Volkswagen

Volkswagen XL1

261 is the number that will catch your eye if you read about the VW XL1. That’s 261 miles per gallon, of course. The XL1 is not build for looks, speed, or cargo area. It’s built for fuel efficiency. VW claims that it’s the most aerodynamic car ever built. In fact, it looks similar to […]

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VW Routan Bites the Dust

The brilliant Volkswagen Routan is dead. Of course, when I say brilliant, I mean ridiculous. What’s better than a Chrysler minivan? A VW badged Chrysler minivan, of course! That was the line of thinking that led to the creation of the Routan in the first place. Good stuff, right? Well, according to VW, they have […]

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2011 Touareg Hybrid Price Not Popular

It turns out I’m not the only one who is concerned with the stratospheric pricing of the 2011 Touareg Hybrid. Take a look at what RideLust had to say: It looks like VW is again pricing the 2011 Touareg beyond the reach of the masses, especially in hybrid form. The Touareg Hybrid, Autoblog tells us, will […]

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2011 VW Touareg Hybrid to start at $61,380

Volkswagen has slapped a price tag on the 2011 Touareg Hybrid, and it’s quite disturbing. If you want this piece of German machinery, complete with the NIMH battery pack, electric motor, and 20 / 25 MPG ratings, be prepared to drop over sixty large. Over sixty thousand dollars for a Volkswagen, no matter how loaded, […]

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta

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The official unveiling is not quite upon us yet, but that doesn’t stop the Internet! Auto Express managed to get their hands on some images of the upcoming 2011 VW Jetta. They even snuck away with some tidbits of information on this all-new model. For starters, VW stretched the Gold platform, creating more interior space. […]

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2011 Volkswagen Passat Leaked

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Leaked from a German Volkswagen brochure into the hands of the folks at Auto Express, this is the 2011 Passat. The front end gets a new look – with the added gee-whiz feature of LED DRL’s. The interior is supposed to get some of the fancier bits from the VW CC (The four door coupe […]

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2011 Volkswagen Phaeton

Sometimes an automaker will do something that just makes me shake my head and ask WHY, OH WHY? This time around, that automaker is Volkswagen, and that something is building a new Phaeton. That’s right, you’re looking at the 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton, Vee Dub’s latest and greatest iteration of it’s super-luxury car. 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton […]

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2011 Volkswagen Touareg Goes on Diet

Introducing: The revised 2011 Volkswagen Touareg.  The norm for vehicle redesigns is more power, more size, more weight. More, more, more. Volkswagen is bucking the trend, as the 2011 Touareg manages to weigh 460 lbs less than the outgoing model – impressive. Not only that, but VW is offering a hybrid version with a nickel-metal […]

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