Showing posts in the category of VW Concepts

First Look at VW's New XL Sport Concept with 200PS V2 Ducati Engine


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(New Photos Added) Volkswagen has introduced a new performance concept for its fuel-efficient XL1 with the XL Sport moniker and a Ducati Superleggera-sourced V2 engine prior to the Paris Motor Show.

VW Tristar Concept Inspires Batch of T6 Renderings


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Since VW said the Tristar pickup concept previews the sixth-generation T-Series LCV scheduled to arrive in 2015, it was only a matter of time before photoshop manipulators imagined what the T6 will look like.

VW Previews Next-Gen T6 Transporter with Tristar Concept


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VW unwrapped the Tristar concept at the IAA show in Hannover today, with the pickup truck study giving us a first look at the next Transporter series (T6) that will launch in 2015.

U Design: 2017 Volkswagen Polo Mk6


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When should we expect the sixth generation of the VW Polo? Within the next two to three years.

New Volkswagen Passat Rendered in Shooting Brake and GTI Editions


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If you know VW, then you should have known what to except from the new 2015 Passat for global markets except North America: something not too fancy, not too boring. One way VW could give some spark to its bread-and-butter mid-size model is through the addition of new derivatives, as featured in these renderings.

All-New 2015 VW Passat Loses Rear Doors in PhotoShop


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VW's all-new Passat didn’t blow anybody’ socks off when it was revealed last week, but that’s normal, because it’s a Passat and it’s intentional. It did, however, show the new way forward for VW styling, in actual production form, and it’s a better, more rakish way than before.

VW Releases New Photos of the Beetle Dune, Says it Could be Built


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Remember VW’s Beetle Dune Concept revealed at this year's Detroit Auto Show? The German carmaker has decided to release more photos with the study, which is described as having a “near-production design.”

VW Golf 400 Concept Looks and Sounds Aggressive on the Streets of Vienna


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Unveiled at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show, the VW Golf R 400 Concept shows the potential for a more powerful and performance-focused Golf R. If you haven’t heard it yet, the good news is Volkswagen plans to build a limited series of the Golf R 400, which owes its name to the 400PS (395hp) produced by its tuned 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

VW GTI Roadster Concept for GT6 Comes to Life at Wörthersee [30 Photos]


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Volkswagen is among those few companies that not only accepted the challenge from Sony Playstation and their Gran Turismo 6 (GT6) to design a virtual concept for their game, but also went ahead and built a real life example (Mercedes did too), and now their showing it at the most appropriate event: the 2014 Wörthersee GTI Tour in Austria.

VW Apprentices Unwrap 380PS Golf GTI Wolfsburg Edition at Wörthersee


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Obviously, you cannot have a Golf GTI fest without…Golf GTIs and at this week's Wörthersee Tour in Austria, a group of 12 apprentices aged between 18 and 23 from VW's Wolfsburg plant are presenting a unique study inspired by the 40 years of the Golf (1974) and named the Golf GTI Wolfsburg Edition.

VW Golf Variant Youngster 5000 Debuts at Wörthersee Meet


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The Golf Variant Youngster 5000 is yet another study made by VW apprentices, and in particular, a group of six youngsters from the Zwickau plant, for the 2014 edition of the Wörthersee Golf GTI Tour.

VW GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo Virtually Revealed [w/Video]


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Following the sketches revealed last week, VW has lifted the virtual veils off the GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo, a car designed exclusively for the Gran Turismo 6 video game.

VW Turns the Amarok Power Concept into a 5,000-Watt Mobile Disco for Wörthersee


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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has recycled the Amarok Power concept for the Wörthersee GTI Meet by turning it into a mobile disco. The cargo area of the 5.25-meter long pickup truck is fitted with all the equipment necessary for parties at the…GTI Meet. The Amarok Power even features a mobile disc jockey set up with a total output of 5,000 watts.

VW’s GTI Roadster for Gran Turismo 6 Has a 503PS 3.0-Liter Twin-Turbo VR6


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While you won’t find many new angles in this photo gallery compared with yesterday’s leaked sketches, the technical details of the GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo are definitely worth the read.

This is Volkswagen's Golf GTI Gran Turismo Vision Concept


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Poor Volkswagen…all those efforts to tease bits and pieces of the Golf GTI Vision Gran Turismo Concept on its social media sites and keep its overall look concealed, only for one of their selected magazine partners to leak their photos online - not that we're complaining, of course, of course…

VW Teases Golf GTI Performance Concept Built by Apprentices for Wörthersee


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Like every year, the main attractions at the Wörthersee Treffen in Austria (May 28-31) will be VW’s GTI concepts, and for 2014, the German carmaker appears to have prepared something special. A dozen apprentices have developed and handcrafted a unique Golf GTI in nine months.

Official Sketches Show Stylized Look of European 2015 VW Passat


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The VW Passat is an institution, at least in Europe. It’s a model many family men and women swear by and the flock to buy the next one and the next one and so on. They appreciate the durability, understated and timeless (i.e. plain) look, the efficient diesel engines and its competent road manners – it was never as good to drive as a Ford Mondeo or Mazda6, but it definitely was above average in that respect.

VW to Create Special Golf for Gran Turismo Game [w/Video]


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Volkswagen has announced that it will be showing off a unique version of its Golf GTI, one that’s specially designed for the Gran Turismo racing game. Since the teaser trailer released by the automaker is called #VisionGTI, it’s not hard to picture the transformation it will undergo from regular road car to bold concept-like shapes, in the vein similar concepts from BMW and Mercedes.

Don't Like VW's Design? Now You Can Do something About it


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The Volkswagen design philosophy is meant to not be offensive to anybody, so that as many people as possible buy their cars, usually for practical reasons. They have had some design flourishes over the years, but these were mostly reserved for one-off concepts that lost most of their charm on the road to production.

Should VW Make a Real Two-Door Version of the Midsize Coupe Concept?


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With the four-door VW Midsize Coupe Concept or MCC definitely heading for production (an undisguised prototype was recently captured in China) as a hypothetically sportier looking alternative to the Jetta sedan, one wonders if the Germans should contemplate the addition of second body style with two less doors in the range.