Giddy Up: Top 10 Horse-Themed Cars

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Giddy Up: Top 10 Horse-Themed Cars
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Volkswagen Polo Range Updated for 2014

Volkswagen Polo Range Updated for 2014
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Volkswagen will reveal a quartet of subcompact Polos at next week’s Geneva Motor Show. Naturally fuel efficiency is a top priority with these models but the company hasn’t forgotten about performance. Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Small SUVs Coming: Based on Up! and Polo

Volkswagen Small SUVs Coming: Based on Up! and Polo
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Small SUVs are heating up faster than a bunsen burner in science class and VW seems happy to provide the gas. According to German publication Handelsblatt, there will be two new models on the way that will be smaller than the Tiguan.  Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Polo R WRC Sounds Like a Pack of Firecrackers [Video]

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Earlier in the month we reported that Volkswagen was testing their new WRC Polo R with Carlos Sainz behind the wheel, and now there’s video from Sainz’s testing sessions along with the official announcement of VW signing Sebastian Ogier as their first driver for the FIA World Rally Championship alongside Julien Ingrassia as his co-driver…. Continue Reading...

Volkswagen WRC Polo R Looks Promising In Testing, Carlos Sainz Driving

Volkswagen WRC Polo R Looks Promising In Testing, Carlos Sainz Driving
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Volkswagen’s WRC entry in the form of a Polo R is out testing a little over a year before its official competition debut. The Polo R recently got its first bout of testing on a 1.5-mile tarmac track out in the vineyards in Trier, Germany. Behind the wheel during test was Dakar winner Carlos Sainz… Continue Reading...

VW Offers Two R-Line Packages For The Polo, Exclusive Edition For The Passat

VW Offers Two R-Line Packages For The Polo, Exclusive Edition For The Passat
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Last year, Volkswagen stirred up some excitement by introducing the 2010 Polo GTI at the 2010 Geneva Auto Show, and this year they’re following it up with an announcement of two R-Line packages for the Polo in addition to an Exclusive Edition for the Passat. The pair of R-Line packages will be available as an… Continue Reading...

Geneva Preview: Volkswagen Polo GTI Revealed Ahead of Geneva Debut

Geneva Preview: Volkswagen Polo GTI Revealed Ahead of Geneva Debut
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Volkswagen has released three images of the 2010 Polo GTI, which will be introduced at the 2010 Geneva Auto Show in March. The 2010 Polo GTI will be powered by a 1.4 liter TSI engine, claiming 178 bhp, and a seven-speed DSG transmission. The GTI version stands 0.6 inches lower and uses stiffer suspension than… Continue Reading...

LA Preview: Volkswagen to Showcase Diesel Efficiency with 71-MPG Polo Blue Motion

LA Preview: Volkswagen to Showcase Diesel Efficiency with 71-MPG Polo Blue Motion
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One of Volkswagen’s premieres set for the LA Auto Show next week is the newly-launched Polo BlueMotion. Now VW has no plans to offer this European model in North America, but the automaker is using the debut to promote its message that diesel is an immediate solution to using less fuel, while continuing to test… Continue Reading...

Report: Volkswagen to Unveil BlueMotion Polo, Golf and Passat in Frankfurt

Report: Volkswagen to Unveil BlueMotion Polo, Golf and Passat in Frankfurt
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Volkswagen will debut a new set of ultra-efficient BlueMotion diesels at the Frankfurt Auto Show in just two weeks. Included in the list are the new BlueMotion versions of the Polo, Golf and Passat. First up is the ultra-efficient BlueMotion Polo sub-compact, which is powered by a 75hp 1.2-liter diesel engine. Improving even on the… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Planning Assault on Toyota With Camry and Highlander Competitors

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Volkswagen Planning Assault on Toyota With Camry and Highlander Competitors
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We’ve known for some time now that Volkswagen is planning to build a new mid-size sedan, but as details of the German automaker’s future product lineup emerge, it appears as though VW isn’t just interest in taking on the Camry, but the entire Toyota lineup. Volkswagen has the potential to overtake Toyota as the world’s… Continue Reading...

Secret New Volkswagen Sedan Coming in 2012

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Secret New Volkswagen Sedan Coming in 2012
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In an exclusive interview with Automotive News, Volkswagen North America CEO Stefan Jacoby let slip precious few details about the secret new sedan that is slated for production. But he did admit its existence, even saying that the final design of the vehicle had been agreed upon in just the past few weeks in Wolfsburg. Whether… Continue Reading...

VW Polo Coming to America

VW Polo Coming to America
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Ulrich Hackenberg, the head of development at VW has announced that the German automaker will bring the sub-sub-compact Polo to the U.S. market. In Europe the Polo slots in between the tiny Fox (formerly Lupo) and the VW Golf – the smallest model currently offered in North America. It would compete in an ever increasing… Continue Reading...