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For a Totally Reasonable $220K, You Can Have This VW Type 2 Limo

I really like Type 2s. A common daydream for me involves the barn-find of an original 21 or 23-window or truck. I can’t explain in words my desire for a first generation Type 2 double-cab truck. If I had the … Continue reading

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Details emerge on the next Volkswagen Phaeton

t’s safe to say that the original Volkswagen Phaeton was not a success in the United States. Buyers never warmed up to the notion of a pricey full-size luxury sedan from the “People’s Car” brand, and just 3,354 examples found … Continue reading

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This Awesome 250 HP Diesel VW Buggy Is Racing In The 2015 Dakar

Dear lord do I adore Stéphane Henrard’s diesel VW Buggie running in the 2015 Dakar Rally. This is a fairly custom buggy rather than a classic baja bug conversion, but I don’t mind. It’s completely awesome. The engine in the … Continue reading

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Volkswagen Technologies at 2015 CES: Inductive Charging, Self-Parking, and More

Volkswagen’s hot, high-tech Golf R Touch concept and its gesture-based interior control setup is nearly guaranteed to garner the most attention for the brand at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, and why not? Flapping your arms and magically opening the … Continue reading

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Volkswagen demonstrates tech for smartphone lovers and fingerprint haters

Volkswagen brings Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and Mirrorlink to the dashboard, starting with the e-Golf, while demonstrating gesture controls in the Golf R Touch concept. LAS VEGAS – With the fully electric e-Golf as its showcase, Volkswagen gives us a … Continue reading

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This Fascinating Stillborn VW Prototype Would Have Been Revolutionary

By the late ’60s, VW was in a legitimate full-on panic about replacing the Beetle: somehow, they never really managed to figure this out. The Beetle was just selling too well for too long to worry until it was almost … Continue reading

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Volkswagen meets shark – Shark Week 2015

Jump in the driver’s seat of the Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Shark Cruiser and experience the world’s first Subaquatic Road Trip. Check out the Shark Week website here:

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Not only can VW Passats tow, they back trailers autonomously

Hat-tip to a friend of mine in Germany for pointing this out: Not only can the newest VW Passats in Europe tow your boat — they can also back it into its parking space autonomously. First of all, you mean … Continue reading

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Volkswagen rolls out its new electric car

It seems like the automobile industry is now seriously targeting on the alternate sources of fuel like natural gas and electricity. Volkswagen has launched its electric car model, ‘e-Golf’, which features an integrated rear spoiler and Rear logo-integrated hatch handle. … Continue reading

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VW and Audi’s 3-Way Power Grab

VW has three 4-cyl. gas turbos in this year’s Ward’s 10 Best Engines competition, powering the VW Golf and GTI and Audi S3. To stand out in this crowd, an engine will need great fuel economy, lively step-off and a … Continue reading

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