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2016 Volkswagen Touareg

2017 Volkswagen Touareg preview

Volkswagen has announced a series of modest updates for the 2017 edition of its Touareg SUV, changes that come just prior to what is expected to be a full redesign next year. The big differences are in the details since the V-6-powered mid-size SUV remains mechanically unchanged. The mid-level Lux... read more

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1974 Volkswagen Beetle with 90 kilometers

"New" 1974 VW Beetle sells for $43,000 at auction

If ever there was a magic time machine ready to take you back to 1974, this Volkswagen Beetle with just 90 kilometers on its odometer is probably it. The little silver bug... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Budd-e Concept

Report: VW looking to build battery plant, electric car platform for larger cars

As it tries to dig itself out of the diesel scandal, Volkswagen is paying more attention to electric cars. The German automaker has already discussed an all-electric version... read more May 31, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen Touareg R-Line Plus (European spec)

Volkswagen unveils premium R-Line Plus package for Touareg

Buyers of the Volkswagen Touareg overseas can now opt for a premium R-Line Plus package that adds a few extras to the handsome mid-size SUV over the regular R-Line package... read more May 24, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Enthusiast Models

VW takes wraps off "enthusiast" show car fleet

Volkswagen is capitalizing on its sizable fan base with a quintet of customized models it plans to take on tour this summer and fall. The five custom cars are set to make... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S

Watch VW’s GTI Clubsport S in its record-setting Nürburgring run

Volkswagen just set the front-wheel-drive production car lap record at the Nürburgring using its new GTI Clubsport S. Now, finally, we have the mandatory video footage... read more May 6, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen GTI Heartbeat concept Wörthersee 2016

VW trainees unveil GTI, Golf R Variant concepts at Wörthersee

Every year, Volkswagen unveils a barrage of concept cars at the Wörthersee GTI love-fest in Austria. Since 2008, that's included at least one car built by a group of... read more May 5, 2016 by


 
Pre-production body for new Volkswagen mid-size SUV

Volkswagen teases mid-size SUV to be built in U.S.

Volkswagen has given us our first official look at a new mid-size SUV with third-row seats the automaker plans to build at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Production is... read more May 5, 2016 by


 
Wolfgang Hatz

Suspended Porsche R&D chief Wolfgang Hatz resigns

Another senior executive placed on suspension following the revelation of the Volkswagen Group’s diesel emissions cheating has stepped down. Porsche confirmed its... read more May 4, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S

VW GTI Clubsport S debuts, breaks ‘Ring record for FWD cars

Volkswagen’s GTI is 40 this year and we can think of few better ways to celebrate than the setting of a Nürburgring lap record. Well, that’s exactly what VW... read more May 3, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine with variable turbine geometry

VW unveils 1.5-liter engine with variable turbine geometry

Volkswagen used this week’s 2016 Vienna Motor Symposium to present its next-generation 4-cylinder engine. The new engine, dubbed the EA211 TSI evo, is a turbocharged... read more April 28, 2016 by


 
2016 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

VW drops Golf R 400 in favor of 306-horsepower GTI Clubsport S

Volkswagen is out testing a new version of its GTI. The car offers more performance than last year’s 261-horsepower (286 hp with overboost) GTI Clubsport and makes its... read more April 26, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen T-Prime GTE concept, 2016 Beijing Auto Show

VW T-Prime Concept GTE revealed, hints at new flagship SUV

Based on its auto show debuts of late, Volkswagen wants consumers to know that it is working on two things: SUVs and plug-in hybrids. At the 2016 Beijing Auto Show on this... read more April 25, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW reaches deal with U.S. regulators over diesel scandal

Volkswagen in a San Francisco court yesterday reached a deal with regulators in the United States over its diesel emissions scandal that affects more than half a million... read more April 21, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

VW may buy back diesels, offer $5,000 to owners

According to a report from Reuters, Volkswagen and United States regulators have reached an agreement on the "Dieselgate" issue that has plagued the company for months. The... read more April 20, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen three-row SUV spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Volkswagen 3-row SUV spy shots

It’s been almost two years since Volkswagen confirmed plans to build a new three-row crossover SUV at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. We now have spy shots of some... read more April 19, 2016 by


 
 

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