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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    With Audi’s bold plans for 20 new EVs by 2025, it’s probably not much of a surprise that not all of them are entirely different from each other. By that, we mean that some variants are not just likely, but inevitable. The latest, unveiled today the night before the LA auto show is one of those...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    So Volkswagen calls this the ID. Space Vizzion (which is a silly name) and they’re saying it’s a crossover (which is an even sillier name) because it’s not a crossover, is it? Anyone with a passing interest in cars will recognize this for what it really is: a wagon. But don’t tell other people...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    The 2020 Porsche 911 has debuted at the L.A. Auto Show with upgrades, refinements, and more tech all around. The sports car is now in its 8th generation and although Porsche didn’t mess around too much with the formula that made the 911 a legend, the changes are sweeping (though it might not...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Porsche used the 2017 L.A. Auto Show to remind the world that even among its popular crossovers and new hybrid models, sports cars still matter. The Porsche 911 Carrera T and 718 GTS Boxster and Cayman models debuted at the show in California as even sportier versions of already sporty cars...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    What the LA Auto Show lacked in new car reveals, it made up for in technology and announcements. Despite that, there was still some lovely metal on display. From the updated Golfs at the VW booth to the modified VWs, Lambos, and Porsches of the aftermarket sections, there was still plenty to see.
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    During a presentation about the brand’s electric fleet, Volkswagen teased us with the outline of an upcoming electric sedan. Only called the "I.D. Sedan," the outline was placed alongside the I.D. Buzz, the I.D. hatchback, and the I.D. Crozz, which was revealed as the first I.D. family member...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen will be introducing a production crossover based on the I.D. Crozz concept to the US market, which is making its US debut in LA right now. “The I.D. CROZZ-based electric vehicle will be an affordable and stylish electric SUV—and there is more to come!” said Hinrich Woebcken, CEO...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    The LA Auto Show has barely kicked off and already Volkswagen has debuted the latest version of the Tiguan: the R-Line. Possessed of the same 2.0-liter TSI engine as the regular Tiguan, pumping out the same 184 hp as the standard models, the R-Line brings aggressive aesthetic touches to the...
  9. The Bugatti Lounge
    VW Vortex was in Los Angeles last week for the Auto Show and before the show really took off, we stopped off at the Petersen Automotive Museum to take a look at all the ridiculously rare cars. Once there, we happened upon the Bugatti exhibition. For those who have never been, as soon as you...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Get ready to see more electric and electrified Volkswagens, as the brand plans to prepare the market for its upcoming MEB-based cars. “When we come with the new electric platform we will come with a lineup and we will build towards that lineup,” said Hendrick Muth, VP of Product Marketing and...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    America might get one more pickup in the form of Volkswagen's Amarok. That’s according to the CEO of the Volkswagen Group of America, Hinrich Woebcken, who told Road & Track that a US version will be considered when the platform is replaced in the next year or two. VGoA revealed this week that...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    Following the TDI emissions scandal, questions about whether or not Audi and Volkswagen would ever bring diesels back to America arose. Audi of America president Scott Keogh has suggested, through, that the Q7 TDI could come back. “Once we hopefully get past everything, I see an opportunity for...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    The updated Golf, announced last week, will premiere in America with the 2017 e-Golf. As well as updated looks and infotainment systems, the new e-Golf will also feature a bigger battery and an improved motor, which give it more power, speed, and about 50% more range. Thanks to a new lithium...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    The LA Auto Show press days are in full swing and the Volkswagen stand is full of the brand's offerings for near the future, including the newly revealed Passat GT. The Passat GT features Volkswagen's famous VR6 engine along with more aggressive design details inside and out. The 2017 Golf GTI...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    President and CEO of Volkswagen of America, Hinrich Woebcken, firmly believes that the road to success in America involves getting more Volkswagens into showrooms. “Remaining a niche player is not an option,” said Woebcken today at the LA Auto Show. “We tried this for many years and now we’ve...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Lamborghini Huracan has so many different variations that rich people everywhere are starting to lose track, but the Italian automaker has added yet another model to the Huracan lineup. The Lamborghini Huracán Rear-Wheel Drive Spyder debuted at a private event the night before the 2016...
  17. Blog
    Today is the first press day of the 2010 LA Auto Show and, as expected, Audi has stacked its booth with all North American launch automobiles. While there's nothing as-of-yet-unseen being revealed, there's plenty to see that hasn't yet made a showing Stateside in the past. Among the mix are...
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