Volkswagen European Models

Volkswagen Golf R – the new Flagship Volkswagen Golf Estate Concept R-Line New Volkswagen Golf Variant and possible new Jetta Sportswagen Launch of the 1-liter fuel economy car from Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet – Volkswagen introduces the first R-series Cab The new MK7 Volkswagen Golf 4MOTION World premiere of the Volkswagen SUV concept Taigun Overview of the new Volkswagen EA288 series diesel engines The new Touareg Edition X New R-Line equipment package for Volkswagen CC is now available for order
Volkswagen Golf R – the new Flagship
Volkswagen Golf R – the new Flagship
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

This is the year of the Golf. The first six months of 2013 have already seen the debuts of the new Golf GTI, Golf GTD, Golf Variant, and Golf TDI BlueMotion. ...

Volkswagen Golf Estate Concept R-Line
Volkswagen Golf Estate Concept R-Line
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Just one day after the world premiere of the new Golf Estate, Volkswagen is presenting an especially sporty R-Line version of it: the Golf Estate Concept R-Line...

New Volkswagen Golf Variant and possible new Jetta Sportswagen
New Volkswagen Golf Variant and possible new Jetta Sportswagen
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen will expand the Golf range even further at the 83rd Geneva Salon de l’Automobile with the debut of the new Golf Variant (wagon). Like the new Golf hatchback, the Variant is significantly lighter than its predecessor, to the tune of up to 232 pounds...

Launch of the 1-liter fuel economy car from Volkswagen
Launch of the 1-liter fuel economy car from Volkswagen
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The XL1 from Volkswagen is the most fuel-efficient production car in the world, with a fuel consumption value of 0.9 l/100 km...

Golf R Cabriolet – Volkswagen introduces the first R-series Cab
Golf R Cabriolet – Volkswagen introduces the first R-series Cab
Written By: Volkswagen AG

For at least a decade now the “R” model identifier has referred to the most powerful Volkswagen cars in the compact class. ...

The new MK7 Volkswagen Golf 4MOTION
The new MK7 Volkswagen Golf 4MOTION
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The launch of one of the world’s most fuel-efficient 4WD cars...

World premiere of the Volkswagen SUV concept Taigun
World premiere of the Volkswagen SUV concept Taigun
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The all-round vehicle now being presented in São Paulo is a tribute to the Brazilian market – if it were to become a production car...

Overview of the new Volkswagen EA288 series diesel engines
Overview of the new Volkswagen EA288 series diesel engines
Written By: Volkswagen AG

In the EA288 engine series, Volkswagen is taking its TDI technology - which has been continually perfected over the years - to a new level of sustainability...

The new Touareg Edition X
The new Touareg Edition X
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Elegant special model to mark the Touareg’s 10th anniversary...

New R-Line equipment package for Volkswagen CC is now available for order
New R-Line equipment package for Volkswagen CC is now available for order
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Four-door sedan with a sporty exterior and interior ...

Paris 2012 - In step with the Golf – accessories and equipment
Paris 2012 - In step with the Golf – accessories and equipment
Written By: Volkswagen AG

For the new Golf, Volkswagen Accessories is presenting - along with the basic assortment of bootspace systems...

Volkswagen shows near-production concept of the seventh Golf GTI
Volkswagen shows near-production concept of the seventh Golf GTI
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Paris is now the city of the Golf GTI. Four years ago, the sixth generation of the best-seller made its debut here ...

Sporty chic – the Beetle R-Line
Sporty chic – the Beetle R-Line
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen now offers two R-Line packages for the Beetle that are based on the top “Sport” version: an exterior package and an interior package...

The new 2013 MK7 Volkswagen Golf Design – the key to perfection
The new 2013 MK7 Volkswagen Golf Design – the key to perfection
Written By: Volkswagen AG

There is but a handful of cars with a design that, like the Golf’s, has been constantly refined, tweaked and enhanced down the decades and has thus become timeless...

