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Volkswagen Golf GTI Roadster : 375kW/665Nm supercar headed for Wörthersee
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Volkswagen Golf GTI Roadster : 375kW/665Nm supercar headed for Wörthersee

The Volkswagen Golf GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo is literally a video game fantasy come to life. Despite being designed specially for the two-dimensional world of the new Gran Turismo PlayStation racing game, the hot-hatch-inspired supercar will debut in the flesh at next week’s Wörthersee Festival in Austria...


Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance concept built by apprentices to debut at Wörthersee show
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Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance concept built by apprentices to debut at Wörthersee show

A new Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance concept car built by apprentices will debut at the 2014 Wörthersee gathering in Austria at the end of May. The new concept has been teased in a photograph with its 12 apprentice creators ahead of the car's unveiling at the annual Volkswagen Group meet, and while the image gives little away in terms of what to expect from the car, it's clear the concept has been designed to appeal to younger enthusiasts, as all of the apprentices are aged between 18 and 23...


2015 Volkswagen Passat sketches released
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2015 Volkswagen Passat sketches released

The upcoming eighth-generation Volkswagen Passat looks set to ditch the conservative styling of its predecessor in favour of a significantly sleeker, coupe-inspired design. Official sketches of the 2015 Volkswagen Passat reveal the new large sedan’s low-slung, aerodynamic body...


Volkswagen Tiguan: new-generation model to be unveiled this year - report
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Volkswagen Tiguan: new-generation model to be unveiled this year - report

The next-generation Volkswagen Tiguan compact SUV is set to be unveiled later this year, according to a report from Germany's Auto Motor Und Sport. The new model is said to debut in the European autumn of 2014, meaning it could debut at the Paris motor show in October...


Bosnian pensioner covers Volkswagen Beetle with 50,000 oak pieces
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Bosnian pensioner covers Volkswagen Beetle with 50,000 oak pieces

Bosnian retiree Momir Bojic has created a truly unique Volkswagen Beetle by covering most of it with oak tiles. Over the course of two years Bojic, aged 71, hand crafted and fitted his Beetle with over 50,000 pieces of oak. Almost every available surface, including all of the body work, dashboard panel, A-pillar and radio, is covered with carefully laid out oak tiles...


Volkswagen CC - next-generation model could be more of a 'fastback'
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Volkswagen CC - next-generation model could be more of a 'fastback'

The future design of the Volkswagen CC - a four-door style-focused version of the more conservative Passat - is currently in the process of being decided, according to VW of America president Michael Horn. The Volkswagen CC has been on sale locally in its current guise since July 2012, while the original version arrived on the market in 2009...


Volkswagen kicks off global design contest: Three six-month VW internships on offer
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Volkswagen kicks off global design contest: Three six-month VW internships on offer

Volkswagen has launched an online car design competition, with three winners each receiving a six-month internship at the Volkswagen Design Centre in Wolfsburg. Titled "Create a cool video game car for Volkswagen!", the competition calls on young designers to create not only an eye-catching bespoke car, but also come up with a video game concept...


Volkswagen Transporter Review
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Volkswagen Transporter Review

Capable, entertaining and sharp-looking, its easy to see why the Volkswagen Transporter is one of the highest-selling commercial vans in its class.


Volkswagen reveals details of 10-speed DSG, new Passat twin-turbo diesel
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Volkswagen reveals details of 10-speed DSG, new Passat twin-turbo diesel

Volkswagen’s research and development boss has revealed details of the brand’s upcoming 10-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and twin-turbo diesel engine. Speaking at the annual Vienna motor symposium in Austria, Volkswagen R&D chief Hans-Jakob Neusser said the next-generation DSG was being developed to handle torque loads of up to 500Nm...


2014 Volkswagen Polo diesel driven overseas but dropped from local range
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2014 Volkswagen Polo diesel driven overseas but dropped from local range

The updated Volkswagen Polo will launch in Australia in September without a diesel engine due to low demand for the outgoing oiler and efficiency improvements for the petrol engine. Volkswagen Australia confirmed its switch to a petrol-only line-up for the facelifted Polo at the city car’s international launch in Munich, Germany, this week...


