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Volkswagen was founded in 1937 and became famous for the Beetle (which was designed by Ferdinand Porsche). Today the German company owns Audi, Bugatti, Skoda, Lamborghini, SEAT and Porsche. Volkswagen has managed to grow its marketshare in Australia substantially over the last decade to take 9th position ahead of Honda with models such as the Golf, Passat, Polo, Touareg & Tiguan. Volkswagen aims to become the world's largest manufacturer and currently sells 14 different models in Australia.

Volkswagen Reviews

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTE Plug-in Review

The Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in is an impressive piece of technology, that we hope launches in Australia soon.

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan: seven things to like about this new mid-sized SUV

The all-new 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is exactly what is says on the box –  all-new. But amongst the plethora of new features and extra kit, there are some standouts. After spending plenty of time in the all-new Tiguan, these key features leapt out at us, begging for attention. So what are these standout features? Here's our pick of the seven cool things about the stylish medium SUV you simply can't ignore...

2017 Volkswagen Passat 206TSI R-Line Review

The Volkswagen Passat 206TSI R-Line is a swift and sure executive express, but is it a match for its spiritual predecessor?

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

The all-new 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is bigger than ever, and yes - it is considerably better, too.

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Volkswagen Videos

2017 Volkswagen Passat and Golf GTE - 2016 Paris Motor Show

Hybrids are big news at the 2016 Paris Motor Show and Volkswagen is pulling no punches with their GTE lineup. The Golf mirrors the sporty look of a GTI, but has a 1.4-litre petrol engine and hybrid drive system to allow a 1.7L/100km fuel consumption. It even has tartan seats!

Focus RS v Golf R v WRX STI Comparison: Track Test

Read the full article here. We put the 2016 Ford Focus RS up against the 2016 Subaru WRX STI and 2016 Volkswagen Golf R around Haunted Hills in Victoria. Well, we don't Australian rally driver Chris Atkinson does...

2016 Volkswagen Polo GTI track day review - Sandown Raceway

Read the article here. At a little over $27k, the 2016 Volkswagen Polo GTI isn't just the GTI for those who can't afford a Golf GTI, it's a properly good thing in its own right. But we want to know how it’s going to handle the track here at Sandown Raceway. One of the most competitively priced and well-specced light hot hatches on sale, the 2016 Polo GTI comes standard with a 6...

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...

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Volkswagen Comparisons

Medium SUV Comparison: Hyundai Tucson Highlander v Mazda CX-5 GT v Renault Koleos Intens v Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline

Buyers looking for the perfect medium SUV are faced with a bewildering array of options in what has become Australia’s fastest-growing vehicle segment. This year, a staggering one-in-seven of all new vehicles sold have fought in this class, and there are more than 20 offerings from all over the world tussling for your love and money...

Comparison: Hyundai i30 SR Premium v Mazda 3 SP25 Astina v Volkswagen Golf 110TSI Highline

The ever-evolving small car class is again under the spotlight for this test, with the upgraded Mazda 3 and Hyundai i30 here to take on the stalwart Volkswagen Golf. All of these vehicles have seen some updates and changes since the start of the year, and we figured it was time to see where the flagship version of each sits among its peers in the class...

Ford Focus RS v Subaru WRX STI v Volkswagen Golf R Comparison: Track Test

The first part of our Ford Focus RS versus Subaru WRX STI versus Volkswagen Golf R comparison, the road test, ended with the Volkswagen claiming victory over the new Ford and the Subaru. This, though, is the second instalment – the track element – and it's the best chance the compromised but vastly gifted RS has to win back some ground...

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Volkswagen News

Radical Volkswagen EV sports car concept spotted in patent database

A radical Volkswagen autonomous EV concept car been found on the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) patent register. The renderings you see here were originally posted on the VW Vortex forums by user aladis. Aiming for maximum aerodynamic efficiency, the concept features a short bonnet, sweeping roof line, tapered tail, and a prominent shark fin down the middle...

Volkswagen Polo beats edition rolls in

The Volkswagen Polo ‘beats’ special edition is now on sale, for a retail premium of $2000 over the regular 81TSI Comfortline on which it is based. The special edition Polo adds a 300-watt sound system with two tweeters, two woofers and two full-range speakers, plus a subwoofer and eight-channel amp...

Weekend Deals on Wheels for October 15

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Haggle hard, and happy shopping. If you spot any deals, let us know in the comments...

2017 Volkswagen Golf facelift to appear in November

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf will debut next month with a much anticipated styling and technology makeover, the company has confirmed this week. As recent spy photos of the revised Golf R wagon, as well as leaked renderings, have revealed, the update will include a mild facelift for the evergreen small car range...

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Volkswagen Owner Reviews

2016 Volkswagen Multivan Highline TDI450 4motion Review

Things were different in the seventies when I first got my licence. Back then you drove a Ford Falcon or a Holden Kingswood, maybe a Valiant if you wanted something unusual. European cars were for rich people and Japanese cars were cheap and nasty according to drivers of proper Aussie made cars, myself included...

2016 Volkswagen Passat 132 TSI Review

When looking for an alternative to my FG XR6 turbo Falcon, I hadn't considered the new B8 Passat until I saw one in the flesh. Much better than the pictures indicate. However the small 1.8 turbo petrol was a concern but after a test drive I was sold. The performance was amazing (with the standard 7-speed DSG) and also helped by the fact that it was almost 400kg lighter than my beloved Falcon...

1970 Volkswagen 1500 (beetle) Review

This is my Dad's car which has been in the family since 1970. It was originally bought for my uncle but he swapped it with my dad for a 1969 Kombi when he needed more room for the kids - My old man has had it ever since. We recently restored it as it was getting a bit tired after 40 odd years as a daily driver and four or five learner drivers...

2013 Volkswagen Golf GTi Review

It has been nearly three years since I took delivery of my new, white (with Tartan interior) VW Mk 7 GTi and said goodbye to my fantastic, but family unfriendly Porsche Boxster. The Golf is the first car I had bought brand new and I must say I haven't been disappointed...

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