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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Spies at the Nurburgring have caught another version of the Golf R testing in Germany, and this one appears to be the Golf R. Carrying a lot of speed through the corners, this is a promising first look at a car that will carry the heavy weight of big expectations. Well-founded rumors have the...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    Europe keeps jumping ahead of us and already their Passat is getting a facelift. Seen here under cammo, there's little to confirm, but the shape is, at least, familiar. Still the handsome, classically proportioned sedan we know and love, it does seem like an Arteon-esque front grille is hiding...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    The new 2019 Audi RS7 has been spied undisguised and out in the open, giving us a sneak preview of the high-performance five-door ahead of its arrival later this year. Denoting this A7-based prototype as an RS7 are its widened front intakes, pronounced fender flares and massive oval-shaped...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    A few weeks ago we shared pictures of the A6 Avant testing in Europe , and now we have pictures of its hotter sibling, the S6 Avant testing in similar conditions. The cars don’t differ enormously, but certain details hint at its sportier nature. Twin tailpipes, for example, are the first...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    The mythical Lamborghini Urus has again been spotted in the wild, this time testing at automakers’ favorite test grounds, the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife. Seen on track, this SUV looks surprisingly quick, taking corners flat and braking hard. That said, the sound isn’t what you’d call deafening...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Lamborghini is running its new SUV on the Nurburgring and spy photographers were there to catch the action.  The SUV can be seen blasting through the curves of the legendary race track, clearly evident by how far the Urus is leaning through corners. Considering this will be Lamborghini, it is...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Lamborghini Huracan Performante is the fastest production car to lap the Nurburgring, but it looks like the record could already be in jeopardy of being broken, and the threat comes from the inside.  These spy photos appear to show the Lamborghini Aventador Performante during testing...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    A wonderful thing happens once a year in the north. The temperature drops and life is muffled by a thick layer of white, powdery snow that turns even the least powerful, least exciting car into a rally beast and every parking lot into a winter wonderland. In the past, the combination of low...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Volkswagen Tiguan LWB will offer seating for seven thanks to a third row and was previously referred to as the Volkswagen Tiguan XL. Originally expected to be offered exclusively for the Chinese market, the Tiguan LWB will be heading to North America as the German automaker looks to...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Spy photographers have caught their first glimpse of Lamborghini’s latest raging bull. This is a new lightweight Huracan that could be the next Superleggera. This is the widest ever baby Lambo, but weight will still be dropped from the normal, not-exactly-lardy Huracan. As you might expect...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    With rumors swirling that Skoda may be returning to the US market, it may be worth paying attention to the Skoda Kodiaq, or Skodiaq. Well, good news, we recently received spy shots of the Skodiaq testing at the Nurburgring, which suggests that along with that attractive Skoda price, the Skodiaq...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    Our spy photographers recently caught what looks like a Skoda Yeti testing in the wilds and if you look closely it shares a suspicious amount in common with the Tiguan, except that it has a Skoda front end. We know now that Volkswagen AG is deeply interested in saving money since it announced...
  13. Rally Racing
    The team at Volkswagen Motorsport are the current experts at building rally cars. Having won last year’s World Rally Championship and leading this year’s handily, they team seem to have a handle on going fast with low grip. One of the keys to that success appears to be getting an early start...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Two Golf GTI Clubsports S have been spotted testing at the Nurburgring ahead of an anticipated reveal at Wörthersee Treffen, reports Motor1 . Based on what is already the most power front-wheel-drive Golf on the market, the Clubsport, the S is anticipated to do away with unessed version’s...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    Winter testing isn't quite over in Sweden and these Amaroks, a single and dualcab, were caught driving in the late winter slush. After all the camouflaging cleverness being done on Volkswagen's new SUVs , we're frankly disappointed by the traditional camo on these Amaroks. These aren't brand...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    For auto manufacturers, the winter signifies an increase in cold weather testing, putting their upcoming models through conditions unimaginable to most.  The north of Sweden seems to be a popular location for the Volkswagen Group to conduct such tests, so much so that they've got a base in the...
  17. Misc. Professional Racing
    According to a report published by WRC.com, Volkswagen Motorsport test driver Marcus Grönholm will begin testing their radically different 2017 World Rally Championship contender in the coming weeks.  Thanks to changes in the FIA's rulebook, 2017 FIA WRC contenders will benefit from a much more...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    Much more than just a simple facelift, Porsche's 2016 911 will be more about what you don't immediately see than what you do.  The first of Stuttgart's non-Turbo or GT2 cars to feature forced induction, the 991.2 has received many, many updates to ensure that it's new turbocharged flat-six will...
  19. The Lamborghini Lounge
    Just a few days after Ducati's Dovizioso was treated to a ride along with Sebastien Ogier, the Volkswagen Group has welcomed another MotoGP star for crossover fun.  Newly out of a retirement which saw him have a brief stint in V8 Supercars, Casey Stoner was invited to try out one of the Huracán...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    Bilstein has announced an extension of their partnership with the legendary Nürburgring for another five years.  As part of the agreement, Bilstein will retain naming rights for a grandstand at the circuit, the GP course's 'Bilstein Bend', and prominent ad placement around the facility.  The...
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