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WRC: Volkswagen Motorsport Returns to Argentina

posted by on 17 April 2015 in Motorsport News

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Round four of the Volkswagen duel: double world champion Ogier against youngster Mikkelsen A question of honour: France or Finland Typical Argentina: sun and fog, narrow roads and flat-out sections The fastest drifters in the world are back in business after a 38-day break: Volkswagen kicks off the second quarter of the 2015 FIA World […] More…

Volkswagen Group Delivers 2.49 Million Vehicles in First Quarter

posted by on 17 April 2015 in Volkswagen News

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968,300 vehicles handed over in March / +2.3 percent Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “No guarantee this will be successful year.” The Volkswagen Group delivered 2.49 million vehicles from January to March (January-March 2014: 2.44; +1.8 percent). The Company handed over 968,300 (March 2014: 946,900; +2.3 percent) vehicles to customers in the month […] More…

AWE Tuning Releases VW Mk7 Golf R S-Flo Carbon Intake

posted by on 17 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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AWE Tuning has released its Volkswagen Mk7 Golf R S-FLO Carbon Intake. Featuring a fully sealed carbon fiber airbox with AWE Tuning S-FLO Air Filter, and wielding AWE Tuning’s industry leading No Check Engine Light Guarantee, and Fitment Guarantee. “10 hp and 9 ft-lbs of torque at the crank is a great addition to the Golf […] More…

Glittering Transporter World Premiere with Guitar Legend Mark Knopfler

posted by on 17 April 2015 in Volkswagen News

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 Music legend Mark Knopfler rocks new T series in Amsterdam 500 guests from 30 countries experience launch of sixth vehicle generation Amsterdam – Automotive world premiere with glamorous history and fantastic guitar-rock concert: at an impressive gala motoring event attended by around 500 guests from 30 countries, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles today unveiled the new generation […] More…

Unitronic Performance Software for Golf R and S3 MQB

posted by on 17 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Unitronic is pleased to announce the official worldwide release of its Performance Software for the MK7 Golf R and 8V S3®. Unitronic has precisely re-calibrated the SIMOS 12/18 engine control unit (ECU) to deliver maximum performance while ensuring complete OEM-like reliability and drivability from V.A.G.’s latest generation of the turbocharged four cylinder high-output 2.0-liter TSI® […] More…

Countdown Begins to SEAT Leon Eurocup Launch

posted by on 16 April 2015 in Seat News

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No less than 27 racecars will be on the grid next weekend when the SEAT Leon Eurocup makes its first trip to Circuit Paul Ricard for the start of its second season.  The series will host seven race weekends in total on some of Europe’s most iconic circuits including Monza, Estoril and Silverstone.  Each of the SEAT Leon […] More…

World Premiere of The Sixth Generation Transporter

posted by on 16 April 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Better fuel economy – new engines with stop/start function as standard Better safety – latest driver assistance systems More comfort and convenience – adaptive chassis, electrically adjustable seats and electric tailgate New entertainment and satellite navigation system Design incorporates sharper and more distinctive lines Hannover/Amsterdam, 16 April 2015 – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has presented the […] More…

Volkswagen Debuts Scirocco GTS in Shanghai

posted by on 16 April 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Exclusive GTS trim with new 18-inch alloy wheels Scirocco GTS* has a new generation of infotainment equipment on board as standard Ten key facts about the Scirocco GTS*: 1. The new Scirocco GTS makes its debut as a separate and especially sporty GT version 2. 220 PS Scirocco GTS has a top speed of 246 […] More…

Volkswagen Supports Michael Beutler Art Project in Berlin

posted by on 16 April 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Michael Beutler. Moby Dick” from April 17 through September 6, 2015, in the Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart in Berlin  Work-in-Progress: Multistage transformation of the exhibition space “Historische Halle” of the museum  Involvement of the visitors in the creative process  Part of a multiyear partnership between Volkswagen and Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin  Wolfsburg/Berlin, […] More…

Volkswagen Credit and Audi Financial Services to Support Automotive Financing Options in Puerto Rico

posted by on 16 April 2015 in Volkswagen News

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(San Juan, Puerto Rico, April 16, 2015) – Volkswagen Credit and Audi Financial Services are pleased to announce an agreement with Reliable Auto to introduce enhanced retail financing options in Puerto Rico. The collaboration, effective immediately, will help increase Volkswagen and Audi market share in Puerto Rico, and enable Volkswagen and Audi dealers to offer customers in […] More…

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Teases New Transporter

posted by on 15 April 2015 in Volkswagen News

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In a 20 second clip posted to their Facebook page (and YouTube) late last night, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles teased their next-generation Transporter, promising that more information was coming soon.  So what do we know about the new version?  Well, we expect it to feature a ‘facelifted’ appearance, taking cues from the Tristar concept, and adopting more […] More…

Techno Classica: Bentley to Debut Mulsanne Speed ‘Blue Train’ by Mulliner

posted by on 15 April 2015 in Bentley News

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Bentley Motors has announced today that they will be debuting a special edition Mulsanne Speed at this year’s Techno Classica to commemorate the 85th anniversary of Captain Woolf Barnato’s famed race against the Calais-Mediterranée Express train.  In 1930, Barnato boasted that he and his brand new Bentley Speed Six could not only beat the ‘Blue Train’ […] More…