Tag Archives: Volkswagen

Confirmed: Volkswagen T-Roc Convertible coming in 2020

Volkswagen has confirmed it will launch a convertible version of the Volkswagen T-Roc (below) in the first half of 2020, making it the 3rd SUV convertible on the market after the Range Rover Evoque Convertible, along with the ill-fated Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet. Volkswagen said it will invest over €80 million …

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Volkswagen introduces Multivan Kombi 70 and Amarok Dark Label

Two special editions Volkswagen models are en route to showrooms in Australia. To celebrate 70 years since the conception of the iconic Kombi van, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has contrived a contemporary take on the most feted VW other than the Beetle. On sale from March, the Multivan ‘Kombi 70’ is based on the …

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2018 Volkswagen Polo pricing and specification

Volkswagen has announced the pricing and specifications of its all-new Polo hatch ahead of the car’s showroom debut early next month. Billed as the most significant generational change to a Volkswagen since the Tiguan, the six-generation Polo is priced from $17,990 plus on-road costs. Being built on Volkswagen Group’s now …

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Official: 2020 Volkswagen Mk8 Golf enters production June 2019

Volkswagen has officially announced the Mk8 Golf is set to go into production at the Wolfsburg plant 75 weeks from now, which according to our calendar is the last week of June 2019. This means we will likely get a glimpse of the new model as early as October this …

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Volkswagen: Polo GTI Performance a possibility

Volkswagen’s chassis development boss has revealed there could potentially be a higher Performance variant for its all-new Polo GTI. Speaking with Autocar recently, Karsten Schebsdat admitted there is room for the hot hatch to grow as the chassis has been developed to “give more.” “The car is so stable even …

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Here is the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Touareg – fully undisguised!

Here it is folks. The clearest view yet of the third-generation 2018 Volkswagen Touareg caught on lenses ahead of its official debut in April 2018. Unlike previous prototypes, this production ready Touareg was spotted in the wild without a shred of camouflage. It is speculated that the pair of Touaregs …

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Pickup Design beefs up Volkswagen Amarok

Unlike the Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux, which are available in pumped up guises complete with muscular fenders and chunky wheels, Volkswagen’s Amarok has always been a little… subdued. But help is on hand, thanks to Pickup Design. The makeover starts with a more aggressive front fascia with larger air …

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Oettinger Volkswagen Golf 400R as new Australian Police car?

With the demise of the locally built Holden Commodore and Ford Falcon sedans, the Australian Police Force have been hunting for a successor to replace their V8-powered Commodore and Falcon pursuit vehicles. Well, it seems the local boys in blue can draw some ideas from their German counterparts. On display at this year’s Essen …

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Volkswagen adds Tiguan Sportline 162TSI to its line up

Volkswagen Australia has added a “sportier” version of the 162TSI Tiguan to its midsize SUV offering. The Tiguan 162TSI Sportline will sit below the 162TSI Highline and R-Line in the Tiguan line up. The Sportline offers several unique, sporty touches to the Tiguan’s exterior and interior design, but at a …

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Track-only Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR facelifted for 2018 season

Volkswagen has given its championship-winning Golf GTI TCR a facelift for the 2018 racing season to bring the racer closer to the production model. Available only for racing, the front end of the racecar has been reworked to resemble the Golf GTI in the showroom, increasing the emphasis on the …

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Volkswagen Arteon dropped on H&R springs and spacer package

The Volkswagen Arteon is the new luxury flagship of German car maker’s passenger car line-up. It comes packing a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine developing 206kW between 5700-6500rpm and 350Nm from 1800-5600rpm. Already equipped with an R-Line body kit, and 19-inch wheels, the range topping Arteon R-Line already looks sleek and imposing straight out of …

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Insane 625kW Volkswagen Mk6 Golf R devours supercar for lunch!

Behold the Volkswagen Golf with more power than a Lamborghini Aventador S! Caught at the Race 1000 event in Germany recently, the heavily tuned Mk6 Golf R is said to pack 625kW, 81kW more than the fearsome Aventador S. To produce the monstrous punch, the humble hatchback has reportedly swapped …

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Preview: 199kW Volkswagen Polo GTI R5 goes rally

Volkswagen has given us a first glimpse of its 199kW Polo GTI R5 which is set to hit the rally circuit in the second half of 2018. “With the Polo GTI R5 we are hoping to transfer our expertise from four WRC titles to customer racing successfully, and offer a …

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Volkswagen launches Arteon R-Line flagship in Australia

Volkswagen Australia has launched its stylish new Arteon in Australia, available in as single, high-specification 206TSI R-Line that promises a level of technology usually seen in prestige brands, including a Head-up Display said to be a first for Volkswagen. “Democratising German technology is the key to fulfilling our target of …

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