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2011 Volkswagen Touareg prototype spied

While previous encounters with the next generation Volkswagen Touareg have been of cobbled together mules, these are the first few photos of an actually prototype testing somewhere in the US. While the design and powertrain are usually the headlining features of a new model, in the case of the Touareg a rumoured 300kg-plus weight loss has become the focus of its development...

2011 Volkswagen Touareg rendered

With the refreshed Volkswagen Touareg just around the corner, our artists have come up with a likeness of what we may expect to see in 2010 from the new generation model. The new version will be smaller and considerably lighter than the current model in an effort to improve fuel consumption, coupled with a range of efficient engines...

2009 Volkswagen Golf GTD official details

Update: Volkswagen Golf GTD Review. Volkswagen has officially revealed the full specifications for its diesel-powered GTI doppelganger which promises both performance and economy in one agile package. The Golf GTD also marks the arrival of Volkswagen's highest-performance production Golf with a diesel engine today, carrying on the GTD legacy which begun 27 years ago...

2010 Volkswagen Golf Estate revealed

Volkswagen has unveiled its new generation Golf Estate, better known as the Jetta Wagon here in Australia. The new Estate follows the design language established by the Golf MkVI while offering enhanced practicality with more interior room and luggage space. In the UK, the new Golf Estate will feature identical trim levels to the current model with S, SE and Sportline variants...

2009 Volkswagen Scirocco R debuts

Volkswagen has unveiled its performance flagship Scirocco R-Line model in production form following its concept debut at the Bologna Motor Show. The Scirocco R features a modified version of the previous generation Golf's 2.0-litre turbocharged engine which boosts power to 195kW and 350Nm. This 2...

VW Europe launches Scirocco GT TDI

Volkswagen's new performance diesel variant of the Scirocco GT is now available to order in Europe. Equipped with a 2.0-litre TDI 125kW (at 4200rpm) engine the Scirocco GT TDI combines effortless acceleration, made possible by 350Nm of torque delivered from 1,750 rpm, and the ability to return 4.43 litres per 100km on the combined cycle...

2009 Volkswagen Passat CC Review & Road Test

The best value luxury car on the market bar none. Model Tested: 2009 Volkswagen Passat CC V6 FSI, 3...

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan R Line model

An aggressive new model is set to join the Tiguan range with the introduction of the new R Line spec variant which adds new exterior highlights and enhanced interior comforts. Designed and produced by Volkswagen Individual, a special engineering wing of Volkswagen responsible for the Passat R36 and Touareg R50, the new Tiguan R Line offers a significant visual overhaul over the standard model but unfortunately no improvement in performance...

Volkswagen Golf wins World Car of the Year

Volkswagen’s latest Golf, the Mark VI, was honored today as the 2009 World Car of the Year. A jury comprised of 59 international automotive journalists from 25 countries around the world chose this year’s World Car of the Year, which was announced at a news conference during the New York International Auto Show...

Volkswagen launches Golf GTI in Europe

After making its first public debut in concept form at the Paris Motor Show, Volkswagen has officially unveiled the production version of its new generation Golf MkVI GTI flagship. Building upon the dynamics and driver involvement which defined the spirit of its predecessors, the new model is faster, sharper and more powerful than any standard GTI before it...

VW Golf scores five-star EuroNCAP rating

The new-generation Volkswagen Golf has been awarded the maximum five-star EuroNCAP safety rating despite stricter and more comprehensive assessment criteria. Furthermore, it now boasts the highest overall safety rating of any vehicle to be tested under the new scheme...