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UK Pricing Announced For All-New, High Tech Volkswagen Passat

posted by on 29 September 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen Retailers in the UK will begin taking orders for the eighth generation Passat saloon and Estate models on 7 October, ahead of first UK deliveries in January, with prices starting from £22,215 (RRP OTR) for the entry-level saloon (see below for full details). This all-new car brings a host of new technologies, comfort and […] More…

Paris 2014: The World Premiere of the Passat GTE

posted by on 29 September 2014 in Volkswagen News

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World premiere of the new Passat GTE at the Paris Motor Show: for the first time, plug-in hybrid drive for Passat Saloon and Estate cars Electric car: the Passat GTE can be driven up to 50 km in an all-electric mode Touring car: Paris-London-Paris nonstop and with zero emissions in the city Ten important facts […] More…

Volkswagen Motorsport International Newsletter

posted by on 29 September 2014 in Motorsport News

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FIA World Rallycross Championship Marklund Motorsport in pole position in race for Team title Marklund Motorsport improved its prospects of winning the Team title at the tenth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at the Autodromo di Franciacorta in Italy. Volkswagen drivers Toomas “Topi” Heikkinen (FIN) and Anton Marklund (S) may have missed out […] More…

The 2014 German Commercial Vehicle Prize Goes to Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

posted by on 26 September 2014 in Volkswagen News

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As part of the IAA in Hanover the VDA President Matthias Wissmann, handed the 2014 German Commercial Vehicle Prize to the President and CEO of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Dr. Eckhard Scholz. Every two years artisans and entrepreneurs from various industries test and assess comparable commercial vehicles on a test weekend, putting the vehicles through their […] More…

Duel of the Year Enters the Finishing Straight: Ogier vs. Latvala and the Battle for the World Championship title

posted by on 26 September 2014 in Motorsport News

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WRC target in sight: Ogier/Ingrassia with chance to seal title at home in France Last chance saloon: Latvala/Anttila out to prolong title race Bronze up for grabs: Mikkelsen/Fløene home in on third place Match point on his own serve for one, the other poised ready to return – the eyes of the rallying world will […] More…

BBS Introduces SR, XA and CX-R “Special Edition” for the Cold Season

posted by on 26 September 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Just in time for the colder months, BBS Wheels has released three special edition wheels designed specifically for winter use.  The SR, XA and CX-R designs feature a special coating to resist gravel, road salt and other byproducts of winter driving, as well as new sizes to better accommodate winter rubber and snow chains. Read […] More…