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The 2015 Volkswagen Beetle Classic starts at $20,195

Pricing and details for the next model-year 2015 Volkswagen Beetle Classic were announced and the new Beetle Classic, as it’s called, starts at $20,195. What is it? Well, it’s a Beetle for starters. And it’s being called the Beetle Classic because it comes with a simplistic look thanks to its vintage-style painted alloy 17-inch wheels, […]

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Report: Volkswagen to attempt more R models

Volkswagen may be expanding their R-Line of cars, according to a new report from Australia’s Motoring.com. This doesn’t seem too outlandish considering the fact that performance line branding is an increasingly popular topic, especially among the premium brands. To follow in their footsteps, more mainstream automakers might be offering the same. Some examples include Toyota and […]

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2014 Paris: Volkswagen reveals Golf Alltrack for 2015 in Europe

Volkswagen recently revealed a new version of the Golf Variant, which replaces the Jetta wagon, in Europe. It’s called the Golf Alltrack and is designed to be a more off-road oriented variant of the all-new Golf Variant. This means a Subaru Outback-like increase in ride height, protective underbody cladding, and all-wheel drive. That all-wheel drive […]

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Report: Volkswagen’s Phaeton successor delayed until 2018

Despite the original model suffering from slow sales and an identity crisis, Volkswagen is known to be working on a new successor to the Phaeton, which is even slated to make a return stateside. Though according to AutomotiveNews, the Phaeton has been delayed until 2018 as a 2019 car because the current first generation model is still a […]

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Report: A new Volkswagen Tiguan CC could surface sometime in 2016

Volkswagen is continuing its binge of niche-filling and one of those potential fillers includes a stylized version of the Volkswagen Tiguan crossover to make a Tiguan CC. As the name implies, the Tiguan CC could take form as a more slick-back four-door coupe version of the Tiguan, similarly to the BMW X4, as we can […]

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Report: Volkswagen to execute five-year product cycles in the US

The automobile industry is already fast paced as is, in order to keep customers interested in new products since products that become stale lost interest–this is quite the given. As a result, Volkswagen Group of America’s Vice President of Quality and Service, Marc Trahan, recently told Edmunds that the People’s Car maker is going to implement […]

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Report: Details for next-gen 2019 Volkswagen Golf emerge

Even though the full seventh generation Volkswagen Golf lineup is just hitting our shores, it’s actually been around since 2012 in Europe and Asia. So the current Golf isn’t exactly news and it should be no surprise details for the next-gen model have apparently surfaced by way of AutoCar in the UK. According to the […]

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The 2015 Volkswagen Jetta costs $16,215 for its price of entry

Pricing details have just recently been announced for the 2015 Volkswagen Golf, which starts at $16,215, not including that usual $850 destination charge. The level of entry for the 2015 Jetta includes a naturally-aspirated 2.0L four-banger while the next choices available with more oomph are the 1.8T and the 2.0T models, both with TSI direct-injection. In addition to the […]

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Report: Volkswagen AG apparently considering renaming themselves Auto Union

Australian outlet GoAuto apparently learned that Volkswagen AG executives are mulling the possibility of renaming themselves as Auto Union, the original name for what is now known for modern day Audi. Volkswagen AG has grown to be one of the largest automobile conglomerates in the world with Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, SEAT, Skoda, and Volkswagen as well […]

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Volkswagen sends the Eos and Routan to the guillotine after 2014

Volkswagen released some details for its new lineup for the 2015 year, which will not include the current Eos and the Chrysler minivan badgineered Routan. Other than the obvious, like the arrival of the entire 2015 Golf lineup, including the base model, the GTI, the Golf R, the e-Golf, and the Golf SportWagen (that replaces […]

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