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2017 Volkswagen Golf R 400 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Volkswagen Golf R 400 Spy Shots

Volkswagen shocked many when it rolled out its 395-horsepower Golf R 400 concept back at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. But what was more shocking was that the wild concept was quickly confirmed for production. Now we have our first look at what’s almost certain to be a prototype for the... read more

May 20, 2015 by 
 
Volkswagen GTI Clubsport concept, 2015 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen GTI Clubsport Concept Revealed, Production Version Coming 2016

Come June of next year Volkswagen’s GTI will have turned 40 and just as it did when the GTI turned 30 and then again when the popular hot hatch turned 35, the German... read more May 13, 2015 by 


 
Volkswagen Group’s new twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter W-12 gasoline engine

Volkswagen Presents Next-Gen W-12 Engine At Vienna Motor Symposium

The future of the Volkswagen Group’s W-12 is safe thanks to innovations that ensure the big brute of an engine meets more stringent emissions regulations coming into... read more May 10, 2015 by 


 
Volkswagen Car-Net for Apple Watch

Volkswagen Now Has An Apple Watch App

The new Apple Watch is putting automakers on notice, and not just with a subtle vibration every five g-d seconds. A handful of OEMs, including Porsche and BMW, have already... read more May 5, 2015 by 


 
1985 GTI vs. 2015 GTI - Image via VWPartsVortex.com

Tale Of The Tape: 1985 GTI Vs. 2015 GTI

Among enthusiasts, there will always be a portion of the population primed to lionize classic models and lament the introduction of electronic nannies like traction control... read more May 1, 2015 by 


 
piechs head, 2000 Paris Auto Show

Ferdinand Piech Reportedly Unhappy With Appointment Of Nieces To VW Supervisory Board

After last week’s sudden departure of Volkswagen Group chairman Ferdinand Piech and his wife Ursula from the automaker’s overarching supervisory board, which came... read more May 1, 2015 by 


 
Ferdinand Piëch with wife Ursula

End Of An Era At Volkswagen As Chairman Ferdinand Piech Quits

Perhaps the most influential player in the transformation of Volkswagen from near bankruptcy into a juggernaut comprising numerous brands and vying with the likes of Toyota... read more April 26, 2015 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS

2015 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS Debuts In Shanghai

Volkswagen updated its Scirocco coupe last year and now the updated version of the sporty GTS variant has made its debut, appearing this week at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show... read more April 21, 2015 by 


 
Volkswagen C Coupe GTE concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

Next-Gen Volkswagen Phaeton’s Design Previewed By C Coupe GTE Concept

Volkswagen has a variety of models it sells only in China, such as the Santana compact sedan and more recent Lamando four-door coupe. Now, the German automaker is previewing... read more April 19, 2015 by 


 
Martin Winterkorn

VW CEO’s Contract To Be Extended Despite Chairman’s Recent Grievances

Volkswagen CEO and chairman of the board of management Martin Winterkorn has won the approval of the German auto giant’s supervisory board executive committee and will... read more April 17, 2015 by 


 
Volkswagen GTI Supersport Vision Gran Turismo concept

Volkswagen Reveals GTI Supersport Vision Gran Turismo Concept: Video

Not satisfied with only designing a single Vision Gran Turismo concept, in this case the 503-horsepower GTI Roadster from 2014, German automaker Volkswagen got its top... read more April 14, 2015 by 


 
Herbie movie car auction

Original Herbie Heads To Auction With Barrett-Jackson

One of the original Herbie star cars is heading to auction, so if you're a fan of precocious movie Beetles now is the time to act. The car is set to cross the auction block... read more April 8, 2015 by 


 
Production version of VW’s CrossBlue concept to be built in Chattanooga

VW To Establish New Engineering Center At U.S. Plant

German auto giant Volkswagen is furthering its commitment to the U.S. market with the establishment of a new engineering center at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The... read more April 8, 2015 by 


 
Tanner Foust Racing / Rockstar Volkswagen Passat Formula Drift 2015

900-HP Volkswagen Passat? Say What? Tanner Foust’s New Formula Drift Ride: Video

Let’s get this out of the way: Passats don’t drift. Passats are front-drive family cars “Built for the family that’s going places,” although... read more April 7, 2015 by 


 
2016 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Alltrack Live Photos, 2015 New York Auto Show

VW Beetle Special Edition Concepts, Golf SportWagen Alltrack Unveiled: Live Photos

On the eve of the 2015 New York Auto Show, Volkswagen has taken the wraps off four Beetle Special Edition concepts, and announced the production of the Golf SportWagen... read more March 31, 2015 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Passat (European-spec)

Volkswagen Passat Named 2015 European Car Of The Year

The 2015 European Car of the Year winner is the Volkswagen Passat, with the stylish sedan and wagon beating out some very lame competition in the final round of voting, such... read more March 3, 2015 by 


 
 

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