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2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI Named to “2014 Ward’s 10 Best Interiors” List

posted by on 10 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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After testing more than 40 vehicles, the new GTI has been named to “Ward’s 10 Best Interior list for 2014.”  The publication praised the seventh generation GTI’s completely redesigned interior for being “refined, upscale and functional.”  This accolade is the latest to be earned by the Golf line, joining its more than two dozen awards […] More…

Volkswagen’s Fourth Generation Golf R Arrives in Australia

posted by on 10 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Following yesterday’s news of the GTI Performance landing in Australia, the Mk7 Golf R has also arrived on Australian soil.  The newest generation Golf R is the fastest ever, powered by a new TSI 2.0T and featuring the latest generation 4Motion all-wheel drive system.  All cars are equipped with Volkswagen’s XDL system at the front […] More…

Volkswagen Group of America Supports Exhibition in New York’s Museum of Modern Art

posted by on 10 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen Group of America has announced support of “Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963-2010″, a large exhibition featuring Sigmar Polke’s post-war work.  The collection is comprised of some of sculptures, films, prints glass objects and other art created by Polke, and runs from April 19th through August 3rd. Check out the full Press Release below. VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF […] More…

GTI Performance Arrives in Australia

posted by on 9 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The Mk7 GTI Performance has officially landed in Australia.  Differentiating it from the standard GTI, the Performance includes the first electronically controlled mechanical locking front differential fitted to a front-wheel drive production car, upgraded brake discs measuring 340mm up front and 310mm in the rear, and engine output increased to 169kW (227hp). Aesthetic changes come […] More…

Volkswagen Passenger Cars Records 3.9 Percent Increase in Deliveries During First Quarter

posted by on 8 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen has recorded an increase of 3.9% in total deliveries during the first quarter of 2014 over last year.  The increase stems from a record 13.3% growth in the Asian-Pacific market and a strong performance in the overall European market.  While the Asian-Pacific and European markets are growing, Volkswagen has seen deliveries decrease in India […] More…

‘Kombi Last Wishes’ a Fitting Sendoff for Iconic Model

posted by on 4 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Created by Ben Pon in the 1940s, the Volkswagen Type 2 has gained a cult following due to its outright practicality and the role it played in the counter-culture movement of the 1960s.  Production of the Type 2 finally ended on December 31st, and the video below is sort of an “in memoriam” piece created […] More…