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2017 Volkswagen Amarok reveals new-look interior

The overhauled interior of the recently unveiled 2017 Volkswagen Amarok has now been revealed, showcasing an all-new dashboard design. For the 2017 model year, Volkswagen's interior design team has ditched the old dashboard's rugged styling cues for a more refined look that is more in keeping with the rest of the brand's passenger cars...

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2016 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Review
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2016 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Review

A fan of the ruggedly-styled Volkswagen Passat Alltrack but need something smaller? Enter the 2016 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack...

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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 20
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 20

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk with Tegan Lawson. Each week we’ll bring you a video roundup of the stories that have been making headlines in both the automotive industry and Australia’s new-car market. What’s happened in the week ending May 20, 2016? Check out our video above, and see our links to the full stories below...


2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review: Long-term ownership report one
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2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Review: Long-term ownership report one

We put our money where our mouth is and BUY a Volkswagen Golf GTI...

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Volkswagen enthusiast fleet unveiled, will tour America
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Volkswagen enthusiast fleet unveiled, will tour America

Volkswagen's US arm has unveiled a band of tuned vehicles, known as the enthusiast fleet, which will tour across the States during the northern summer and beyond. Think of it as an American version of the annual Worthersee festival held in Austria. The vehicles are currently scheduled to appear at seven events across the country from May through to October...


2016 Volkswagen Transporter TDI400 LWB Dual Cab Chassis Review
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2016 Volkswagen Transporter TDI400 LWB Dual Cab Chassis Review

Volkswagen has been producing proper single- and dual-cab work trucks for many decades now and the TDI400 LWB Dual Cab presents a real alternative to the sea of 4WD dual-cab utes on the market.

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2016 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2.0TDI v 2016 Subaru Outback 3.6R Comparison
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2016 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack 2.0TDI v 2016 Subaru Outback 3.6R Comparison

Read the article here. Australian buyers have been bashing down the doors at dealers, rushing madly to secure the keys (or keyless fobs) to large SUVs over the past decade without so much as a backward glance. The harsh reality, though, is most of those buyers don’t really need a large SUV...


2016 Volkswagen Touareg recalled for airbag fix - UPDATE
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2016 Volkswagen Touareg recalled for airbag fix - UPDATE

Update: The majority of affected Touaregs haven't been sold yet. See bottom of article for details Volkswagen is recalling 59 vehicles from its 2016 Touareg SUV line over concerns that the fabric of the side airbag could tear. The manufacturer reports that in the event of an accident, the fabric of the side airbag may tear during deployment...


Ten of the most bonkers concept cars

Ten of the most bonkers concept cars

Concept cars are a law unto themselves, and the rules are: there are no rules. Motor shows are full of over-the-top, fantastical creations and, while some offer a glimpse into the future of personal transport, some are nothing but the physical manifestations of delusional designers and inventors...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 6
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 6

CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 6 2016 For the first time in its history, Hyundai has been crowned the top-selling passenger car brand. The VFACTS figures for April were released this week and the Hyundai i30 was Australia’s best selling car ahead of the Toyota Hi-Lux, Ford Ranger, Toyota Corolla and Mazda 3...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 6
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 6

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson will deliver a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance Review
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2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance Review

Read the article here. Call the 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance boring. Call it bland. Call it the populist choice that will ensure you’re forever anonymous, running round in a sea of other Volkswagen Golfs. You can call the GTI Performance all those things but there’s one other title you should also bestow upon it - the most complete, all-round hot-hatch benchmark...


Volkswagen Golf GTI Heartbeat and Golf R Variant Performance 35 concepts unveiled
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Volkswagen Golf GTI Heartbeat and Golf R Variant Performance 35 concepts unveiled

Two apprentice developed high performance concept cars, the Volkswagen Golf GTI Heartbeat and the Volkswagen Golf R Variant Performance 35, have unveiled at the 2016 Worthersee meeting in Austria. Created over a period of nine months by a team of 12 apprentices from Saxony, Germany, the two-seat Volkswagen Golf GTI Heartbeat (above) is based on the three-door Golf GTI Performance...


2016 Volkswagen Golf 92TSI Comfortline Wagon Review
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2016 Volkswagen Golf 92TSI Comfortline Wagon Review

The Volkswagen Golf 92TSI Comfortline wagon is subtly styled both inside and out and offers a spacious, comfortable drive. The MY16 update includes a new touchscreen and connectivity features.

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2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S breaks front-drive Nurburgring lap record
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2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S breaks front-drive Nurburgring lap record

The special edition Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S has recorded a sub-7min50sec lap of Germany's infamous Nurburgring Nordschleife, making it the fastest front-wheel-drive production car to lap the 20.83-kilometre circuit. With 228kW of power and 380Nm of torque available from its turbocharged 2...


2017 Volkswagen Amarok gets V6 diesel power
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2017 Volkswagen Amarok gets V6 diesel power

The 2017 Volkswagen Amarok has been unveiled in the form of the new-look – and powered-up – VW Amarok Aventura dual-cab ute. The so-called "premium pick-up" is set to become the only ute in the segment with a turbo diesel V6 engine, with the new 3.0-litre power unit churning out 165kW of power and 550Nm of torque: up markedly on the most powerful twin-turbo four-cylinder engine currently offered in the Amarok (with 132kW and 420Nm)...


Volkswagen reveals more efficient new 1.5 TSI engine
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Volkswagen reveals more efficient new 1.5 TSI engine

Volkswagen AG has unveiled the first of its more efficient new-generation EA211 turbo-petrol engines, a 1.5-litre TSI that will replace the 1.4 TSI used in models such as the Golf, Skoda Octavia and Audi A3. Revealed overnight at the annual Vienna Motor Symposium, this new unit trickle into a range of VW products from the end of 2016...


2006 Volkswagen presentation details dieselgate scheme - report
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2006 Volkswagen presentation details dieselgate scheme - report

A 2006 Powerpoint presentation detailing how Volkswagen could cheat its way past emissions testing has been uncovered as part of the ongoing investigation into the dieselgate scandal. Two sources who have seen the presentation have told the The New York Times that the Powerpoint pack was prepared by a top technology executive at the German automaker...


2017 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S in, Golf R400 reportedly out
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2017 Volkswagen GTI Clubsport S in, Golf R400 reportedly out

The powered-up Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport, which is on its way to Australia as the GTI 40 Years Edition, will soon be outclassed by an even more powerful special. The new limited-edition model will be known as the GTI Clubsport S, and fans will get their first look at the annual Wörthersee GTI-Treffen (“meeting”) in Austria next month...


Volkswagen T-Prime GTE concept unveiled
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Volkswagen T-Prime GTE concept unveiled

The Volkswagen T-Prime GTE has been unveiled at the 2016 Beijing auto show and the crossover concept potentially previews a new range-topping SUV for the brand. As part of Volkswagen's renewed focus on electrified propulsion, the T-Prime GTE has a plug-in hybrid drivetrain that pairs together a 185kW/370Nm 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with a 100kW/350Nm electric motor...