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2011 Volkswagen Eos - UK sales start

Just debuted at the Los Angeles Motor Show last week, Volkswagen’s revised, 2011 Eos model is now available for ordering in the UK at the starting price of 22,895 GBP, on the road. Scheduled to arrive at the brand’s official dealerships in early 2011, the new Eos benefits from a fresh new outer livery and features a long list of hi-tech extras, as well as a stunning five piece metal folding hard top with an integrated glass sunroof. Its exterior changes include a new bumper, a horizontal

ABT's exotic trio for Essen Motor Show 2010

ABT has revealed its exceptional trio for the upcoming Essen Motor Show, which starts on 27th of November. The brand renowned for its exceptionally stylish customized Volkswagen group vehicles is about to amaze the crowd at the show with the perfect blend of quality, design and sportiness, showcasing its ABT R8 GT R, ABT Scirocco and the recently unveiled, incredibly fresh ABT A1. The brand’s ultra sports conversion - R8 GT R - represents an amazingly athletic, powerful - 620 HP (456 kW) ride with systematical

Oettinger refined Volkswagen Amarok

The tuning specialists from Oettinger refined VW's pick up truck - Amarok. The performance package consists of ECU re-map and boosts the 2.0 liter BiTDi engine from 163bhp (120kW) and 400Nm (295 lb-ft) to 190bhp (140kW) and 430Nm (317 lb-ft) of torque. Furthermore, there are an additional 50 Nm (37 lb/ft) in the critical band between 2800-4000 RPM. The new 0-100 km/h time is just 10.5 seconds and the top speed raised to 187 km/h (116mph), which is perfect for pick up. The performance

Unichip performance package for VW 2.0 litre TDi 140 [+19BHP and +33Nm]

Unichip now offers latest U-Connect plug and play Uni-Q ECU device, which boosts the 2.0-litre TDi with 140hp of Volkswagen to a maximum of 163bhp at 3300RPM. It covers the core popular VW models including the Golf, Jetta, Passat and Touran. Supplied preprogrammed with revised ECU settings designed to improve the performance of the 2.0-litre, 16-valve, turbodiesel powerplant, the Uni-Q piggy back ECU is designed as a DIY fitment via its plug

2014 Volkswagen Golf Blue-E-Motion - Zero emissions car

Golf blue-E-motion will hit the market in 2014, if the world doesn't end in 2012 as Inca people believed. The electric version of the most popular car in Europe will be powered by 115PS (85 kW) motor with 270 Nm of torque. However, the continuous power output stands at 69PS (50 kW) through the front-wheel drive.

ABT Performance packages for small VW's power units

ABT now offers a new package of performance upgrades for the 1.2TSI, 1.4TSI and 1.6TDI engines. The 1.2 liter TSI with 105PS (77kW), which powers VW Polo, Golf and Scirocco models, and Seat Ibiza, too. The performance package adds 35PS (26kW). The more powerful 1.4 liter TSI with 122PS (90kW) can be boosted to 16

2011 Volkswagen Jetta European Edition is unveiled

Great news from Volkswagen! The company has introduced the European edition of 2011 Jetta, which was launched earlier this year in the USA. The European edition boats better interior trim options and some additional engine choices. The entry level of 2011 Jetta EU comes with 1.2 liter TSI with 105PS (77kW), followed

2011 Volkswagen Eos Exclusive - more luxury and individuality

2011 Volkswagen Eos Exclusive is revealed by the manufacturer. It is designed to catch the attention of the customers with more luxurious interior and exterior. Eos Exclusive features sports suspension and unique 18” Vicenza alloy wheels. The interior boasts a two-tone design with Nappa leather upholstery, sport seats and sport steering wheel. There are also special door sill plates, aluminum trim and black lacquer accents. The price tag

2011 Volkswagen Sharan hits the market

2011 Volkswagen Sharan is now available to order from the dealerships across UK. It is priced at £22 980 for the lowest grade level S 1.4-litre TSI. The family vehicle from Volkswagen offers a wide range of efficient TSI petrol and TDI diesel engines, and most of them feature BlueMotion Technology and fitted with Stop/Start and battery regeneration systems to enhance economy and lower emissions. There are four available trim levels: S, SE, SEL and Executive. The standard equipment inc

the new passat a.k.a. the bland passat

The new Passat a.k.a. the bland Passat

Volkswagen released a new model of the one of the bestselling cars in the world – Volkswagen Passat. There are more than 15 million units sold and this is the seventh generation since 1973.  Because of that, Volkswagen consider that they don’t have to offer something better than the previous model. Lets begin with the exterior... Yes, they did it! The company actually made Passat to look like Jetta at the front and the rear is exact copy of Audi A4. The last nail in the coffin of the Pas

2011 Volkswagen Eos at the Los Angeles Auto Show

Volkswagen released the first details and pictures of the facelifted 2011 Eos. It features a new front and rear bumper, modified headlights, a revised grille, and LED taillights. The interior has slight changes - a new multi-function display and optional "Cool" leather seats which reflect sunlight and heat. Additionally, you can order Light Assist (which automatically switches between high- and low beams), Park Assist, and Keyless Access. The engine range includes two petrol and a diesel variant, all of them

VW Passat 1.6TDI BlueMotion - 2464 km on a single tank of fuel

Volkswagen are famous with their diesel engines. Since 90's, they proved, that the diesel power units coming from VAG have great potential and extremely low fuel consumption. As a matter of fact, 1.9TDI became a byword for economy. Of course, the technologies advanced and the diesel engines become even more efficient. Now a Volkswagen Passat 1.6TDI BlueMotion set a new world record by doing 2464 km (1 531 miles) on a single tank of fuel. The "