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VW showcases one-off 279kW Golf GTI and 295kW R concepts

It’s that time of the year again where everything GTI descends upon Wörthersee. This year, Volkswagen’s team of apprentices brought two Golf concepts called the GTI Aurora and Estate FighteR, both featuring tweak styling and a massive boost in power. The Golf GTI Aurora comes with a pumped up 2.0-litre …

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First glimpse: Volkswagen Golf 8’s interior revealed in official sketch

Ladies and Gentlemen, feast your eyes on the first official sketch of the upcoming Volkswagen Golf 8’s interior! Buried deep in the company’s 39-page 2019 Annual General Meeting PDF document, the teaser sketch show’s the next-generation Golf’s interior taking a massive leap in terms of presentation, in line with Volkswagen’s …

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2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI now $47,990 driveaway

Volkswagen has announced the MY19 Volkswagen Golf GTI will be offered with a driveaway price of $47,990 until March 31. Now available solely as a five door with the heart of the 2017 limited run Golf GTI Performance Edition 1, the Golf GTI now packs 180kW of power and 370Nm …

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Volkswagen Caddy Beach campervan checks in at $46,990 driveaway

Weekday hatchback converts into a compact camper fold-out bed, 2.3m x 2.0m tent, table and ample storage. The Caddy Beach is the “most affordable and the cleverest recreational vehicle on sale today”, claims Volkswagen. Building on the long-wheel-based Caddy Maxi Trendline, the Caddy Beach is designed to pack as much …

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Volkswagen Dune Buggy returns as an all-electric concept

Volkswagen is bringing the iconic dune buggy from the 1960s and 1970s back at this year’s Geneva Motor Show in the form of a fully electric concept based on the company’s modular electric drive matrix (MEB). “A buggy is more than a car. It is vibrancy and energy on four …

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Scooped: 2020 Volkswagen Golf 8 fully undisguised!

This is it! The new eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf completely undisguised and out in the open. Snapped by Instagram user, johannes.vag, the popular German hatch appears to continue on its evolutionary path with an instantly recognisable shape, albeit infused with subtle differences to mark it as the new-generation Golf. As can …

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Volkswagen introduces Amarok’s little bro – the Tarok

Volkswagen has taken the wraps off its latest entrant in the burgeoning pickup market, the new Tarok pickup concept, at the Sao Paulo International Motor Show in Brazil. While officially a concept, it’s anything but, as the Amarok’s little brother looks almost production ready to our eyes. Volkswagen even confirms …

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APR unveils steaming hot 394kW Volkswagen Golf R RLMS

After teasing us with a shadowy outline of the car, APR has finally unleashed what it describes as ‘the ultimate touring car-inspired’ Volkswagen Golf R at the SEMA Show, the Golf R “RLMS” Featuring the tuner’s potent Stage 3+ turbocharger kit, the super Golf R now pumps out a monstrous …

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APR to unleash 394kW track-ready Volkswagen Golf R RLMS at SEMA

Volkswagen and Audi aftermarket specialist APR has announced it will be presenting “the ultimate touring car-inspired” Volkswagen Golf R at the upcoming SEMA Show. Called the Golf R RLMS, the track-ready super hatch packs 394kW. Power still comes from the 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine but it benefits from an APR …

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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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