The sixth generation Volkswagen Jetta was launched in 2011. This is the second Jetta to be launched in india and the first jetta was launched in 2008. Its 2-litre diesel engine is matched to a 6-speed
manual and a 6-speed DSG automatic gearbox. There is no petrol option and its competitors are the Chevrolet Cruze and the Skoda Laura.
Thought Japanese tuning companies can’t handle German vehicles? Well’ take a look at this Vw Jetta . Newing, a well respected Japanese tuner unveiled its customization programme for the Vw Jetta. With the new front lip spoiler, side sills and rear harf spoiler the company added a plus of sportivity to the vehicle.
In order to improve the stability of the car but also the handling, new suspension kit and 19” alloy wheels were added. Although the car is lowered with up to 35 mm, according to the tuner the comfort level remains the same. The bad news is that the kit is available only in Japan…
Volkswagen announced pricing for their eagerly anticipated Jetta TDI sedan and SportWagen starting at $21,990 and $23,590, respectively. Fuel efficiency, performance and convenience all come standard with the 50-state compliant Jetta sedan and SportWagen TDI, which meet the most stringent emissions standards in California and the world. Both models will be available this August.
"Our clean diesel vehicles offer consumers a true value with the fuel efficiency that drivers are looking for while providing power, utility and performance," said Mark Barnes, COO, Volkswagen of America, Inc. "The Jetta TDI’s offer a no compromise alternative fuel driving experience."
While the Environmental Protection Agency estimates the Jetta TDI at an economical 29 mpg City and 40 mpg Highway, Volkswagen went a step further to show the true fuel economy of the Jetta TDI. Leading third-party certifier, AMCI, has tested the Jetta TDI and found it performed 24 percent better in real world conditions, achieving 38 mpg in the City and 44 mpg on the Highway.
After unveiling the Wolfsburg Edition Jetta 2.5 L last year, Volkswagen today is launching the Wolfsburg Edition Jetta 2.0T, a model that is said to offer customers a value priced version of the sporty and spacious Jetta sedan. The Wolfsburg Edition Jetta 2.0T is value priced at $20,875 with a six-speed manual transmission, and $21,950 with an optional six-speed DSG automatic transmission.
The Wolfsburg Edition Jetta 2.0T is powered by a four-cylinder turbo-charged engine that produces 200 horsepower and 207 ft-lbs. of torque.
It comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, leatherette seats, and is available in the following color schemes; Reflex Silver, Black, Salsa Red, and Platinum Gray.
Volkswagen’s latest track challenger, a supercharged and turbocharged Jetta saloon, was unveiled today (Thursday) in Britain. The Jetta TSI Sport made its debut at the Autosport International racing car show at Birmingham’s NEC, taking centre stage on the British Racing and Sports Car Club stand. The new machine will take to the track for the first time on Easter Monday (24 March) in the opening round of the Hankook-backed Volkswagen Racing Cup, at Oulton Park.
Volkswagen of America introduced its cleanest diesel ever, a 2.0L four cylinder TDI engine that will be available in Jetta sedan and SportWagen body styles in the summer of 2008. The 2009 Jetta TDI, equipped with the clean diesel engine option, will be available in all fifty states.
Volkswagen has big plans for the US market: two new models by 2010, a new plant and also increased exports. It is all part of Volkswagen "Strategy 2018", or an attempt of Volkswagen to overtake Toyota as the world’s number one carmaker within the next ten years.
Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced that it will bring TDI clean diesel technology to select North American race tracks starting in May 2008. The Jetta TDI Cup series will be sanctioned by the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) Pro Racing Inc., and will appear at up to eight major racing venues in North America during 2008.
Volkswagen of America, Inc. showcases its commitment to clean diesel performance and unique vehicle personalization with three new concepts on display at the 2007 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show.
Volkswagen announced that they were awarded two “Motorist Choice Awards” from PRIMEDIA’s IntelliChoice.com and AutoPacific for the 2007 Volkswagen GTI and Jetta. The Volkswagen GTI was the top choice for the Image Compact Car category, while the Jetta was named the winner in the Mid-Size Car category. The award, which recognizes the most satisfying cars and trucks that are also the least expensive to own is based on a combination of IntelliChoice.com cost of ownership data and AutoPacific’s (...) More
Volkswagen previewed the forthcoming Jetta SportWagen at the American Station Wagon Owners Association’s (ASWOA) national convention held July 27-29 in Archbold, Ohio. The new Jetta is scheduled for public introduction in March 2008.