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2008 Volkswagen Golf GT Sport TSI vs TDI review

2008 Volkswagen Golf GT Sport TSI vs TDI review Models Tested: 2008 Volkswagen Golf GT Sport TSI DSG - $37,290 (RRP) 2008 Volkswagen Golf GT Sport TDI DSG - $39,790 (RRP) Options: Metallic Paint (on grey TDI) $690; Leather seats (on red TSI) $2990 Two outstanding drivetrains, brilliant chassis, room, practicality, ride/handling balance TSI not quite as good with DSG, which one to pick? CarAdvice Rating: (Petrol & Diesel) - by Karl Peskett Photography by Anthony Crawford and Karl Peskett So this is where it gets really interesting...

Video: Volkswagen Scirocco promo

Volkswagen has released a pair of promo videos of its new and hotly anticipated Scirocco. The first of these two videos is a computer generated fly-by-wire tour of the Scirocco, and the second is a live action sequence boasting the performance of VW's newest model. The front-drive Scirocco in the clip is powered by a 2...

2008 Volkswagen Golf CGI

The Volkswagen Golf is arguably the worlds most prolific and versatile hatchback, encompassing variants such as the world's first twin-charged 1.4 TSI, the renowned GTi hot-hatch, and the potent all-paw R32. This particular rendering has been created over an actual spy photo of the 2008 VW Golf, ensuring proportions, lines and placement are highly accurate...

2008 Volkswagen Beetle 10th Anniversary Edition

Its hard to believe the new Beetle has already been around for a decade, and to celebrate its tenth birthday milestone Volkswagen has released the New Beetle Anniversary Edition. Based on the Beetle Miami, new alloy wheels, sports suspension, a fresh colour as well as a special interior begin the festivities, along with an exclusive body colour and stripe treatment...

Volkswagen Passat R36 Brisbane Motor Show

Volkswagen R36 Brisbane Motor Show     Volkswagen unveils the R36 at the Brisbane Motor Show.     The 3.5-litre engine is expected to put out around 220kW with a 0-100km/h time of just 5.6 seconds.    ...

New Engines for VW Golf GT Sport and Passat

Volkswagen's highly successful Golf GT TSI which was released earlier this year now has a permanent place amongst the ranks of VW. Under the new guise of Golf GT Sport to emphasize its performance credentials, it will now be available in two sporty yet economical models - the TSI and new 2.0 TDI. The TSI maintains its twin-charged 1...

2008 Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Australia has expanded the Passat range with two new variants. Equipped with the same engine as the new diesel powered Volkswagen Golf GT Sport, the 2.0-litre TDI unit produces 125 kW of power and 350Nm of torque...

2008 Volkswagen Golf GT Sport

Volkswagen Australian has made some minor changes to the 2008 Golf GT lineup, now referred to as Golf GT Sport. Getting the cosmetics out of the way first, the 2008 range has a new grille surround in charcoal (previously the same as body colour) as well as new GT Sport badges. The MY08 range includes the performance orientated 1...

2008 Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen Australia has updated the popular Polo range with the introduction of a 6-speed automatic gearbox for the 1.4-litre Polo Club. The new gearbox raises the automatic Polo Club's price tag by $500 to $19,490, while the entry price for the range (Polo Club 5-speed manual) remains unchanged at $16,990...

New Generation Volkswagen Golf Spyshots

(editors note : images removed - please see WorldCarFans for images) The sixth generation Volkswagen Golf has been caught testing in the Californian desert in the last few days. Worldcarfans managed to catch both the 3-door and 5-door variants...

Volkswagen RNS 510 Radio Navigation for Touareg

One of our biggest qualms with the optional satellite navigation offered on Australian Volkswagens was the lack of clarity and the low quality graphics used to represent streets and objects. Speed was also an issue - calculating routes and devising different routes took far too long. Now, Volkswagen has released the RNS 510 series of satellite navigation for the Touareg range...