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VW VR6 Engineering Explained

Why the Volkswagen VR6 engine is likely dying

The Volkswagen VR6 has been an incredible addition to the vast timeline of automotive engines. It saves space like an inline 4-cylinder, yet allows for increased power and torque production like the V-6 that it always has been. It made its debut before the days of mass-market turbocharging, and, at... read more

June 8, 2017 by
 
Volkswagen Golf GTE Performance concept, 2017 Wörthersee Tour

VW unveils 268-horsepower Golf GTE Performance concept at 2017 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen waited until Thursday’s opening day for the 2017 Wörthersee Tour GTI tuning fest to release details on yet another hot hatch concept present at the... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Golf GTI First Decade concept, 2017 Wörthersee Tour

VW reveals GTI hybrid concept with rear-axle electric motor

This year’s Wörthersee Tour GTI tuning fest is upon us and Volkswagen has revealed some exciting concepts. Last week we were treated to the production-bound Up!... read more May 24, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Golf R Heritage concept

Volkswagen channels the enthusiast for 5 new concepts

The aftermarket and modifying community has long had a love affair with Volkswagen vehicles, and it seems the German automaker is tapping into said love affair. VW this week... read more May 20, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Up! GTI concept, 2017 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen builds an Up! GTI for 2017 Wörthersee Tour

Volkswagen’s pint-sized Up! hatchback has received the GTI treatment. The car, still a concept, debuts next week at the 2017 Wörthersee Tour and will enter... read more May 19, 2017 by


 
Matthias Müller

VW Group CEO Matthias Müller under investigation

Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Müller is in legal hot water for the first time due to an investigation into whether he adequately disclosed information on the diesel... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
Jay Leno drives the rare VW Type 34 Ghia

Jay Leno samples rare Volkswagen Type 34 Ghia

A fresh engine and some updated styling are the big bits of news that flowed out when Volkswagen launched its Type 34 Ghia. It sits on the then-new Type 3 platform and comes... read more May 16, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Polo spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Volkswagen Polo spy shots and video

Volkswagen’s Polo subcompact is now the oldest model in the German brand’s lineup, with the current, fifth-generation model having made its debut as far back as... read more May 11, 2017 by


 
Teaser for 2019 Volkswagen T-Roc debuting at 2017 Frankfurt auto show

VW plans pint-sized SUV for US, but it’s not the T-Roc

Volkswagen is racing to expand its portfolio of SUVs to meet seemingly insatiable demand for the high-riding vehicles. So far this year we’ve seen the brand introduce... read more May 9, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen DSG dual-clutch transmission

VW confirms its 10-Speed dual-clutch transmission is dead

A number of automakers are offering 9- and 10-speed transmissions. Some are even looking at 11-speed units. The Volkswagen Group had planned to join the fray with its own... read more May 9, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen product roadmap for 2017

VW product roadmap reveals production start dates for key models

Volkswagen outlined production plans for several key models during a press conference held on Thursday at its headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany. In particular, a slide... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
1,233 horsepower VW Golf Mk2

This Volkswagen Golf Mk2 can beat the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon in the quarter mile

Yes, yes, we know. The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon comes straight from the factory and can clip off incredible achievements such as a 0-60 mph time of 2.1 seconds (with a... read more April 28, 2017 by


 
Ducati's Diavel Carbon

Report: Volkswagen Group mulls Ducati sale

Facing costs exceeding $20 billion in the United States alone due to its diesel emissions scandal, plus a hefty bill to develop new electric car technology, the Volkswagen... read more April 27, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Crozz concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show

Volkswagen ID Crozz electric SUV concept debuts in Shanghai

The third member in Volkswagen’s series of I.D. concepts has been revealed. The concept is the I.D. Crozz, and it makes its world debut on Wednesday at the 2017... read more April 18, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE Concept live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen will build second SUV in US

Volkswagen will build a second SUV at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee. VW Group of America CEO Hinrich Woebcken confirmed during last week’s 2017 New York auto show... read more April 17, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Volkswagen ID SUV Concept debuting at 2017 Shanghai auto show

Volkswagen’s next ID electric car concept is an SUV

Volkswagen will reveal the third member of its I.D. series of concept cars during next week’s 2017 Shanghai auto show. The I.D. concepts preview the automaker’s... read more April 13, 2017 by


 
 

 
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