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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 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.

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance Review

Adding the Performance Pack to the already potent GTI platform edges the Volkswagen Golf even closer to the top-spec R model and makes it the most well-rounded hot-hatch on the market...

Destination Drive: Tauranga and Rotorua in a Volkswagen Passat wagon

Destination Drive: Put simply, this is something you can do in any car. Whether you're excited about your new car and are looking for inspiration, or whether you regularly hit the road and cruise around, this series is for the love of driving and to provide ideas for those times you want to enjoy your car. Let us know your favourite drive loops in the comments section below...

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

The larger, 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan takes things up a notch. Prospective Mazda CX-5 buyers should take note.

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Volkswagen Videos

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...

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 Holden Commodore SS-V Redline v Volkswagen Golf R Review : Wagon track battle

Read the article here. At CarAdvice, we argue about cars. A lot. On almost a daily basis, protagonists will stake claims, draw battle lines, spit dummies, and grudge matches play out around the office with rarely any resolution reached. It’s not the imbalanced bravado and colourful language that makes such conflict unfit for publication, it just doesn’t really fit the largely objective mould of critical review...

Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years/Clubsport : 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen has confirmed to CarAdvice that it will bring the five-door Golf Clubsport, the most powerful Golf GTI ever, to Australia around mid year. But as the Clubsport nameplate is currently used by Holden Special Vehicles (HSV), the Golf Clubsport will be called the ‘Golf GTI 40 Years’ locally when it goes on sale here around mid-year...

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Volkswagen Comparisons

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

The Volkswagen Passat Alltrack and the Subaru Outback are now more evenly matched than ever before. Subaru has always had this segment to itself though, but now theres a proper battle taking place.

Peugeot 308 GTi 270 v Volkswagen Golf GTI Performance Comparison

How does Peugeot's wicked new 308 GTi 270 flagship hot hatch fare against the established might of Volkswagen's GTI Performance edition? We hit the twisty back-roads to find out.

Ute comparison: Ford Ranger v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Toyota HiLux v Volkswagen Amarok

Utes, pick-ups, trucks, dual-cabs, double-cabs – whatever you call them, these big four-door 4x4 haulers are massively important to buyers in Australia. The 4x4 utility segment has boomed in recent years, and it remains one of the strongest parts of the Australian new car market – indeed, roughly one in every 10 vehicles sold in this country will be a four-wheel-drive commercial vehicle...

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Volkswagen News

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...

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

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

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...

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Volkswagen Owner Reviews

2012 Volkswagen Polo GTi Review

So after a little over two years of ownership of my MY12.5 Polo Gti, I'm trading up to something a bit more exciting and faster. I thought it would be nice to to share my journey. It was October 13', I had just return to Sydney after being away studying & working in the UK...

2015 Volkswagen Scirocco R Review

I can't stand the Golf, from a purely aesthetics standpoint. Boxy, bland, see them everywhere - even the R model fails to inspire anywhere near the kind of passion in me that many Volkswagen enthusiasts have for the hot-hatch staple. The Scirocco R is not a Golf. Granted, this comes with a few compromises - the Scirocco is a three door hot hatch/sports coupe blend, based on the older MKVI platform, and sports an older 2...

2015 Volkswagen Golf 90 TSI Review

When it came to buying my first car, I was looking for a nice, small compact car, with either turbo petrol or turbo diesel. After looking around at other similar cars, I came across a 2015 vw golf demo base model with a price that was to good to ignore. I have had the car for just under a year...

2012 Volkswagen Amarok TDI400 Highline (4x4) Review

We have had our Amarok for just over 3 years now and it has 120,000km on the clock. We love the it and am now in the market for a new one. As a family of 5 we do a lot of camping, this usually involves pulling a heavy trailer over rough bush tracks or worse, super soft sand. The vehicle has constantly surprised us with the ease that it accomplishes tricky situations that have left us recovering other dual cabs...

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