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CAR Magazine Reports Volkswagen Looking into Multiple Body Styles For Next-Gen Beetle

posted by on 19 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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In an article recently published by UK’s CAR Magazine, Volkswagen is “considering four new body styles” for the MQB platform Beetle when it debuts in 2019.  CAR reports that the body styles currently being considered include an all wheel drive Crossover, a Beetle ‘sports car’, a five-door example and last (but certainly not least) a […] More…

Autocar Reports Next Generation Volkswagen Golf to Borrow Styling Cues and Technology from XL1

posted by on 18 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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According to an article published today by Autocar, the eighth generation Volkswagen Golf will feature a design based on the 313mpg XL1 and next-generation engine technology to maximize efficiency and meet strict EU CO2 emissions standards which take effect in 2020.  With the car an estimated 4 years away from its european debut, Volkswagen has […] More…

Europe’s Largest Beetle Meet: Travemünde Rocks!

posted by on 18 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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On August 15th, more than 470 Beetles representing three generations took part in the tenth Beetle Sunshine Tour along the Travenmünde shoreline.  This year’s event features special guests and concept vehicles, such as the upcoming Beetle GRC and Beetle Dune concept. Read the full Press Release below. Beetle Sunshine Tour celebrates its 10th anniversary Over 470 […] More…

Video: Chris Harris Compares the Golf R and BMW M235i

posted by on 15 August 2014 in Videos Volkswagen News

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Chris Harris has quite the life.  This week for his ‘Chris Harris on Cars’ video, takes command of the new (upcoming in the US) Golf R and compares it to BMW’s M235i, which while not a full-blown M Car, is still a very potent package.  For those who are not current /DRIVE+ subscribers, Chris takes […] More…

UK Prices Revealed for New, More Efficient Volkswagen Touareg

posted by on 15 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen UK has announced pricing for the face-lifted, more efficient Touareg model, which will be available later this year.  The new Touareg will start at £43,000, equipped with a low output version of the 3.0L TDI which now emits 11 g/km less CO2 than the outgoing model.  Volkswagen’s updated 2015 Touareg has revised bumpers and grilles, includes […] More…

Volkswagen Home Game at the Sachsen Classic

posted by on 15 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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In front of Saxon’s picture-book scenery, 180 classic rarities will cause a stir.  For three days, the Greater Leipzig and Zwickau are the Czech town of Karlovy Vary will enjoy fascinating automobiles. Volkswagen Classic will be with six air-cooled classics and eight water-cooled representatives of the new generation in 1974. The other Group brands will also send […] More…