Volkswagens VR6 Replacement Could Be Audis Turbo-Five

Volkswagens VR6 Replacement Could Be Audis Turbo-Five
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Volkswagen‘s VR6 powerplant has been extremely popular over the year, and despite its success in the new Passat, Touareg and Porsche‘s Cayenne, VW is considering alternatives to their VR6 for future production vehicles. The VR6┬áincorporates a “Vee-Row” design, with the two banks of cylinders offset and tilted from each other by a narrow angle of… Continue Reading...

VW’s Rearview Cameras No Longer Available Because Of Earthquake

VW’s Rearview Cameras No Longer Available Because Of Earthquake
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The Japanese Earthquake disaster of March 11, 2011, has wreaked havoc all around the world and has affected Volkswagen by interrupting supply of their backup cameras. Consumers that want a rear view camera fitted to their VW may have to wait for shipments to resume. The VW models affected include the CC Lux Plus, Lux… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen Planning Passat Coupe and Convertible

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Volkswagen Planning Passat Coupe and Convertible
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Volkswagen is planning a coupe and convertible variant of the traditional 4-door Passat sedan/ wagon. This coupe is slated to fit below the Audi A5, as well as the convertible version. The 2012 Volkswagen Passat is powered by a 2.5-liter 5-cylinder engine producing 170-hp and 177 lb-ft of torque. Transmission choices include a standard transmission… Continue Reading...

Volkswagen VR6 Powers Revived Horex Motorcycles

Volkswagen VR6 Powers Revived Horex Motorcycles
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Volkswagen fanatics looking for two-wheeled transportation, your motorcycle has arrived. Long dormant motorcycle brand Horex is being revived by a group of German industrialists, and the new bikes will be powered by a VR6 engine, long a staple of VW’s Golf and Jetta lineup. Rather than the familiar 2.8L or 3.2L VR6 used by VW,… Continue Reading...