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2021 Volkswagen Golf R unveiled with Torque Vectoring and Drift Mode

Volkswagen’s quickest and most powerful Golf R has officially bowed in, sporting new looks, 235kW turbocharged engine and a new Drift mode. The 2021 Volkswagen Golf R continues with its predecessor’s tried and tested formula – a potent turbocharged engine matched with an all-wheel-drive system. Powering the flagship Golf is …

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VW introduces V6 & V8 Touareg Wolfsburg limited-edition

Volkswagen Australia has unveiled the limited-edition 2021 VW Touareg Wolfsburg with V6 or V8 turbo-diesel and sinister black styling. Of the 300 units on offer, 200 will be fitted with a 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6 producing 210kW and 600Nm of torque, and a Golf GTI-challenging 6.5 seconds 0-100km/h time. It’s essential …

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VW teams up with Walkinshaw for ‘ultimate’ Amarok W580

Volkswagen Australia has teamed up with Walkinshaw to create what the company says is the ‘ultimate GT-Spec’ Amarok, the Amarok W580. The fruit of approximately 12 months of development work between the two companies; the tuned Amarok has been given a host of unique styling and performance upgrade from Walkinshaw …

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221kW 2021 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport unveiled

Volkswagen has announced the 2021 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 GTI Clubsport will join the refreshed range next year, offering a significant power boost over the standard version. Churning out 221kW, the GTI Clubsport is set to take over from the previous 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR – which went on sale …

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Ford says next Ranger will have the upper-hand over the VW Amarok

Ford claims its next-generation Ranger will have an ‘advantage’ over the new Volkswagen Amarok which will share its T7 platform. According to Ford Australia President, Andrew Birkic, the Ranger has “a head start over them [Volkswagen]. We have a really strong history and we have a really strong global play …

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Oettinger releases bodykit for Volkswagen Mk8 Golf

Official Volkswagen tuning partner, Oettinger has released its bodykit for the Mk8 Golf. Sticking with tradition, the add-on parts are relatively discreet and can be ordered individually to enhance the Mk8 Golf’s presence. Up front, there’s a new front apron which not only makes the popular hatch look sportier, but …

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2021 VW Tiguan R debuts with 235kW of hot SUV goodness

The hot VW Tiguan R has made its debut as a new addition to the range as part of the crossover’s mid-life facelift. Yet to be confirmed for Australia, the flagship Tiguan R features a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine pumping out 235kW of power and 420Nm of torque. Similar …

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VW Mk7 Golf GTI TCR dialed up to 246kW

The Mk7 Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR might be the last hurrah for the venerable model before the new one lobs in but that doesn’t stop German tuners, Maxi-Tuner and Dronia Sportwagen from teaming up to squeeze even more style and power from the hot hatch. Set to arrive in Australia …

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2021 Volkswagen Arteon unwrapped with Shooting Brake model

Volkswagen has taken the big wraps off its facelifted 2021 VW Arteon along with its all-new Arteon Shooting Brake sibling. Besides a brand new Shooting Brake variant, the mid-life update brings the usual accoutrement of modifications, including a front fascia featuring a new LED light strip that visually connects the …

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2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR spotted testing at the Nurburgring

The most potent Volkswagen Golf GTI ever is inching closer to production. Seen here pounding the Nurburgring test track in Germany, the next-generation Golf GTI TCR had not a shred of camouflage on, suggesting this is the pre-production model. The Golf GTI TCR is the road-going version of the World …

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Volkswagen: Twin-turbo V8 Touareg R-Line confirmed for Australia

The most powerful Volkswagen Touareg is confirmed for Australia in the 4th quarter of this year, packing a 4.0-litre twin-turbo diesel engine with 310kW and an impressive 900Nm of torque. Connected to an 8-speed automatic transmission and constantly adjusting all-wheel drive system, the Touareg V8 TDI R-Line is capable of …

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Limited-run Volkswagen Amarok V6 580S arrives

Previously teased in March, Volkswagen’s most kitted-out Amarok yet, the limited-run Amarok V6 580S, will go on sale in June priced from $70,990 plus on-road costs. Volkswagen Australia will launch the highly specified Amarok V6 580S next month across its national dealer network and online, offering new special features and …

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Video: 2021 Volkswagen Golf R pounds the Nürburgring

Earlier this year we got to see spy photos of the 2021 Volkswagen Golf R winter testing in the wild almost fully undisguised, but there’s only that much excitement from static photos. Now a new video has captured the hot hatch pounding hard on the Nurburgring. Watch the video after …

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Is this the 2022 Volkswagen Scirocco?

One of the sexiest cars to have come from Volkswagen, the Scirocco last rolled off the production line in 2016 and it was greatly missed, to say the least. While there has been no news about a new model, there’s no stopping the creativity of the internet from giving us …

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