With this year's summer enthusiast season Volkswagen of America, Inc. has unveiled its fleet for 2016. With five new models and tons of surprises, this year's show is influenced by Volkswagen's trusty enthusiasts. The cars focus on performance and style. In fact, all of them reflect VW's heritage and at the same time present some contemporary trends. So, let's see what is going on here!
Influenced by the well-known Bali Green exte
Imagine that you could drive a Honda Jazz, but with a Type R specification and look; or a BMW i3, but beautified and powered by the M Division. It might sound crazy, but the world we live in makes every imagination a reality. Especially in the virtual reality. We have received these crazy renderings, which show four seriously unlikely hot hatches. And although you might not be into this kind of endeavor, I promise it is worth the view!
Volkswagen has just announced the market release of the Polo Beats Special Edition. Developed within the collaboration with the audio specialist Beats Electronics, this small car is actually capable of fantastic sounds. The fresh styling cues are also a benefit. Here are the details.
The Sound System
The unique sound system comprises of 300-watt, eight-channel amplifier featuring a digital signal processor (DSP). The latter delivers high-perf
This year marks the 40 years of the Golf GTI and this only means that at the annual meeting at Wörthersee, we will see some very cool and one-off projects. Like these two. The first one is a show car called Golf GTI Heartbeat and made by Volkswagen’s apprentices. The other one is the Golf R Variant Performance 35 with 350 PS (257 kW).
Golf GTI Heartbeat
The heart is beating faster with this one. Made by 12 trainees from Volkswagen and Sitech
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles raises the bar with the latest premium pick-up vehicle, the Amarok. The vehicle is especially designed in order to deliver outstanding performance, smooth ride and overall boosted pleasure of driving. Robust and reliable, the latest pick-up vehicle adopts the power of a new 3.0-liter V6 diesel power unit with tons of horsepower and 550Nm of torque and the agility of a manual or special 8-speed automatic gearbox for
The Golf GTI Clubsport S is, as we all know, the most powerful model of the Golf GTI lineup and is especially created to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic hot hatchback. And with German racing driver Benny Leuchter (28) behind the wheel, the vehicle just broke the record for front-wheel-drive speed test at Nürburgring Nordschleife with a time of 7 minutes and 49.21 seconds.
This exclusively made vehicle is based on the Golf GTI Clu
Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport is going to star in our news a lot today! The reason is that the special edition model is marking 40 years since it has first appeared on the market in 1976. Back then, the car was powered by a 1.6 litre fuel-injected engine producing 110 hp (81 kW). It might not look a lot now, but it was
WIMMER RS Volkswagen Polo WRC is one little car with enormous potential. One can hardly imagine that this tiny beasty can reach the heights of developing 420 horsepower. Does this mean that size does not matter when it comes to engine power boost? In this case we are pretty positive, but still there might be many out there who are on the opposite opinion. So, let’s see what caught our attention in this project.
We must admit that the origina
Wetterauer Engineering is a tuning company from Germany, which has been out there since 1973. If you haven’t heard about it, we have a great example of their work, which involves a Volkswagen Passat, powered by the 2.0 TDI 4Motion engine, delivering a stock output of 240 horsepower. Well, this is a pretty nice basis, but the tuners have done their work pretty good.
Although, the VW Passat has the reputation of a spacious family car, suitable
Volkswagen T-Prime Concept GTE is the strongly teased and highly anticipated vehicle, which has just made its Beijing debut today. If you remember well the last information revealed, this concept previews the future of Volkswagen’s sport utility vehicles. Powered by a plug in powertrain that drives all four wheels, t
Volkswagen has big news and we mean it literally. The toughest and biggest vehicle in its lineup (precisely in the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles lineup) is the Amarok, which is about to make it to the catwalk with its brand new appearance. The German company has unveiled some details and showed three teaser sketches o
Volkswagen has big news. Not only for those visiting the Beijing Motor Show, but also for everybody else. We are looking forward to see this machine on European and US roads soon, despite that it is obviously dedicated to the customers in Beijing. There are many reasons to want this SUV coming to the Old and New Continents, and here we will try to make a review why it will be beneficial to have such vehicle here.
But first, ahead of the offici