Posts Tagged: Volkswagen

H&R Sport Springs for VW Beetle 200hp turbo
By January 19, 2012 Read More →

H&R Sport Springs for VW Beetle 200hp turbo

H&R has developed a new sport spring kit for the 200 horsepower, 2.0 turbo version of the new Volkswagen Beetle. The spring kit lowers the car approx. 30mm at front and 40mm at rear. The are also H&R TRAK+ wheel spacers available while the height adjustable coilover kit and a stabilizer-set are under development.

Volkswagen E-Bugster
By January 12, 2012 Read More →

Volkswagen E-Bugster

At the electric heart of the E-Bugster is an electric motor that makes 114 horsepower (85 kW) and 199 pound-feet of torque. A lithium-ion battery enables the car to go more than 100 miles in zero emissions driving. Stored under the trunk floor and the rear bench, the battery weighs 695 pounds. The battery is recharged via a plug interface located underneath the hood’s VW logo and can accommodate all three types of available chargers: Level 1 (120V), Level 2 (240V), and, where available, Level 3 (quick charge, 80 percent charge in 30 minutes). Holistically, Volkswagen calls the electric drive unit used in the E-Bugster “Blue-e-motion,” and it will be found in future products such as the Golf Blue-e-Motion.

Volkswagen Cross Coupe concept
By December 2, 2011 Read More →

Volkswagen Cross Coupe concept

Volkswagen’s new Cross Coupe concept SUV is looking towards the future. This all-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid vehicle shows how Volkswagen designers could envision a crossover that’s part four-door coupe, part compact SUV. The sporty Cross Coupe concept is based on Volkswagen’s new modular transverse matrix (MQB)—the first time a vehicle has been shown off this platform. […]

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2013 Volkswagen Passat CC unveiled
By November 24, 2011 Read More →

2013 Volkswagen Passat CC unveiled

Volkswagen presented a technically and visually updated version of the Volkswagen Passat CC at the LA Auto Show. With new front and rear styling and an extended range of standard equipment that includes Bi-Xenon headlights and LED taillights, the new CC makes an even bolder move towards the automotive luxury class. The 2013 Volkswagen CC […]

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VW GTI sunglasses
By November 23, 2011 Read More →

VW GTI sunglasses

These sporty GTI sunglasses are available from Volkswagen Lifestyle collection. The classic black sunglasses have tornado red details, diamond print and white GTI logo. GTI sunglasses provide 100% UV protection. The sunglasses come with the black soft case to provides the necessary protection for the sunglasses.  

2012 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid
By September 27, 2011 Read More →

2012 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid

Volkswagen’s first production hybrid electric vehicle, the Touareg Hybrid pairs a 3.0-liter 333 horsepower supercharged, direct-injection V6 gasoline engine with and a 47-horsepower electric motor. The electric motor gets its energy from a nickel metal-hydride battery pack fitted beneath the luggage compartment. The 288-volt pack consists of 240 individual cells and offers an energy density […]

Fender Beetle concept
By September 23, 2011 Read More →

Fender Beetle concept

The Beetle is the first car that can be ordered with a sound system by Fender, the guitar and amplifier maker. At the Frankfurt Motor Show, Volkswagen presented a concept car that can be interpreted as a tribute to the legendary U.S. company: the exclusive Fender Beetle with a customized design and features such as […]

Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet concept
By June 14, 2011 Read More →

Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet concept

Volkswagen just recently introduced the new Golf Cabriolet, and the designers and engineers of Volkswagen R GmbH have already come up with an extremely sporty variant of this model: the Golf R Cabriolet Concept. Like its closed top counterpart, the 199 kW / 270 hp Cabriolet concept races to the 100 km/h mark in less […]

Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet Concept
By June 8, 2011 Read More →

Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet Concept

Volkswagen presented the Golf GTI Cabriolet Concept in a world debut at Wörthersee. It is the first officially built open-top version of the icon. There are plenty of good reasons for introducing this extremely dynamic concept in 2011. This year, the Golf GTI celebrates its 35th anniversary and 2011 is also the year of the […]

Volkswagen will join WRC in 2013 with Polo R WRC
By May 9, 2011 Read More →

Volkswagen will join WRC in 2013 with Polo R WRC

In 2013 Volkswagen will start ­contesting the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with the Polo R WRC. After three consecutive victories at the Dakar Rally, the car manufacturer has set itself new aims in top-calibre sport. With three car corporations currently involved in the championship and global media coverage, the WRC offers an attractive, highly […]