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Report: Pictures surface of new Volkswagen CC Concept due at Geneva

Volkswagen’s bringing a new CC Concept to Geneva next month and some new picture of it surfaced by way of AutoExpress. The CC is due for its replacement as the new Passat generation is already on sale in Europe. That said, it was only a matter of time until the new CC shows up. Expect the […]

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Report: The Volkswagen GTI apparently has underrated power figures

From an honest and scientific perspective, horsepower figures are usually approximations and don’t tend to be accurately described since the numbers usually published by the manufacturer are just peak horsepower numbers, without factoring the drivetrain losses and the actual figures that are produced at the wheels. In some cases, like with BMW, this could be […]

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Volkswagen gives us more forbidden fruit to drool over: the Golf GTD Variant

Volkswagen happens to have many models that are seen to us as forbidden fruit, simply because they’re offered on Europe’s domestic shores while we drool in envy. And the latest reveal from VW is no different–meet the 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTD Variant, which is essentially a Golf wagon in GTD form, or a Golf GTD […]

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Report: More soccermom-ism from Volkswagen, new Tiguan to surface at Frankfurt

For those who seem to be making it in the world, the Volkswagen Tiguan is a perfect stepping stone into the more luxurious markets, especially those with kids or an active lifestyle. So for fans of the ever so popular crossover, get excited, because a new Tiguan should be showing up at the Frankfurt Motor […]

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Report: Volkswagen Passat CC Concept to surface at Geneva

Auto Motor und Sport reports a concept version of the second generation Passat CC could surface in Geneva, following the launch of the Passat in Europe, which entered its eight generation. The Passat CC surfaced in the sixth generation model as a stylized version of the Passat and it reigned as a successful model. As […]

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Report: A Volkswagen Eos successor ain’t gonna happen

AutoCar reports with confirmation that a Volkswagen Eos successor just isn’t going to happen. For those of you who are struggling to remember, the Eos was a rather pricey hardtop convertible that debuted in 2006 and was essentially a convertible Golf. According to the report, where AutoCar sat with Volkswagen’s R&D chief, Heinz-Jakob Neusser, the Eos […]

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2015 Detroit: The Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE debuts for the world to see at Detroit

Volkswagen revealed a new concept called the Cross Coupe GTE and it’s another idea at a possible new crossover for the People’s car. This new midsizer also boasts a new plug-in hybrid powertrain, complete with a 3.6L VR6 motor with 276hp and two electric motors, rated at 54hp and 114hp each, powering all four wheels. […]

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Volkswagen’s Golf R Launch Edition sells out in less than 12 hours

Volkswagen has been building up anticipation for the high-performance Golf R for quite sometime, especially since they decided to import a considerably limited number of them in total to North America. To make sure it remains a special affair, Volkswagen even created 500 Launch Edition models to celebrate the Golf R’s inauguration into the US market. It’s […]

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Report: The 2017 Volkswagen Phaeton to attempt being more comfy than Mercedes S-Class

One of the easiest associations with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, besides luxury, refinement, and build quality, is comfort, and it’s something the S-Class always prided itself over, in addition to many other things. However, there are plenty of other cars out there who come very close if not exceed the S-Class in comfort in a variety […]

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Recalls: Volkswagen calls back 2015 Jetta models for faulty headlight modules

Volkswagen officially announced to have joined forces with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to call back around 25,007 units of 2015 Jetta due to faulty headlight control modules. The problem surrounds the controlling software of the module, which can disable the low-beam headlights when drivers enable the high-beams–both are supposed to be illuminated when […]

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