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Report: Volkswagen’s CEO suggests major changes to refreshed Passat

At the New York Auto Show, Volkswagen of America’s CEO, Michael Horn, was getting on the horn quite often to answer many questions for us automotive journalist lot. And after speaking with MotorTrend, Horn disclosed that the Passat will be receiving far more significant changes when it gets refreshed for the mid-cycle, unlike the updated Jetta, […]

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Report: Production Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe Concept on the way

AutomotiveNews reports that Volkswagen will be producing the New Midsize Coupe Concept after speaking with representatives at this year’s Beijing Auto Show this past week. According to the report, the concept “closely” previews the production model, which will ride on the brand’s new MQB platform. Production is slated in 2016. The new Midsize Coupe Concept […]

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Report: Volkswagen of America’s CEO Michael Horn confirms next-gen Phaeton for United States

A new report is in from Bloomberg, who reports that Volkswagen Group of America’s CEO, Michael Horn, got on the horn to say the Phaeton will be making a triumphant return to the US. “We plan to bring it back somewhere [in] 2018, 2019,” commented Horn on the issue. It will apparently ride on Volkswagen’s next […]

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2014 Beijing: Volkswagen’s Golf R400 Concept raises the Golf’s ante with nearly 400hp

In a similar fashion to the super radical Volkswagen Golf W12 Concept from several years back, the People’s Car automaker introduced a new hyper-Golf at this year’s festivities in Beijing, China. The result is the new Volkswagen Golf R400 Concept and like its name suggests, it produces nearly 400hp from a seriously upgraded 2.0L turbocharged […]

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Volkswagen Midsize Coupe Concept Interior

2014 Beijing: Volkswagen introduces Midsize Coupe Concept in Bejing

Volkswagen may be one of the laziest automakers when it comes to naming their concepts and styling cars such as the Passat and the Jetta, but they seem to have put a great amount of effort in designing this car. While they falsely advertise the concept car above as a four door coupe, Volkswagen aren’t […]

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2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI

2014 NYIAS: Volkswagen goes all sentimental after 40 years of the Golf

We can’t help but get a bit sentimental too. 40 years is a long time, especially in the life of a car. VW has managed to keep the aesthetics fresh with their entry level hatch that, on paper is a Beetle successor, but has never really served that purpose. For many and most models, 8 […]

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Volkswagen unleashes the facelifted 2015 Jetta before New York w/ VIDEO

Volkswagen revealed its teased 2015 facelifted Jetta for the New York Auto Show, which takes on some subtle changes and updates. For starters, the new Jetta receives similarly styled bi-xenon headlights and daytime LED runners as the new Passat, along with an optional trunk lid spoiler for the GLI and Hybrid versions. Overall however, the […]

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2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

2015 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen revealed en route to New York

Though VW lightly uses the term “concept” here and there for its appearance at the New York Auto show next week, what you see here is essentially the replacement for the Jetta SportWagen. Using the Golf nomenclature, VW is offering an all new replacement fitted with either the 170 bhp 1.8 liter four cylinder gas […]

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Volkswagen Kombi (Microbus) is really actually dead [VIDEO]

From 1950 to 1979, VW’s iconic T1 and T2 Kombi vans, known by most of us as the ‘hippie van’ or ‘microbus’, rocked our little world with its low entry fee, quirky looks, and efficient use of space. For those coming of driving age and music festival age in the years that came after were […]

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Volkswagen confirms Jetta facelift for 2015, due at New York

Amid a press release sharing Volkswagen’s recent successes and near-future plans for internal strategy, Volkswagen also confirmed to be bringing a facelifted Jetta to the 2014 New York International Auto Show. It would be sold as a 2015 model year car. No specifics were shared, but Volkswagen described to updated Jetta to offer a “refreshed […]

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