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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Are you in the market for a stylish sedan that sticks out from the crowd? Our latest Find of the Day will definitely get you noticed. And its beauty is more than skin-deep: it's in great shape with a low asking price. The Volkswagen CC is an interesting model for Volkswagen. This...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    Last week, VW took to the annual celebration of all things GTI to announce the arrival of a new model based on its Touring Car Racer. The Golf GTI TCR Concept featured a limited slip differential, a 7-speed dual clutch transmission, and special air inlets to get more air into the 2.0-liter...
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    Back in 2016 Benny Luchter briefly held the Nurburgring front-wheel-drive lap record before breaking it again in 2017 in the Golf GTI Clubsport S. Specifically designed to drive the ‘Ring, the Clubsport S came sans back seat, with 305 hp, and with a Nurburgring Mode in the drive select...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Although the T-Cross is still a ways away from being ready for the public, an image purporting to be official has leaked online of the undisguised, production-ready T-Cross. Based on the MQB A0 platform (the same platform as the Polo) the T-Cross is the latest in a recent rash of SUVs that...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    The world is a difficult, complicated, and often times mean place and now that it’s Friday you get to start thinking about things that are less fraught. So start the process off with something that couldn’t be simpler or more wholesome: a LEGO timelapse build. Hagerty has quickly become the...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Weighing in at only a trifle over 1,600 lbs and churning out more between 450 and 500 hp (depending on how much boost you feel like running), the Forge Motorsport Special doesn’t just wear its John Player Special livery, it earns it. That’s because while the F1 car whose livery inspired this...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen marked double-digit sales growth last month thanks to strong sales in nearly every market. It was a very good April for VW vehicles sales, with the brand delivering 520,000 vehicles. That's up 11 percent compared with the year before. Board member Jürgen Stackmann said that "the...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    European enthusiasts are celebrating the Golf GTI again in Austria at this week’s Wortherseetreffen, and the annual celebration of all things GTI (and most thing VAG) has delivered again. Volkswagen has unveiled yet another addition to its GTI lineup, the “near-production” GTI TCR. The concept...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    Few words promise German silliness like "Oettinger." The tuning house has been plying its trade on Germany’s finest cars for more than 70 years and now it has revealed its latest GTI. The Oettinger TCR Germany Street —which, for those counting, is a remix of a car before the mix even dropped...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Volkswagen of America is launching a series of festival events across the US to celebrate the all-new Jetta. Jetta Haus events will pop-up in Chicago, Miami, LA, and New York. They'll have concerts from breakout performers from Interscope and Red Bull Records. The events are free to the public...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    According to VW, one of its ad campaigns has been too successful. It has come to this conclusion following a sudden and unexpected spike in GTE demand that’s forcing VW to stop taking orders. "We have temporarily stopped taking orders for the Golf GTE,” said a spokesperson in a statement that...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    Today’s find is something of a sleeper, but in the best tradition of the sleeping, is a real beauty. Sending 420 hp to the wheels, its combination of subtle cues, factory options, and the quality of the build combine to make it the thinking enthusiast’s Golf. Now, we can all point to ludicrous...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    As happens every year, Europe’s Volkswagen enthusiast are meeting on the banks of a picturesque lake high in the Austrian Alps and that means that 29 of the automaker’s brightest apprentices have been chosen to build a GTI of their own. And this year, they’ve built two (sorta). The first, the...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    Chattanooga’s Volkswagen assembly has been rolling like a train, producing more Passats than you could reasonably be expected to shake a sensibly sized stick at. In case you lost track of how many Passats have rolled off the line, VW today announced that it has made the 700,000 th Passat at...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Up! GTI is the smallest GTI since the original and so has mostly been compared to the Mk1 Golf—the figures are pretty staggeringly similar, after all. But it’s easy to forget that it has actual competition. The Renault Twingo GT is perfect competition for the Up! in a lot of ways. Both cars...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    Shortly after the United States formally accused former CEO of Volkswagen Martin Winterkorn of criminal wrongdoing related to the company’s diesel emission scandal, it decided to let the company’s new boss know that he’s safe to visit whenever he likes. The U.S. Justice Department has agreed to...
  17. Volkswagen News Blog
    Driving assistance technologies are becoming more prevalent in mainstream automobiles. In fact, it’s downright impressive what you can get if you’re willing to pay for it. With entry-level models now coming equipped with quite a bit of advanced hardware as standard, manufacturers have to do more...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    The  Volkswagen  Golf GTI TCR Prototype will make its debut at the 2018 Wörthersee Enthusiast Festival. Sporting 286 horsepower, the Golf GTI TCR will sit at the top of the lineup when it launches at the end of the year. It’s a special edition model that is basically a road-going version of the...
  19. Volkswagen News Blog
    Martin Winterkorn, Volkswagen's former CEO, was charged in federal court in a superseding indictment unsealed in Detroit today. The former CEO is being charged with conspiracy, wire fraud, and violation of the Clean Air Act, all of which are in relation to the Dieselgate scandal that rocked the...
  20. Volkswagen News Blog
    This is my Beetle. There are many like it, but this one is mine. My Beetle is my best friend, it is my life. And if you want to make your Beetle more your own and less like the rest, the ABT Sportsline's Individual department can help. Like this example. A Beetle convertible designed for a...
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