Tag: VW

Volkswagen announces new Golf R 20 Years, its most powerful Golf to date

It’s been twenty years since Volkswagen unveiled the fourth generation Golf R with its 3.2-litre V6 and four wheel drive. To celebrate this iconic birthday, VW is paying homage to the first car the R performance division worked on. The new Volkswagen Golf R 20 Years has been announced, becoming the most powerful Golf has produced to date. While there isn’t a V6 crammed into the new Golf R 20 […]

New Volkswagen ID. Buzz priced from £57,115 in the UK

Volkswagen announced the all new ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo earlier this year in March, but the company has finally revealed the pricing structure for the upcoming electric minivan. Pre-orders will take place between now and 30th June and it’ll go on sale in July. Potential customers will need to put a deposit of £2,000 down between now and 30th June to secure a slot, however this is only […]

New Volkswagen Caddy California now on sale in the UK

Volkswagen has recently put the new Caddy California on sale here in the UK, the latest baby model to join VW’s California line of official campervans. The Caddy California, like the other models shares its base upon the commercial van of which it shares its name. The Caddy California comes as standard with a fold out bed, retractable mini kitchen which includes a single-burner hob and an integrated gas bottle. […]

Volkswagen was the best selling brand in Europe last year

In 2021 Volkswagen was the best selling car manufacturer in the Europe with 1.08 million sold in 2021, compared to Peugeot who were in second place, with 649,514 sales in the same period. In third place was Toyota with 615,142 cars sold which was a price of 9.1% following the year previous, when the company was in eighth place. Elsewhere, Toyota is the best selling brand in the US last […]

Volkswagen discontinues Passat saloon, but estate version still offered

Volkswagen has taken the decision to discontinue the saloon version of the Passat, with only the Estate remaining on sale. The company has said that sales of the newer Arteon are higher and sales of the Passat Estate are higher too. Customers can now no longer order a brand new one and production ceased in December 2021. The Passat was last refreshed in 2014 with a new one expected in […]

New Volkswagen Multivan MPV will start at £43,160 in the UK

Volkswagen has revealed the pricing for its new T7 Multivan, which when it goes on sale will replace all the other MPV vehicles VW makes, such as the Caravelle, Sharan and Touran. Orders can be made from January 2022, with the first deliveries to start in March. Prices will start at £43,160. It might look like it does, but the new T7 Multivan isn’t based on a van platform, like […]

Volkswagen launches new Golf Mk8 estate

This week, Volkswagen has announced a new estate version of the eighth generation Golf R for 2021 with similar performance stats to the hatchback variant. The new Golf R estate joins the Golf, Tiguan and Arteon with performance focused models. The estate version shares the same engine as the hatchback, with a 2.0-litre turbo petrol, with 316bhp and 309lb ft of torque. The four wheel drive ‘4Motion’ and seven speed […]

New Volkswagen Nivus to launch in Europe this year

Volkswagen is planing on launching the new Nivus SUV in Europe later this year, following on from its original launch in Brazil last spring. The Nivus is essentially the same size as the T-Cross, which itself sits in-between the T-Roc and the Tiguan. The Nivus is a coupe version of that car. Ralf Brandstatterm, head of the VW brand has said that the Nivus will be manufactured in Europe too, […]

VW Group faces a fine in the EU for not meeting the CO2 target for 2020

The Volkswagen Group is now facing a fine of over €100 million / £88 million for failing to see the CO2 emissions target in the EU. The VW Group is collectively one of the largest car groups in the world, counting Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Lamborghini, Ducati and more and not many of the companies that sit under VW have electric cars on the market yet, such as Lamborghini. Even with […]

Volkswagen ID.3 was the best selling electric car in Europe last month

Here in Europe, electric car sales have been increasing by a lot, based on the numbers of October 2020 which saw an increase of 153% compared to October 2019. Last month, 1,127,624 cars were registered and 26.8% of those cars were electric with the best selling car being the brand new Volkswagen ID.3, which sold 10,475. Earlier this year in April, Tesla saw success as the best selling overall car […]