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Volkswagen Enters Rallycross with the Beetle and Andretti Autosport

Volkswagen Enters Rallycross with the Beetle and Andretti Autosport

The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team will run a 412kW / 560-plus-horsepower, all-wheel-drive GRC Beetle in the Red Bull Global Rallycross series •Team will compete initially with European rallycross-prepared Polo •Drivers will be 2011 and 2012 GRC champion Tanner Foust and ex-F1 and NASCAR star Scott...

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Asian premiere in New Delhi: Volkswagen presents the advanced SUV concept Taigun

Asian premiere in New Delhi: Volkswagen presents the advanced SUV concept Taigun

•The Taigun debuts in India with new boot lid and outside-mounted spare wheel •Compact SUV with 110 PS turbo engine and a fuel consumption of no more than 4.7 l/100 km At the Auto Expo 2014 (5–11 February) in New Delhi, Volkswagen will present an advanced version of the near-production concept of the Taigun SUV. Compared to the first conceptual...

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Geneva 2014: The New Polo

Geneva 2014: The New Polo

Polo makes debut with new engines, new technology and a new look New EU-6 engines are up to 21 per cent more fuel-efficient and offer great agility New infotainment and assistance systems overcome class boundaries The Polo from Volkswagen is one...

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“Monte” victory! Dream start to the WRC for Ogier and Volkswagen

“Monte” victory! Dream start to the WRC for Ogier and Volkswagen

-Volkswagen triumphs at opening round of the WRC in Monte Carlo -Defending champions Ogier/Ingrassia claim second “Monte” win of their careers -All three Polo R WRCs in the points at the iconic rally Triumph at the Rally Monte Carlo – Volkswagen opened the new season of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with a dream result. Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) produced an irresistible fightback and an outstanding driving...

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Volkswagen’s Golf is 2013 Wheels Car of the Year

Volkswagen’s Golf is 2013 Wheels Car of the Year

Volkswagen’s seventh generation Golf has been named 2013 Wheels Car of the Year overnight at a gala event in Melbourne. The multi-award-winning Golf outclassed a field of 51 eligible vehicles to collect what is widely regarded as one of Australia’s most prestigious automotive awards. To receive this honour, the all-new Golf impressed Wheels’ highly respected panel of seven expert judges throughout a rigorous week of testing. Wheels...

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NAIAS 2014: World premiere in Detroit: Volkswagen presents Beetle Dune in offroad look

NAIAS 2014: World premiere in Detroit: Volkswagen presents Beetle Dune in offroad look

World premiere in Detroit: Volkswagen presents Beetle Dune in offroad look •Beetle Dune concept is a potential Cross version of the design icon •All-terrain suspension, customized design and ski rack at the rear Beetle Dune concept car The Beetle is a phenomenon,...

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More dynamic than ever: the Polo R WRC for the World Rally Championship

More dynamic than ever: the Polo R WRC for the World Rally Championship

- New design for championship-winning car - Detailed improvements under the bonnet The championship-winning car is now even better: the Polo R WRC for the 2014 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) is primed and ready for the challenges ahead. Ahead of the new season, which opens with a true classic in the form of the hugely challenging Rally Monte Carlo from 14th to 19th January,...

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