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ABT churns out 250kW Volkswagen Arteon “R”

After for a Volkswagen Arteon R? Look no further as long time Volkswagen cars tuner, ABT has taken the wraps off their tuned Arteon pumping out a potent 250kW and 420Nm of torque. Based on the 206kW all-wheel drive Arteon 2.0 TSI, the tuner managed to wring out an extra 44kW …

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Custom-built Volkswagen Amarok V6 leaps Golf GTI at WTAC

Volkswagen Australia’s top tier apprentices ran a customised V6 Amarok ute at the past weekend’s World Time Attack Challenge at Eastern Creek raceway, during which it recorded a lap time of under 2 minutes, beating the 1:59sec challenge set by the Golf GTI hot hatch. Assembled in Volkswagen’s Australian headquarters …

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Farewell: Volkswagen kills slow-selling Scirocco from line up

Volkswagen has quietly killed off its slow-selling Scirocco from the company’s global line up. Introduced back in 2008, the Scirocco has been one of Volkswagen’s more stylish models. Available overseas with an assortment of engines and variants, the Scirocco was only offered as a range-topping R in Australia with a …

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Volkswagen hot hatch onslaught – cut price Golf R Grid Edition launched

Volkswagen’s hot hatch onslaught continues in Australia, with the company launching the cut price Golf R Grid Edition. Available in December, the model is unique to Australia with its name and badge coined internally at Volkswagen Australia. Priced from $47,490 for the manual hatchback, $49,990 with DSG and $51,990 for …

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Volkswagen teases T-Roc small SUV ahead of world debut

It has been more than two years since Volkswagen previewed its new small crossover with the T-Roc concept. Now, the company is in countdown mode for the world premiere of the production model, which is bow in on 23 August 2017. Described as a new model that will “make waves” in …

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Volkswagen Golf GTI Original and sub-$50k Golf R Grid Edition coming

Heeding popular demand, Volkswagen Australia has announced it will introduce the most affordable ever incarnations of the Golf GTI and Golf R performance duo. The Golf GTI Original and the Golf R Grid Edition will go on sale early in 2018 and later this year respectively. The Golf R Grid Edition is a lean and mean …

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First images: All-new 2018 Volkswagen Polo

Updated: Official photos and launch details. The first official images of the all-new, six-generation Volkswagen Polo have been revealed ahead of the car’s official debut in September. As you can see from these images, which show the Polo GTI along with the Polo R-Line, the blink-and-you-will-miss-it update brings the Polo inline with its …

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Volkswagen Golf GTI hybrid “First Decade” Edition hits Wörthersee

It’s the annual Wörthersee GTI meet again and Volkswagen’s skilled apprentices have once again built a special Golf GTI for the gathering. Like last year, the 10th apprentice-tweaked Golf GTI for this year’s event is a three-door version of the popular hot hatch. This year’s project team is made up of five women and …

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Volkswagen teases special Golf GTI for 2017 Wörthersee GTI

It’s nearly the annual Wörthersee GTI meet again and Volkswagen’s skilled apprentices are once again preparing a special Golf GTI for the gathering. Like last year, the 10th apprentice-tweaked Golf GTI for this year’s event will be a three-door version of the popular hot hatch. This year’s project team is …

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