09 July 2009
Volkswagen announced the 2009 Tiguan has earned a 5-star crash test rating from the government's New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). NCAP has primarily provided front and side crash test ratings, and more recently added a rollover rating -- all aimed at helping consumers in making their vehicle purchasing decisions. The rating results are relayed to consumers using an easily recognizable star rating system from 1 to 5, with 5 being the best a vehicle can achieve.
"Volkswagen is thrilled that our Tiguan has earned
04 July 2009
Following the launch of the standard sixth generation Golf and the GTI and GTD performance models, Volkswagen is pleased to announce the ‘economy’ range, based on a new 1.6-litre common rail diesel engine, and which includes a BlueMotion variant.
All the new Golf models with this engine and five-speed manual ge
01 July 2009
International panels of design experts have chosen their winners and one Volkswagen model has made an exceptional impression: the Passat CC. Last night in Essen, Germany, Volkswagen's four-door coupé was presented with the "red dot Design Award 2009 - Best of the Best", once again highlighting Volkswagen's first-class and attractive design concept. The elegant model has also sparked excitement down under in Australia, a statement backed-up by th
30 June 2009
JMS presented new tuning parts for the Volkswagen Bora (produces with ex zender tools) For the VW Bora, JMS fits a coilover system from H&R(899, ETA Beta 8x19’’ Wheels with stainless steel inlays and 225/35R19 tyres(Euro 2799).
The bodykit presented consists of a front bumper (359€) with 3 big cutouts. The customer can choose the type of vents to be used, from black to silver or with or without opening for the foglights. A other highlight is the hood including bad look and opening f
26 June 2009
The times of shaky oil burners are over. But the diesel engine still has a rather stale image. Now JE DESIGN is taking on this prejudice.
The refiner located in Leingarten, Germany enhances the performance of the already agile turbo diesel in the VW Scirocco with an additional control unit by more than twenty-five percent from 140 hp (103 kW) to 180 hp (133 kW). Also the maximum torque increases from 320 to 400 Newton metres at 1,750 to 2,500 r.p.m. respectively. The maximum speed thereby ris
22 June 2009
Without a doubt, the new Scirocco was one of the big stars at this years “Wörthersee-tour”. Even if rather seldom seen on the streets, in the scene the desert wind from Wolfsburg is already fixed soundly. Reason enough for HS Motorsport to launch a Tuning-special- edition in limited quantity called “Remis”.
Base is the popular 2,0 TSI engine with serial 200 hp. The pros from Munich add about 90 more hp to it through a SKN-increased performance, an Air-Intake and of course a special e
12 June 2009
The Golf Plus now also runs on LPG. Thanks to the use of this alternative fuel, a reduction of more than 10% in CO2 emissions and fuel savings of €6.10 per 100 kilometres* in LPG mode could also be achieved, due in part to the reduced German fuel tax in place until 2018. All in all, a solid argument.
With its bi-fuel drive system – which can run on petrol at the flick of a switch – the new Golf Plus lowers consumption and emissions: the 1.6-litre, four-cylinder engine with 72 kW / 98 PS needs an average of
11 June 2009
As a great demonstration of Volkswagen's legendary durability, a 56-year old Transporter van has just achieved a top speed of 102.84 mph and done the quarter mile sprint at the Santa Pod racetrack in a time of 12.65 seconds.
Although this in itself represents a new world record for a non-turbocharged Volkswagen van,
09 June 2009
The Golf model lineup has been growing by leaps and bounds: At the end of 2008, the sixth generation of the bestseller was launched. Shortly thereafter, in early 2009, the new Golf Plus appeared. Then, the current Golf GTI was vaulted to center stage, closely followed by the new Golf Variant. And now the lineup continues: with the new Golf GTD. Its 125 kW / 170 PS power level makes it the highest-performance production Golf with a diesel engine today. The code letters GTD have a magical effect on diesel drivers and
04 June 2009
The new Volkswagen pickup, showcased as a concept last year and due to be launched in Europe in 2010, is to be called the Amarok.
The new name means ‘wolf’ in the language of the Inuit, one of the Eskimo people who live in northern Canada and Greenland who highly regard the wolf as king of the wilderness and a figure of robustness, endurance and superiority. It translates into ‘he loves stones’ in the languages spoken in South America.
‘This name fits the characteristics of o
01 June 2009
It is the most economical and sportiest Touran of all times. The new Touran Freestyle combines the best environmental technologies from Volkswagen, with an increase in driving dynamics, sporty look and elegant ease. So the special model consumes up to 0.6 liters less fuel and counts off only 144 g / km of CO2.
Externally, the special model possess remarkable sporty look forced by the 16-inch light alloy wheels "Sedona".
Inside, we find the radio-navigation system "RNS 310" and the multi-fu
28 May 2009
The new Eos White Night embraces the contrast of black and white: the body is white, while elements such as the roof, radiator grille and mirror covers are black. This special model can be ordered starting now.
The Eos White Night provides an interesting set of contrasts, including exterior paintwork in "Candy White