Volkswagen Scirocco R-Line package revealed; future remains unclear for sporty hatch in Australia
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Volkswagen Scirocco R-Line package revealed; future remains unclear for sporty hatch in Australia

The Volkswagen Scirocco R-Line has been revealed, but the real performance hero - the Volkswagen Scirocco R - remains under a cloud of uncertainty for Australia. When fitted with the R-Line styling pack, the facelifted Scirocco model gains new-look front and rear bumpers, a black grille with R-line badge, fog-lights, sports side skirts, a rear spoiler and 18-inch alloy wheels...


Volkswagen Golf Wagon R-Line package revealed
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Volkswagen Golf Wagon R-Line package revealed

The Volkswagen Golf Wagon could soon be a little bit sexier, thanks to the brand adding a new R-Line option for the small load-lugger. The Golf Wagon's R-Line styling package includes revised front and rear bumpers, new side skirts, 18-inch alloys and a new R-Line grille, not to mention fog-lights, a roof-top rear spoiler and rear diffuser...


2014 Volkswagen Polo Review
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2014 Volkswagen Polo Review

Tim Beissmann drives the updated Polo in Munich and finds the best is now even better.


Volkswagen Polo GTI manual confirmed
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Volkswagen Polo GTI manual confirmed

Senior company executives have confirmed the Volkswagen Polo GTI will once again be offered with a manual transmission option when the updated hot-hatch is released later in 2014. Rumoured earlier this year, a Volkswagen product communications executive spoke openly about the return of the manual GTI with Australian media at this week’s launch of the facelifted Polo range in Munich, Germany...


Volkswagen Beetle retro model range set to expand; baby Kombi and Karmann Ghia models rumoured
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Volkswagen Beetle retro model range set to expand; baby Kombi and Karmann Ghia models rumoured

The next-generation Volkswagen Beetle isn't expected to launch until 2019, but rumour has it that the retro hatchback will be joined by a number of niche spinoff variants including the long-awaited baby Kombi van. German website AutoBild.de claims Volkswagen has already made concrete plans to expand the Beetle range, which in its next-generation form will be built on the brand's highly flexible Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) underpinnings...


Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe uncovered in production guise
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Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe uncovered in production guise

The Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe concept looked close to production-ready when it debuted at the 2014 Beijing auto show just over a week ago, and now images purportedly showing a real-life production version of the Jetta-based swoopy sedan have surfaced online. The pictures, outed by Chinese site autohome.com...


2014 Volkswagen Polo – The Quick Guide
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2014 Volkswagen Polo – The Quick Guide

The mid-life update of the fifth-generation Volkswagen Polo promises to make a very good thing even better. New engines, new infotainment systems and new technology headline the upgrades to the compact hatchback that CarAdvice has rated the best city car in the country since its introduction in 2010...


2015 Audi RS3 spied with suspected 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine
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2015 Audi RS3 spied with suspected 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine

The 2015 Audi RS3 is expected to stray away from its five-cylinder turbo roots, and will likely be fitted with a newly-developed high-output four-cylinder turbo. The new-generation Audi RS3 had been spotted by our European spies already, and those mules were fitted with burbling five-cylinder turbo engines...


Audi A1 to get three-cylinder engine, A3 set to follow
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Audi A1 to get three-cylinder engine, A3 set to follow

The march of the three-cylinder engine is set to continue, with the Audi A1 and Audi A3 destined to be fitted with fuel-saving triples. Audi CEO Rupert Stadler told UK publication AutoExpress at the 2014 Beijing auto show that offering a fuel-sipping three-cylinder engine in the brand's smaller offerings was logical...


Volkswagen Golf 90TSI Review : Long-term report one
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Volkswagen Golf 90TSI Review : Long-term report one

What's a Volkswagen Golf like to own? We buy one to find out...