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Next-generation Volkswagen Golf, Tiguan, Passat and T-Roc confirmed with hybrid power

The Volkswagen Golf, Tiguan, Passat and T-Roc's futures have been secured into the electric age, with the German brand confirming its popular models will all receive another generation...

Volkswagen considering Ford Ranger Raptor rival: off-road Amarok W580

Volkswagen Australia is considering building a rival to the Ford Ranger Raptor, with a high-performance off-road version of the Amarok W580. The first examples of the 2021 VW Amarok W580 – a road-focused “grand tourer” performance ute developed exclusively for Australia – are yet to arrive in dealerships and local assembly is yet to commence...

2021 Volkswagen Amarok W580 completes durability testing, in showrooms next month

The 2021 Volkswagen Amarok W580 – Australia’s first “grand tourer” performance ute – has completed local durability and torture testing, and the first customer deliveries are due from the middle of April. Jointly developed with Volkswagen and the Walkinshaw Automotive Group – formerly the parent company of Holden Special Vehicles – the VW Amarok W580 is exclusive to the Australian market...

2021 Volkswagen T-Cross price and specs: CityLife special edition joins line-up

2021 Volkswagen T-Cross price and specs detailed CityLife limited-edition to land in April with added extras Bamboo Garden and Black 'dynamic colour themes' offered Priced from $30,390 before on-road costs The 2021 Volkswagen T-Cross will gain a new value-focused CityLife special edition next month...

All-electric Volkswagen Kombi will be brand’s first autonomous vehicle

The upcoming all-electric Volkswagen Kombi rebirth – also known as the ID. Buzz – will reportedly feature fully-autonomous driving functions, in a first for the German manufacturing giant. An official statement, released over the weekend by Volkswagen’s commercial arm, claimed the bus – which could go into production as early as next year – would be used for driverless “robo-taxi” services in Europe...

Volkswagen considering electric ID.3 convertible

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatch could spawn a drop-top sibling, if community interest proves strong enough. Posts by Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess and Volkswagen passenger cars CEO Ralf Brandstätter on online platforms Twitter and LinkedIn reveal the brand is "pondering" a two-door convertible spin-off to its five-door ID...

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace Wolfsburg price and specs: Special-edition seven-seater due in June

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace Wolfsburg Edition confirmed for Australia Blacked-out styling and optional packs fitted as standard for seven-seat SUV Priced from $59,990 before on-road costs First examples in showrooms in June The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace seven-seat SUV has been given the Wolfsburg special-edition treatment...

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 45 unveiled, unlikely for Australia – UPDATE

UPDATE, 28 February 2021: The 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 45 has made its official debut overnight, confirming the 45th anniversary model will be based on the hi-po Clubsport, and will eschew 'Edition' from its name...

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI price and specs: New hot hatch to cost nearly $60,000 drive-away

2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI price and specs New hot hatch to cost $53,100 before on-road costs, or close to $60,000 drive-away Carry-over engine under the bonnet, with a 180kW turbo 2...

2021 Volkswagen Golf price and specs

2021 Volkswagen Golf price and specs 'Mk8' hatchback due in May with more tech, price rises up to $4460 Three 'standard' variants come with a conventional automatic transmission IQ.Drive safety suite standard across the range Australian pricing and specification details for the 2021 Volkswagen Golf have been released, ahead of the local launch in May...

Volkswagen Amarok recall: 20,000 examples made from 2015 to 2018

About 20,000 examples of the Volkswagen Amarok made from 2015 to 2018 are about to be recalled in Australia because the spare tyre may not be properly secured due to a fault with the winch that holds it place. Volkswagen Australia is in the process of notifying federal safety authorities before contacting owners of affected vehicles in the coming weeks, inviting them to bring their vehicles in for repair...