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Volkswagen ID R tackles Pikes Peak

Watch the sights and listen to the eerie sounds of the VW ID R setting the Pikes Peak record

Volkswagen and Romain Dumas achieved a tremendous feat when they teamed up to set a new record at the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in late June with a run of 7:57.148. While we all eagerly await footage taken from the cockpit of the electric ID R race car, for now, we can appreciate the run via aerial... read more

July 9, 2018 by
 
Volkswagen is focused on aerodynamics with its ID R Pikes Peak racer

Volkswagen chases extreme downforce for its ID R Pikes Peak racer

Volkswagen returns to the the International Pikes Peak Hill Climb on June 24, and the German automaker is going high-tech with its new race car, the ID R. This all-electric... read more May 21, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

VW CEO says a diesel renaissance is coming

Many executives are gone. More than $30 billion dollars have been spent in legal battles, retro-fits, and recalls. Yet on Monday we learned that Volkswagen CEO Matthias... read more March 6, 2018 by


 
2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Fix is in for some VW, Porsche, Audi dieselgate SUVs

Volkswagen can begin updating roughly 38,000 SUVs illegally equipped with emissions-cheating devices, federal and state regulators announced Monday. The EPA and California... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
2015 Volkswagen GTI (Euro spec)  -  Preview Drive, April 2013

2015 Volkswagen GTI: Preview Drive

We're hustling along in the all-new Mk7 Volkswagen GTI, on a tightly curved back road in mountainous Southern France. Just as traffic opens up and I can see a fair distance... read more April 24, 2013 by


 
Volkswagen Scirocco Challenge app for iPhone

Top 5 Apple iPhone Apps For The Volkswagen Fan

You know the drill here people: It's a Monday, everyone's least favorite day of the week. Actually, we don't mind Mondays that much as it's a perfect excuse for us to find... read more November 21, 2011 by


 
Volkswagen eT! electric van concept

Volkswagen eT! Concept: Can't Phone Home, Can Drive Itself

Volkswagen has a long history of commercial vehicles, from the iconic Type 2 split-screen and bay-window buses of the 1950s through to the 1970s, past Rabbit-based pickups to... read more November 18, 2011 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Volkswagen Debuts Cylinder Shut-Off Tech In 4-Cyl Engines

Cylinder deactivation has been with us for several years in big V8 engines. Both GM and Chrysler have used it and Audi now offers it on its S range. Rather firing on all... read more September 2, 2011 by


 
Ziggy Marley's 2003 VW Eurovan. Image: Autotrader

Ziggy Marley's 2003 VW Eurovan For Sale

As celebrity cars go, the 2003 VW Eurovan once owned by reggae star and herbal remedy proponent Ziggy Marley is fairly mild. It doesn’t have a twin-turbo V-12, it... read more June 15, 2011 by


 
2012 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Extra Media Storage Turns VWs Into Rolling Movie Theatres

Kids these days don't know how good they have it. The most entertainment many of us could muster on a long journey was playing I-spy, or maybe kicking our siblings and... read more May 4, 2011 by


 
2012 Volkswagen Beetle

2012 Volkswagen Beetle: New, Retro, Tech-Laden

The Volkswagen New Beetle has had a good life - launched in 1998, it's carried on for the past thirteen years virtually unchanged. Okay, so that's not quite as impressive as... read more April 18, 2011 by


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Racer

Stuck: VW To "Discuss" Formula 1 In November, But NASCAR More Likely

Hans-Joachim Stuck, among other things a former Formula 1 driver and motorsports rep for Volkswagen, has told the Financial Times Deutschland that the carmaking giant will... read more October 21, 2010 by


 
2011 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift spy shots

Spy Shots: 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan Facelift

The Volkswagen Tiguan has only been in production for a little under three years but a facelift for the compact SUV is planned. The changes are designed to bring the styling... read more June 2, 2010 by


 
2010 Volkswagen GTI

2010 Volkswagen GTI: The Greenest Hot Hatch?

The front-wheel-drive Volkswagen GTI is a blast to drive. It’s fun slow, it’s fun fast. It’s a lot like a MINI Cooper in that regard, but less cute, way more practical... read more February 2, 2010 by


 
Volkswagen Jetta Coupe Concept Sketch Leaked

Volkswagen Jetta Coupe Concept Sketch Leaked

It's the middle of the weekend and already we're caught in the throes of the coming week's 2010 Detroit Auto Show. The latest leaked tidbit is a stylized sketch that's... read more January 9, 2010 by


 
2011 Volkswagen Touareg spy shots

Spy Shots: 2011 Volkswagen Touareg

The Volkswagen Touareg has achieved only modest sales since its launch in 2003, mostly because of its lack of seven-seater capability and premium price tag compared with many... read more December 21, 2009 by


 
 

 
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