The GTI meeting at Wörthersee (starts today) is one of the biggest, if not the biggest, festivals dedicated to single, and every year Volkswagen takes this opportunity to show a few more powerful cars. Seat and Skoda, which belong to Volkswagen, already announced they are showing the Leon Cup Racer and the Rapid Sport, and VW just announced they are bringing the Design Vision GTI. [Update] See the new gallery below
9 de Maio de 2013
Seems the Design Vision GTI isn't the only concept the German company will bring to the GTI Festival in Wörthersee, Germany. We will also get to see a more powerful version of the brands pickup, the Amarok Power Pickup, that most likely will never get into production.
6 de Maio de 2013
The Volkswagen Scirocco first appeared in 1974, while the second generation was sold from 1981 to 1992. It was a successful car, with 795,650 vehicles sold, but the third generation only showed up in 2008, and has now reached the one millionth mark. This number is something that deserves to be celebrated, so VW created a special edition that will be sold exclusively in Germany and China.
1 de Maio de 2013
China is a country that is not very fond of patents and keeping stuff secret, and to prove that here are the first images of the soon to be introduced Volkswagen Taigun. We already know the overall shape of this small crossover, because Volkswagen introduced the Taigun Concept at the São Paulo Motor Show, and they are similar.
22 de Abril de 2013
As the title says, Volkswagen surprised us by revealing this new concept, which is a collaborative project between the German and several college students, whose aim was to create the "People's Car" for the Chinese market. The result is a mini-van with gullwing doors.
You should be asking yourself, what this Beetle has so special to have gained an "i" before the name. But the answer is easy and quickly we notice the association with Apple. The main novelty is the addition of a docking station mounted on the dashboard, that together with a special app, allows the driver to integrate the car with their iPhone.
19 de Abril de 2013
Volkswagen recently revealed the improved Saveiro, a kind of pickup, also known as an UTE in other markets, like Australia. The Saveiro has a new front similar to the one used in other models, such as the Golf (Gol) and the Polo, and will be available with three models: Trend, Trooper and Cross.
As always, passed a few hours of the first teasers, here you have the first official images of the CrossBlue Coupe Concept. We can now see more clearly the final form of this large SUV that seems to want to rival the BMW X6. Don't miss the public presentation at the Shanghai Motor Show this Saturday.
18 de Abril de 2013
In January, Volkswagen presented the CrossBlue diesel plug-in hybrid SUV concept at the North American International Auto Show, and today two images of a sportier version of this concept appeared online. This new concept is called the CrossBlue Coupe Concept and wants to rival the BMW X6, at least that is what seems to be its purpose.
15 de Março de 2013
Even though sales of electric cars are smaller than was predicted, car companies continue to present fully electric models. This time it was Volkswagen that brought to the Annual Press and Investors Conference in Wolfsburg their first fully electric production vehicle, the five-door e-up!.
4 de Março de 2013
Volkswagen through ItalDesign Giugiaro presented a curious novelty at the Geneva Motor Show. It looks like some kind Rally Fighter rival and promises to offer supercar performance in all types of terrain. But the best news is that it uses parts from Lamborghini like the engine and gearbox.
2 de Março de 2013
Another day, another car got revealed on the web before the official presentation. This time it was the Volkswagen Golf Variant that got an leaked to the web but to our sadness it is pretty much a longer version of the normal Golf. Even the bumpers are the same.
Volkswagen had a little surprise for us. The German brand will bring to the Geneva Motor Show a concept of an electric van that is smaller in size compared to the Transporter T5 (California) but it will be able to transport 800kg (1760lbs) in the cargo compartment that has 4.6 cubic meters of volume.
27 de Fevereiro de 2013
Volkswagen recently announced they were going to publicly display the Golf GTD at the Geneva Motor Show, and today we found out the GTI will also make an appearance in Geneva. The seventh generation Golf will have for the first time a GTI version with two power levels.
21 de Fevereiro de 2013
While we are still waiting for the production version of the Golf GTI, Volkswagen decided it was time to first show the fastest diesel version of the German hatchback, the GTD. Volkswagen also confirmed the GTD will have its debut at the Geneva Motor Show.
The Volskwagen XL1 with his plug-in hybrid system, consisting of a two-cylinder TDI engine with 48hp (35kW), electric motor 27hp (20kW), 7-speed dual clutch gearbox (DSG) and alithium-ion battery, will have an average fuel consumption of 0.9 liter every 100km, while emitting only 21g/km of CO2.
10 de Fevereiro de 2013
The small city car gained a tougher look thanks to the new silver roof rails, black plastic cladding for the wheel arches, side skirts and the lower part of the front and rear bumpers. Also new are the 16 inch wheels with a tire size of 185/50 with a higher suspension.
8 de Fevereiro de 2013
26 de Janeiro de 2013
The German company Volkswagen said last week it would invest around 785 million euros ($1 billion) in a plant in northern Spain over the next five years, making it the third company in recent months that announced a major investment in that country with severe economy problems.
14 de Janeiro de 2013
Yesterday I showed you an image of a concept that Volkswagen would reveal at the Detroit Auto Show, and today the German brand revealed the name, in addition to more pictures and information about their future SUV.