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Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid Prototype

posted by on 3 February 2009 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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Wolfsburg, 02 February 2009 – In parallel to pure gasoline and diesel versions, Volkswagen will be bringing the next version of the Touareg to market as a hybrid version too. Average fuel consumption: less than 9.0 liters fuel per 100 kilometers (26 mpg minimum). CO2 emissions: less than 210 g/km. For the first time, there […] More…

2009 NAIAS – Volkswagen BlueSport Concept

posted by on 11 January 2009 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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Just a quick note from the show floor at the North American International Auto Show: A 2,600 lbs. roadster with mid-engine and rear-wheel drive. What can we say? Other than stop teasing us with these coupe/roadster concepts and build it! Volkswagen first gave us a taste with the Concept R, followed by the EcoRacer and […] More…

Bologna Motor Show 2008 – Scirocco Studie R

posted by on 11 December 2008 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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The thinly disguised Scirocco “Studie R” that you see here, is in fact basically the European Scirocco R model. Expected to arrive in Europe during 2009, the Scirocco R model will be built at the factory in Portugal which is *not* equipped to produce all-wheel-drive models. This means that the 270hp 2.0T will be putting […] More…

L.A. Auto Show – Baja Touareg Trophy Truck and V6 TDI Touareg

posted by on 19 November 2008 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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Volkswagen showcased the breadth of their diesel powered technology during a news conference today at the 2008 L.A. Auto Show. Volkswagen debuted its all-new 50-state compliant Toaureg V6 TDI clean diesel SUV along with a purpose-built Volkswagen-Red Bull Baja Race Touareg TDI Trophy Truck that will run this years Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. The Touareg […] More…

SEMA 2008 – Volkswagen CC Performance Concept

posted by on 5 November 2008 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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LAS VEGAS – 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 […] More…

SEMA 2008 – Jetta TDI Cup “Street” Edition

posted by on 5 November 2008 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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With the conclusion of the successful 2008 Jetta TDI Cup Volkswagen of America is bringing the race car to the people with their Jetta TDI Cup “Street” edition special model unveiled at the 2008 SEMA show. The similarities to the race car are evident at first glance – the Jetta TDI Cup edition features the […] More…