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Volkswagen Eos Gain Over More Sporty and Stylish Look

For more sporty and extra stylish appearance of the Eos from Volkswagen Accessories are offering us front apron, rear spoiler and side skirts. The front apron makes more powerful the front and reduces the lift on the front axle, optimizes the aerodynamic properties of the Volkswagen Eos. Side skirts makes th

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Volkswagen and BYD Sign for Partnership in the Area of Electric Mobility

During an informational visit by the Chinese carmaker BYD “Build Your Dreams” – led by the Chairman of the Board of Management, Wang Chuanfu – a memorandum of understanding was signed last week by Mr Wang and Dr Winterkorn. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Board for Technical Development at Volkswagen, insisted on personally providing the delegation of Chinese top managers with information. The visit, which took place first at the

Volkswagen Golf Estate - Initial Facts

Volkswagen will begin accepting advance orders for the new Golf Estate this Friday. In the sixth generation of the world bestseller, after the 2-door and 4-door Golfs and the latest Golf Plus, this is the fourth body version to be launched. The estate is one of the most successful models on the market, particularly in the company car market. The extensive redesign of this Estate should ensure that the all-around talent further extends its position as a business estate car and as a first car for

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Volkswagen Golf GTI "Wörthersee 09" Concept car

It is fire-red and a real eyecatcher. Inside and out, the Golf GTI "Wörthersee 09" combines charming and unique visual looks with an even higher level of performance – it embodies precisely those elements that have always excited genuine GTI fans. Consider the exterior paint, for example. It shimmers in the special glowing red color "Firespark Metallic", which is repeated as a fine trim line on the high-gloss black 19-inch alloy spoke wheels and in the classic GTI stripes of the radiator grille screen. Other ver

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VW Polo "Wörthersee 09" Concept car

In Austria, Volkswagen is already presenting a study that is based on the new Polo – the "Wörthersee 09" concept car. Visually, this study offers an initial impression of how a sport version of the new compact might look. It should be noted that it was always part of the successful model series as the Polo GT, Polo G40 or Polo GTI. From a purely technical perspective, the display piece is based on the 1.4-liter MPI version engine with 63 kW / 86 PS. Its unique aspects are to be found in the d

Volkswagen Scirocco R - From the race track to the road

There could not be a better time or place for a world premiere: parallel to the start of the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring, Volkswagen is presenting the new Scirocco R for the first time anywhere. A sports car without compromise and a race track that demands everything of the driver will be meeting together this wee

R Line Model Adds Value For Money And Fresh Appeal To Passat Range

Volkswagen is revising its Passat saloon and Estate ranges, adding a new R Line model to give customers more equipment and value for money. The familiar Passat range line-up of S, Highline, Sport and SEL is replaced with a new streamlined selection of S, R Line and Highline. BlueMotion remains the choice for efficiency while R36 continues as the range-topping performance model. The R Line trim is based on the entry-level S model and is ava

Volkswagen Scirocco GT TDI 170PS

The new performance diesel variant of the Scirocco GT equipped with a 2.0-litre TDI 170PS engine is now available to order. Combining effortless acceleration, made possible by 258 lbs ft of torque delivered from 1,750 rpm, and the ability to return 53.3 mpg on the combined cycle, the new model mixes style, economy and sharp dynamics. The refined and powerful 2.0-litre common rail TDI engine develops 170 PS at 4,200 rpm and is available linked to either a six-speed manual or six-speed DSG gea

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APP Europe Street-Racing Scirocco

APP Europe and the co-operation partners Rieger Tuning, KW Automotive, Wimmer Rennsporttechnik, CFC and MR Car Design have put together a High End Projekt Car on Vredestein sport tires. APP Europe mounts a stoptech-high performance - brake system (3.200,00 Euro) with 4-pistons an two-part slotted discs size 355x32 mm. The brake system is completed with the inovative  calliper air vent plug (109,00 Euro) from Stahlbus. New to the assortment are APP Europe, 19", 3-part aluminium rims (co

World Premier for Volkswagen Passat Lingyu at Auto Shanghai 2009

On the opening day of the Auto Shanghai 2009, Volkswagen along with its two joint ventures Shanghai Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, appeared before the public at W2 Hall, with 25 latest models and technologies. The booth of Volkswagen brand, covering over 3,000 m2 in space and featuring white and blue as two theme colors, perfectly illustrated the essence of Volkswagen’s brand claim “Das Auto”. Dr. Winfried Vahland, President and CEO of V

Volkswagen Announces UK Pricing For New Golf GTD

Volkswagen has revealed pricing for its new performance diesel, the Golf GTD. The new model is available to order at Volkswagen Retailers now ahead of the cars arriving in the UK on 22 June. Prices will start at £21,850 RRP ‘on the road' for the three-door, six-speed manual model. There is a £585 premium for the five-door model and a £1,305 for the six-speed DSG automatic gearbox. Powering the new GTD is a refined 2.0-litre (1,968 cc) common rail TDI engine, producing 170 PS and a substantial 258 lbs f

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Imposing New R Line Model Joins The Tiguan Range

An aggressive new model is set to join the Tiguan range this summer with the introduction of the new R Line model promising stylish new body additions on the outside and greater comfort inside. Designed and built by Volkswagen Individual, a separate engineering wing of Volkswagen established in 2003 and assigned to special projects including the Passat R36 and Touareg R50, the new Tiguan R Line features significant visual changes over the standard Tiguan. The basis for the new R Line is the Sport model ad