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SUV Comparison Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Forester

SUV Comparison - Volkswagen Tiguan 103 TDI vs. Subaru Forester X vs. Honda CR-V Introduction Subaru Forester Honda CR-V Volkswagen Tiguan She Says Conclusion Model tested: 2008 Volkswagen Tiguan 103TDI Recommended Retail Price: $35,990...

2008 Volkswagen EOS TFSI review

2008 Volkswagen EOS TFSI Road Test Model tested: Volkswagen EOS TFSI Recommended Retail Price: $52,290; $71,210 as tested. Options fitted: Individual package ($6,990); metallic paint ($690); satellite navigation ($2,490); CD changer ($790); Dynaudio 600W premium sound system ($1,990); Bi-xenon headlights with cornering lights ($1,990); electrically adjustable front seat ($1,490); Chicago 18" alloy wheels ($2,490)...

2008 Volkswagen Tiguan First Steer

The Volkswagen Tiguan is a car that will set the revitalised German importer apart and at the same time take it into a headlong battle with some of the most established Japanese brands in one of Australia’s most volatile market segments. - David Twomey VW Australia marketing director Peter Dierks says the Tiguan is set to become the second biggest selling VW in Australia, behind the 11,000+ a year VW Golf...

Retro Road Test Volkswagen Eos & MG B

Retro Road Test – Volkswagen Eos & MG B Could Eos be the modern day MG B? Models Tested: 2008 Volkswagen Eos Coupe Cabriolet Auto - $52,290 (RRP) 1968 MG B Roadster Four Speed Manual - $3,355 (when new) - by Matt Brogan When the opportunity arose to drive one of the most popular and well-loved roadsters of all time just so happened to coincide with my week of driving one of the most stunning coupe-cabriolets of the modern age, an idea was spawned - introducing our first Retro Road Test...

2008 Volkswagen Eos petrol and diesel review

2008 Volkswagen Eos petrol and diesel review and road test   Models tested: 2008 Volkswagen Eos TFSI and TDI Good looker roof up or down, rigid body, excellent performance, build quality, versatility Boot space cramped, which one to pick? CarAdvice rating: - by: Alborz Fallah & Karl Peskett When we road test a new car the manufacturer hands over the keys for a week and usually says have fun (or in the case of the Bugatti Veyron, they send a guy with the car)...

2008 Volkswagen Touareg V10 TDI Review

2008 Volkswagen Touareg V10 TDI Review       CarAdvice rating: Recommended Retail Price: $121,990 (model tested) Options fitted: Automatic tailgate, $1390 - by Karl Peskett There’s only one figure in this review you need to know. 750 Newton metres. That’s it. You can skip to the end now...

2008 Volkswagen Multivan First Steer

2008 Volkswagen Multivan Sport 2.5 TDI Tiptronic – First Steer “The coolest Kombi Van on the planet – Volkswagen’s Multivan Sport TDI is also a super luxo ride for seven people” Test Model: 2008 Volkswagen Multivan Sport 2.5 TDI, Tiptronic. Options Fitted: None – although you can get a glass sunroof for $2000 – which for this kind of freight, should be standard kit along with roof racks, no ifs or buts...

2007 Volkswagen Touareg V6 TDI Road Test

2007 VOLKSWAGEN TOUAREG V6 TDI – ROAD TEST Test model: 2007 Touareg 3.0 V6 TDI Options fitted: Metallic paint only. Almost all the goodies come as standard kit aboard the Touareg although, disappointingly, metallic and Pearlescent paint is a $1450 option – and given that you only have one choice in the standard paint line up (Campanella white and trust me, that’s no choice) you will need to go with this option...

2007 Volkswagen Eos First Steer

A convertible with a sunroof, it almost defies logic. But – in a world first – the new Volkswagen Eos features a five-section hard top with an integrated sliding/tilting sunroof. The idea is that the sunroof is used when it’s not hot enough for the roof to be down – these are the hard decisions that convertible drivers are dealt, it’s a hard life isn’t it? Launching the new Volkswagen Eos was reserved for one of the most picturesque parts of Australia – The Great Ocean Road...

2006 Volkswagen Golf R32 Road Test

2006 Volkswagen Golf R32 Road Test Test model: 2006 Volkswagen Golf R32, five-door with DSG Options fitted: Electric glass sunroof - $1621.00 – OK, I’d think about it Satellite navigation system with CD changer - $2436.00 – No, I’d buy a portable touch screen unit for less than $1000...

2006 Volkswagen Passat TFSI Road Test

My booking with the Volkswagen Passat TFSI was re-jigged a couple of times prior to picking up the car, so after that slight scheduling disaster I finally had my bottom planted on the leather-clad driver’s seat. I left without hesitation, just in-case there was another scheduling hiccup that I was yet to be made aware of...