For me this year's Geneva Motor Show was full of optimism for the motor industry. No, we still don't know what impact the slow down in growth in China, Trump's thoughts on tariffs on imported cars into the USA or even Brexit will have in the next coming days or months.... but there was a good [...]
The new Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR is now available to order in the U.K. Prices will start from £34,135 on the road. The Golf GTI TCR is capable of accelerating from 0 to 62 mph in 5.6 seconds. If you order it with the £2,000 option pack you will get 19 inch Reifnitz alloy wheels, [...]
Volkswagen is celebrating 15 years of the dual clutch gearbox, or many of you may know it as....the DSG gearbox. It was first introduced with the Golf R32 in 2003. Since then more than 26 million VAG cars have been produced worldwide with either a 6-speed or 7-speed DSG gearbox.
Volkswagen are celebrating the delivery of its 200,000th R model car. The 200,000th R model car, a Golf R, was delivered to a customer in the UK. The R model was first introduced back in 2002. Jost Capito, Executive Director of Volkswagen R said: “Developing and globally retailing 200,000 units in 15 years is [...]
Volkswagen and Ford are investigating several joint projects including a range of commercial vehicles. Jim Farley, Ford’s president of Global Markets said: “Ford is committed to improving our fitness as a business and leveraging adaptive business models – which include working with partners to improve our effectiveness and efficiency. This potential alliance with the [...]
Volkswagen launched its new electrically powered I.D. R Pikes Peak. The current electric car record time for the famous hill climb is 8.57.118 minutes. Volkswagen are looking to set a new Pikes Peak record time with this electric vehicle. We Blog Any Car stats: 680 hp 500 kW 650 Nm of torque 2.25 seconds [...]
VW have announced a new factory order only Performance Pack upgrade for the new Golf R DSG. It still has the same 310 PS 2.0-litre TSI engine but has its top speed derestricted. Top speed is now 166 mph for the hatch and 168 mph for the estate. It will also come with: 19 [...]
Here is a sketch of the new VW Polo GTI R5 which is going to be a customer rally car based on the new Polo GTI. Expect to see this rally car with its 270 hp, 4 cylinder turbo charged engine, during the second half of 2018 WRC and other rally championships. “With the [...]
This is the brand new VW Arteon which is available to order now. Prices start from £34,305 on the road and will be in VW showrooms from September. Initially there will be 3 turbo charged engines available from launch. There are two 2.0 litre TDI diesel engines with power outputs of 240 PS & 150 PS and one 2.0 litre TSI petrol [...]
Volkswagen group deliver 5.2 million vehicles in the first half of 2017.