Tag: Volkswagen

Volkswagen reports it has now had 12,500 pre-orders for the new ID. Buzz

Today, Volkswagen has hit an important milestone for the upcoming ID. Buzz. The company has reported that it has now had 12,500 pre-orders for the all electric vehicle, around 6,000 of which are for the ID. Buzz Cargo. Volkswagen CEO, Carsten Intra spoke to Automobilwoche and said that delivery estimates are now sitting at around 6 months time, with the first deliveries happing in March 2023. Intra also mentioned that […]

Volkswagen Golf R 20 Years sets new benchmark at the Nürburgring

Late last month, Volkswagen took the new Golf R 20 Years around the iconic Nürburgring racetrack in Germany. The new car was announced back in June of this year and is a special edition to celebrate 20 years of the R-badged cars. The Golf R 20 Years gets more power and a new drivetrain calibration, to allow it to be much more efficient on tracks. All of these improvements helped […]

What could have been….Volkswagen reveals Mk2 Phaeton that was never launched

Today, Volkswagen has revealed what the second generation Phaeton could have looked like, if the company had actually released it. The Phaeton D2, as it was known was originally intended to replace the original Phaeton which was released back in 2002. However, Volkswagen decided to kill off the project in 2016 due to the company needing to focus on electric cars. Volkswagen now has an ever growing range of all […]

Volkswagen reveals all new Amarok pickup truck, on sale later this year

Today, Volkswagen has revealed the all new Amarok pickup truck which will go on sale later this year. The new Amarok is actually based on the latest Ford Ranger, which was revealed last year. For the future of commercial vehicles from Ford and VW, the two brands are doing some platform sharing to help cut costs. The new Volkswagen Amarok replaces the outgoing model, which was on sale for 12 […]

Volkswagen is working on a sporty ID. Buzz GTX

Volkswagen has revealed that it is working on a more sporty version of the recently announced ID. Buzz minibus. The company has announced that, over time the GTX badge will come to all of tis electric cars under the ID brand, which includes the ID. Buzz minibus. So far, VW has two GTX models in the lineup, the ID.4 GTX and the ID.5 GTX. Both have four wheel drive, with […]

Volkswagen announces new Golf R 20 Years, its most powerful Golf to date

It’s been twenty years since Volkswagen unveiled the fourth generation Golf R with its 3.2-litre V6 and four wheel drive. To celebrate this iconic birthday, VW is paying homage to the first car the R performance division worked on. The new Volkswagen Golf R 20 Years has been announced, becoming the most powerful Golf has produced to date. While there isn’t a V6 crammed into the new Golf R 20 […]

New Volkswagen ID. Buzz priced from £57,115 in the UK

Volkswagen announced the all new ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo earlier this year in March, but the company has finally revealed the pricing structure for the upcoming electric minivan. Pre-orders will take place between now and 30th June and it’ll go on sale in July. Potential customers will need to put a deposit of £2,000 down between now and 30th June to secure a slot, however this is only […]

More powerful Volkswagen ID.3 GTX to launch in 2023

Back in June last year, Volkswagen Ralf Brandstatter, the Volkswagen CEO shared a post on LinkedIn of some images of what he called at the time, the Volkswagen ID.X. A four wheel drive version of the ID.3 with more power. He also made it very clear that the car is just a demo of what Volkswagen could do and that it doesn’t show that a new car was coming. However, it […]

Volkswagen adds new diesel option for new T7 Multivan

Volkswagen has updated the new T7 Multivan with a new diesel engine option. The new Multivan was released back in June last year, went on sale in November and is the replacement for the since discontinued Caravelle. When the Multivan went on sale, it was only offered with three engine choices, a 134bhp 1.5-litre petrol, 201bhp 2.0-litre petrol and a 215bhp 1.4-litre petol with hybrid technology. The new 148bhp 2.0-litre […]

Volkswagen will launch new ID 3.0 software next month

Volkswagen will be launching its next big update for its ID line of cars, the ID.3, ID.4 and ID.5 next month, which will be an over the air update as the ID family of cars can receive software updates this way. VW has said that any new cars delivered to customers from April onwards will already have ID Software 3.0 installed. With ID Software 3.0, VW has improved the integrated voice control, […]