Volkswagen

Volkswagen is a German automaker that dates all the way back to 1937 when it was founded by the Nazi Labour Front. It is now the flagship brand for the Volkswagen Group, a multinational conglomerate that consists of more than 300 subsidiary companies and 7 other automotive brands, including Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, and Porsche. The automaker Volkswagen currently manufacturers models like the Golf, Passat, and Amarok pickup, among others, and derives some 40-percent of its sales from the Chinese market. As of the time of this writing, the cheapest Volkswagen available is the Jetta with a starting price of $18,745, while the most expensive model is the Volkswagen Golf R, which starts out at $40,395. European and Asian markets also have the premium-placed Touareg, a model that used to command more than $50,000 before being discontinued in the states and replaced by the $31,000 Atlas.

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The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Hits The Street With New Technology and Revised Looks

The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Hits The Street With New Technology and Revised Looks

If you’re in the market for a compact SUV, the updated 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan is worth a look.
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You're Going To Like the New Volkswagen ID5 More Than the ID4

You’re Going To Like the New Volkswagen ID5 More Than the ID4

Volkswagen is coming up with a more stylish EV than the ID.4

Volkswagen recently announced the ID.4 GTX. With it, the German brand announced the beginning of its sporty EV lineup. What’s more important, however, is that during that same presentation, the new ID.5 was shown for the first time and with it, an ID.5 GTX was confirmed. This is the latest vehicle to utilize VW’s MEB platform for EVs. Moreover, the ID.5 will be a sleeker version of the ID.4. Think of it as an ID.4 Coupe.

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The Volkswagen Golf May Only Have One Generation Left Before Retirement

The Volkswagen Golf May Only Have One Generation Left Before Retirement

As crazy as it sounds, the Volkswagen Golf could soon find itself in retirement…. But why?

When Volkswagen introduced the new 2020 Mk.8 Golf, we got to feast eyes on the Golf GTI, GTD, and GTE, a blend of trims that pretty much covered every desire imaginable. Later we got to lay eyes on the 2021 VW Golf R and Golf GTI Clubsport. I don’t need to tell you why any of these models is special, but did you know that only the Golf GTI and Golf R are sold here in the United States? That’s right! Outside of these two models, the rest of the Golf lineup is a forbidden fruit. It might seem a little early to think about the next-gen Golf considering the 8th generation is still practically brand new, but will there be another generation? And, what happens after that? Well, with the way the automotive industry is changing, that’s a very good question.

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Thanks to Electric Vehicles, Even Volkswagen Can Be A Major Performance Brand

Thanks to Electric Vehicles, Even Volkswagen Can Be A Major Performance Brand

The beauty of electric vehicles is, arguably, that harnessing pure performance is really easy

In case you haven’t noticed, outside of a few entry-level cars like the Hyundai Kona EV and Chevy Bolt, for example, electric cars are pretty fast. And the cost to make even an entry-level EV fast isn’t all that high. EVs are opening the door for automakers to expand their performance lineups exponentially, and Volkswagen will be one of the first as the GTX badge be slapped onto an entire fleet of high-performance EVs. So, which model will we see next?

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2022 Volkswagen ID.4 GTX

2022 Volkswagen ID.4 GTX

A sportier take on the standard ID.4, the GTX comes with a dual-motor-setup, all-wheel-drive system, and improved power outputs and performance specs

Volkswagen has decided to step on the gas (pun unintended) and launch a new range of performance EVs with the ‘GTX’ badge. The automaker has introduced its first car under this series based on the ID.4 called the ID.4 GTX. The EV comes with significant performance upgrades over the standard model and also comes with some aesthetic changes. An additional motor, enhanced power outputs, and new headlight detailing are some of the differences here. The performance, however, comes at the cost of the range since Volkswagen has made use of the same battery pack as the standard ID.4. What is more important to you?

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1944 Volkhart V2 Sagitta - The Luftwaffe's Sleek Courier Car

1944 Volkhart V2 Sagitta - The Luftwaffe’s Sleek Courier Car

The untold story of Germany’s forgotten courier car that was faster than a Porsche

Within the vast automotive world, there are cars from a certain era that aren’t talked about much. The 1940s are times most remembered for the Second World War, which forced many of the carmakers to temporarily switch from making cars to assembling military equipment, such as Tanks and Bombers. It seems the subject is taboo when we talk about German vehicles, in particular, such as the obscure 1947 Volkhard V2 Sagitta. Although the car’s roots are, even today, frowned upon by some, it featured some revolutionary design solutions. Today, we are sharing everything we have uncovered about this unrealized and forgotten automotive treasure.

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Volkswagen Wants to Charge You For Equipment That's Already On Your Car

Volkswagen Wants to Charge You For Equipment That’s Already On Your Car

Is Volkswagen looking to double dip by withholding use of equipment and features it’s already sold you?

Hey, want to buy an all-new, all-electric Volkswagen and then pay extra for stuff like lane assist, adaptive cruise control or even more range? Even though the car is already paid for and equipped with everything I mentioned earlier? Well, then - ze Germans are here for you.

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2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

The refreshed Tiguan comes with new face, new tech, but the same old engine under the hood

The Tiguan is almost 15 years old and it won’t be wrong to say that Volkswagen has been a little slow to update it as per the segment standards. The second generation came out in 2016 and the German automaker milked the design for almost four years before bringing out the facelift. The 2021 Tiguan is the typical mid-cycle refresh one would expect. It comes with slightly revised aesthetics, new tech features, and also some announcements about newer offerings with the product lineup.

