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Golf Collectors Edition – One of a Kind

Golf concept car is equipped with highly exclusive natural leather. Collectors Edition underscores Golf’s class-independent image. “Trendline”, “Comfortline” and “Highline” are the names of the three official equipment lines on the new Golf. Yet there is a fourth version. An unofficial version, since it is not mentioned in any brochure or price list: the “Collectors Edition”. It shows how impressively Volkswagen has mastered the art of upgrading. And it underscores how the Golf is right at home

The New Golf – International Driving Presentation

The Best Golf of All Times • Golf’s high customer value and comfort defy class distinctions • New Golf design points the way to Volkswagen’s future • TDI, TSI and DSG systems reduce fuel consumption by up to 28 percent • First Golf with Adaptive Chassis and Automatic Distance Control Wolfsburg, Se

The Caddy Topos sail design concept – a Caddy with a boat deck!

Among the display of leisure vehicles and campers on the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles stand at Europe’s largest recreational vehicle show that starts in Düsseldorf, Germany this weekend will be an interesting Caddy Topos Sail design concept which takes its nautical theme to the extreme of having a wooden boat deck on its roof. The Caddy Topos Sail design concept, based on the smallest model in the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicle van range,

VW At the Moscow International Motor Show

At the Moscow International Motor Show (08/26 to 09/07) Volkswagen is presenting the largest range of models ever shown in Russia under the VW label. Marking its debut on the strongly growing Russian market are the Tiguan and the new Passat CC. SUV bestseller: dynamic Tiguan launches as younger brother of the Touareg * A sign of just how significant the Russian market is for Volkswagen is demonstrated by the Tiguan; effectively immediately, this younger brother to the Touareg will also be manufactured at the

Special Edition CC Gold Coast Debuts At Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – To kick off the market launch of the new CC, Volkswagen of America, Inc. will debut a CC Gold Coast edition at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, August 15-17. The CC Gold Coast highlights the luxury sports coupe with powerful performance, strong lines and luxury touches combining the emot

The Wait Is Over

HERNDON, Va.—Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced that their all-new, and highly anticipated 50-state compliant clean diesel Jetta TDI sedan and SportWagen are now available for customer delivery.   “We’re proud to be the first manufacturer to offer a clean diesel vehicle for sale in all fifty states,” said Stefan Jacoby, CEO/President, Volkswagen of America, Inc. “We believe our Jetta TDI’s truly offer a no compromise alternative fuel driving experience, that provides t

The best Golf of all times

Volkswagen is unveiling its most important automotive secret of the year: the new Golf. The car – Europe’s most successful with more than 26 million sold – was improved in all areas. "This sixth generation of Golf cars will completely redefine the quality and comfort level of its class over broad categories, offering more customer value than ever before", says Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board at Volkswagen AG. The European market launch of the new Golf will begin in Octob

2008 Volkswagen Golf

Five generations, 34 years and over 26 million vehicles after the original first went on sale, the sixth generation of the Golf has been unveiled. The new model continues the evolution of an icon.  The new Golf is the safest, most technically advanced and most dynamic iteration yet.  Not only does the new Golf promise great value, but it aims to set benchmarks in quality, style, safety and the reduction of emissions. Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board, Volkswagen AG,

VW gives the Golf fresh look, competitive price

Volkswagen has given its next Golf a fresh design, new technology and a competitive price in a bid to maintain the car's position as Europe's top-selling lower-medium model. The sixth-generation Golf will be unveiled at the Paris auto show in October and will go on sale in Europe shortly after. The new entry-level Golf will cost 16,500 euros in Germany, about 200 euros more than the current car. Redesigned key elements VW has redesigned key elements of the current Golf to give the new model a sportier a

Volkswagen’s Clean Diesels Eligible For Alternative Motor Vehicle Federal Tax Credit

Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced that buyers of the Jetta TDI sedan and SportWagen are eligible for a $1,300 Federal Income Tax Credit. The Internal Revenue Service has issued a certification letter affirming that the vehicles qualify for the Advanced Lean Burn Technology Motor Vehicle income tax credit. “The $1,300 tax credit provides an even greater value to the upcoming Jetta TDI sedan and SportWagen,” said Mark Barnes, COO,

Tangible sportiness – the ABT Passat CC

The abbreviation “CC“ stands for “Comfort Coupé“: an elegant 4-door vehicle. “But who says that a Comfort Coupé mustn’t be sporty?” asks Hans-Jürgen Abt. The managing director of ABT Sportsline is enthused by the curved lines of the Wolfsburg vehicle, but thinks that “a bit more power would definitely suit” this stylish car. That is why the renowned Kempten-based tuner offers extensive program for the CC, too.

The Scirocco story – Two generations of the Volkswagen sport coupé

With the market launch of the new Scirocco just round the corner, Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft’s Corporate History Department is presenting the story of a model with a difference in a new book entitled “Scirocco. Aufregend vernünftig. Der Volkswagen Scirocco 1974-1992.” Based on previously inaccessible documents from the Corporate Archive in Wolfsburg, historian and archivist Claudia Böhler for the first time traces the history of the fi