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VW Squeezes A Larger 553HP 2.0L Turbo Engine Into The 2015 Beetle GRC

The VW Andretti Rallycross team has unveiled two revised Beetle GRC cars which will compete in the 2015 Global Rallycross Championship. Based on the vehicle introduced last year, the updated VW Beetle GRC has ditched the 1.6-liter turbocharged and intercooled … Continue reading

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VW’s New Gran Santana Is A Funny Little Thing

Sorry, this one isn’t available here in the states, but it’s still a Volkswagen, and that’s what this blog is about. So, enjoy . . . If you live in China and thought that the regular VW Santana (sedan) wasn’t … Continue reading

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Volkswagen interest in U.S. pickup accelerates

Ricky Smith of Al Johnson Volkswagen says he would welcome a VW pickup truck with what he terms “wide-open arms.” “I wish they would send me a hundred pickups,” the Volkswagen sales rep at the Dalton, Ga., dealership said. “It … Continue reading

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2015 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS

Volkswagen’s family of sporty Scirocco hatches just got bigger at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show, where the Germans unveiled the GTS, a new trim level that will slot below the range-topping R model. The GTS will go on sale in … Continue reading

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Volkswagen Camper van is set for a comeback – and this time it’ll be ELECTRIC

The Volkswagen Westfalia Camper is associated with the Seventies, the Summer of Love and nature-loving hippies. Now the iconic van is about to get greener because the bus is being reborn as an electric vehicle, a Volkswagen board member revealed. … Continue reading

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Volkswagen T2 Bus Turned into Currywurst on Wheels

urry might be a famous Indian spice, but currywurst is a German dish consisting of steamed, then fried pork sausage that’s seasoned with curry ketchup. Rally fans devour the stuff by the metric ton every weekend and Volkswagen is one … Continue reading

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Dunk on Anybody Anywhere With the BasketBeetle

What if you could get a 1975 Volkswagen Beetle with only 809 miles? Sounds great, right? There’s just one tiny, little, itty bitty catch: It looks like a basketball, has a ’70s hoop attached to the trailer hitch and has … Continue reading

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World champion Ogier heads Volkswagen 1-2

Sébastien Ogier led after 10 special stages in Rally Mexico The French duo of Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia survived a dramatic opening leg of the 12th Rally Guanajuato Corona and overcame the disadvantage of running first on the road … Continue reading

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Tacos out of a VW bus

Angelenos are used to ordering tacos from trucks. But a 1969 VW Kombi Bus? That’s something new. Ceremony, a new restaurant and bar scheduled to open in Studio City by late March, will sell Baja-style tacos and Cuban sandwiches out … Continue reading

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Volkswagen’s 118 mpg, 155 mph Sport Coupé Concept GTE plug-in hybrid

Volkswagen just hit the automotive world with a hell of a one-two punch this week in Geneva. Long wanting to get into the sporty coupe game, VW has been on again, off again with various show cars. And plug in … Continue reading

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