Volkswagen Golf R 400 Concept

by Isaiah on April 23, 2014


Here we have the first official pictures of the new Volkswagen Golf R 400 Concept. Based on the standard Golf R hatchback, the Golf R 400 comes with 4MOTION four-wheel drive system and a modified 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine (w/ a six-speed DSG transmission) that produces 400 hp and 450 Nm of torque. Performance-wise, the car can sprint from 0 to 100 km in 3.9 seconds and has a top speed of 174 mph. See one more picture after the break. More»

2015 Volkswagen Golf VII SportsWagen

by Isaiah on April 14, 2014


Here’s a look at the new 2015 Volkswagen Golf VII SportsWagen. Based on the new MQB (modular transverse matrix) architecture, the Golf VII SportsWagen will come with 4MOTION all-wheel drive system and will have two different engine options including a 1.8-liter turbocharged and direct-injection four-cylinder TSI gasoline with 170HP (w/ either a 5-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission) and a new EA288 2.0-liter common-rail, turbocharged and direct-injection diesel with 150HP (w/ either a 6-speed manual or DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission). The 2015 Volkswagen Golf VII SportsWagen will make its public debut at the 2014 New York Auto Show. [AR]

Volkswagen Golf VII R By ABT

by Isaiah on February 24, 2014


Check out the latest styling and performance packages for the Golf VII R by ABT Sportsline. This hot hatchback comes with a body kit that consists of a front grille, front spoiler with an integrated blade, head light covers, mirror caps, side skirt add-ons, a rear wing, tail gate and rear skirt add-on and the matching and dark ER-C wheels fitted with performance tires. Underneath, the 2.0-liter four-cylinder TFSI engine has also been upgraded to produce 370HP and 460Nm (an increase of 70HP and 80Nm). [AutomobilesReview]

VW Scirocco Coupe Facelift

by Isaiah on February 17, 2014


The new Scirocco Coupe facelift has just been unveiled by Volkswagen. Inspired by the latest Golf GTI, this compact sports coupe comes with a new front bumper, revised side skirts, a new rear bumper, LED daytimers and new wheel designs. As for the engine, it comes with a choice of four petrol and two diesel. The VW Scirocco Coupe Facelift will make its public debut at the upcoming 2014 Geneva Motor Show and will go on sale in Europe this summer. [MW]

Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet Karmann Edition

by Isaiah on December 20, 2013


Check out this newly introduced Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet Karmann Edition. This Karmann Edition comes with chrome surrounds on the fog lamp and front air intake, Karmann badges on the front fenders and a set of 17-inch ‘Porto’ wheels. Inside, the car is equipped with two-tone sport seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, brushed aluminum and dark gray trim, chrome accents, Karmann sill plates and a wind deflector. Under the hood, power comes from either a 1.2-liter TSI with 105 HP or a 1.4-liter TSI with 160 HP. Price itself starts at 27,275 Euro (about $37,301). [Autoevolution]

Volkswagen To Launch e-Golf In The US

by Isaiah on November 13, 2013


Volkswagen is reportedly preparing to launch their first fully electric vehicle ‘e-Golf’ in the US. This electric version of the popular Volkswagen Golf is equipped with a 115 HP electric motor backed by a 24.2 kWh lithium-ion battery. Performance-wise, the e-Golf has an electronically-limited top speed of 87 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 10.4 seconds. The e-Golf itself will make its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this month and will go on sale in the US from Q4 2014. [Autoevolution]