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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…

Black Forest Releases Limited Edition GS2R Weighted Shift Knob

posted by on 15 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Black Forest Industries has hit their stride in the creation of what is surely one of the most refined lines of aftermarket shiftknobs available. This latest offering takes the GS2 series to the next level with the addition of red perforated Alcantara. This knob feels as supple as it looks in your hand, but with […] More…

Golf Alltrack, Golf R Variant and Golf GTD Variant: The Most Exclusive Golf Variants Ever Launch in 2015

posted by on 15 April 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Golf Alltrack: crossover of Variant car and SUV brings together on- and off-road worlds Golf R Variant: 300 PS Variant car has four-wheel drive and DSG as standard Golf GTD Variant: sporty diesel icon is new long-distance express car Ten key facts about the new versions of the Golf Variant: 1. Volkswagen is further extending […] More…

Apprentices Transform Volkswagen Van into Currywurst Stand

posted by on 15 April 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Classic van morphs into Currywurst stand Spectacular art project with sculptor Erwin Wurm ahead of his exhibition at Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg Together with artist Erwin Wurm and Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Volkswagen apprentices have converted a classic 1975 Volkswagen T2b van into an original Currywurst stand in just under four months. For the duration of the exhibition “Erwin […] More…

Video: Sebastien Ogier Tests New Michelin Race Rubber in Spain

posted by on 14 April 2015 in Videos

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Reigning WRC Champ Sebastien Ogier and Co-Driver Julien Ingrassia have been keeping quite busy during the nearly month-and-a-half break between Rally Mexico and Rally Argentina.  Most recently, the pair were spotted in the hills of Spain to test new tarmac rubber from Michelin, the official tire partner of the World Rally Championship.  From the looks […] More…

Techno Classica: 65 Years a Best-Seller and 30 Years with All-Wheel Drive

posted by on 14 April 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Hannover, Essen: At this year’s Techno Classica in Essen (15 – 19 April, 2015), Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is celebrating in hall 7 not one, but two anniversaries. Firstly it was 65 years ago that worldwide sales began of the first VW camper and secondly it was 30 years ago that all-wheel drive provided optimum traction […] More…

Level Up: Volkswagen GTI Supersport Vision Gran Turismo Now Available

posted by on 14 April 2015 in Volkswagen News

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GTI Supersport Vision Gran Turismo excites PlayStation fans Race car with 503 HP now available for downloading Volkswagen is expanding its GTI fleet and sending a new supercar onto the digital race circuit. The engine roaring under the bonnet of the GTI Supersport is a 503 HP VR6 TSI coupled with a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox […] More…