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Volkswagen Golf R Special Edition lobs upgraded brakes and exhaust

Volkswagen’s Golf R performance range is streamlined to two equipment packed variants for 2019 with the addition of 400 Special Editions that – in an Australian first – bristle with R Performance Options. While the Golf R hatch and the Golf R Wagon gain the standard fitment of Adaptive Cruise …

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Carlex Design turns Volkswagen Amarok into “Amy”

With pickup trucks or utes, as we call them here in Australia, getting more popular by the day, tuners are also starting to pay them ever more attention. Meet the “Amy”, Carlex Design’s latest project based on the Volkswagen Amarok. Limited to just 500 units to keep the model exclusive …

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Volkswagen Golf R now offered in 40 new shades in the U.S.

Volkswagen of America has introduced what it calls the Volkswagen Spektrum Program for the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R in the U.S that adds 40 new shades to the hot hatch’s colour palette, including a Viper Green Metallic from the Lamborghini Huracan. Some of the colours pay homage to VW’s past, …

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7-seat Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace price and specification

Volkswagen’s first seven seat capable Tiguan mid-size SUV is on sale now. Building on the normal Tiguan, the Tiguan Allspace features a stretched wheelbase to accommodate a third row of seats. Designed in parallel with the Tiguan, the Tiguan Allspace is recognisable by body features that include a wider rear door, …

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Volkswagen reveals Caddy Beach campervan

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has held a surprise unveiling of the Caddy Beach, its newest special edition, at the launch of the all-new Crafter utility van. The Caddy Beach builds on the long-wheel-based Caddy Maxi Trendline with exclusive features for traversing the outdoors in comfort, safety and style. It produces 220Nm …

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Report: Next Volkswagen Beetle to be a four-door EV

Volkswagen is reportedly contemplating turning the next-generation Beetle into a pure electric, four-door model in its quest to broaden its EV range. If green light, the model would sit on Volkswagen Group’s flexible MEB electric vehicle architecture that is set to debut under the I.D. EV hatchback next year. VW …

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Performance Edition to be standard fare on 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI will come as standard with the Performance upgrade previously only specified for the GTI Performance Edition. Having stated its intent to release a GTI Performance Edition 2 in the third quarter of this year to follow 2017’s sold out first edition, Volkswagen has instead made …

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Oettinger upstages Volkswagen GTI TCR with TCR Germany Street

While the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR is stealing the headlines at the Wörthersee 2018, elsewhere, longtime VW tuner, Oettinger has wheeled out something that will make the TCR look tame. Dubbed the TCR Germany Street, the car packs more punch and attitude than the GTI TCR, with its turbocharged 2.0-litre …

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Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR Concept is the fastest Golf GTI ever

Volkswagen has unveiled the Golf GTI TCR Concept ahead of its debut at this year’s GTI Meeting at Wörthersee from May 9-12. The Golf GTI TCR Concept, which has a top speed of 164 mph (264km/h) and is almost ready for production. The special edition is a roadgoing version of …

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Volkswagen unveils aggressive Golf concepts for Wörthersee

As per tradition, a group of young Volkswagen apprentices have created two exclusive Golf concepts for the annual Wörthersee meeting in Australia. The first concept, dubbed the Golf GTI Next Level, see the talented technicians dial up a three-door Golf GTI’s styling to the… next level, courtesy of an aggressive …

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This ABT-tuned Volkswagen Beetle is almost worthy of a GTI badge

It isn’t often a tuner shows an interest in the Volkswagen Beetle but that’s exactly what Volkswagen/Audi tuner, ABT has done by turning this Beetle into something worthy of a GTI badge. The tuned Beetle pumps out a stout 213kW and 430Nm of torque from its 2.0- litre TSI engine, …

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Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR to get road going version with 264km/h

  Volkswagen has released a teaser image and some juicy details of what will be the fastest Golf GTI ever to hit our roads, capable of hitting 264km/h. Set to debut at the annual GTI meeting at Wörthersee on May 9, the road going version of the Golf GTI TCR …

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Volkswagen R brand to expand and get more extreme

The Volkswagen ‘R’ brand is about to get more extreme than ever before, with the horsepower war getting serious with high-performance from rival brands breaching the 300kW mark. The German brand admitted that its current performance models – the GTI and R – have been trailing rivals with significant power …

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Volkswagen Polo Beats out 300 Killer Watts

Volkswagen’s new ‘volume’ car, the Polo 6 beats with its bespoke 300 watt sound system, arrives in showrooms this August priced from $22,490 plus on-road costs. “The new Polo 6 transcends the so-called ‘city’ or ‘light car’ class, so the ante for the Polo beats has been upped considerably,” Volkswagen …

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