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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...

2019 Volkswagen Touareg review

The new Volkswagen Touareg is a fitting flagship for the brand’s Australian arm, and quantifies how much many people pay for a badge. Here is our first drive on Australian shores.

Volkswagen ID R sets new Nurburgring record, and how it did it

Anyone else having difficulty keeping up with Nurburgring records? It can be hard to keep up these days as manufacturers vie for bragging rights, yet this obsession with Germany's most famous racetrack is a relatively recent phenomenon. It's hard to believe now but the Jaguar XJ220 held the production car record around the 20.7km Nordschleife for 11 years...

2019 Volkswagen Amarok V6 580 Ultimate review

Volkswagen continues to play to its strengths with even more power and torque available from the V6. But is it enough to keep pace with the competition?

Cars We Own: 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI

The Golf GTI. An icon and a benchmark, and one of the heroes in the CarAdvice stable.

Briannen’s Beetle: Engine stripping, the taste of petrol, and homework

The last time we caught up with Briannen and her Beetle restoration project was before Christmas, so it's time to see how much she has progressed. The 16-year old is restoring her first car, a 1969 Volkswagen Beetle, with her VW mechanic dad, Mark, who is teaching her all the tricks along the way, and we will be following her every step...

2019 Volkswagen Golf R review: Special Edition

Wolfsburg's hottest hatch was already a cracking car. So has the addition of some 'special' extras improved the breed? We drive the Volkswagen Golf R Special Edition to find out.

The Car Designer of the Century

Chances are you’ve driven in one of his creations, and possibly even owned one. And you’ve definitely seen them on roads the world over. It’s estimated some 60 million of his cars have been built; a roll call as vast as it is iconic. His career spanned six decades across numerous brands – from supercars to hatchbacks and compact MPVs (a segment he is credited with inventing), this man’s pen has created some of the best known cars in history...

Volkswagen T-Roc review: 140TSI quick drive

The T-Roc is part of a two-product punch aimed at making Volkswagen a major player in the compact SUV segment. It'll be here early next year, but we've had a spin already.

2019 Volkswagen Amarok V6 Core review

Volkswagen cuts back the frills and trims the pricing on the Amarok V6 to create the Core. But has too much goodness been stripped out to make it less than the bargain it appears?

2018 Volkswagen Polo Beats review

Are headphones and compact city cars a marketing match made in heaven, or is Volkswagen pushing its luck with the Polo Beats?