Volkswagen Polo Blue GT A new dimension for petrol engines
Volkswagen Polo Blue GT A new dimension for petrol engines
Written By: Volkswagen AG

For over three decades, the Volkswagen Polo has held its position in the top league of small all-round vehicles...

2013 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS
2013 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Exactly thirty years ago, the original forefather of the GTS rolled off the production line – based on the Scirocco II...

The Volkswagen GTI as a convertible
The Volkswagen GTI as a convertible
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Golf GTI – for 36 years now, this vehicle designation has been the benchmark icon of all sporty compact models...

Volkswagen up! the city specialist makes its debut as a four-door vehicle
Volkswagen up! the city specialist makes its debut as a four-door vehicle
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Now, in 2012 Volkswagen is raising the bar by presenting, alongside the eco up!, the four-door version of the city specialist. ...

GTI among convertibles: The most powerful Golf Cabriolet ever is here!
GTI among convertibles: The most powerful Golf Cabriolet ever is here!
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Exactly one year ago, Volkswagen presented the new Golf Cabriolet at the Geneva International Motor Show. ...

The new up! a small Volkswagen with great potential
The new up! a small Volkswagen with great potential
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen has redrawn the map of the small car world. The goal: to develop a small car with charisma, a small car with maximum space on a minimal footprint, a small car with the most fuel-efficient engines or an electric drive...

GTI Meet at Worthersee Volkswagen celebrates 35 years of the GTI!
GTI Meet at Worthersee Volkswagen celebrates 35 years of the GTI!
Written By: Volkswagen AG

They are on the road again: at Worthersee, fans of sporty Volkswagens are assembling for the biggest Golf GTI Meet in the world (1 to 4 June). Yet, this time everything is different, because the festival of superlatives is taking place for the 30th time in 2011. ...

Volkswagen celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the Golf GTI
Volkswagen celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the Golf GTI
Written By: Trina Miao

2011 marks the Anniversary and to celebrate this momentous occasion, Volkswagen has announced that starting May 12th, a special edition model dubbed Edition 35 will be available for order in Germany. ...

Volkswagen steps up its use of plug-in hybrid technology
Volkswagen steps up its use of plug-in hybrid technology
Written By: Volkswagen AG

At the Vienna Motor Symposium, the Chairman of the Volkswagen Group, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, announced that the Volkswagen Group will be going into production with a range of important models with plug-in hybrid technology ...

Volkswagen to start competing the WRC with the Polo R WRC in 2013
Volkswagen to start competing the WRC with the Polo R WRC in 2013
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen’s entry into the most versatile of the four automobile world championships (World Rally Championship, WRC). In front of 200 journalists he unveiled the concept of the Polo R WRC, the car with which Volkswagen will compete from 2013 onwards, together with Luca de Meo, ...

Video - The new 2012 Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet
Video - The new 2012 Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Put the car roof down and bring on the summer! Now, it will once again be: Put the Golf’s roof down and bring on the summer. Because Volkswagen is introducing a new generation of its open air bestseller to the cities, streets and beaches. ...

Video - Initial Facts: The Volkswagen Beetle Global Release
Video - Initial Facts: The Volkswagen Beetle Global Release
Written By: Volkswagen AG

A look back to the start: at the beginning Volkswagen built one of the most successful cars of all time and did not even give it a name. Why should it? After all, it was the Volkswagen! ...

Four new versions of the Golf R at the Geneva International Motor Show
Four new versions of the Golf R at the Geneva International Motor Show
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Golf R – the top model of the Golf series, is on display in four special versions in Geneva. Especially high-end: the Golf R concept cars in exclusive exterior colours and two-tone leather combinations. Especially sporty: the Golf R in sophisticated motorsport look with carbon accents. ...

Volkswagen kicks off Open Air Season 2011: World debut of new Golf Cabriolet in Geneva
Volkswagen kicks off Open Air Season 2011: World debut of new Golf Cabriolet in Geneva
Written By: Volkswagen AG

In its presentation of the new Golf Cabriolet at the 81st Geneva International Motor Show, Volkswagen is writing a new chapter of a global success story. The four-seater has an innovative soft top with an electro-hydraulic drive that opens the Golf’s top in just 9.5 seconds....

