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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Talk of R SUVs and electrified Rs has dominated the high-performance VW conversation for a few years now, and the latest development suggests that the first step in that direction will be taken with the Touareg R plug-in hybrid. The first R model that will get a plug-in hybrid will be Touareg...
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    There's a recurring joke you'll hear every year at Cincy . It changes a little bit depending on who's telling it or the context, but it's a version of "Which red Scirocco is yours?" Well, we've found two and a half (what?) examples of Volkswagen's little sports coupe. And if you're in the...
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    When it’s unveiled later this year, the Atlas Cross Sport will take the familiar Atlas and shave off the edges to make it a little more shapely. Volkswagen will lean on style and, the company revealed today, tech to make it appeal to buyers. The company revealed that the Cross Sport will show...
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    Volkswagen is opening the order books on its first MEB-based electric vehicle in Europe later this week and it seems the Dutch division got a little overexcited. VW Holland released a short video of the car with its name ahead of schedule and then quickly took it down. Fortunately...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Even with affordable electric vehicles cropping up on the global market, their budgetary nature is relative. While the industry promises that EVs will offer the world an affordable, mechanically simple and green alternative to traditional internal combustion models, they’ve yet to deliver...
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    We still don’t know where the I.D. R’s next mission will take it (the Nurburgring), but VW is set to announce that this weekend . Until then, though, they’re teasing us with these shots of a mystery track (the Nurburgring). Although we can’t say for sure (-.-) where Volkswagen will take the...
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    Audi of America head, Scott Keogh is being promoted to president and CEO of the Volkswagen Group of America. He replaces Hinrich Woebcken, who will stay with the company as an advisor. Keogh joined Audi in 2006 as chief marketing officer. In that position, he led a remarkable turnaround in...
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    What do you get when you take one of Volkswagen's most iconic sports cars, scuttle the stock supercharged engine, and drop in a 1.8-liter turbocharged unit? You get a Corrado that can nevAr lose . This 1990 Corrado "SLC" (more on that in a minute) is our latest Find Of The Day. When Volkswagen...
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    It surely won’t have escaped your notice that Volkswagen is returning to Pikes Peak for the first time in nigh on 30 years—t he last run being accomplished by a twin-engine Golf that ultimately couldn’t make it all the way up to the Peak. I bring this up only to point out how very difficult...
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    What we have here, ladies and gentlemen, is a car that will not be for sale very long. It's the perfect car to take to the next Radwood , although this car and that show are at two opposite ends of the country. We'll let you figure out how to get our latest Find of the Day, a 1984 GTI, from New...
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    As part of its renewed commitment to the South American continent , VW has revealed the Virtus, a sedan version of the Polo. We won’t see any up here in the US or Canada, but it may provide some hints as to what to expect from the upcoming Jetta. The Virtus is virtually identical to the Polo...
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      The lead-up to the production XL1 started with two separate prototype generations. In 2002 Volkswagen debuted a concept called the VW 1-Litre. While not intended for production, this prototype served as the basis for a second generation that was more production-ready. The second model...
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    The next member of the I.D. all-electric family is on its way and Volkswagen has released the first teaser images. The MEB-based crossover will debut at Auto Shanghai next week, and according to VW it will bridge the gap between crossovers and SUVs. That's because, much like the I.D.--which is...
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    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has cleared Volkswagen to sell fixed diesel vehicles in the U.S. The German automaker hasn’t been able to sell a diesel-powered car in the U.S. since it admitted to cheating on emissions tests in 2015. It has now received approval from the EPA to...
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    Everyone has that one person on their Christmas list who's impossible to shop for. Well, fear no more, because Lamborghini's got you covered with its new Aventador inspire speaker and docking station. Hand-built by audio experts, the Esavox comes complete with a ceramic speakers, a carbon...
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    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...
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    Volkswagen Motorsport’s Jari-Matti Latvala is one of the top WRC drivers in the world, and you don’t get to be among the greatest without some serious love for the sport. In a new video from the WRC, Latvala takes you on a tour of is personal rally museum. Although the museum is less than...
  18. Volkswagen News Blog
    The words “shooting” and “brake” are sure to cause tumescence in the car world these days. That’s partly because these sports-cars-cum-wagons are so rarely seen, and partly because they look so good. Naturally, there’s excitement every time one of these rarities pops its head up, and today...
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