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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...

2011 Volkswagen Passat sedan spied

These are the first spy shots of the new generation Volkswagen Passat sedan which is set to receive a major face lift and a few hand-me-downs from the Passat CC. The new Volkswagen Passat will be the next model in line to receive the new VW family face which already features on the new Golf, Touareg and recently launched Polo...

Volkswagen Golf Plug-in Electric (Blue-E-Motion)

Volkswagen has today unveiled a rather interesting car, a plug-in electric version of their best selling model. The Volkswagen Golf electric car is getting ready for production with a release date set for 2013. Although the Germans have arguably been playing catch up when it comes to hybrid and electric cars, the zero-emission Golf (which makes use of lithium-ion battery technology) is a good indication of where Volkswagen is heading in the future...

2010 Volkswagen Polo spy photos, spotted in Sydney this morning

An eagle-eyed CarAdvice reader has spotted the new 2010 Volkswagen Golf parked in a suburban Sydney street this morning. The car, which appears to be a base model three-door, if the plastic wheel trims are anything to go by, shows the latest Volkswagen styling cues, as recently seen on Volkswagen Golf and Volkswagen Transporter models, have now found their way to the brand's smaller offering...

Volkswagen Scirocco natural gas-powered racer to compete at Nürburgring 24-hour

Volkswagen will field three natural gas-powered Scirocco race cars in next month's legendary Nürburgring 24-hour endurance event competitors have dubbed 'Green Hell'. The Volkswagen Scirocco GT24-CNG coupés are all fitted with a 2.0-litre TSI engine, powered by compressed natural gas. The engines develop 243kW, but reduces CO2 emissions by 80 per cent as compared to a conventional petrol-powered engine...

Volkswagen Touareg 2MOTION in the pipeline?

French publication, L'Automobile has reported that Volkswagen is considering a two-wheel drive version of its popular Touareg SUV. The French motoring website suggests VW will offer the Touareg in rear-wheel drive guise to reduce weight and, at the same time, improve fuel consumption...

Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Subaru Impreza WRX Comparison Review

The battle for hot-hatch supremacy Models Tested: 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX, 2.5-litre, five-speed manual, hatch – $39,990* 2010 Volkswagen Golf GTI; 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged; six-speed DSG, five-door – $42,990* Options (Subaru): Leather & sunroof $2500 Options (Volkswagen): Adaptive Chassis Control $1,500; RNS510 with Dynaudio Excite $3,500; Vienna Leather Upholstery $3,300 Words: Karl Peskett Photos: www...

Volkswagen Passat CC now with five seats, but not in Australia

Volkswagen will offer its Passat CC model with five seats (previously four), standard satellite navigation and touchscreen Bluetooth connectivity as standard equipment when the revised model goes on sale later this month in Europe and the UK...

Volkswagen Golf R 3 Door Confirmed

After numerous photos of the Volkswagen Golf R 3 Door surfaced across Australia, Volkswagen has now come out and confirmed the model for the Australian market. Speaking to fans through its FaceBook page, Volkswagen Australia said: "As a direct result of overwhelming customer interest and dealer enquiry, we are pleased to announce the local avaiability of the 3 door body style for the coming new Golf R...

Volkswagen Golf R three-door spotted in Australia

Update: A few more images of the three-door Gold R in Australia have surfaced, this time in black. The hottest Golf available, the Golf R, has been spotted in three-door guise at Fremantle Wharf in Western Australia. Despite initally only confirming the five-door model, this picture, snapped yesterday, show that the three-door is a possibility, and given the choice, we're sure that VW would move more than a few of them...

Video: Volkswagen Golf lane merging goes horribly wrong

By now most of you have probably seen the clip of the car stuck to the front of the truck as it continues to drive along at highway speeds, unaware of its unintentional hood ornament. A similar event has now been captured on video over the weekend, with a Volkswagen Golf spun around onto the front of a bus after executing the world's worst lane changing manoeuvre...