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Volkswagen ID.6 – What We Know So Far

Volkswagen ID.6 – What We Know So Far

The fifth ID electric car is almost here, but it still keeps some secrets

The new Volkswagen ID.6, the latest model slated to join the likes of ID.3 and ID.4, will be underpinned by the same MEB platform and should touch base in 2021. Essentially a big brother to the aforementioned models, the ID.6 is based on the seven-seater ID Roomzz concept. Here’s what we know so far about the family-friendly, all-electric SUV from VW.

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0-60 MPH In 4 Seconds? That's Seriously the 2021 Volkswagen Golf R

0-60 MPH In 4 Seconds? That’s Seriously the 2021 Volkswagen Golf R

That’s in the stock form, without any aftermarket mods whatsoever

The Volkswagen Golf has been around for over four decades and is still one of the most popular hatches. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that it has achieved legendary status. However, the company announced earlier this year that it retiring the car in the U.S. But, that doesn’t mean we won’t hear any more about it. In fact, we have some scoop right here. The 2021 Golf R came with a whole lot of performance enhancements included a 0-60 mph time of 4.7 seconds. But, Mat Watson of Carwow managed to do the run in four seconds flat!

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Volkswagen Is Actually Considering an ID.3 Convertible

Volkswagen Is Actually Considering an ID.3 Convertible

On closer examination, such a contraption kind of makes sense

Volkswagen, the company that is selling an open-top crossover – namely the T-Roc convertible – is thinking about shaving the roof off the ID.3. How do we know? Well, the carmaker prepared a very short press release about it worded “What if?” and to add fuel to the rumor fire, chairman Herbert Diess took to Twitter asking for his followers’ opinion about a potential ID.3 cabriolet.

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This Comedian Has More Than 80 Different Examples of the Volkswagen Bus

This Comedian Has More Than 80 Different Examples of the Volkswagen Bus

Fluffy’s got a collection that you wouldn’t believe

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias is known far and wide as a great comedian, but he’s also established himself as a connoisseur of all things related to Volkswagen’s iconic Bus. The 44-year-old comedian owns a collection of classic VW Bus models amounting to $3 million. He keeps them in his personal museum, which was designed to carry a passing resemblance to Volkswagen’s production facility in Wolfsburg, Germany.

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Volkswagen Golf MK4 - Everything You Need to Know About One of the Best, Most Boring Cars Ever Made

Volkswagen Golf MK4 - Everything You Need to Know About One of the Best, Most Boring Cars Ever Made

With millions of units sold worldwide and some love from a future Pope, this is everything you need to know about the VW Golf mark 4, one of the best AND most boring cars ever made.

I should know, I own one.

So stick around and read until the end to find out how Volkswagen managed to transform a cheap-ish hatchback into basically a premium compact car, paving the way for the luxuryfication of the whole brand. And if that isn’t a word, it is now. Also, it’s one of the best, cheap and most reliable second-hand cars you can buy today, with tons of parts available and easy servicing at home, so it’s got that going for it, I guess…

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This Volkswagen Golf Mk. 2 Puts Every Porsche On The Planet To Shame

This Volkswagen Golf Mk. 2 Puts Every Porsche On The Planet To Shame

A modified 90s hatchback shows Porsches how it’s done

When you think about compact cars with great tuning potential, 8 out of 10 people would probably think of the Honda Civic. However, in Europe, there’s another popular alternative – the Volkswagen Golf. A while back, a video was circulating around the internet where someone in a Nissan 350Z was chasing a Porsche 997 GT3. At the same time, a stock-looking Golf Mk1 came out of nowhere and embarrassed both the Z-car and the 911, without even a sweat. The Golf on the video is an Mk2 and it’s said to be the fastest on the Nurburgring.

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The Volkswagen Golf GTI Wasn't The First Hot Hatchback By A Long Shot

The Volkswagen Golf GTI Wasn’t The First Hot Hatchback By A Long Shot

We look back at early-day hot hatchbacks to find out who started this trend

Introduced in 1976 and produced continuously over eight generations as of 2021, the Volkswagen Golf GTI is arguably the world’s most famous and popular hot hatchback. The Golf GTI is often regarded as the world’s first hot hatch and the car that started it all, but it’s no true. There are at least four companies that unleashed performance-oriented hatchbacks before Volkswagen and this article will set the record straight.

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Volkswagen Brings Back Classic Color(s) to Raise 2021's Spirits

Volkswagen Brings Back Classic Color(s) to Raise 2021’s Spirits

It’s only a one-off showpiece, but it’s still a welcome and refreshing sight in this troubled times

Volkswagen has brought back one of its most famous colorways for a one-off showcase that’s sure to delight — and somewhat disappoint — fans who have lived long enough to remember the famous color scheme. Twenty-five years ago, Volkswagen launched the Polo Harlequin — it was called the “Harlekin” in Germany — to tremendous fanfare. The Polo Harlequin ended up being such a big hit that Volkswagen turned it into a limited-run production model.

Fast forward to 2021 and Volkswagen Netherlands decided to tap into the old magic well, bringing back the Harlequin name and colors on a one-off 2021 Volkswagen Polo.

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Volkswagen's Mobile EV Charging Robot Is Kind Of Cute

Volkswagen’s Mobile EV Charging Robot Is Kind Of Cute

It can navigate to the EV and charge it without any human intervention

Automakers are coming up with multiple ways to counter range anxiety. Other than developing batteries that offer more miles per charge and fast charging options, there are portable chargers that can be hitched to the back of your ride, too.

Now, Volkswagen has developed a mobile charging robot that can walk up to an EV on its own, charge it up, and walk out of there without any human intervention.

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