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Audi S1 v Renault Megane RS275 Trophy v Volkswagen Golf R : Comparison review

The hot-hatch genre may be moving at exceptional pace across all price points, but circa-$50,000 fast hatchbacks are also defying stereotypes that used to be a given. Five years ago the Renault Sport Megane was crowned the undisputed king of a segment that stuffs an energetic engine under the bonnet of a relatively small car...

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Volkswagen Golf GTD wagon to debut in Geneva
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Volkswagen Golf GTD wagon to debut in Geneva

The latest hot Golf variant, the Volkswagen Golf GTD wagon, will make its debut at the Geneva motor show in March. Although the GTD nameplate has been used by the company since 1982, this is the first time it's been affixed to a Golf wagon. Like the GTD hatch, the wagon is powered by a 2...


Volkswagen lifts Polo, Golf, Beetle, CC prices
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Volkswagen lifts Polo, Golf, Beetle, CC prices

Volkswagen Australia says exchange rate and inflationary pressures have forced it to increase the price of a number of models across its passenger car range. The increases, which range from $200 to $1000, apply to the majority of variants in the Polo, Golf hatch and wagon, Beetle and CC model lines...


Volkswagen Beetle R-Line review : A more brutish Bug?
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Volkswagen Beetle R-Line review : A more brutish Bug?

http://www.caradvice.com.au/324424/?yt_desc - Read the article here. A couple of years ago, Volkswagen pretty much admitted what the rest of the world knew: the Beetle, once the people’s car, had become a bit of a girl’s car. So it went to great lengths to make the new one more masculine, giving it a few sharper lines, making it much better to punt around, and ditching the vase for your gerbera...


2015 Volkswagen Beetle Review: R-Line
Rating: 810 /10
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2015 Volkswagen Beetle Review: R-Line

The Volkswagen Beetle is a modern motoring icon. The 'new' Beetle appeals to buyers on a range of fronts, with this R-Line model perhaps the pick of the bunch.


Volkswagen, BMW partner to install around 100 US fast charging stations
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Volkswagen, BMW partner to install around 100 US fast charging stations

Volkswagen and BMW will install a set of almost 100 fast charging stations across the US by the end of 2015. The concerted effort by the two German automakers will expand the existing charging station network operated by Chargepoint. The new charging facilities will be located along the west coast and in the heavily populated north-eastern corner...


2015 Volkswagen Touareg : Pricing and specifications
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2015 Volkswagen Touareg : Pricing and specifications

The 2015 Volkswagen Touareg is rolling into Australian showrooms this month with sharper exterior styling, an updated interior and subtle specification changes. While Volkswagen Australia is yet to officially launch the updated Touareg or release local images (overseas model pictured here), documents seen by CarAdvice allow us to reveal pricing and specification details for the overhauled range...


2015 Volkswagen Jetta : Pricing and specifications
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2015 Volkswagen Jetta : Pricing and specifications

The 2015 Volkswagen Jetta has arrived in Australia wearing the lowest price tag ever attached to the compact sedan. The updated model costs $22,790 before on-road costs in 118TSI Trendline manual guise, down $2200 compared with its predecessor. Volkswagen has also reintroduced a sporting variant, the 155TSI Highline Sport, priced from $39,990...


Toyota claims worldwide sales crown for 2014, ahead of Volkswagen, GM
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Toyota claims worldwide sales crown for 2014, ahead of Volkswagen, GM

Toyota has edged out Volkswagen for the 2014 global sales crown by just 90,000 vehicles. In figures released overnight, Toyota Motor Corporation sold a total of 10.23 million vehicles throughout 2014, with 9.15 million cars attributed to Toyota (up two per cent). 915,000 vehicles were sold under the Daihatsu brand (up five per cent), while 168,000 Hino trucks (up four per cent) were delivered to customers...


Diesel SUV Comparison : Mazda CX-5 v Nissan X-Trail v Jeep Cherokee v Volkswagen Tiguan
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Diesel SUV Comparison : Mazda CX-5 v Nissan X-Trail v Jeep Cherokee v Volkswagen Tiguan

They don’t call Australia the big brown land for nothing. Most of us may live near the blue of the ocean and travel on roads that are black, but there is plenty of brown stuff to be found everywhere else. Country folk who want a medium SUV aren’t necessarily looking at parking prowess or kerb-hopping abilities; rather the ability to cross big distance efficiently and effectively, often on dirt, is the score...


