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2013 Volkswagen Touareg 150TDI Review

Since the first Volkswagen Touareg was introduced in 2003, it has built up a reputation as an all-rounded SUV with proper off-road capability while retaining good road manners. It does all this without the boxy shape so common of other full size offroaders at this price range. Building on this …

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Opel gets ‘unfortunately horny’ at 2013 Wörthersee

Volkswagen has been attending the annual Wörthersee meeting for 15 years and it appears that rival German manufacturer, Opel has made it a habit to crash the party. This year, they managed to steal Volkswagen’s thunder with their “unfortunately horny” guerrilla action campaign. Opel hosted a fireworks display at the …

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Volkswagen Design Vision GTI – the Super GTI

Here it is! The most powerful Golf GTI that money can’t buy – Volkswagen’s Design Vision GTI concept. Shown for the first time at this year’s Wörthersee in Austria, it measures 15mm shorter, 71mm wider and 57mm lower than the standard Golf GTI. The aggressive body that blends exaggerated styling …

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Volkswagen Amarok R-Style concept at Wörthersee

The first official photos of Volkswagen Amarok R-Style concept have been revealed. The hotted up ute will be making an appearance at the annual Wörthersee car fest in Austria. Unlike the Amarok you can buy at your Volkswagen dealer which comes with a range of four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines, …

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Volkswagen BlueSport roadster back on the drawing board

Volkswagen’s design chief, Walter de Silva, has reignited talks about a future Volkswagen roadster in an interview with German publication, AMS Magazine. In 2009 at the Detroit Motor Show, the manufacturer unveiled the Volkswagen BlueSport roadster concept that was said to preview an upcoming roadster. It was also going to …

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Volkswagen to bring faster Golf GTI to Wörthersee

Volkswagen is set to unveil a faster version of the recently launched Golf GTI at the 2013 Wörthersee Show later this month. The company’s R&D chief, Ulrich Hackenberg, revealed during an interview with British magazine, CAR, that the concept will preview a “future version” of the iconic hot-hatch. “It won’t …

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Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept unveiled

First images of the Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept have been released ahead of its debut at the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show which starts this weekend. The official photos follow initial sketches that were leaked on the web yesterday. The CrossBlue Coupe Concept previews Volkswagen’s next-generation of sporty crossovers, suggesting the …

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2013 Mk7 Volkswagen Golf Pricing & Specs

The all-new Mk7 Volkswagen Golf has officially launched in Australia (read our review here), with the entry price reduced by $500 compared to the superceded model. The entry level Golf is now priced from $21,490, plus on roads. It also comes with a more powerful engine, a 90kW 1.4-litre turbocharged …

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2014 Volkswagen Mk7 Golf R spied testing on the ‘Ring

The Mk7 Volkswagen Golf R has been spied undergoing testing at the famed Nürburgring, with hardly any camouflage. It is set to receive an aggressive front fascia, including bigger air-intakes. We suspect the car may have a slightly wider front track compared to the rest of the Golf range, as …

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Mk7 Volkswagen Golf R reportedly gets 221kW

With the Mk7 Volkswagen Golf launching this month and the next-generation Golf GTI revealed and scheduled to go on sale later this year, the next model roll out is arguably, the most anticipated. We are talking about the mighty Golf R. With prototypes already out testing (pictured above), work is …

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2013 Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI R-Line on sale from $112,990

The 2013 Volkswagen Touareg V8 TDI R-Line has launched in Australia (read our review here), starting from $112,990, making it the most expensive model in the manufacturer’s local line up. The most powerful Touareg is powered by a 4.2-litre diesel V8 shared with the Audi Q7 4.2 TDI. It produces …

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