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Volkswagen Scirocco R Wolfsburg in Australia from November 14: Farewell range limited to 150 cars

Volkswagen's limited-run Scirocco R Wolfsburg Edition will go on sale in Australia from November 14, the car maker's local arm has confirmed. Announced in August and named for the wealthy German city the company calls home, the special Wolfsburg Edition will see out the Scirocco badge in Australia...

Four special-edition Volkswagen models here by November

Volkswagen Australia is preparing to launch no fewer than four special-edition models before the end of 2016, following in the wheel tracks of the just-launched Golf GTI 40 Years edition. Kicking things off is the Volkswagen Beetle Classic Final Edition due to arrive in September. It’ll be the last opportunity for people to buy a Beetle before the iconic model is axed from the local line-up...

2017 Volkswagen passenger cars updated: Added equipment, increased prices across the range

Volkswagen has released updated 2017 model-year pricing and specifications for its passenger car range, bringing varied price rises depending on model and variant. At the entry point of the German brand’s range is the Polo hatch, which now starts at $17,190 plus on-road costs (ORC) for the 66TSI Trendline equipped with the five-speed manual transmission...

2016 Volkswagen Scirocco R recalled for speedo fix

Volkswagen Australia has announced a recall of its Scirocco R sports hatch, to address speedometer fault. Affecting 207 vehicles built for the 2016 model year, the recall relates to a fault that could see the speedometer display an inaccurate speed reading. The company says that the speedo may under-represent the actual road speed, with the error occurring between 100km/h and 180km/h...

Volkswagen makes sweeping MY16 updates : Reversing camera, Apple CarPlay, new touchscreens standard

Volkswagen Australia has announced a range of sweeping changes across most of its forthcoming MY16 passenger car and SUV range, which it has billed as the “biggest model year update in the local company’s history”. In what amounts to a significant value improvement, all Polo, Golf, Beetle, Scirocco, Jetta and Tiguan models will now get a standard reverse-view camera and a new App-Connect USB interface integrating Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink as standard...

Volkswagen Scirocco GTS detailed ahead of Shanghai show

The Volkswagen Scirocco GTS will make its official debut at the 2015 Shanghai motor show, which kicks off next week. Like the original Scirocco GTS, which was introduced way back in 1982, the new iteration features a drivetrain shared with the contemporary Golf GTI. That means that under the striped bonnet lives a 162kW version of Volkswagen's 2...

2015 Volkswagen Scirocco R gets $2000 price cut

The 2015 Volkswagen Scirocco R has arrived in Australia with a new price tag that’s $2000 lower than before. The updated Scirocco R costs $45,990 in six-speed manual form and $48,490 when equipped with the six-speed dual-clutch automatic DSG (both prices before on-road costs)...

2015 Volkswagen Scirocco R confirmed for Australia

The Volkswagen Scirocco R isn't dead in Australia, after all. Earlier this year Volkswagen Australia confirmed it was reassessing the need for the Scirocco R sports hatch as part of its line-up, particularly given the brand had models such as the Polo GTI, Golf GTI and GTI Performance and Golf R as part of its range...

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 Scirocco R: new engine destined for facelifted coupe

Overseas reports suggest production of the Volkswagen Scirocco R is on hold ahead of the introduction of a more powerful facelifted version early in 2014. US publication Car and Driver reports Scirocco R production is in a state of limbo now that Volkswagen has wrapped up production of the car's turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder 'EA113' engine...

Volkswagen Scirocco Million celebrates production milestone

The Volkswagen Scirocco Million has been launched to celebrate the car's seven-figure production milestone. Destined for Germany and China only, the limited edition Volkswagen Scirocco Million is distinguished by a number of interior and exterior styling enhancements...