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Audi RS6

posted by on 13 February 2002 in Audi News

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The Audi RS 6 is making its international debut at the Geneva Motor Show, with Avant and saloon versions appearing simultaneously. The new model line has been created by quattro GmbH as an entirely independent model and developed in conjunction with AUDI AG. The V8 biturbo engine of the Audi RS 6 has an output […] More…

Phaeton Undergoes Final Winter Testing

posted by on 4 February 2002 in Volkswagen News

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Northern Sweden – Here in Lapland, close to the Polar Circle, over 2 000 kilometers by road from Wolfsburg, Volkswagen is testing its new luxury class saloon in winter conditions. Running gear and climate control are on the checklist compiled by the development team. More precisely: the fully pneumatic suspension on the front and rear […] More…

Volkswagen of America January 2002 Sales Report

posted by on 4 February 2002 in Volkswagen News

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today reported an increase in its January sales versus last year. In January, Volkswagen sold 21,362 new cars in the U.S., which represents an increase of 6 percent over 2001′s mark of 20,144. The most notable model results were Volkswagen’s Passat sales of 6,076, a January record and an increase of […] More…

Audi of America January 2002 Sales Report

posted by on 4 February 2002 in Audi News

Audi of America, Inc. reported its all-time best January sales. Total Audi sales for January 2002 are 6,322 up 2.5 percent from the January 2001 results of 6,168. Audi’s all-new, award winning A4 enjoyed sales of 3, 575, up 33.3 percent versus last year’s sales of 2,682. Sales by model: – The Audi TT reported […] More…

New W8 Passat and Jetta GLI Introduced

posted by on 3 January 2002 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen of America, Inc. introduced its first eight cylinder equipped car ever at this yearís Los Angeles International Auto Show. The model also will be shown at next weekís North American International Auto Show and will go on sale this spring. The 2002 Volkswagen Passat W8 becomes the top-of-the-line Volkswagen Passat andthereby the German automakerís […] More…

Volkswagen of America December 2001 End of the Year Sales Report

posted by on 3 January 2002 in Volkswagen News

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today reported sales of 29,363 new cars in December in the United States, representing a 9.3 percent increase over last year’s December mark of 26,865. For the year, Volkswagen has sold 355,648 cars in the U.S., up from sales in 2000 that were 355,479. With December sales, Volkswagen continues to be […] More…