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Volkswagen Amarok Canyon Special Edition pricing revealed

The Volkswagen Amarok Canyon Special Edition has joined the German brand's ute range, priced from $56,990. The new model - which borrows its name and some styling cues from the Amarok Canyon concept revealed in 2012 - is available as a dual-cab four-wheel-drive only, and is based on the Highline model, which is priced from $50,990...

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2014 Volkswagen Golf R Review
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2014 Volkswagen Golf R Review

James Whitbourn heads for the hills to see if the new Volkswagen Golf R really is a big step-up on the popular GTI...


Volkswagen Eos, Up! axed from streamlined range; Scirocco uncertain
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Volkswagen Eos, Up! axed from streamlined range; Scirocco uncertain

The Volkswagen Up! will join the Eos in exiting local showrooms when stocks of the current model run out, and they could be joined by the Scirocco. Speaking about the future of the range-entry Up!, Volkswagen Australia communications general manager Karl Gehling told CarAdvice, “That [sub-light] segment is very price sensitive...


Volkswagen Golf R pricing and specifications
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Volkswagen Golf R pricing and specifications

The fastest and most powerful Golf in history, the Volkswagen Golf R, has launched in Australia from $51,990. The optional six-speed ‘DSG’ dual-clutch transmission again adds $2500 over the standard six-speed manual, making the auto version $54,490...


Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance launches from $48,490
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Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance launches from $48,490

The Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance has launched in Australia from $48,490 – $500 higher than planned when preliminary pricing was announced in September. The $500 price rise also applies to the regular Golf GTI, which now costs $41,990 in six-speed manual form and $44,490 with the optional six-speed ‘DSG’ dual-clutch automatic transmission...


Volkswagen Kombi :: iconic van says goodbye to the world
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Volkswagen Kombi : iconic van says goodbye to the world

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tXynxODC4eY The Volkswagen Kombi has said its final goodbye to the world in a neat little video from the German car maker. Titled "Kombi Last Wishes", the video, narrated by the iconic Volkswagen van herself in her final Last Edition guise, highlights the relationship between the Kombi and its many owners spread across the globe in a touching tribute that took six months to make...


Tesla, car makers
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Tesla, car makers' alliance pushing to legalise side cameras

On the same day as US safety regulators set a 2018 deadline for the standard implementation of reverse-view cameras in new vehicles, Tesla Motors and the US automotive industry’s key lobby group filed a petition pushing for the right to replace external mirrors with side-mounted cameras...


Volkswagen Golf :: mystery high-performance hatch spotted at the Nurburgring
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Volkswagen Golf : mystery high-performance hatch spotted at the Nurburgring

A mysterious, more aggressive variant of the Volkswagen Golf has been spied on and around the Nurburgring circuit in Germany, hinting that a hotter version of the popular hatchback could be in the pipeline...


Volkswagen Golf R wagon spied
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Volkswagen Golf R wagon spied

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have snapped a Volkswagen Golf R wagon prototype undergoing testing in Germany. Despite appearing entirely production-ready, Volkswagen is reportedly still making up its mind about the Golf R wagon, with the car’s test driver revealing the high-performance estate hasn’t been signed off for production at this stage...


Volkswagen Eos won
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Volkswagen Eos won't be replaced, report claims

The Volkswagen Eos will soon meet its maker, according to reports out of Europe. German newspaper Der Spiegel claims there will not be a replacement model for the Volkswagen Eos hard-top convertible which is likely to be phased out of production before the end of 2014. The company is instead expected to focus its intent upon the more affordable and more contemporary Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet...


Volkswagen budget car to get the green light :: report
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Volkswagen budget car to get the green light : report

Volkswagen’s management board will give the green light to an entry-level car designed to broaden the brand’s appeal in markets such as China, India and southeast Asia, according to a German business magazine. Manager Magazin reports the long-rumoured budget car project will finally get approval from senior Volkswagen executives in the coming weeks before passing with the company’s supervisory board by June...


