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volkswagen nils concept

Volkswagen NILS Concept

NILS, a single-seat electric concept vehicle that offers a glimpse of a new form of minimalist mobility, has been unveiled ahead of its public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this month.  This concept car – which features an aluminium space frame, wing doors and free-standing wheels – has the dynamic performance of a sports car, yet travels silently, and with zero emissions. The NILS project is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development,

2012 volkswagen up! - first photos

2012 Volkswagen Up! - First Photos

The first photos of the Volkswagen up! have been released, ahead of the new small car making its debut at the Frankfurt motor show in September. The up! is an entirely new design, offering maximum space on a minimal footprint (3.54 x 1.64 m), making it ideal for driving in the world’s cities. It will be launched in Europe in December.  There are three versions for different budgets and needs: take up! is the entry-level car, move up! the comfort-oriented model and high up! the top version.

2012 abt volkswagen tiguan

2012 ABT Volkswagen Tiguan

Abt Sportline now offers full tuning program for the latest Volkswagen Tiguan. Although, the crossover has been on the market for several months, the tuner are ready with a number of modifications, which can make your vehicle unique. The exterior package includes ABT front grill, ABT door strip attachements, ABT rear skirt set   with exhaust system and ABT rear wing. The stance is improved by installing ABT suspension springs, which lower the vehicle. There are also different ABT designer l

volkswagen polo bluemotion at 2011 ecovelocity

Volkswagen Polo BlueMotion at 2011 EcoVelocity

Volkswagen will exhibit several vehicles from the BlueMotion range at the 2011 EcoVelocity held from 8 to 11 September. The visitors will be encouraged by Volkswagen to “Think Blue”, as they get up close and personal with some of the company’s latest BlueMotion products, both on the stand and on the track. The BlueMotion range includes Touareg Hybrid and Scirocco BlueMotion as well as the small Polo BlueMotion. Golf VI BlueMotion will also be at the event. 2012 Volkswagen Scirocco BlueMotion is powered

b&b vw golf gti edition 35

B&B VW Golf GTI Edition 35

B&B has announced several performance packages for VW Golf GTI Edition 35. The tuning company offers three different power leves – 310PS, 326PS and 362PS. The results are thanks to a lot of improvements – a larger turbocharger, a special sport exhaust system with larger downpipe and high-performance catalyst. There are also ECU re-maps and a revised air intake system is installed and an optimized intercooler. Finally, the tuner installed a special Slim-Line oil cooler system. Level

new vs old – what changed through the years?

New vs Old – what changed through the years?

Most of you have strong memories from your father’s or grandfather’s car.  “One day I will have one for myself”– we thought. Unfortunately most cars have no more than 10 years on the production line meaning that whatever it was that you fancied as a kid is now about 30-40 years old and looks like(or actually is) scrap or costs an amount of money with a lot of zeroes. Luckily someone thought of all these enthusiasts. So, who did? Chevrolet Camaro The first Camaro was built back in 1966/1967. Very lo

black pearl volkswagen golf vi gti

Black Pearl Volkswagen Golf VI GTI

SIEMONEIT RACING has unveiled a special tuning package for the new Golf VI GTI. The name of the project is black pearl. The exterior tuning package consists of  a carbon-fibre bonnet, in-house sport exhaust system and a set of nice wheels. The performance package consists of a special air intake which forces cooler air into the combustion chamber for better efficiency. There is also an ECU re-map and the results are more than satisfying - 355 PS and 485 Nm. However, Hardware modifications

2011 volkswagen polo match

2011 Volkswagen Polo Match

2011 Volkswagen Polo Match joins the model’s range and offers perfect value for money. The new Match model replaces the existing SE and Moda trim levels and also provides £650 worth of equipment. 2011 Polo Match is priced at £11 300 for the 1.2-litre 60 PS manual The exterior boasts 15” “Castille” alloy wheels, front fog lights and heat-insulating tinted rear windows. Inside, there are air conditioning, an RCD 310 radio / CD player, multifunction computer and MDI (Multi Device In

abt 2012 volkswagen beetle

ABT 2012 Volkswagen Beetle

ABT has introduced a styling and a performance packages for the latest 2012 Beetle. Still, these are just two renderings, but the car will look exactly the same. There will be performance mods for the 1.2TSI boosted to 140PS (103 kW), the 1.4TSI will have 210PS (154 kW) and the top-of-range 2.0TFSI will have 240PS (176 kW). The 1.6TDI will gain additional 20PS (15 kW) and the bigger 2.0TDI will have 170PS (125 kW), instead of 140PS (103 kW). The styling package consists of a new front bump

cars in movies – top 5

Cars in movies – top 5

Each car enthusiast has a movie that makes them smile just thinking of it. You will have the opportunity to read a little more about some of the most cherished cars used in movies. Number 5 AUDI A8 W12- Transporter 2 This car is taking a serious part in the plot of the movie. Jason Statham needs to chase the bad guys all over the place and the Audi is a serious partner in his mission. The movie is abundant with stunts that the A8 has to perform. Thanks to the massive twelve-cylinder 6.0

2012 volkswagen golf vi cabriolet price - £20 720

2012 Volkswagen Golf VI Cabriolet Price - £20 720

Volkswagen will put on sale the new Golf VI Cabriolet in the UK. The price is £20 720, while the top-of-range 1.4 TSI 160 PS 7spd DSG is tagged at £26 595. It will be available in three trim levels: S, SE and GT. The standard equipment includes 16” alloy wheels, Bluetooth and some other goodies. The SE adds 2Z

2012 volkswagen tiguan price - £21 085

2012 Volkswagen Tiguan Price - £21 085

Volkswagen will put on sale the new revised Tiguan on 1 July. The prices start from £21 085 and rising to £28 020 for the top-of-range 2.0 TSI 210 PS 4WD DSG 7 Spd model. 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan is available in both two- and four-wheel drive. There are four trim levels: S, SE, Sport and Escape. The standard equipment includes – 16” alloy wheels, Climatic air conditioning, DAB radio and alarm. SE adds 17” alloys, 2Zone electronic air conditioning, Park Assist, iPod and Bluetooth pre