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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    The littlest GTI has returned to the VW lineup. In the UK, at least, where the Up! GTI is a return to its tiny hot hatch form along with the same refreshes as the rest of the Up! line. Volkswagen's Up! is it's smallest car, but also it's most awarded, at least in the UK, with accolades...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    Our personal biases frequently lead us to condemn any number of advanced automotive technologies. That’s partly because we’re dinosaurs who fetishize vintage automobiles that, in reality, are actually far worse than we like to pretend. But it’s also because most modern-day tech sucks harder than...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Although Volkswagen has admitted that plug-in hybrids aren’t a priority in America , the era of mild-hybridization is upon us--or is at least upon EU--and the company has revealed what that will look like for the Golf. Powered by a 1.5-liter gas engine, that’s married to an 8kW belt-integrated...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Having succeeded at selling only 379 Jettas so far this year, Volkswagen UK will stop offering the Jetta altogether. Compared to the 52,722 Golfs and 5,398 Passats VW sold in the market in the same period, things haven’t been going well for the car for a while. Even the now discontinued...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Volkswagen Golf was the best-selling new vehicle in the United Kingdom in June 2017, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders . So what, you say, the Golf is historically a European powerhouse, a fine car by all accounts, just one that’s not entirely suited to American...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen is going to make like Elvis Costello and pump its Up! Ill-conceived allusions aside, the Up! is getting the GTI treatment next year, and will get 114 hp out of its 1.0-liter TSI engine. Thanks to its scale and low weight (just 2,200 lbs) the Up! GTI is expected to hit 62 mph in fewer...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Skoda UK just reported its June numbers and the Czech brand’s star is rising. With record registrations so far this year in the UK, the temptation to expand might look more attractive, too. Between January and June, Skoda UK had more than 42,000 registrations, 7% more than in the same period...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Design sketches for the latest Amarok update have been revealed by Volkswagen and the brand is saying that it will go on sale in the UK later this year. The regrettably non-American, though not at all un-American, Amarok gets new styling all over, with a grille that’s more in line with current...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    The first versions of the dynamic new Tiguan SUV today open for order at Volkswagen UK Retailers nationwide. Designed and engineered to redefine the compact SUV segment new Tiguan introduces class-leading levels of interior space, practicality and safety while also debuting cutting-edge...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    UK Volkswagen enthusiasts will be able to get their orders in for the rugged new Beetle Dune as of April 5. Engineered and styled as an homage to “Baja Bugs,” the Beetle Dune combines classic Beetle styling with off-road ruggedness. The car has been raised 10 mm and comes with 18-inch mythos...
  11. Photography
    Today's gallery, our last featuring Ultimate Dubs 2016 show cars, we give you everything that didn't fit neatly into another category. These cars are as unique as they are lovely. Despite being made up of a diverse bunch of vehicles, a few threads still connect them. Of course, the stance of...
  12. Photography
    We're back with another gallery of gorgeous Golfs from Ultimate Dubs 2016, the UK's biggest indoor VAG enthusiasts event. As ever, these shots were taken by Si Gray. Today we're covering a little more ground, showcasing Mk3 through Mk7 Golfs. And the selection today is much more exuberant...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    Show season has officially begun in Europe and our man Si Gray was at Ultimate Dubs 2016 this weekend taking pictures at the UK's largest indoor Audi and Volkswagen enthusiast event. Here we have the best MK1s that the two day event had to offer. Take a look through our gallery at some of the...
  14. R8 (All Generations)
    [source: Audi UK] The Audi R8 V10 Spyder has been voted Drop Top of the Year by the Association of Scottish Motoring Writers (ASMW) at its annual Scottish Car of the Year Awards, held in St Andrews, Scotland. The convertible sister of the R8 Coupe saw off competition from the Nissan 370Z Volvo...
  15. The Audi Lounge
    [source: Audi UK] Candid cameras will soon be focused on all Audi Centre service areas as part of a new Direct Reception initiative being rolled out across the network that will enable Audi customers to view in 'real time', and communicate with, technicians as they carry out diagnosis and...
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