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2020 Volkswagen Amarok Sportline V6 review

The Volkswagen Amarok Sportline remains a compelling ute option despite some foibles, because of its ripping V6 diesel engine and full-time 4x4 system.

2019 Volkswagen Multivan Black Edition review

There's more to the Volkswagen Multivan Black Edition than just a sticker pack.

2020 Volkswagen T-Cross 85TSI review

Volkswagen hasn't had an SUV smaller than the Tiguan previously. The T-Cross uses the Polo's platform to create a small SUV with style and presence.

2020 Volkswagen T-Roc 140TSI review

If a Tiguan is too big (or too SUV-like), the Volkswagen T-Roc aims to bridge the gap between hatch and full-blown SUV with a sporty, Golf-sized offering.

Volkswagens on ice (and track)

It's not often you get a chance to test cars back-to-back on the snow and the race track, but in places like Queenstown, New Zealand, you're as close to snow-capped mountain peaks as you are to the local circuit. When colleague Scott Collie came back from the BMW Alpine Experience having not actually experienced much in the way of alpine driving, I wasn't sure what to expect from the Volkswagen 4Motion 'Get A Grip' showcase, given the itinerary is entirely dependent on the weather...

The incredible story of the Meyers Manx dune buggy

Volkswagen is getting a lot of buzz for its electric ID. Buggy concept, a modern interpretation of the original dune buggy. With its retro-chic styling and an electric powertrain with outputs of 150kW and 309Nm sending drive to the rear wheels, the ID. Buggy is part of VW’s push into an electric mobility future...

Volkswagen ID. Buggy review

Is this open-topped buggy to be taken seriously, or is it all just a bit of fun?

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI review

By now, we know what the Golf GTI stands for. How is the formula faring as the Mk7.5 edges closer to replacement?

2019 Volkswagen Touareg Launch Edition review

It's all new, and loaded with features inside and under the skin. Is the new Touareg enough to topple the order of large SUVs?

Volkswagen ID.3 prototype review

If you believe the hype Volkswagen has been heaping on it in recent months, the ID.3 might just be the most significant car the German company has ever set out to produce.

Why they don't make them like they used to

Sales of new vehicles with “retro” looks have hit the brakes – but millennials are driving a resurgence in original classic cars from the 1960s. Demand for the new generation Ford Mustang, the modern Mini range, and the diminutive Fiat 500 have fallen by more than 30 per cent over the past three years...