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2010 VW Polo BlueMotion - the most efficient one

The new Polo BlueMotion is available to order from Volkswagen Retailers today, with prices starting at £14,445 RRP on the road for the three-door, and £15,045 for the five-door model. The new Polo BlueMotion adopts an all-new highly advanced 1.2-litre TDI three-cylinder common rail diesel engine developing 75 PS, and 133 lbs ft (180 Nm) of torque available from just 2,000 rpm.  This new engine, combined with longer gearing through the five-speed manual gearbox, regenerative braking and an automatic Start/Stop

2011 Volkswagen Polo GTI revealed

It turns out that the revised 2011 Volkswagen Touareg is not the only surprise, which the renowned German manufacturer has scheduled for the 80th edition of Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland. At the renowned occasion VW will also celebrate the public reveal of the new 2011 Volkswagen Polo GTI. Outside, the styling appearance of the newcomer is distinguished by few significant imrovements: restyled front bumper with deeper airdam, honeycombe grille design and horizontal red stripes, new headlig

2010 VW Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition - enthusiasts are gonna love it

In answer to the huge enthusiasts demand for a sporty-orientated version of the famous Jetta TDI, Volkswagen of America is revealing the 2010 VW Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition. Truly inspired by the record-breaking VW Jetta TDI Cup race vehicle, the Street Edition hosts various modifications improving the ride inside and out. On the outside, the 2010 Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition is fitted with the same aero kit found on the TDI Cup race cars, wh

2011 Volkswagen Touareg fully unwrapped

Volkswagen has announced officially the next-generation 2011 Volkswagen Touareg. At a special private occasion with numerous prominent guests, the famous German-based brand – VW - celebrated the world premiere of its stunning new Touareg premium SUV. The stylish event - Touareg Late Night Show – took place at the Bavarian state capital. According to Volkswagen, the new Touareg is the most technically innovative vehicle since the brand exists. Its exterior vision carries the Volkswagen’s

miranda media renders its own vw corrado concept

Miranda Media renders its own VW Corrado concept

The German-based Miranda Media has released exclusive concept sketches of own-designed VW Corrado. Mega interested in the question “how the nowadays VW Corrado for serial production would look like”, the specialists at Miranda have developed four conceptual sketches that represent their own vision for a new sports ride in its serial production and tuning appeal. “That’s exactly what the new VW Corrado should look like, and no way else”, says Patrick Moczarsky, a professional designer and graphic artist

ABT Sportsline to reveal the Fantastic Four at Geneva 2010

World renowned for its high-end tuned Audi and VW automobiles, the Germany-based tuner ABT Sportsline has announced its extravagant line-up for the 2010 Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland. According to thier press statement, the visitors at the halls near Lake Geneva will have the chance to see some of the most astonishi

B&B packs the sporty Golf R with 362 HP

B&B, the well-known VW and Audi tuning specialist has released its latest refining program, transforming the current Volkswagen Golf R into a hot sports vehicle. The offered program excels only at performance enhancements, but the all-rounded Golf R looks fresh even without aftermarket styling improvements. The B&B automotive has developed its program in 3 different stages: 310hp, 324hp and 362hp. Boasting the highest stage – 362hp, the B&B VW Golf R is capable to accelerate fro

Volkswagen offers new rear bench for Passat CC

In response to the numerous customers requests, Volkswagen has finally released a new, optional rear bench that turns the amazingly elegant VW Passat CC  into a true five-seater. Designed originally as a sporty four-door coupe with four seats, the Passat CC is now ready to give its customers even greater everyday utility by adding another seating position. The new rear bench covers all necessary safety aspects with its third head restraint and three-point seat belt at the centre position. In addition, the foldi

Hofele reveals VW Touareg Dakar 2010 body-kit

The German-based aftermarket tuner Hofele-Design has uwrapped a special edition body kit named Dakar 20.10. Developed exclusively for the rugged off-roader Volkswagen Touareg, the new Dakar 20.10 styling kit is inspired by the famous Rally Dakar and the Race-Touareg that participates in it. Installed on the VW’s midsize SUV, the Hofele Dakar 20.10 adds a completely re-designed front grill "Range-Look" and a under-ride protection unit made of stainless steel. The bold body kit is further complemented by stainle

volkswagen reveals the new compact coupe concept

Volkswagen reveals the New Compact Coupe concept

In Detroit, at the 21st North American International Auto Show, Volkswagen has premiered the Compact Coupe Concept, an extremely fast hybrid vehicle with sharp styling and amazing fuel economy. The VW New Compact Coupe is positioned between the striking sporty Scirocco and the internationally renowned Volkswagen Passat CC. According to VW’s estimates, the New Compact Coupe is capable to reach combined fuel consumption of only 4.2 l/100 km (45 mpg) and CO2 emissions of 98 g/km. Amazing, considering its V-max of

caractere improves visually the vw golf 6 gti

Caractere improves visually the VW Golf 6 GTi

After unveiling their styling kit for the standard Volkswagen Golf 6 month ago, the Belgian tuning company Caractere has decided to offer a similar body kit for the new Golf GTi. Finished in PURim technology, the new aero kit not only enhances the visual appearance of the already mean and subtle VW flagship, but also improves its safety. Of course, the recently developed body kit from Caractere underlines the vehicle's aggressive stance and the list of features includes a complete re-styled front bumper offering

Volkswagen Passat CC R-Line - more sportier than ever

Volkswagen has announced an exclusive R-Line package for its mighty Passat CC. Already offered on seven VW models, the sporty R-line package is now available for the award winning four-door coupe. Outside, the new R-line package adds a 17-inch (optional 18-inch) R-Line "Mallory" alloys with 235/45 tyres. A restyled