Volkswagen

Volkswagen Beetle R Concept at LA Show, production likely

Nov 17, 2011

Volkswagen has unveiled the Volkswagen Beetle R Concept at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. This is the concept’s North American debut, after being originally shown at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show earlier this year....

Video: 2013 Volkswagen Polo R WRC testing with Carlos Sainz

Nov 03, 2011

Two-time WRC winner Carlos Sainz has been seen testing the 2013 Volkswagen Polo R WRC mule in the back roads of Germany. This comes after Volkswagen announced it would join the WRC in 2013, after...

Volkswagen Golf R32 twin turbo with 650hp

Oct 05, 2011

If you like your hot hatches extra hot, you’ll love this spicy little meatball. It’s a Mk5 Volkswagen Golf R32 twin-turbo boasting 485kW (650hp) thanks to a comprehensive HPA twin-turbo kit and 3.6-litre stroker engine....

Volkswagen Beetle R Concept unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 15, 2011

Volkswagen has unveiled a more masculine version of the new Volkswagen Beetle in the form of this Volkswagen Beetle R Concept. As the name suggests, the concept takes on Volkswagen’s ‘R’ theme, featuring a number...

2013 Volkswagen Polo R WRC rally car unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 14, 2011

Volkswagen has unveiled the all-new Volkswagen Polo R WRC rally car project it has been working on since the beginning of this year at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show. It features a very cool race-car...

Volkswagen Scirocco R Australian prices announced

Sep 13, 2011

Volkswagen Australia has released details and pricing of the new Volkswagen Scirocco R, which will be available in Australian showrooms around the country by the start of 2012. Prices will range from $47,490 to $49,990,...

Video: Volkswagen Touareg W12 turbo – awesome rear-wheel drive burnouts

Aug 26, 2011

Normally, SUVs and four-wheel drives aren’t considered to be performance vehicles, but times have changed. This is a Volkswagen Touareg with a heavily tuned W12 twin turbo engine under the bonnet, and it has been...

Volkswagen thinking of entering F1 in 2018

Aug 01, 2011

In a recent interview with Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport magazine, Volkswagen Motorsport boss Wolfgang Duerheimer has hinted VW Group could be thinking of entering into Formula One by 2018. Recent international reports have blown...

2011 Volkswagen Golf GTI Edition 35 on sale in September

Jul 28, 2011

Volkswagen Australia has announced the Volkswagen Golf GTI Edition 35 will go on sale here in September. The limited edition model celebrates 35 years of Volkswagen Golf GTI, offering extra features, more power and some...

Next Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 to get more power

Jul 20, 2011

Yes, the popular little hot hatch from Volkswagen is about to get more powerful. Reports have it the next, 2012 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 will come with around 164kW of power (220hp), up from the...

Volkswagen Golf R Siemoneit Racing tuning kit

Jul 11, 2011

Siemoneit Racing in Germany has come up with a tuning kit for the 2011 Volkswagen Golf R. If you thought the standard Golf R has some balls, then you should see what Siemoneit Racing can...

2011 Australian International Motor Show – Top 10 must-sees

Jul 02, 2011

The 2011 Australian International Motor Show has just been opened to the public in Melbourne. The thing is though, where do you head first? What cars do you just have to check out? Perhaps the...