06 April 2021
Back in the 1980s, Steve Smith’s love for Golf was ignited – back in the day, his older brother bought a 1983 MK1 Golf, which made Steve fall in love with the vehicle’s performance presence.
Slowly, the two brothers started collecting vehicles and by 1999 they owned a total of five GTI models. Today, Steve’s collection includes 17 VW vehicles, many of which are Golfs. At the moment, Steve’s most treasured is a dark blue 1989 Golf Rallye.
In the late 1980s, VW created the Rallye lineup to compete at
05 April 2021
Volkswagen team announces that the new 2021 ID.4 EV is now part of the “Building an Electric Future” exhibit at the Peterson Automotive Museum. The exhibit, which opened in November 2019, celebrates VW’s history, impactful moments and showcases some neat design ideas and technical advancements.
Building an Electric Future’ gives a behind-the-scenes look at making the new age of electric and autonomous mobility happen, said Klaus Zyciora
02 April 2021
Back in the 1990s, VW’s CEO, Ferdinand Piëch pursued an ambition to create a vehicle for the luxury segment. His first project was unveiled at the 1999 Frankfurt Motor Show. This was the Concept D with a 5.0-liter direct-injected V10 engine and a rather beautiful exterior and interior design. Two years later, the Ph
23 March 2021
New Golf R comes with quite impressive performance rates, measuring 320hp and 420-newton meters of torque. What helps distributing and controlling this massive output is the new 4MOTION AWD system with torque vectoring on the rear axle. Also, this is the first Golf that will be geared with 4MOTIOR with Performance Torque Vectoring system.
New R Performance Package
The latest Golf R can also be specified with an optional Performance Package upgrade which increases the top speed of 270km/h and a
16 March 2021
The new 2022 Volkswagen Golf R will arrive later this year and will offer the best output in the Golf R to date with 315hp and 310 pound-feet of torque. In order to distribute this power more efficiently and get the maximum out of it, engineers have also included a revised 4Motion AWD system with rear-axle torque vectoring.
This new torque vectoring system uses a rear differential with two multi-plate clutches that can distribute up to 100 per
12 March 2021
Volkswagen Touareg R is the first fully-fledged production R model that will be launched with an electrified drivetrain system. The chosen setup is capable of incredible performance and also will ensure low emissions. So, let’s find out more, shall we?
New Touareg R incorporates numerous talents and the most notab
08 March 2021
Volkswagen gives us the first glimpse of Project Trinity: an electrically powered sedan with expanded range, new technologies and an overall new approach towards the EV sector.
The name comes from the Latin “Trinitas” and means tri-unity. As it comes to the project, there are indeed three new approaches: a newly
04 March 2021
Volkswagen of America, Inc. announces that results from a maintenance cost study reveal that some of the brand’s models have the lowest cost of maintenance. The analysis is performed by Vincentric, an automotive data firm. It shows that Atlas and Jetta's lineups offer the lowest costs for maintenance over the first f
03 March 2021
Volkswagen ID.3 has received another prestigious award. This time frat the UK Car of the Year Awards 2021 event, in the segment “Best Small Hatch”. This marks the tenth time the model receives recognition.
The judging panel has praised the ID.3 for its numerous advanced features, including design, practicality and interior space. In fact, a key for the victory was that the jury recognized VW’s devotion to bringing e-mobility to the masse
01 March 2021
Back in 1976, VW launched the first prototype of the famous Golf GTI lineup. At the time, the people at Volkswagen had no idea that this will eventually turn out to become one of the brand’s most notable model. Now Volkswagen celebrates the 45th birthday of the iconic vehicle with a special anniversary model: the 300hp (221kW) Golf GTI Clubsport 451.
Some of the specs include a 55hp increase over the standard GTI turbocharged model and a ded
18 February 2021
The new plug-in hybrid drivetrain is supported by a 13 kWh battery which can provide an electric-only range of up to 39 miles, while the 115 PS electric motor can power the Arteon along at speeds up to 80 mph, where permitted. With the high-torque characteristics of the electric motor, both Arteon models can sprint from a standstill to 62 mph in just 7.8 seconds and, where allowed, onto a top speed of 138 mph.
The enhanced Arteon range is now available to order in over 20 configurations,
12 February 2021
The new Golf has been on the market since the end of 2019. And although VW has completely detached its compact electric car in the form of the ID.3, electrification also plays a major role in the eighth generation of the classic bestseller. Several versions have different levels of electrical assistance, with the top of the range being the Golf GTE with plug-in hybrid drive, which has been available since summer 2020. Not least because of its dynamic design and sporty look, this is a perfect