HS Motorsport Remis Volkswagen Scirocco

HS Motorsport joins growing list of Volkswagen Scirocco tuners

The Volkswagen Scirocco is proving to be popular with tuners, with famed German performance shop HS Motorsport also releasing its own hotted-up version of the svelte sports coupe. HS Motorsport is a relative newcomer here at MotorAuthority, but the company has a long history of modifying VWs and... read more

June 20, 2009 by
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2010 Dakar Rally set to return to South America

Earlier this year the Dakar Rally was held in South America rather than its traditional North African setting due to terrorism threats against the event. For 2010, this trend... read more June 4, 2009 by


Report: VW working on Polo-based coupe

Volkswagen may already be in the midst of preparing a new three-door version of its 2010 Polo hatchback, but a rumored coupe version due late next year promises to be even... read more May 28, 2009 by

2010 Porsche 911 GT3

Debt-riddled Porsche receives $980 million lifeline from Volkswagen

There was a point in time when Porsche was the veritable king of carmakers, boasting strong sales, record profits and virtually unmatched customer loyalty numbers even while... read more May 26, 2009 by

Volkswagen Mark VI Golf TwinDrive

VW and BYD sign deal to work together on electric cars

During an informational visit by the Chinese carmaker BYD (Build Your Dreams), company chairman Wang Chuanfu and the CEO of Volkswagen Martin Winterkorn signed a memorandum... read more May 25, 2009 by

2010 VW Touareg TDI BlueMotion

Volkswagen launches new 28mpg Touareg TDI BlueMotion SUV

Next year Volkswagen will launch a new petrol-electric hybrid version of its Touareg in its BlueMotion range but before that another version of the handsome SUV will get the... read more May 22, 2009 by

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VW apprentices build 301hp Golf GTI Street

Custom-tuned turbocharged four-cylinder hatches are pretty common fare anywhere in the world. But it's not every day that a handful of young apprentices at one of the world's... read more May 21, 2009 by

VW electric plug

Volkswagen will preview electric future with new Frankfurt Motor Show concept

Following in the footsteps of last year’s Golf TwinDrive and Space up! Blue concept vehicles, Volkswagen will reinforce its electric car image with the unveiling of a... read more May 20, 2009 by

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Porsche and VW merger back on the table

Like the Ouroboros, Porsche and Volkswagen have been considering an arrangement that would have heavily indebted Porsche Automobil-owned Volkswagen purchasing Porsche AG. A... read more May 19, 2009 by

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Electric Volkswagen up! minicar coming in 2013

Volkswagen's upcoming up! minicar project is destined to go electric but the first examples won’t be around until 2013. Currently, the up! is being developed with... read more May 13, 2009 by

2010 Volkswagen Scirocco R20 spy shots

Spy shots: Volkswagen Scirocco R20

Volkswagen has unveiled its new Scirocco R, which you can read all about by clicking here. All our American readers look away because pictured here is a new high-performance... read more May 12, 2009 by

2010 Volkswagen Scirocco GT TDI

Volkswagen adds sporty GT TDI to Scirocco lineup

It’s bad enough that Volkswagen has ruled out its handsome Scirocco Coupe for U.S. sale, but to add insult to injury the carmaker in the process of developing a range... read more May 6, 2009 by

2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Volkswagen launches 'truth & dare' site to dispel diesel myths

Americans don't know what to think about diesel, and when they do, they usually think it's a clattery, foul-smelling solution best left to freight-movers and trains. But the... read more May 4, 2009 by

Official Sketch of VW's NMS

VW to price upcoming U.S.-market mid-size sedan "around $20,000"

The Passat has been a relative success for Volkswagen in the U.S., but the company is already hard at work on a New Midsize (or mid-market) Sedan, not-so-cleverly codenamed... read more April 27, 2009 by

Volkswagen up! Lupo production model

Volkswagen reveals production plans for new up! minicar family

It’s often the case that a radical concept car will be developed for a major car show only to be put away in storage never to be heard of or seen again once the... read more April 22, 2009 by

2009 Audi A4

Audi rules out U.S. production for now, needs more local sales

Audi currently has no assembly or production facilities in North America but was reportedly considering starting a local operation to help avoid currency fluctuations from... read more April 22, 2009 by


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