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Volkswagen Golf 8th Gen New Details

Category: Volkswagen | Author: | Date: December 4th, 2014

According to Volkswagen’s calendar and their somewhat usual schedule it’s that time of the year again when a facelifted Golf needs to be presented to the public, not to mention that 2 years from now we’ll be seeing a brand new rendition of the same vehicle.

2017 Volkswagen Golf

2017 Volkswagen Golf

Facelift aside it’s the new version that’s generating a lot of hype. It’s definitely something fresh and aggressive with a lot of futuristic accents. Not only is it artsy according to the intel recent reports have shown it is also better in most aspects than its predecessor, fitted with the latest techonological advancements. Read more »

2014 Volkswagen Polo R WRC

Category: Volkswagen | Author: | Date: February 13th, 2014

We all know that Volkswagen was the World Rally Champion in 2013 and now in 2014, they want to launch a new version of the street car racing, Polo R WRC. Is good to know that germans again showed to the world that they are not afraid of competition, and did a great job and managed their first podium.

For those who want to feel real german little beast, we need to tell that 2014 Volkswagen Polo R WRC is able to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in about 6.4 seconds. Little hot hatchback has a six speed manual gearbox and it can accelerate to 243 km/h, despite some limits regarding the dynamic performance of the car.

2014 Volkswagen Polo R WRC

2014 Volkswagen Polo R WRC

In the next two-three months, the colossus from Wolfsburg is flirting with the idea of launching a Polo R WRC with four wheel drive.

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Volkswagen and their new Polo

Category: Volkswagen | Author: | Date: January 28th, 2014

The new Volkswagen Polo comes with a lot of improvements which brings new technologies and efficient engines, good looking style for interior and exterior. This brand new Polo will be available to buy in this summer, after the debut which will take place at the Auto Show from Geneva.

Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen Polo

This car comes whit an automatic braking system after collision (Automatic Post-Collision Braking System)
and if you want something optional you can choose between these systems: Drive Alert System and Front Assist whit City emergency braking and Automatic Cruise Control.

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Unexpected Volkswagen Diesel Demands for the US Market

Category: Volkswagen | Author: | Date: December 4th, 2013

With the growing popularity of diesel vehicles in the United States, Volkswagen was literally been blown away by this phenomenon as the American diesel market has increased its sales on that matter.

And Volkswagen know how to deliver the Americans a daily diesel car to commute to work. Their mid-size diesel car has received a big welcoming from American customers in terms of fuel economy.

Volkswagen Passat TDI

Volkswagen Passat TDI

Jonathan Browning, America`s CEO, explains the need for Volkswagen diesel vehicles in the US: “Our going-in assumption, because we were going to have to conquest a lot of customers from competitors, was that those customers would be very wedded to petrol powertrains”. We thought the step to convert them to the Volkswagen brand was going to be a fairly substantial step in itself, and then it would be an even bigger step to convert to diesel.”

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2014 Volkswagen Golf

Category: Volkswagen | Author: | Date: October 17th, 2013

The 2014 Volkswagen Golf owns an engine of 2.5 L Inline 5-cylinder, front wheel drive, a 6-speed transmission shiftable automatic, 170 hp at 5700 rpm and fuel economy 23/33 mpg.

Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf

The car has a dramatically reduced weight and a more efficient base engine. The new Golf looks familiar, with new headlights and taillights and slightly crisper styling being the main changes for the new model.
The Golf is 2.2 inches longer and a half-inch wider than its predecessor, it has a lowered roof line with more than an inch.

Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf

The new Golf weighs in 220 pounds lighter than before, helping to improve fuel economy and is expected to use a turbocharged 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that returns better fuel economy than the current 2.5-liter five-cylinder with at least 35 mpg on the highway. It also can be a 2.0-liter diesel model and a GTI with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder.

Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf

It is certain to offer some sophisticated safety technology for its class, including drowsy driver detection and multi-collision braking that just stops the car after an accident to avoid a second impact with oncoming traffic.
The Golf’s price should start just under $18,000. An electric Golf is expected to follow by the end of the year as a 2015 model.

The cool Volkswagen e-Golf

Category: Volkswagen | Author: | Date: September 30th, 2013

Germany’s largest automaker is a major user in both gasoline and diesel internal combustion engines, and now it has dabbled in hybrid powertrains .

The new e-Golf is powered by an 113-horsepower motor that generates 199 pound-feet of torque with juice supplied by its 24.2-kWh battery.

The electric Golf comes with it VW’s first set of LED headlamps and blue-line trim through its headlamps and grille. More importantly, it will also whir into dealerships with a 0-62 mph time of 10.4 seconds, a top speed of 87 mph and a 118-mile range.

It will also feature two different driving modes and no less than four regenerative braking modes.

The new bug: 2013 Volkswagen Beetle

Category: Volkswagen | Author: | Date: April 9th, 2013

I’m happy to present you the new 2013 Volkswagen Beetle, because is a car that I like very much. Soon at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show it has made the first appearance. So, ladies, pay attention. I am sure that you will love it.

This 2013 Volkswagen Beetle has a diesel engine with five-cylinder. The gearbox is a manual one with six speeds, but you can buy this car also with an automatic gearbox, for extra cash around $3000. The interior seats can be wrapped in leather for $3000 extra money.

2013 Volkswagen Beetle

2013 Volkswagen Beetle

I am sure that you will get everything you can get as extra for this 2013 Volkswagen Beetle, so you can have a full car.

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Another car tuned in the Asian Continent. Volkswagen Scirocco

Category: Volkswagen | Author: | Date: April 4th, 2013

It looks like the Asian Continent is the “King of Tunning”. The problem is that the cars tuned are not so beautiful. I can say that they are really funny.

Recently, in China, it was seen the tuned version of the Volkswagen Scirocco. You will laugh, but one of the two cars spotted is a pink and black one. How do you think it looks? I don’t know what your opinion is, but I am sure that the owner’s car is a girl.

Volkswagen Scirocco Tuning

Volkswagen Scirocco Tuning

The second car is painted in black and white, with some orange strips.

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Swift and Sophisticated: Volkswagen Taigun

Category: Volkswagen | Author: | Date: April 4th, 2013

The VW Taigun was probably the only missing thing from from the top of the VW models list. This compact SUV performs a very smooth transition between the Tiguan and Touareg, two very successful models that undergo several upgrades.

The concept version of Taigun comes with a very futuristic interior, with plenty of space, a beautiful combination of colors and materials. The three-gauge console remotely reminds of the feature of a sportscar, and so does the carefully designed driving wheel.

VW Taigun

VW Taigun

VW Taigun’s engine is adapted to the current needs and economic elements that are required for a decent car. A 1.0l turbocharged engine will be powering this playful car on any type of terrain. A two-cylinder engine has already been developed and will be available on the future versions of Taigun.
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New Volkswagen Scirocco, completely different

Category: Volkswagen | Author: | Date: April 1st, 2013

When the last Volkswagen Scirocco was announced, in 2008, people was very excited. In the first two years, there were registered more than 10.000 units sold. This was a different car, made by Volkswagen.

But now, they will produce a new Volkswagen Scirocco that will make its debut on the market around 2015. De Silva, spokesman of Volkswagen, stated that the new model will be revolutionary and completely different.

Volkswagen Scirocco

Volkswagen Scirocco

De Silva, head of design of Volkswagen did not give many details, but he promised it to be a car with a tasteful design.

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