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volkswagen's temporary auto pilot

Volkswagen's Temporary Auto Pilot

Volkswagen has introduced the Temporary Auto Pilot (TAP), which includes some semi-automatic functions. “Above all, what we have achieved today is an important milestone on the path towards accident-free car driving,” commented Leohold at today’s final presentation of the EU research project HAVEit in the Swedish city of Boras. “Nonetheless, the driver always retains driving responsibility and is always in control,” continues Leohold. “The driver can override or deactivate t

volkswagen golf24 is ready to hit the nurburgring

Volkswagen Golf24 is ready to hit the Nurburgring

The fastest Volkswagen Golf will compete tomorrow at the Nurburgring-Nordschleife in the legendary 24-hour race. The spectacular Golf24 has been prepared specially to take place at the race - June 23 to June 26, 2011. Fitting the 35th anniversary of the Golf GTI, Volkswagen Motorsport has developed a thorough-bred racing version of the world’s highest-volume production car. It is powered by a 2.5 liter five-cylinder turbocharged  engine with 440PS (324 kW) and 540Nm of torque. It features four-wheel drive, a

2012 volkswagen beetle rs

2012 Volkswagen Beetle RS

Looks like Volkswagen Beetle will have its RS version, which is going to feature a high-performance turbocharger kit with bigger intercooler, larger injectors, CAI and of course ECU re-map. The exterior is dramatically changed, actually, 2012 Beetle RS looks like Porsche GT3 RS, which is not bad, at all. Still, the project car doesn’t have plates and registration, so it will be created as autoshow concept. The tuning team didn’t have enough time, because the new Beetle Rs had to be pre

2012 volkswagen beetle us price - $18 995

2012 Volkswagen Beetle US Price - $18 995

Volkswagen US has priced the new 2012 Beetle at just $18 995 for the entry-level model featuring 2.5 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with 172PS (127 kW) and 240Nm (177 lb-ft) of torque. It offers fuel economy that is improved by up to 10 percent over past 2.5L models. The gearbox choice is between 5-speed manual and 6-speed automatic. The engines returns 22 mpg city and 31 mpg highway and 22 mpg city and 29 mpg highway, respectively for manual and automatic. The 2.5L comes standard with a split folding rea

volkswagen golf r cabriolet concept

Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet Concept

Volkswagen has unveiled the stunning Golf R Cabriolet Concept at the 2011 Wörthersee. The open-top is powered by the well-known 2.0 liter turbocharged petrol engine, but this time it develops 270PS (199 kW) and 350Nm (258 lb-ft). 0 to 100 km/h in 6 seconds and top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h (155 mph). The Concept car also features some exterior modifications like an aggressive front bumper, modified side skirts, carbon mirror caps and a center mounted dual sports exhaust

cfc vw new beetle


The foil specialist CFC from upper Bavarian Weilheim city created a nice version of the New Beetle to show car, according to the rules of the art. CFC has focused on visible details of the car, starting with the front apron and the front wings and ending with the rear wings, including side sills and the rear car area. They has also applied sticker bombing, as well as velvet foil. Sticker bombing with its high quality digital printings and high quality cottonized polyamide fibers “velvet”

2011 volkswagen transporter sportline

2011 Volkswagen Transporter Sportline

Volkswagen has announced the latest 2011 Transporter Sportline, which offers great versatility at decent price. It is available on both panel van and kombi models, in both short- and long-wheelbase. The entry-level version is priced at £28 220. All models come with superb 2.0 litre Bi-turbo TDI engine delivering 180PS. The power unit is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard and the 7-speed DSG is available as an option on all models for a £1 400 premium. The exterior boasts a st

mr car design vw t5 transporter hawaii deluxe

MR Car Design VW T5 Transporter HAWAII Deluxe

MR Car Design, the famous German tuning specialist has revealed a stunning custom version of the fifth generation Volkswagen T5 Transporter dubbed MR Car Design VW T5 HAWAII Deluxe. For the exterior of the ultra-spacious T5 Transporter, the Marcel Reil’s crew has mounted a sleek body kit by the noble VW tuner ABT, which is consist of a front and rear spoilers, a front grill and fog light inserts, as well as side strips and lights. Moreover, the stylishly re-fined outfit of the VW T5 HAWAII Deluxe highlights hu

volkswagen golf gti edition 35

Volkswagen Golf GTI Edition 35

Volkswagen Golf VI GTI Edition 35 will have its official debut on June 1st. However, the manufacturer has released some pictures ahead of its premiere. The car is built specially to celebrate the model's 35th anniversary. Golf VI GTI Edition 35 boasts new front bumper, revised interior trim and a lot of “35” badging. The "35" signature appears on the wing panels, door sill plates, head restraints and centre seat panel. Golf VI GTI anniversary model is powered by a  2.0 liter TSI petro

2012 volkswagen beetle

2012 Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen has introduced a new version of the super popular Beetle. The company revived one of the most popular models in its history in 1998. The new model is inspired by the Beetle Ragster concept shown in Detroit in 2005. 2012 Bettle is bigger and has more masculine and dynamic appearance Its dimensions are: 4 278 mm in length, 1 808 mm in width and 1 486 in height.  The wheelbase is 2 537 mm, which is also increased. The boot capacity is 310 litres, which is a more than 100 litres than

2011 volkswagen amarok

2011 Volkswagen Amarok

2011 Volkswagen Amarok achieves ratings of 7E and 8E and it also is in some of the lowest insurance groups. The pick-up introduces a more efficient 2.0 litre diesel, which offers better efficiency, more power and low fuel consumption. VW Amarok has the lowest CO2 emission in its segment – 199 g/km. The engine is 2.0 litre TDI with 122PS and 340Nm at just 1750RPM, while the more powerful bi-turbo model with 163PS and 400Nm at 1750RPM has emissions figure of 209 g/km of CO2. All models come w

je design volkswagen touareg hybrid

JE DESIGN Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

JE Design has introduced their tuning program for the new Volkswagen Touareg and specially for the Hybrid version of it. The tuning company offers both styling and performance packages. The aerodynamics package includes a widebody kit including a new radiator grill, a front spoiler, front and rear wheel arch extensions, a rear apron insert, a roof spoiler and a rear hatch blend. The performance package boosts the 3.0 liter TFSI engine to 440HP and 630Nm of torque. The acceleration is more