Volkswagen Jetta Coupe Confirmed in Patent Filings

Volkswagen Jetta Coupe Confirmed in Patent Filings
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Leaked Volkswagen patent filings have turned up a new model from the German automaker that was already assumed to be headed to production: the Jetta Coupe. Technically known as the New Compact Coupe, there’s no denying the resemblance to the newly released 2011 Jetta sedan and the New Compact Coupe that debuted earlier this year… Continue Reading...

Toronto 2010: A Closer Look at Volkswagen’s New Compact Coupe Hybrid Concept

Toronto 2010: A Closer Look at Volkswagen’s New Compact Coupe Hybrid Concept
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Without the media-day crowds of bigger shows, the Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto allows for some pretty-incredible access to important new vehicles – like Volkswagen’s New Compact Coupe NCC) Concept. There’s no new news about the NCC hybrid, which debuted six weeks ago at the Detroit Auto Show, using a 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder making… Continue Reading...

Report: Volkswagen Jetta R Model Under Consideration

Report: Volkswagen Jetta R Model Under Consideration
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With the launch of the Golf R, Volkswagen is considering a Jetta R model that will help expand the brand’s soon-to-be-launched high-performance R division. This new Jetta R won’t be based on the current Jetta platform but on the all-new Jetta, which is known as the New Compact Sedan. The look of the car was… Continue Reading...

Report: Volkswagen to Double U.S. Sales in 2 to 3 Years Says VW of America CEO

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Report: Volkswagen to Double U.S. Sales in 2 to 3 Years Says VW of America CEO
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Volkswagen will double its sales in the U.S. in the next two to three years says VW of America CEO Stefan Jacoby. Currently the German automaker sells just over 200,000 units in the U.S. annually, moving 213,454 cars and crossovers in 2009, down slightly from 2008. Jacoby believes sales will rise to 400,000 to 450,000… Continue Reading...

Detroit 2010: Volkswagen New Compact Coupe Concept a Sporty Hybrid

Detroit 2010: Volkswagen New Compact Coupe Concept a Sporty Hybrid
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Volkswagen is showcasing what it calls the New Compact Coupe (NCC) at the Detroit Auto Show. A stylish looking VW, this Jetta-sized model is actually a hybrid. A 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder makes 148-hp and 177 ft-lbs of torque and is mated to a 27-hp electric motor. When combined with VW’s 7-speed DSG transmission, the NCC… Continue Reading...