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Volkswagen Golf Named World Car Of The Year

The Volkswagen Golf was honoured as the 2009 World Car of the Year. A jury comprised of fifty-nine international automotive journalists from twenty-five countries around the world chose this year’s World Car of the Year, which was announced this morning at a news conference during the New York International Auto Show. “It is a tremendous honour for Volkswagen to have its global best selling model, the Golf, named the 2009 World Car of the Year,” said Stefan Jacoby, President/CEO, Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Volkswagen Golf Named a Finalist for World Car of the Year

The new Volkswagen Golf has been selected as one of three finalists for the 2009 World Car of the Year title. A jury comprised of fifty-nine international automotive journalists from twenty-five countries around the world chose this year’s three finalists. The World Car of the Year will be named April 9th at a news c

VW Golf with U.S. debut at the 2009 New York International Auto Show

Volkswagen of America, Inc. welcomes back the Golf nameplate with the arrival of the sixth generation Golf.  “The Golf is an iconic nameplate for the Volkswagen Brand and it is known throughout the world,” said Mark Barnes, COO, Volkswagen of America, Inc. “The Golf is Volkswagen’s best selling global nameplate with more than 26 million units sold in over 120 countries.” “Making the change back to Golf is an important step in real

volkswagen golf gtd

Volkswagen Golf GTD

Following the Polo, the BlueMotion initiative and the Golf GTI, Volkswagen is now spanning its next arrow in the bow: this time, the Golf GTD. With a powerful 125 kW (170 PS) TDI engine, it is aimed at diesel drivers who value the maximum in dynamics. The new GTD is extremely thrifty but at the same time extremely sporty. The GTD tag already has a tradition at Volkswagen: the first Golf GTD - the GTI among diesels - was built in 1982. The new GTD is powerful and can boast of outstandingly low

To the point: The new Polo

No other car in this class has such a mature and high-end image as the new Polo. Comfort, quality and safety have all taken a considerable leap forward. One example: the Polo was specifically designed to attain the recently established, stricter and more comprehensive, 5-star EuroNCAP rating. The higher structural rigidity of the Polo’s bodyshell contributes to these results. In the footwell area alone, intrusion – related to the car body’s deformation strength in a frontal crash – was l

B&B VW Eos Sport - Cabrio up to 500 hp / 650 Nm

The VW / Audi specialist B&B from Siegen Germany integrated the VW Eos in their established turbo program. The result is a breathtaking sports cabriolet which reaches in four different power levels (360, 400, 450 and 500 hp) performance values which are normally reserved for top-class sport cars. The highest increment is achieved by the installation of a new developed intercooled turbocharger, a changed cylinder head with a trimmed compression, special suction and airflow pipes, high powered injection elemen

b&b vw tiguan – compact suv up to 300hp/420nm

B&B VW Tiguan – compact SUV up to 300hp/420Nm

The Siegen based VW / Audi specialist B&B offers an extensive tuning program up to 300hp for the VW Tiguan equipped with the powerful 2.0 TFSI engine. This offered tuning program consisting of 4 different stages starts with level 1 by an adjustment of electronic characteristics to the increased loading pressure. This first level reaches performance values of 240hp and 340Nm to the price of EUR 998,- . In stage 2 and 3 the car reaches 250hp and 286hp. By mounting special air pipes as well as a special interco

b&b vw scirocco – sports-coupe up to 350hp / 450nm

B&B VW Scirocco – Sports-Coupe up to 350hp / 450Nm

For more than 25 years the Siegen-based tuning partner B&B optimizes VW and Audi cars. The newest development of B&B, the tuning program for the new VW Scirocco has been finished and enables the Scirocco`s stronges engine, the 2.0 TFSI, enormous performance values up to 350hp and 450 Nm. The engine program

Golf GTI - Icons of Sportiness

“What else was there in 1976?” calls out “Strietzel”, also known as Hans-Joachim Stuck, from the driver’s window as he starts up a first generation Golf GTI after more than thirty years. “Whenever a person had a chance to drive a 911, it was a real experience. And then all of a sudden this experience was possible in the GTI too. Clearly on a different level, but affordable for everyone. That was the genius of this car, and it has stayed that way right up to today. The new GTI is a pr

Top score for the Golf in the new EuroNCAP test procedure

Once again the latest Golf has received five stars in the EuroNCAP evaluation: the European crash test programme EuroNCAP awarded the new Golf the highest score of five stars, even according to the stricter and more comprehensive assessment criteria. Furthermore, the Golf received the highest overall rating of any vehi

Safe on the go with the Bobsy

Safety, best possible protection in case of an accident and easy handling. These features make the child safety seat "Bobsy G 0-1 ISOFIX" from Volkswagen Accessories the front runner in the crash test "Small Family Car" of the Euro NCAP (European New Car Assessment Programme). The two-part variable retaining system of the "Bobsy G 0-1 ISOFIX" comprises the child safety seat and a separate platform. This makes it easier for the parents to fit the seat and prevent the risk of injuries to the ch

Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Barbie Edition

Volkswagen of America, Inc. helped Mattel celebrate Barbie® doll’s 50th Birthday by transforming a New Beetle convertible into the ultimate Barbie® dream car. The life-size pink Malibu Barbie™ New Beetle convertible made its debut at Barbie® doll’s Malibu Dream House® exclusive birthday celebration. Customization artists ABD Racing Werks, Katzkin Leather and Interiors and FoamMolders fully transformed the iconic New Beetle convertible into the perfect Barbie® ride. “We are extremely proud to partner