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Volkswagen Mk7 Golf Wagon R-Line concept

Volkswagen has revealed the Mk7 Golf Wagon R-Line concept at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The concept is likely to preview an R-Line upgrade kit for the new Golf range. It sports redesigned bumpers – both front and rear, Golf GTI-inspired side skirts and a rear diffuser. There is also …

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2013 Mk7 Volkswagen Golf GTI officially revealed

The first performance model from the Mk7 Volkswagen Golf range is officially unveiled. Following the preview of a thinly disguised concept at last year’s Paris Motor Show, the Mk7 Volkswagen Golf GTI looks almost identical to the concept. Read ForceGT‘s Mk7 Volkswagen Golf GTI review here. The new hot-hatch gets all …

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2013 Volkswagen Golf Mk7 GTD uncovered

Volkswagen has uncovered the Mk7 Golf GTI’s diesel brother, the Golf GTD. It will officially bow in at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. The range-topping diesel Golf comes with a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder transversely mounted common rail engine producing 135kW (181hp) at 3,500 rpm and 379Nm (280 lb-ft) of torque between …

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All-new 2013 Volkswagen Beetle launched in Australia

The all-new Volkswagen Beetle (read our review here)is on sale in Australia, marking the 60th anniversary since the original Beetle landed in Australia, then, simply known as ‘the Volkswagen’ The new Beetle is the third-generation since it re-entered the market in 2000. For 2013, Volkswagen has simplified the line-up, with …

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2013 Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI R-Line to arrive in March

Volkswagen Australia has announced the range topping Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI R-Line will join the local line-up in March. The new car essentially fills the void left by the previous generation Touareg R50. The most powerful Touareg is powered by a 4.2-litre diesel V8 shared with the Audi Q7 4.2 …

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2013 Volkswagen Golf Mk7 spotted in Australia

It appears that Volkswagen Australia is already receiving its first shipment of the Mk7 Volkswagen Golf hatchbacks, which is scheduled for a local debut in March. We caught this truck transporting the highly anticipated Golf in Port Melbourne, presumably on the way to the holding yards, before being distributed nationwide. …

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Volkswagen teases 2014 Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen has started the countdown for the preview of the next-generation 2014 Volkswagen Golf R Mk7, which is currently frozen in a block of ice. The ultimate Golf is set to make its public debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March, but will be revealed beforehand online in …

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2012 Volkswagen up! Review

The city car is a relatively new concept in traditionally large car loving Australia. But with increasing pressure from sky-rocketing petrol prices and ever tightening emissions control, the sub-light segment is gradually gaining traction in the local automotive landscape. Design & Comfort The Volkswagen up! is the German brand’s first …

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Video: Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet

Volkswagen has released the first official video of the company’s latest drop-top, the Golf R Cabriolet. Sporting a similar front end to the Golf R hot-hatch on which it is based, it has an aggressive front bumper and blacked-out ‘R’ grille. At the back, the Golf R’s trademark twin central …

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162kW VW Polo R WRC Street – limited to 2,500 only

Volkswagen has officially unveiled the race inspired Polo R WRC Street. Only 2,500 of the Polo R will be built, as part of the FIA homologation requirement for VW’s entry into the WRC (World Rally Championship) race next year. The bad news for Australia is, the car will only be …

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2012 Volkswagen CC Review

A family sedan used to be a box with four doors and a large boot, and it largely still is…. for most. But for those who refuse to join the sea of bland on our roads and want a stylish and sophisticated package, there’s the latest Volkswagen CC. There are …

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Volkswagen Taigun Concept

 Reports have been circulating lately that Volkswagen is considering a smaller SUV to slot in under the Tiguan. Well, the company has presented just such a vehicle at the Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil. The Taigun concept, dressed in Seaside Blue, could preview Volkswagen’s smallest SUV yet, and …

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