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Report: Volkswagen BlueSport is apparently still on track

As of last months Detroit Auto Show, it seemed that Volkswagen’s Bluesport concept had been put to rest. To further solidify the speculation, Matthias Mueller of Porsche spoke about the model right after the auto show, saying that the brand would need a “new generation” of clientele to support the off-beat model, and that the […]

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Report: Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche planning RWD roadsters

Volkswagen group is launching three new roadsters together. The Audi, Porsche, and Volkswagen versions will share rear-wheel drive underpinnings, electrical structure, and a mid-engine platform. But every car will have its own unique identity and appeal. The exterior will be the most obvious of differences. Expect to see an ultra-modern Audi that will double as […]

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Audi R4 future still undecided, Volkswagen will make final decision

Audi gave us its first hint at a compact R8 (also known as the R4) with the Audi e-tron 2-seater concept, which made its debut at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show in January. While Audi has yet to confirm the production version of the R4, insiders say that the future of the Boxster-sized mid-engined sports […]

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Report: Production VW BlueSport may be sold as an Audi, can carry 6-cylinder engine

Just yesterday, we reported that the Volkswagen BlueSport Concept is ready to take the giant leap into production. It was reported that the BlueSport could carry a starting price-tag of about $30,000 when it hits showrooms. According to AutoCar, the BlueSport may not be sold as V-Dub. Apparently the big bosses at Audi don’t believe that someone […]

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Report: VW BlueSport Roadster ready for production, pricing to start around $30k

Last we heard anything about the Volkswagen BlueSport Roadster’s production plans, it was reported that the big bosses at V-dub are reconsidering the model due to the global economic crisis as they calculate “the viability of the niche car.” When it was unveiled at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show in January, insiders at Volkswagen told […]

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Volkswagen reconsidering production of the BlueSport Roadster

The Volkswagen BlueSport Concept that was unveiled at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show earlier this year was well on its way to enter production in 2012. The concept, which is not far from a completed production version of the roadster, was already delayed since VW’s new transverse front-engined MQB platform won’t enter production until 2012. Well, […]

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Report: Porsche considering 356 Speedster successor

During an economic crisis where auto sales are down, automakers are forced to come up with new ideas to adjust their product offering with the demand of consumers. Lightweight, fuel-efficient vehicles have seemed to become the “thing to do” for auto manufacturers and luxury sports car makers are no exception. The best recent example of […]

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Volkswagen to add more models to the BlueSport range

We first saw the Volkswagen Concept BlueSport concept at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show in January. While a production version of the roadster will arrive in showrooms in early 2011, Volkswagen is reportedly working on a range of green sports cars that will carry a BlueSport badge. According to r&d chief Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, the […]

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Video: Volkswagen BlueSport Concept in Action

The Volkswagen BlueSport Concept was originally supposed to make its debut at the 2008 LA Auto Show. However, hoping to save some cost (we have no idea how), Volkswagen decided to delay the launch of the roadster concept for Detroit. Power for the Volkswagen BlueSport Concept comes from a 2.0 TDI common-rail injection that makes […]

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Production Volkswagen BlueSport coming in 2012

According to one of Volkswagen’s key engineers, the mid-engined Volkswagen BlueSport roadster concept that was unveiled in Detroit earlier this week is at least three years away from production. What’s the reason for the three year wait?  The BlueSport is produced from production parts from a new transverse front-engined MQB platform that isn’t going to […]

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