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VW Board Chairman Ferdinand Piech Abruptly Resigns


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The tension and potential shakeup at the Volkswagen Group has culminated in the resignation of longtime board chairman Ferdinand Piech.

All-New VW Passat Feels More Expensive than it Is, Review Finds


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The all-new VW Passat is more more upmarket than ever before, bridging the gap between regular midsize sedans and premium offerings. But that doesn’t mean the Passat has lost is practicality factor it has been famous for all these years.

New Special Edition VW City Car Says Jeans Up!


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Sometimes VW’s special edition Up models get funny names, such as this latest Jeans Up version - especially if the exclamation mark is added.

VW Executive Confirms Production Golf R400, Could Have 420PS


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It’s no secret VW wants to build the Golf R400, but new details have now surfaced about the upcoming extra-hot Golf. VW group powertrain chief Heinz-Jakob Neusser has given the first official confirmation that the Golf R400 will be produced and that it will have more than 400 hp.

Lincoln Continental Concept Turned Into 2017 VW Phaeton


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Although VW’s C Coupé GTE study unveiled this week at the Shanghai Auto Show is believed to preview the next-generation Phaeton, the fact that it’s a four-door coupe with a low roofline may not be ideal for interior space.

The VW Scirocco 16v Is The Unsung Hero Of Its Era


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The first VW Scirocco was based on the same platform that spawned the legendary first generation Golf GTI.

VW C Coupe GTE Concept Looks Classy in Shanghai


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China is the only reason for which VW still builds the Phaeton and the world’s largest car market is probably the main reason why there will be a second-generation model.

VW's New Gran Santana Is A Funny Little Thing


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If you live in China and thought that the regular VW Santana (sedan) wasn't the car for you, try this Skoda Spaceback-like thing on for a change.

VW’s C Coupé GTE May Preview Next-Generation Phaeton


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VW has released the first photos and details of the C Coupé GTE, a four-door concept car for the Chinese market which may preview the second-generation Phaeton luxury sedan.

JE Design's Pumped VW Touareg is What We Call 'Diesel SUV Royalty'


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And to be clear, we're not just going to talk about SUVs here. This car has so much power and torque that it might just handle anything you throw at it.

VW Golf R And Subaru WRX STI Drag Race Shows Why DCTs Matter


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For many years, the Subaru WRX STI’s only rival was the Mitsubishi Lancer EVo, but now the market for high-performance, all-wheel drive compact cars is more crowded than ever.

400-Horses Should Cure Your VW Golf R's Power Itch


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It's not always about the power, but when it comes to bragging rights, the VW Golf R will have its work cut out with upcoming presentations in the hot hatch segment.

Why Not? VW Transporter Becomes a GTI in PhotoShop


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While Volkswagen has offered hot versions of its Transporter commercial vehicle in the past, these were never badged higher than “Sport.” However, now that the new one is out, somebody was bound to want to make it a GTI, and that someone is X-Tomi.

New 2015 VW Scirocco GTS To Debut In Shanghai


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When VW presented the facelifted Scirocco last year, it didn't introduce a replacement for the GTS model, something it will do at next week's Shanghai Auto Show.

2015 VW Passat U.S Spot Focuses On Comfort & German Engineering


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If you live in Europe, watching this ad might just trigger a little compassion for those markets who won't be enjoying the Passat B8 generation any time soon.

VW Opens UK Order Books For The Coolest Golf Estates So Far


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Volkswagen opened the order books for the new, pumped-up versions of the Golf Estate, the R, GTD and Alltrack, ahead of first deliveries in August.

This Is VW's All-New T6 Transporter Van


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VW has presented the sixth generation of its Transporter van series, also known as the T6, 65 years and around 12 million deliveries after the first model called the Type 2 (the original Beetle was the Type 1) hit the market in 1950.

VW Drops Final Teaser ahead of Today's Official T6 Reveal


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April 15 is the day VW’s commercial vehicle division lifts the veils off the T6, the sixth-generation of the Transporter series.

VW Takes the Virtual Wraps Off GTI Supersport Vision Gran Turismo [w/Video]


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VW took the wraps off its new virtual car, the GTI Supersport Gran Turismo, destined for the popular driving game Gran Turismo 6.

Review Says VW Polo GTI Really Is A “Mini-Golf” More Than Ever


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The latest incarnation of the VW Polo is the best and most refined yet, and the resulting GTI variant only builds on those qualities by adding speed. According to CarBuyer, the new Polo GTI is more of a “mini-Golf” than it’s ever been.