Bentley to boost W12 engine production
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Bentley to boost W12 engine production

Bentley has reinforced its standing as the largest producer of 12-cylinder engines in the world, announcing its Crewe headquarters in the UK will become the home of all Volkswagen Group W12 engine production from the end of 2014. Existing W12 production in Salzgitter, Germany, will end later this year as assembly of the Group’s flagship engines is consolidated under one roof...


Volkswagen targets 10 million sales in 2014
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Volkswagen targets 10 million sales in 2014

Volkswagen Group expects to sell more than 10 million cars this year, reaching its ambitious target four years earlier than originally planned. Sales across Volkswagen Group’s 12 automotive brands increased 4.9 per cent in 2013 to more than 9.7 million vehicles, and the German company has made a strong start in 2014, with sales up a further 4...


Volkswagen Golf GTD ruled out for Australia
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Volkswagen Golf GTD ruled out for Australia

The new-generation Volkswagen Golf GTD will not be sold in Australia. Hot on the heels of reports there will soon be a diesel-powered Ford Focus ST, CarAdvice has learned that Volkswagen Australia is not planning to offer its Golf GTD diesel hot-hatch, which is essentially an oil-burning twin to the Golf GTI, anytime soon...


Volkswagen T-Roc : baby SUV concept set for 2017 production
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Volkswagen T-Roc : baby SUV concept set for 2017 production

A production version of the Volkswagen T-Roc concept is expected to reach the market by 2017. At the concept’s unveiling on the eve of the Geneva motor show, Volkswagen head of research and development Heinz-Jakob Neusser told reporters that building the sub-compact T-Roc SUV would be “the logical conclusion”. “We’d like to build the T-Roc,” Neusser said...


Volkswagen T-Roc crossover concept teased
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Volkswagen T-Roc crossover concept teased

The Volkswagen T-Roc concept will preview the German brand’s vision for a Golf-sized crossover model when it debuts at next week’s Geneva motor show. Though strictly a concept, Volkswagen says it pictures a sub-compact SUV inspired by the T-Roc slotting into its future line-up between the pint-sized Taigun and the larger Tiguan SUVs...


Volkswagen Polo : BlueMotion, BlueGT, CrossPolo variants revealed
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Volkswagen Polo : BlueMotion, BlueGT, CrossPolo variants revealed

The expanded Volkswagen Polo range includes two new BlueMotion variants that claim to be the most fuel-efficient non-hybrid petrol and diesel five-seaters in the world. Volkswagen claims combined cycle fuel consumption of 4.1 litres per 100km for the new petrol-powered Polo TSI BlueMotion and just 3...


Volkswagen Golf Wagon Review
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Volkswagen Golf Wagon Review

Expanding the Mk 7 Golf range and adding practicality, the all-new Golf wagon isn't perfect...


Volkswagen Golf GTE : Plug-in hybrid hot-hatch revealed
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Volkswagen Golf GTE : Plug-in hybrid hot-hatch revealed

Tagged a sporty plug-in hybrid, the Volkswagen Golf GTE will join the existing GTI and GTD  variants in the Mk7 hatchback range at next month’s Geneva motor show. The Golf GTE – the ‘E’ stands for ‘Electric’ – combines some of the sports styling cues of the Golf GTI hot-hatch with the petrol-electric plug-in hybrid powertrain of the Audi A3 e-tron that’s due to launch later this year...


Volkswagen Golf Alltrack : rugged wagon variant on local radar
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Volkswagen Golf Alltrack : rugged wagon variant on local radar

A hard-wearing, high-riding Volkswagen Golf Alltrack variant will join the German manufacturer's popular small car line-up, and the local division is keen to introduce the wagon-based model to Australia. Confirming plans for the rugged Golf wagon, Volkswagen Australia communications general manager Karl Gehling told CarAdvice the forthcoming Golf Alltrack is one of the variants under consideration for our market...