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WRC Video Overload: Volkswagen Motorsport Wins Rally Sweden

posted by on 13 February 2013 in Volkswagen News

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Perhaps not surprisingly, those around the pages of VWvortex are quite proud of the fact that Volkswagen’s spanking new Polo R WRC team has scored their first victory on only their second outing at the Rally Sweden. Though perhaps not as iconic as Monte Carlo, Sweden offers up some of the best conditions on the […] More…

To the point: The New Golf R Cabriolet

posted by on 12 February 2013 in Volkswagen News

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• Golf R with open top makes debut as most powerful Volkswagen Cabriolet ever • 265 PS Golf R Cabriolet accelerates to 100 km/h in 6.4 seconds Wolfsburg / Nice, 11 February 2013 – For at least a decade now the “R” model identifier has referred to the most powerful Volkswagen cars in the compact class. So […] More…

New Volkswagen cross up! Confirmed for Geneva Motor Show

posted by on 12 February 2013 in Volkswagen News

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Four-door up! with rugged, sporty character debuts at 83rd Geneva International Motor Show Wolfsburg, 10 February 2013 – Volkswagen is expanding its range of striking Cross models: from late summer the cross up! will become the newest addition to the company’s lifestyle family. Already members are the successful CrossPolo, CrossGolf and CrossTouran models. Cross – […] More…

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Brand Grows Deliveries in January by 17.4% to 491,900 Vehicles

posted by on 12 February 2013 in Volkswagen News

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Group Board member for Sales Klingler: “Volkswagen Passenger Cars has made satisfactory start to the year” Wolfsburg, 12 February 2013 – The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand began the year with a rise in vehicle deliveries: The company handed over 491,900 (January 2012: 419,100) models to customers worldwide, an increase of 17.4 percent over the comparable […] More…

On Target: The 21st Century Beetle as Convertible

posted by on 12 February 2013 in Volkswagen News

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• The grandchild of the legendary Beetle convertible takes off • New Beetle Cabriolet with legendary design and sporting appeal • Soft top can be put down in only 9.5 seconds – even at 50 km/h Wolfsburg / Nice, 11 February 2013 – Some special cars reflect the fundamental attitude of their owners – the […] More…

Dubs On The Delaware 2012 Coverage

posted by on 23 August 2012 in Events Coverage

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Located at the picturesque Shawnee Inn, Dubs on the Delaware is literally feet from the edge of the Delaware river. We visited the show this year and have full coverage of the event after the jump. More…