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Volkswagen Official Confirms New TDI

posted by on 20 March 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen is going to phase-in the new EA288 version of the 2.0l four-cylinder TDI this year in the Golf 7, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Passat and Jetta. With 150hp (up 10hp) and 236 pound-feet of torque plus better economy, this should be a nice upgrade for VW owners. More…

Black Forest Industries Now Offering Avant Garde Wheels

press release by on 13 March 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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BFI is now carrying all the latest Avant Garde Wheels offerings. More details after the jump… More…

Ultimate Dubs 2014 Coverage

posted by on 12 March 2014 in Events Coverage

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Ultimate Dubs is a show in the UK just outside of Birmingham that brings together more than 250 Volkswagens, Audis, Skodas and more each year. Si Gray brings us some great photos of some of the UK’s finest VW’s. Check out our full gallery after the jump… More…

Volkswagen Passenger Car Sales Up 3.3%

posted by on 11 March 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The passenger cars end of Volkswagen delivered 923,100 vehicles in the first two months of this which is up 3.3% over the same period last year. More details after the jump… More…

Geneva Auto Show Report 2014

posted by on 5 March 2014 in Auto Shows

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Coverage from the 2014 Geneva Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. Over 800 photos and highlights. More…

Geneva Auto Show 2014 – T-ROC Concept

posted by on 27 February 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen has rolled out a new MQB-based SUV concept. The sport-ute looking vehicle continues to hint at the new forthcoming SUV design language and even sports “T-tops” with removable roof panels (IROC-Z yo!). More photos and complete information are available after the jump… More…

Geneva Auto Show 2014 – Skoda Vision C

posted by on 27 February 2014 in Skoda News

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Skoda has released a few renderings of their svelte new four-door coupe concept they plan to show at Geneva Auto Show next week. More details and photos after the jump… More…

Geneva Auto Show 2014 – Polo BlueMotion, Polo TDI BlueMotion, Polo BlueGT and CrossPolo

posted by on 27 February 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen is debuting four more new Polo models at the Geneva Auto Show covering a wide range of sport, economy and ruggedness. More details after the jump… More…

Unitronic Golf R Turbo-Back Exhaust System

press release by on 25 February 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Unitronic has announced a new turbo-back exhaust system for the Golf 6 R. More details after the jump… More…

Volkswagen AG Reports Successful Fiscal 2013

posted by on 24 February 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen continues to be the most profitable car manufacturer in the world making more than 11 billion Euros in profit. More details after the jump… More…

Geneva Auto Show 2014 – Golf GTE

posted by on 20 February 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Here’s something interesting – a 201hp, 258 pound-feet of torque plug-in hybrid sport model that VW is calling GTE. Basically take some GTI/GTD parts, add the hybrid drivetrain and you have a green car you’d actually have fun driving. More details after the jump… More…

Geneva Auto Show 2014 – Facelifted Scirocco

posted by on 15 February 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen has unveiled the first photos and information on the face lifted Scirocco and while the exterior changes are mild, the upgrades in engine power and fuel economy are significant. The all-new Scirocco based on the MQB platform is still a few years down the road where we expect to see an all-new more coupe-like design. More…