2015 Volkswagen Scirocco R gets $2000 price cut
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2015 Volkswagen Scirocco R gets $2000 price cut

The 2015 Volkswagen Scirocco R has arrived in Australia with a new price tag that’s $2000 lower than before. The updated Scirocco R costs $45,990 in six-speed manual form and $48,490 when equipped with the six-speed dual-clutch automatic DSG (both prices before on-road costs)...


Volkswagen Golf and Ford F-150 win 2015 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards
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Volkswagen Golf and Ford F-150 win 2015 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards

The Volkswagen Golf and Ford F-150 have been named the 2015 North American Car and Truck of the Year respectively at today’s Detroit motor show. The Golf claimed the Car of the Year gong with a score of 256 points, holding off the Ford Mustang (204 points) and the Hyundai Genesis (110 points)...


Volkswagen Tiguan : Next-gen SUV confirmed with seven seats, 500-litre-plus boot
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Volkswagen Tiguan : Next-gen SUV confirmed with seven seats, 500-litre-plus boot

The next-generation Volkswagen Tiguan won’t go on sale until 2017, but it will boast big changes including a longer wheelbase, seven-seat capability and a 500-litre-plus boot, the German brand has confirmed. Volkswagen America CEO Michael Horn spoke with CarAdvice just hours before the opening of the Detroit motor show, revealing that the next Tiguan will also be built in North America as well as Europe...


Volkswagen Golf R Touch gesture control: Experimental interior hands-on impressions
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Volkswagen Golf R Touch gesture control: Experimental interior hands-on impressions

Take your regular run-of-the-mill uber-hot-hatch and fit it out with an experimental interior technology package and you have the Volkswagen Golf R Touch. At the 2015 CES, we got our first taste of what Volkswagen is working on. From the outside, were it not for the car’s grey-on-red body work, there’s no real way to distinguish the Golf R Touch from its showroom brethren...


Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE concept : Affordable X6 rival revealed
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Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE concept : Affordable X6 rival revealed

The Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE concept been unveiled on the eve of the North American International Auto Show, offering the latest preview of the brand’s future mid-size SUV model series. The Cross Coupe GTE is an evolution of the CrossBlue Coupe concept that debuted in Shanghai in April, which was itself a spin-off of the seven-seat CrossBlue concept from last January’s Detroit show...


2015 Volkswagen Amarok : Pricing and specification changes
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2015 Volkswagen Amarok : Pricing and specification changes

Details of the 2015 Volkswagen Amarok range have been announced, with the German company increasing equipment and specification levels for its diesel-powered range while also axing the existing petrol version. The Volkswagen Amarok was previously available with the TSI300 engine (a 2...


Volkswagen Golf R Touch previews possible touch-enabled and gesture cabin technology
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Volkswagen Golf R Touch previews possible touch-enabled and gesture cabin technology

At its first ever CES, the German behemoth unveiled its Volkswagen Golf R Touch, which packs an array of high resolution screens, gesture sensing technology and capacitive buttons into the cabin. As far as the drivetrain goes, we're lead to believe that the Golf R Touch features the same kilowatt-packed 2...


2015 Volkswagen New Cars
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2015 Volkswagen New Cars

Details of the new and updated Volkswagen models launching in Australia in 2015.   Volkswagen Jetta – January An updated version of the slow-selling Volkswagen Jetta mid-size sedan will arrive early in the year, likely bringing with it a new price tag and revised equipment...


Volkswagen Golf R-Line Review: 110TDI
Rating: 810 /10
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Volkswagen Golf R-Line Review: 110TDI

Is the only sporty diesel version of the Volkswagen Golf worth considering? Matt Campbell finds out.

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2014 Volkswagen Amarok TDI420 Highline: week with Review
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2014 Volkswagen Amarok TDI420 Highline: week with Review

Dual cab utes are becoming the Tonka trucks of choice for inner city families, but do they work? James takes the Volkswagen Amarok for a week to find out.