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VW Tiguan Gets More Powerful Diesels, New Infotainment Systems


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The current generation VW Tiguan is nearing the end of its lifecycle, with a new model expected to debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show before arriving in global markets next year.

VW Group Inaugurates New Plant In China For VW And Skoda Vehicles


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The VW Group is expanding its production capacity in China with a new vehicle plant located in Changsha, in the south of the country. Opened by the Shanghai-Volkswagen (SVW) joint venture, the new factory is the VW Group’s 119th global facility and its 20th in China.

Highlights From VW Karmann Ghia’s 60 Year History


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VW’s Karmann Ghia turns 60 this year, so the automaker has released a video which retraces the important moments in the car’s history.

Study Says VW’s Safety Systems Actively Reduce Insurance Claims


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Owners of the latest Golf model have been found 45 per cent less likely to make a third party insurance claim in the UK, thanks to VW’s auto-emergency braking systems.

VW Scirocco R Driven: The 280hp Unsung Hero Is Still Around


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Few cars have left me with such a positive vibe in the past, and having the keys of a VW Scirocco R again after almost six years was like meeting a old friend.

Watch Tanner Foust Put His 900 HP VW Passat Drift Car To Work


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If you thought the Passat was a poor choice for a 'drifter', watching Tanner go tail-happy in it might help change your mind.

New EU6 Engines Make VW Golf Cabriolet Up To 15 Percent More Fuel Efficient


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VW has introduced new EU6 engines to the Golf Cabriolet, reducing CO2 emissions and fuel consumption by up to 15 percent.

Poor Man's Porsche 959 Tries To Cover Its VW Bug Roots


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Porsche and Volkswagen have always been close to each other right from their very beginnings, with Porsche founder Ferdinand Porsche being the man responsible for VW's most famous car ever, the Beetle.

Most Economical VW Passat Priced From €29,425 In Germany


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The new VW Passat BlueMotion can be ordered in Germany with prices starting from €29,425 ($32,820) for the sedan and €30,500 ($34,020) for the estate.

Spied: VW Nears Supercar Territory With Golf R400 Hyper-Hatch


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VW is really pushing the envelope with its performance Golfs, as after the production-intent 265PS (261hp) Golf GTI Clubsport, we spied a test mule for the upcoming Golf R400.

VW Golf R Or GTI? CR's Review May Help You Decide


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Although based on the same platform, VW’s Golf GTI and the Golf R are quite different. There’s a big power and price gap between the two, not to mention the fact that the R is all-wheel drive while the GTI is front wheel drive.

Oettinger 500R Is A 518PS Five-Cylinder Super Golf R


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VW aftermarket specialist Oettinger has unveiled the most powerful tuned Golf at this year’s Wörthersee event. With 518PS (511hp) from a five-cylinder turbocharged engine, the limited edition Oettinger 500R delivers supercar performance.

VW Details Golf GTI Clubsport, Releases New Photos From Wörthersee


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VW has released new information and new photos (including the first interior shots) of the Golf GTI Clubsport, a special edition model which will go into production in 2016.

Drive Thinks 2015 VW Golf R Is The Best Performance Golf Ever Made


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Having just driven a 2015 Subaru WRX STI, Matt Farah switches to one of the Japanese model’s newest (and most menacing) rivals: the 2015 VW Golf R.

VW Golf Variant Biturbo Edition Features A 240PS TDI Engine From The Passat


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The VW Golf GTI Dark Shine is not the only show car built by apprentices that debuts at this year’s Wörthersee GTI Meet.

While the former project has been built by apprentices from Wolfsburg, the Golf Variant Biturbo Edition study is the work of a group of apprentices from VW’s Zwickau vehicle plant (Volkswagen Sachsen).

VW Golf GTI Dark Shine Has 395PS And A 3,500-Watt Sound System [34 Photos]


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VW’s apprentices have finally revealed their project for the 2015 Wörthersee Tour, the Golf GTI Dark Shine.

400PS VW Golf GTE Sport Concept Debuts In Wörthersee


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VW had an even bigger surprise than the Golf GTI Clubsport at the 2015 Wörthersee Tour: it’s called the Golf GTE Sport and it’s a 400PS (395hp) plug-in hybrid concept car.

ABT Sportsline Gives VW Golf R 400PS And A Very Green Wrap


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If you don’t want to wait one year for VW’s Golf R400, ABT Sportsline has just what you need. The world’s largest VW Group tuner has brought a heavily modified VW Golf R to the 2015 Wörthersee GTI Meeting. Sporting both design tweaks and performance upgrades, the custom Golf R can be seen at ABT Sportsline and H&R’s joint stand.

VW T1 Race Taxi With 530PS Air-Cooled Porsche 993 Engine


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Swiss coachbuilder Fred Bernhard has built one of the most spectacular vehicles which will debut at this week’s Wörthersee GTI Meeting. He took a rusted 1962 VW Bus T1 and dedicated six years of his life to turn it into the ultimate T1.

Cool Looking VW Golf Mark 6 By TVW From Wörthersee


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The Worthersee Tour is an oasis of good vibes, awesome folks and customized wagons. Every year in May, Volkswagen aficionados gather in the little Austrian village of Reifnitz to have a good time and find out who brought the coolest car to the party.