News & ReviewsLast 7 days
CarAdvice
Volkswagen Passat: 30 millionth vehicle produced

Most Recent posts

Volkswagen Passat: 30 millionth vehicle produced

Volkswagen has celebrated a production milestone this week, with the 30 millionth Passat rolling down the assembly line. On April 3 at the brand's Emden facility in Germany, a Passat GTE 'Variant' wagon finished in Pyrite Silver metallic was the magic milestone unit...

Recent Posts
Skoda Karoq, Kodiaq gain 140 TSI option in the UK
22
Comments

Skoda Karoq, Kodiaq gain 140 TSI option in the UK

Skoda's UK division has confirmed the availability of a new engine for the Karoq and Kodiaq SUVs, in the form of the 140kW 2.0 TSI 4x4. The new powertrain variant will be available on the Karoq Sportline, along with the Kodiaq SE L, Scout, Sportline, Edition, and L&K variants offered overseas. In addition to the aforementioned 140kW, the 2...


Skoda Octavia: Next-gen here in early 2021
4
Comments

Skoda Octavia: Next-gen here in early 2021

Skoda Australia has indicated the next-generation of its most popular model, the Octavia, will be arriving Down Under during the first quarter of 2021. Paul Pottinger, communications boss for Skoda's local division, told CarAdvice the next-gen small liftback and wagon will commence production for our market late next year...


Skoda Superb hits 500,000 units
19
Comments

Skoda Superb hits 500,000 units

Skoda has manufactured the 500,000th example of the third-generation Superb, with the milestone vehicle rolling down the production line at its Kvasiny facility in the Czech Republic this past week. Produced at five different factories across the globe – including Kvasiny, Aurangabad (India), Nanjing (China), Ust-Kamenogorsk (Kazakhstan) and Solomonovo (Ukraine) – Skoda says it has made 1...


Skoda: Scala RS 'would make sense'
9
Comments

Skoda: Scala RS 'would make sense'

The new Scala hatchback could be the next model in the Skoda line-up to get the sporty RS treatment, according to a new report out of the UK. Speaking with Auto Express, Skoda's board member "with responsibility" for sales and marketing, Alain Favey, said that a Scala RS isn't confirmed for production just yet, but is under consideration...


Seat Leon Cupra R ST revealed for Europe
21
Comments

Seat Leon Cupra R ST revealed for Europe

Seat, Spanish subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group, has unveiled an exclusive version of its small sports wagon, named the Leon Cupra R ST. Limited to 150 units in the UK, the Leon Cupra R ST is essentially a twin-under-the-skin to the Volkswagen Golf R wagon, powered by a 220kW/400Nm 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine hooked up to a seven-speed DSG automatic and 4Drive all-wheel drive...


2020 Volkswagen Golf spied
38
Comments

2020 Volkswagen Golf spied

The eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf has been snapped once again by photographers, this time during cold weather testing on the snowy roads of Europe. Compared to the basically undisguised vehicle spied recently, this prototype is wearing a full body wrap, though the overall silhouette and lighting units are visible...


2020 Skoda Kamiq revealed, here late Q1 next year
56
Comments

2020 Skoda Kamiq revealed, here late Q1 next year

Skoda has officially revealed the Kamiq, now the smallest member of the Czech brand's SUV family. In terms of design, it's very obvious the littlest Skoda crossover was inspired by the Vision X concept that previewed it at last year's Geneva motor show, though it's been toned down a bit for production...


2020 Volkswagen T-Roc R unveiled
57
Comments

2020 Volkswagen T-Roc R unveiled

The Volkswagen T-Roc R has been revealed this week ahead the 2019 Geneva motor show, featuring the company's 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine tuned to deliver 221kW of power and 400Nm of torque. This is channelled to the ground via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, and an all-wheel drive system...


Volkswagen T-Roc, T-Cross confirmed for Oz, arriving early 2020
53
Comments

Volkswagen T-Roc, T-Cross confirmed for Oz, arriving early 2020

Volkswagen has confirmed the Polo-sized T-Cross and the on-again, off-again T-Roc are coming to Australia early in 2020, giving the brand's SUV portfolio a long-overdue boost. Speaking on the back of a dealer conference in Brisbane, Todd Ford, product manager at Volkswagen Group Australia, said both cars offer a "significant volume opportunity" when they arrive...


