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Volkswagen Golf R fastest ever: Frankfurt Motor Show

While the R32 nameplate may be missing from the latest generation Golf range, Volkswagen has not left the hot hatch without a flagship – officially introducing the new Golf R at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Enthusiasts need not be disappointed by the removal of the trademark V6 with the new Golf R boasting the title as the fastest-accelerating Volkswagen ever...

Volkswagen Polo at Frankfurt Motor Show

As CarAdvice hinted a few weeks back, Volkswagen has premiered its youngest offspring of the Polo family at the Frankfurt International Motor Show. The agile three-door shares the new styling cues as seen on Tiguan and Golf for a more consistant family look...

2014 Volkswagen Golf CC: Spy Pics

Though we've received very little information thus far, we have received a couple of renderings this morning of the 2014 Volkswagen Golf CC. Golf CC will take many of the same styling cues of its bigger brother, Passat CC, and will sit as a premium model in the revised line-up. CarAdvice will be sure to bring you more information as it comes to hand...

Volkswagen Golf 77TDI released in Australia

Volkswagen have today released its most fuel efficient Golf model in Australia: the 77TDI. As the name suggests this newest member of the Golf line-up is powered by a frugal 1.6-litre turbo-diesel engine which, when mated to a five-speed manual gearbox, can achieve a combined fuel economy figure as low as 4.9L/100km. The new 77TDI shares the same technology as its 2...

Volkswagen Polo three-door unveiled

The new three-door Polo, which as we touched on this morning has just received a five-star Euro NCAP result, has been unveiled ahead of its public debut at next month's Frankfurt Motor Show...

Volkswagen Polo gets EuroNCAP top marks

The new fifth-generation Polo, due in Australia soon, has received top marks in the new, more stringent EuroNCAP crash tests achieving a maximum possible five-stars. Featuring an optimised body structure, highly effective belt-and-airbag combination and driver-assist systems the result has secured Polo's title as the safest compact car in the world...

Volkswagen Passat CC Review & Road Test

2009 Volkswagen Passat CC 125TDI Review and Road Test Not just a Passat with four seats... Model Tested: 2009 Volkswagen Passat CC 125TDI; 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-diesel; six-speed DSG; sedan - $54,990* Options (As Fitted): Metallic Paint $1000 (Autumn Brown); Rear View Camera $600; Satellite Navigation $2500 CarAdvice Rating: By Paul Maric If there’s one car company at the moment that is bouncing from strength to strength, it’s got to be Volkswagen...

Volkswagen Transporter details revealed

Volkswagen has today released the first details on its new Transporter range of vans, kombi, chassis cabs and window vans, revealing a new refined exterior design plus significant advances in comfort, safety and refinement. Lower running costs are also guaranteed thanks to a new range of common rail TDI (turbo-diesel) engines offering lower emissions and improved economy by an average of 10 per cent across the range...

Spied: 2010 Volkswagen Golf R20

Update: Volkswagen Golf MkVI Review With the current 3.2-litre V6 powered Volkswagen Golf R32 only boasting 184kW, it seems the company's hot hatch is starting to cool off in light of newer offerings by competitors, but VW will soon rectify the situation by launching the Golf R20. Unlike today's R32, the new R20 will feature Volkswagen's 2...

Volkswagen Golf GTI by ABT

The highly respected German Tuning house ABT has released their version of the latest and equally well-respected Golf GTI. CarAdvice’s Full Throttle team recently sampled several ABT tuned rockets in Germany and were blown away by what these guys can do with much of the standard fare from the Volkswagen group, which means this Golf GTI is likely to seriously impress...

2011 Volkswagen Touareg prototype spied

While previous encounters with the next generation Volkswagen Touareg have been of cobbled together mules, these are the first few photos of an actually prototype testing somewhere in the US. While the design and powertrain are usually the headlining features of a new model, in the case of the Touareg a rumoured 300kg-plus weight loss has become the focus of its development...