Volkswagen Models

New generation Polo to be 20cm longer and 70kg lighter

The sixth generation Polo is to be revealed at the forthcoming Geneva Motor Show in 2017, replacing the fifth generation model that has been on the roads since 2009. It was widely thought that the new design would be larger than previous incarnations to allow for more room in the cabin, and space for passengers(…)

VW to push Beetle into the electric era

At the Paris Motor Show currently underway in the French capital, Volkswagen AG has been outlining its electric car strategy. In ambitious proposals to truly bring electric vehicles to the masses, the German car maker has announced plans involving dozens of new models, and driving ranges further than anything we’ve seen so far. On Thursday,(…)

VW solve dirty reverse cameras with ingeniously simple fix

The VW ‘Dune’ – which is a special edition of the iconic Beetle – is a fun car to drive. It has a fantastic audio system, plenty of zip, and for £21,300 you’re not breaking the bank, considering what you’re getting for your money. It also has a highly innovative answer to a problem that’s(…)

Reports of VW cars exploding at petrol stations in Germany

It never rains, but it pours. At least that’s what Volkswagen must be thinking at the moment. The beleaguered car maker, still heavily reeling from the seismic repercussions of the emissions scandal, now has to deal with the new problem that has recently reared its ugly head: its cars have started exploding at gas stations.(…)

World’s fastest VW Beetle sets speed record

Arguably Volkswagen’s most iconic creation – the Beetle, has recently surpassed its own land speed record. Earlier this month, on the Bonneville Salt Flats of Utah, the yellow racer made two passes of the flying mile clocking up an average speed of 205.122 mph. This smashed the previous Beetle record of 175 mph that was(…)

Paris Motor Show 2016: VW to unveil next-generation EV

Volkswagen is to preview its new generation of electric vehicles at the forthcoming 2016 Paris Motor Show. The company have gone on record to say that the car “is as revolutionary as the Beetle was seven years ago.” Not much information has been released regarding the new concept, but a modular platform is likely to(…)

VW set to debut new electric vehicle with 300 mile range at Paris Motor Show

Who cares about diesel? VW has recently been pretty vocal about its intentions to move beyond combustion engines and towards electric powered vehicles. To give the statement substance, it revealed that it will be releasing 30 new electric cars by 2025, the first of which is to make its debut at the forthcoming Paris Motor(…)

Volkswagen’s T-Prime GTE Concept…

Crossover SUV’s cannot stop selling at all. They seem to be everywhere and their sales show no signs of slowing down. But unless Volkswagen doesn’t update their crossovers very soon, than the concept T-Prime GTE may make the crossover very cross indeed. The T-Prime GTE concept looks like the future. With surplus amounts of technology,(…)

Volkswagen unveil new T Cross Breeze convertible

The company are hoping their new car will help them breeze past last year’s emissions scandal. Volkswagen previewed their first vehicle moving forward after the diesel emission scandal at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The convertible T Cross Breeze will rival the likes of the Nissan Juke, the Renault Captur and the Mazda CX-3 and(…)

Volkswagen moving forward with electric car range, radical design for 2019

The beleaguered company are hoping their range of electric cars will spark a positive change moving forward from the emissions scandal. According to Autocar, company boss Herbert Diess has challenged Volkswagen’s selection of top designers to produce a new electric car that will become as instantly iconic as the Volkswagen Golf, and he is reportedly(…)