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Volkswagen Amarok single cab ute at the 'Ring

Update: Volkswagen Amarok Review. This is probably the most unusual place where you will see the new Volkswagen Amarok single cab, but the VW guys believe that even a workhorse like the Amarok should be tested at the Nürburgring. The first time we spotted this single cab was in northern Sweden during winter testing but as its public debut gets closer the testing gets more intense...

2011 Volkswagen Jetta officially unveiled

Updated with official launch details and comments from Volkswagen Australia. The 2011 Volkswagen Jetta has been officially unveiled at a ceremony in New York’s Times Square overnight. Following the design language of all new Volkswagens, the Jetta is sharper, squarer and more refined, based heavily on the New Coupe Concept revealed at Detroit in January and taking cues from the smaller Golf and Polo...

Volkswagen Touareg Dakar-spec spied in the Alps

These are no ordinary spy shots, with our photographers capturing the new race version of the Volkswagen Touareg testing in the European mountains. Destined to compete on some of the most gruelling terrain on the planet, the sight of the bright blue race-spec Volkswagen Touareg certainly came as a surprise when it arrived in the CarAdvice inbox early this morning...

2011 Volkswagen Passat touring wagon spied

The new generation Volkswagen Passat family seems to be coming along nicely with the touring variant spied undergoing durability testing recently in the European mountains. Judging by the amount of sag at the rear it seems this Volkswagen Passat development prototype was hauling quite a heavy load under relatively extreme conditions in the cold, high-altitude environments...

2010 Volkswagen Golf R launched in Australia

CarAdvice’s Anthony Crawford is at the launch of the 2010 Volkswagen Golf R and Golf GTD and will post full reviews of both cars by the weekend. Hot on the heels of the new diesel-powered Golf GTD, Volkswagen Australia has today launched the 2010 Volkswagen Golf R – the king of the Wolfsburg hot hatches. No longer packing the 3...

2010 Volkswagen Golf GTD launched in Australia

CarAdvice’s Anthony Crawford is at the launch of the 2010 Volkswagen Golf GTD and Golf R and will post full reviews of both cars by the weekend. Volkswagen Australia has launched the Volkswagen Golf GTD – the car for Golf fans who can’t decide between a GTI hot hatch and a torquey little diesel. First things first, it’s certainly got plenty of torque...

Volkswagen Golf R pricing leaked

A moderator on the VW Watercooled website has apparently stumbled across Australian pricing for the forthcoming Volkswagen Golf R. Also included in the list was pricing on options available, but of course, it's all recommended retail pricing, and not driveaway. Considering the power increase over the standard GTI and the addition of all-wheel-drive, the pricing looks quite sharp...

Volkswagen New Vento (Polo sedan) set for India

Following last week’s unveiling of the 2011 Volkswagen Polo sedan for the Russian market comes news that the car will also be built and sold in India as the Volkswagen New Vento. The New Vento will be manufactured at Volkswagen’s plant in Chakan, Pune, and according to Volkswagen India director and member of the board, Neeraj Garg, it has been designed separate from the Russian version specifically for the Indian market...

Volkswagen Polo Sedan Unveiled

Following the launch of the new Volkswagen Polo hatchback in Australia, the sedan variant has been officially unveiled today in Moscow. Volkswagen has built the Polo initially just for the Russian market with the new sedan being produced on a new assembly line at the German company's plant in Kaluga (western Russia). It's powered by a 1...

2011 Volkswagen Jetta Spy Photos

With the new Volkswagen Golf now out and in showrooms across the globe, Volkswagen is looking at updating its lineup with the next generation Jetta expected next year. Our photographers managed to capture some photos of the new Volkswagen Jetta during some high altitude testing in the Alps. The Jetta is based on the Golf platform but presents a smaller option to the Passat...

Volkswagen Golf GTI Adidas

There are not that many car models that have their own yearly event but the Volkswagen Golf GTI is one such car. Every year a large group of Golf GTI enthusiasts rock up to Wörthersee, Austria to celebrate the existence of the model and as such Volkswagen presents something special to its fans...