Tag Archives: Volkswagen Roadster Concept

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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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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Detroit NAIAS 2009: Volkswagen Concept BlueSport gets 180-hp and 55 mpg

“¢  Competes with: Honda S2000, BMW Z4, Nissan 370Z Roadster. “¢  2.0 TDI common-rail injection making 180-hp. “¢  0 to 62 in 6.6 seconds; Top speed of 140 mph. “¢  Fuel-economy rated at 55 mpg in Eco-mode. The embargo seems to have broken (by auto motor und sport and NetCarShow) on Volkswagen’s Concept BlueSport a couple hours before […]

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Volkswagen not bringing Roadster concept to LA, Detroit debut scheduled

As we look forward to the 2008 LA Auto Show Press Days next week, we are started to get a little disappointed. GM has already confirmed that it will no longer show the Cadillac CTS Coupe or the 2010 Buick LaCrosse in LA on Nov. 19th. Volkswagen today announced that it will move the concept unveiling […]

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1998 Volkswagen Roadster W12 Supercar Concept  picture
1998 Volkswagen Roadster W12 Supercar Concept