12 August 2005, 04:15 PM
IAA world premiere: 18 months after the concept C study made its debut at the Geneva Automobile Salon, Volkswagen now presents the series version of its new convertible coupe in the form of the VW Eos. This is the world's first four-seater car with a five-section CSC roof; the folding hard top combines the characteristics of a coupé, sliding and convertible roof, thereby unifying three different car concepts to form a whole.
Consistently new design
CSC design: When closed, the CSC roof cur
09 August 2005, 04:00 PM
It was the most powerful Golf ever. The VW Golf R32 powered by a 177 kW (241 bhp) engine was first launched in August 2002. Not only was it one of the hottest cars on the road, it also sold like hot cakes: three times as many R32's were sold than originally planned. These are excellent prospects for its successor.
Now comes a new R32 based on the Volkswagen Golf V generation. This time it packs 184 kW (250 bhp) under the bonnet; the permanent 4MOTION four-wheel drive again promises excellent
03 August 2005, 04:18 PM
The Volkswagen Passat, the mid-sized car that forever changed the attitude of owning a “grown up” family sedan and wagon, is ready to take this popular segment to greater heights and was unveiled at one of metro Detroit's premier automotive events during a press conference on August 2, 2005 at Meadow Brook Mansion.
For the first time ever, Volkswagen has chosen the burgeoning Meadow Brook Concours d' Elegance, which has emerged as one of the most renowned automotive events in the world, to ta
06 June 2005, 03:15 PM
The new VW Passat Estate is currently in pre-production, and its launch in Europe is imminent, with the first cars set to debut on August 19th at Volkswagen dealerships in Germany. Advance sales will begin on June 3rd, with prices starting from 22,900 euros, which includes standard features such as air conditioning system (Climatic), roof rails, electronic parking brake, and ESP.
The Passat Estate is among the most successful cars in the world, with over 4.3 million units produced to date. Th
24 May 2005, 03:40 PM
Volkswagen of America, Inc. revealed its “new” VW Beetle and VW Beetle convertible which has a subtle but stylish new look that fashionably updates, yet maintains, the core emotional appeal of the iconic new Beetle design, first launched in 1998.
The 2006 VW Beetle and the convertible will be launched in September of this year and will come standard with a more powerful new 2.5 liter, five-cylinder engine that creates 150 horsepower (versus the four-cylinder, 2.0 liter that created 115 hp).
06 May 2005, 04:22 PM
BRABUS B63 S engine tuning enhances the power output of all Mercedes 63 AMG models, with the high-revving 6.2-liter V8 now delivering 550 hp / 404 kW and peak torque of 650 Nm. This results in a sprint time from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 330 km/h, making the CLS 63 AMG with BRABUS B63 S tuning perform like a true super sports car.
BRABUS power kit includes reprogrammed engine electronics with a unique injection and ignition mapping. In addition, the kit has a sp
31 March 2005, 04:17 PM
It can well be expected that their expectations will be met: Both the YES! Roadster and the YES CUP/R are a manifestation of the creed of two company founders and current managing directors Herbert Funke and Philipp Will: Reduce to the core. And for the two designers this means that the direct car-road communication must not be interfered by unnecessary gadg-ets. Hence, what the owner of a YES! will purchase is nothing more and nothing less than a driving machine.
Translated into plain figure
22 March 2005, 03:52 PM
Volkswagen's 2005 model offensive is maintaining its impressive momentum as the new VW Fox and new VW Polo make their international debuts. Following the Jetta in the USA, the Golf Plus, and the new Passat, two more models are now set to be unveiled. The 15th AMI Leipzig (2-10 April 2005) will also be the venue for the first appearances of the VW Passat und VW Golf Plus at a German motor show.
Both debuting models will be unveiled at the press conference on 1 April 2005 at 9:00 am on the Volk
10 March 2005, 04:06 PM
In time for its 30th birthday, the new VW Polo appears optically more dynamic and fresher than ever before. The new front end with its V-shaped radiator grille, in particular, lends the VW Polo a significantly more striking look. Pre-sale will start on March 14; despite improved equipment, the vehicle's prices will remain at the same level.
The new VW Polo is coming! Based on its well-known virtues, the most recent generation of this all-round talent will remain the benchmark in its class.
10 January 2005, 04:22 PM
It’s a statement, an automotive way of life. More than 800.000 drive one, the Volkswagen with the perhaps most famous design in the world: the New VW Beetle Ragster. For the North American International Auto Show in Detroit the German company presents the hot potential of the design classic – with a study on 2005 VW Beetle Ragster. Its most visible characteristic: a drastically dropped roof with a large ragtop.
Ragtop + Speedster = Ragster The development team based the Ragster on the reinfor