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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...

2007 Volkswagen Touareg Review

Braving cold conditions, I jetted up to the NSW Southern Highlands to sample Volkswagen’s newest model addition – the new Volkswagen Touareg. According to Volkswagen, 2,300 new components have been developed for the new Touareg – ranging from front and rear end design, right through to electronic systems such as ABS Plus and active rollover protection...

New Look VW Touareg Tows a 747

The new Volkswagen Touareg is a striking beast, sporting new looks and ABSplus for shorter stopping distance off-road - the 4WD's natural habitat, a fact many new 4WD manufacturers have forgotten. This isn't just a facelift, the new Touareg boasts 2,300 newly developed parts including innovative off-road braking and all-wheel drive systems...

Volkswagen Tiguan

We must be the last motoring site to have covered the Volkswgen Tiguan, but its better late than never. Volkswagen 14th model series, the new Volkswagen Tiguan SUV will hit the display stands at the Frankfurt International Motor Show in September. Volkswagen says the Tiguan was conceived as a borderliner between the urban world and endless landscapes, right, stuck in traffic for 3 hrs a day seems more accurate...

Volkswagen Golf GT W12-650 Engine Photos

We all loved the VW Golf GT W12-650, a remarkable car that goes to show what happens when resources and practicality are not an issue. So we decided we'll show you some photos of the W12-650's engine bay (thanks to our reader Phaeton). As you can see, cost was definately not an issue given the amount of carbonfibre used in the engine bay, but thats not the point...