New Volkswagen Golf MkVII Leaked?!

14 10 2009

Not much time passed since the release of the last VW Golf MkVI but we already have information on the next-generation Golf MkVII. And our information on this new hatchback, slated for a 2012 unveiling.

2012 VW Golf VII renderings img_1 | AutoWorld

The recently revealed promotional video of VW L1 Concept suddenly show us a groupe of designers which work on clay styling model of the next-generation Golf. But the photo proves that work is well underway on the new Golf, suggesting a particularly condensed lifecycle for the unfilled MkVi car.

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New VW E-Up! Electric Concept Revealed (details and photos)

16 09 2009

Volkswagen has revealed the new all-electric VW E-Up! Concept car at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. The new concept is a three-door minicar powered by an 80Hp electric engine that drives the front wheels. The German automaker plans to begin production of the Up! Family in 2011.

VW E-Up! Concept LIVE at Frankfurt img_3 | AutoWorld

The E-Up! concept is 3.2-meter long, 1.64 meters in width and 1.47 meters in height with a wheelbase of 2.19 meters and it’s smaller than a Fiat 500. However, VW’s designers managed to add in 3+1 seats which means the front passenger seat is positioned 50 mm onward, credit to the instruments being pushed foster up front.

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New Volkswagen Polo 3-door Officially Revealed (details and photos)

26 08 2009

The new three-door Volkswagen Polo Mk V has been officially revealed ahead of the world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The German automaker says that the more pronounced kink in the rear opening gives the 3-door perfect a more aggressive stance than the five-door type making the new component of the Polo family show lower and wider than it truly is.

2010 Volkswagen Polo 3-door img_1 | AutoWorld

Other than that, there are no differences between the two models as the body dimensions of the three and five-door versions are matching with a span of 3,970 mm, width of 1,682 mm and height of 1,485 mm. The same applies to the interior plot and shipment capacities (280 to 952 liters).

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New 2010 Volkswagen Saveiro Pickup Truck for South America (details, photos)

25 08 2009

The first official photos of the new Volkswagen Saveiro pickup has revealed. The car has been designed and built only for the South American market and will be built in Brazil. The 2010 VW Saverio become the main rival to pickups such as the Chevrolet Montana and Fiat Strada.

2010 Volkswagen Saveiro img_1 | AutoWorld

The new Saveiro will be powered with a four-cylinder flex-fuel engine that will do duty and provide two different power outputs depending on its fuel source. The 1.6-litre VHT (Volkswagen High Torque) full with petrol makes 74kW (101hp) while filled with ethanol produces a slightly advanced 77kW (104hp).

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New 2010 Volkswagen T5 Van Facelift Officially Revealed (photos)

19 08 2009

Volkswagen has officially revealed fist photos and details on the new redesigned Transporter, Caravelle, Multivan and California minivans with new features. All VW‘s T5 line-up will be introduced at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show and go on sale in the middle of October.

2010 Volkswagen T5 Van img_3 | AutoWorld

The front ends of these vehicles have been reshaped to look like flow Polos and Golfs. The ribs on the front grille are black, the rear fog light will now act as static cornering lights. Some models facet black, high spin ribs, each highlighted with a chrome streak while the headlights have also been given a facelift.

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2009 International Engine of the Year Results: VW 1.4-liter TSI Twincharger wins Award

18 06 2009

Volkswagen‘s innovative 1.4-liter TSI Twincharger engine wins the 2009 International Engine of the Year, beating out BMW’s potent 3.0-liter instruct-injected twin-turbo six-cylinder powerplant by just four points. The Twincharged 1.4 liter TSI also won both the 1.0 to 1.4 liter engine category and the honor of the Green Engine of the Year, beating out the Japanese hybrid power rivals from Toyota and Honda’s 1.3-liter IMA fusion powertrain.

VW 1.4 TSI Twincharger Engine of the Year 2009 img_1

The Engie of the Year gift is handed out based on the voting fallout of 65 motor scribes polled from all around the sphere. Some 32 countries are represented in the jury, plus the U.S., Japan, China, Germany, the U.K., and Korea.

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New 2010 Volkswagen Golf VI Estate Unveiled (details + photos)

25 05 2009

Volkswagen has unleashed the new 2010 Golf VI Estate with new-styled design. The principal changed to the exterior – it’s Golf VI‘s front fascia and dashboard, also tweaked tail lamps, colour-implicit bumpers and a new 105HP 1.6-liter common rail diesel.

2010 Volkswagen Golf VI Estate img_1

The tailpipes in both TDI and TSI models of Golf Wagon are now abundant evident to the naked eye instead of being secret beneath the bumper. Overall the car is innocent and can perhaps be described as elegant. Three dapper levels can be prepared, the vile Trendline, the Comfortline and the Highline. There will be no Sportline since it has been replaced by the Highline as the vary topper.

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