World Premiere of the New 2012 Volkswagen Passat
World Premiere of the New 2012 Volkswagen Passat
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The Passat from Volkswagen represents one of the very great success stories in automotive history, with over 15 million cars sold since the Passat...

In depth Golf GTI adidas – The Most Exclusive GTI of the Modern Era
In depth Golf GTI adidas – The Most Exclusive GTI of the Modern Era
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Starting in June, three of the world’s most renowned German badges – Volkswagen, GTI and adidas...

In Detail the Golf GTI Excessive – Sporty Design Icon of Tomorrow
In Detail the Golf GTI Excessive – Sporty Design Icon of Tomorrow
Written By: Volkswagen AG

A long-standing tradition every year at the GTI-Meet at Worthersee – the largest of its kind in the world - is that Volkswagen likes to surprise its fans...

Golf GTI-Meet at Wörthersee 2010: World premiere of the GTI adidas and GTI Excessive
Golf GTI-Meet at Wörthersee 2010: World premiere of the GTI adidas and GTI Excessive
Written By: Volkswagen AG

There are automobiles, and then there are automotive icons – classics with a glorious past and an exciting future...

Volkswagen R GmbH – The Competence Center for Sporty and Exclusive Automobiles
Volkswagen R GmbH – The Competence Center for Sporty and Exclusive Automobiles
Written By: Volkswagen AG

In its new wholly-owned subsidiary, Volkswagen R GmbH, Volkswagen is bundling competence on how to implement sporty and exclusive models...

Video - World Premiere of the New 2011 Volkswagen Touran
Video - World Premiere of the New 2011 Volkswagen Touran
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Touran from Volkswagen is the most successful German compact MPV and “the” consummate family vehicle...

Volkswagen To the Point: Techno Classica 2010
Volkswagen To the Point: Techno Classica 2010
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen is welcoming visitors to Techno Classica 2010 with three special themes that will take them back through an exciting period of automotive history....

Video - Volkswagen Polo Named the 2010 World Car of the Year for the Second Year in a Row
Video - Volkswagen Polo Named the 2010 World Car of the Year for the Second Year in a Row
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen AG and Volkswagen of America, Inc. are proud to announce that the Polo has been honored as the 2010 World Car of the Year...

Volkswagen BlueMotion Models Honored as 2010 World Green Car
Volkswagen BlueMotion Models Honored as 2010 World Green Car
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen AG and Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today the BlueMotion product brand consisting of the Golf, Passat, and Polo, was declared the 2010 ...

Volkswagen R GmbH in the starting blocks
Volkswagen R GmbH in the starting blocks
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Volkswagen R GmbH will be the specialist for sporty exclusive models from Volkswagen in the future. Volkswagen AG has bundled the responsibilities and competencies for development...

Volkswagen Cleverly designed CrossGolf closes the gap between MPV and SUV
Volkswagen Cleverly designed CrossGolf closes the gap between MPV and SUV
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The current Golf model series – the most successful vehicle concept of all times – is now underway in the latest generation and is once again running at full strength on the streets of the world. That is because the new edition of the CrossGolf is debuting in a world premiere at the Geneva Motor Sho...

Video - New generation VW CrossPolo shows unique styling and range of colors
Video - New generation VW CrossPolo shows unique styling and range of colors
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The next generation of the CrossPolo is ready for new adventures. The clever compact in rugged all-terrain look is celebrating its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show. After the Polo base version presented in 2009 and the Polo BlueMotion...

Video - The New Polo GTI Is Here!
Video - The New Polo GTI Is Here!
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The Polo GTI is back. A powerful 132 kW / 180 PS comeback! This GTI lives up to its legendary name: Superior handling properties unified with uncompromising engine dynamics and a maximum of safety. The list of high-tech features runs through the new Polo GTI like a common theme. Take the engine: Thi...

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