2020 Skoda Kamiq interior revealed
0
Comments

2020 Skoda Kamiq interior revealed

Skoda has revealed the cabin of its new Kamiq SUV, ahead of the new model's full reveal at the Geneva motor show early next month. Just a single image has been shared by the Czech subsidiary of Volkswagen, showing a minimalistic dashboard layout that looks to be pretty much identical to that used in the new Scala hatch...


2020 Skoda Kamiq sketched
0
Comments

2020 Skoda Kamiq sketched

Skoda has teased its upcoming Kamiq crossover once again, this time in a set of design sketches that look pretty similar to the concept vehicle that previewed it last year. The frontal and rear views of the baby SUV show the global version of the Kamiq (not to be confused with the model of the same name revealed for China last year) will draw heavy inspiration from the boldly-styled Vision X concept shown at the 2018 Geneva motor show...


2020 Skoda Kamiq teased
0
Comments

2020 Skoda Kamiq teased

Skoda has previewed its all-new small SUV, set to be called the Kamiq when it is revealed in Geneva next month. Named after the language of the Inuit people residing in northern Canada and Greenland, the Kamiq shares its name with the company's small SUV offering in China revealed last year, though the global version will be a different vehicle...


2019 Skoda Scala interior revealed
26
Comments

2019 Skoda Scala interior revealed

The interior Skoda Scala has been revealed a week before the car's full debut on December 6, local time, in Tel Aviv, Israel. The high-end model shown here stands out thanks to the light coloured strip of, probably, fake wood running across its width, and the floating pod housing the car's infotainment system. Although the touchscreen measures 9...


Volkswagen Tarok: Australian launch is a 'no'
76
Comments

Volkswagen Tarok: Australian launch is a 'no'

The Volkswagen Tarok ute isn’t big enough or powerful enough for the Australian market, according to the German brand’s local arm. The Tarok was revealed in early November as a concept virtually ready for production, and ready to sit below the company’s full-size Amarok ute that’s been on sale since 2011...


2019 Audi S3 spied again
12
Comments

2019 Audi S3 spied again

The all-new Audi S3 has been spied again during development testing, ahead of an anticipated production debut sometime next year. Like the vehicle snapped in August, there's plenty of camouflage concealing the finer design details, but we can see the overall shape of the new-generation hatchback and certain elements that will distinguish the S3 hot hatch from its more sedate brethren...


Volkswagen Tarok Concept unveiled
121
Comments

Volkswagen Tarok Concept unveiled

The Volkswagen Tarok concept has been unveiled on the first day of the Sao Paulo motor show, previewing a compact, production-ready dual-cab ute. The Tarok concept features a dual-cab body with seating for five people, a panoramic glass roof, and LED lights visually connecting the grille and headlight units...


Volkswagen teases ute concept for São Paulo
11
Comments

Volkswagen teases ute concept for São Paulo

Volkswagen has released a single teaser image of an unnamed pickup concept bound for the 2018 São Paulo motor show, which kicks off on November 6. Dubbed a "near-production concept vehicle", the ute previews an upcoming vehicle destined for the South American market – namely Brazil – which will sit below the larger and more rugged Amarok in the company's line-up...


Volkswagen planning new small SUV for the US - report
7
Comments

Volkswagen planning new small SUV for the US - report

Volkswagen's North American division is reportedly working on a new 'sub-compact' SUV to sit below the Tiguan, though it won't be the recently-revealed T-Cross or T-Roc. Car and Driver claims the German brand is keen to introduce a new model in the US to compete with the Honda HR-V and Jeep Renegade, though this new crossover looks to be specific to the US market – much like the larger Atlas, though that is also sold in China as the Terramont...


2019 Volkswagen T-Cross revealed
135
Comments

2019 Volkswagen T-Cross revealed

The 2019 Volkswagen T-Cross has finally been unveiled overnight at premiere events in Amsterdam, Shanghai and São Paulo. Serving as the new entry point into the German brand's crossover family, the T-Cross measures 4.11m long and features a 2.56m wheelbase – making it smaller in physical size than a Mazda CX-3...