Tag: Volkswagen

Volkswagen ID.7 EV estate announced with 426 mile range

This week, Volkswagen has announced the new ID.7 Tourer, an all-new, all-electric estate car from the company. At the moment, there aren’t many EV estate cars on the market, the first one was the MG5 and then in the first few months of 2024, Volkswagen has launched this and BMW announced the i5 Touring. Volkswagen has already put the saloon version of the ID.7 on sale, but the estate will […]

All-new Volkswagen Passat revealed with more space

This week, Volkswagen has revealed the all-new Passat, now in its ninth generation and at the 50th anniversary of the car. The new car offers more space and new plug-in hybrid options. The new Passat is going to be sold only has an estate car and for now, it is an ICE alternative to the upcoming ID.7 electric car, itself also going to be offered as an estate. The new […]

Volkswagen announces new hybrid California T7 Concept

Last week, Volkswagen announced the all new hybrid California Concept which is based on the current T7 Multivan. Volkswagen revealed that, earlier this month the new vehicle would be unveiled at the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon trade fair. Volkswagen has changed a lot on the new camper and it’ll be launching later next year. The new California is larger than the current 6.1 California, sitting on the long wheel base platform […]

Volkswagen California 6.1 Ocean Review

⭐⭐⭐⭐☆ 4/5 “While expensive, the Volkswagen California is the only camper van built in house by a car manufacturer. After a week with the van, I can say it is superb.” Intro A few weeks ago I took the new Volkswagen California 6.1 Ocean to Scotland on a long road trip, consisting of around 1,500 miles which included picking up the van from Volkswagen Bristol. This, unlike other reviews seen […]

Volkswagen Golf could go automatic only by 2024

The Volkswagen Golf could be set to go automatic only, if new Euro 7 regulations are approved. The Golf has always had manual options and the iconic Golf GTI has been available as a manual all the way back to 1975 with the original. The up! GTI was manual only and up until recently, so was the Polo GTI. However, pending changes to the emissions regulations could remove the manual […]

Volkswagen reduces its EV production

Volkswagen has announced that it is going to be temporally scaling back EV production at its Emden plant in Lower Saxony, Germany. This is due to a quoted “strong customer reluctance” to EVs and the demand for them is 30% below that of what they are making. In response, Volkswagen is going to be canceling a shift at the factory for the next two weeks, ahead of a four week […]

Volkswagen announces new Golf R 333 Limited Edition, yours for £65,000

Today, Volkswagen has announced the all new and exclusive, Golf R 333 Limited Edition. The new car has, as the name suggests more power than the standard Golf R, with 328bhp (333PS) and 309lb ft torque. This is 9bhp more than the standard car, with an improved top speed of 167mph and 0-60mph in 4.6 seconds. The standard kit includes an Akrapovič exhaust system with titanium silencers, 19-inch Estoril wheels […]

Volkswagen Amarok on sale now in the UK

Today, Volkswagen has put the new Amarok pickup truck on sale here in the UK, with prices starting fro £34,055 ex VAT. The new truck replaces the outgoing model, which was launched back in 2010 with some refreshes in-between. Thanks to the recent partnership between Ford and Volkswagen, the new truck is based on the all-new Ford Ranger and some evidence of that can be found on the inside, with […]

Volkswagen starts taking orders for the new ID.3 in Germany

Volkswagen has only just opened the order books in Germany for the new and updated ID.3 only just a few weeks after being announced. Volkswagen announced the new ID.3 a few weeks ago and was actually brought forward, after issues with the first generation had been plaguing customers, such as the infotainment and touch sensitive buttons. The new ID.3 Pro has a 58kWh battery pack and costs €39,995 in Germany, […]