Volkswagen has finally revealed the Australian pricing for their upcoming 2012 Volkswagen Scirocco. Just a bit of info, this three-door coupe is equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine (w/ a six-speed manual or six-speed dual-clutch DSG transmission) that produces 188kW of power and 330Nm of torque. Other highlights of the car include 19-inch alloy wheels, LED daytime running lights, bi-xenon headlights, dual-zone climate control, 6.5-inch colour touchscreen with satellite navigation, Bluetooth phone and audio streaming, and iPod connectivity. The first example of the 2012 Volkswagen Scirocco is expected to arrive in Australia at the end of this year or at the beginning of 2012, and will be priced at $47,490 for the six-speed manual model and $49,990 for the six-speed dual-clutch DSG model. [Car Advice]

Volkswagen NILS Concept

by Isaiah on September 8, 2011


Volkswagen has unveiled their latest concept car, the Volkswagen NILS Concept. Designed for urban mobility, this single-seat electric vehicle is powered by an electric motor with a nominal output of 20 hp and a short-term peak output of 34 hp. The car offers a driving range of up to 65 km (40 miles) from a full charge (two hours of charge time) and has a top speed of 130 km/h (80 mph). The Volkswagen NILS Concept will make its world debut next week at the Frankfurt Auto Show. [Global Motors]


The all new 2011 Volkswagen Golf GTI Edition 35 is scheduled to hit Australian market in September. Limited to just 200 units, this five-door hatchback will be sold for $43,490 for the six-speed manual model or $45,990 for the six-speed DSG model. Just to remind you, the Edition 35 is powered by a revised version of the 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine from the Golf R, which produces 173kW of power and 300Nm of torque. [Car Advice]


The upcoming 2012 Volkswagen Golf VI Cabriolet has just been priced in the UK. This open-top vehicle will come in three different trim levels including S, SE and GT along with three different engine options: 1.2-liter TSI 105 PS, 1.4-liter TSI 160 PS and 1.6-liter TDI 105 PS. Prices will range from 20,720 GBP (about $33,232) for the entry-level S 1.2 105 PS TSI 6spd man model and goes up to 26,595 GBP (about $42,655) for the top of the range GT 1.4 TSI 160 PS 7spd DSG model. [AR]

Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet Concept

by Isaiah on June 2, 2011


Volkswagen has showcased their newest concept car at the 2011 Worthersee. Called the Golf R Cabriolet Concept, this open-top vehicle is equipped with some exterior modifications like an aggressive front bumper, modified side skirts, carbon mirror caps and a center mounted dual sports exhaust system. Other highlights include sport suspensions, enormous brakes with orange painted brake calipers and a set of 19-inch alloy wheels fitted with high performance tires. Underneath, power comes from a 2.0-liter turbocharged petrol engine producing 270PS and 350Nm of torque (top speed 250 km/h, 0-100 km/h in 6 seconds). Sadly, there’s no word whether this car will go into production or not. [AR]

Volkswagen Transporter Sportline

by Joe on May 22, 2011 · 29 comments

Volkswagen Transporter Sportline

The Volkswagen Transporter Sportline uses a 2.0-litre BiTDI diesel engine which delivers 180 PS to the wheels via a standard 6-speed manual, or an optional 7-speed DSG transmission. This SUV features a semi-automatic air conditioning, a multimedia system with a 7-inch color touch screen, rear parking sensors and Bluetooth connectivity. The Transporter Sportline also has polished stainless steel side bars, 18-inch “Sportline 5-spoke” alloys, smoked rear lights, and a rear roof spoiler. The Volkswagen Transporter Sportline price list starts at $44,400 and goes up to $50,515. [CarSession]