportiest Passat of All Time Passat R36: The Sportiest Passat of All Time

Australian premiere of the Passat R36 at Brisbane International Motor Show 2008 The Passat R36 will be launched on the market as both a Sedan and a Wagon

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