Tag: VW

The Volkswagen up! bows out gracefully

In a notable milestone for the automotive industry, the Volkswagen up! has officially ceased production in the United Kingdom, concluding a remarkable 12-year journey. As one of the smallest cars to grace the roads of Britain, this compact icon has left an indelible mark in the hearts of many, particularly among young drivers who were drawn to its cost-efficient operation and favorable insurance rates. A Decade of Service Since its […]

Volkswagen Polo GTI Edition 25 on sale now from £31,295

Announced earlier this year, the new Volkswagen Polo GTI Edition 25 is on sale now from £31,295 in the UK, £2,390 more than the standard Polo GTI model. Volkswagen are only making 2,500 units with 350 coming to the UK. The new car has arrived to celebrate 25 years of the Polo GTI. Changes include some styling upgrades and extra equipment. Volkswagen has fitted new sports suspension, lowering the car […]

Volkswagen releases concept images of the California T7

The next generation of the iconic Volkswagen California is about to be revealed, at least in a concept form. Volkswagen will be unveiling the official concept of the California later this month on the 25th August at the Düsseldorf Caravan Salon trade fair. So far, we know that it’ll be based on the longer length version of the T7 Multivan, which is only offered as a plug-in hybrid currently. The […]

Volkswagen Polo R-Line 2023 Review

⭐⭐⭐⭐☆ 4/5 “The new Polo is stylish and fits a need for a lot of people. Recent price increases make it seem less of a good value.” Intro I had about a day with the new 2023 Volkswagen Polo. This particular model was the Polo R Line with the 1.0-litre TSI engine, 93bhp and five speed manual. The current Polo has seen a few price increases since it was launched […]

Volkswagen is planning on using more recycled materials in its EVs

Volkswagen is planning on using more recycled materials in its line of electric cars. So far, the company has used a lot of recycled materials in the ID. Buzz and pretty soon, this will be rolled out in the ID.3, ID.4, ID.5 and the ID.7. In the current ID. Buzz, Volkswagen uses 63 500 ml PET bottles, or in some cases a lot of recycled ocean plastic. At the very […]

VW stops offering heat pump on all ID models globally and the Q4 e-tron in Canada

Due to ongoing semiconductor shortages, Volkswagen has chosen to stop offering the heat pump on all of its electric vehicles, which affects all the ID models the company offers worldwide. Going forward, any new vehicles produced will do without the heat pump and the affected customers will be offered the choice to not accept the car or accept a discount on the final price of the car. We reached out […]

Volkswagen up! GTI taken off sale in the UK

Big news, the popular little up! GTI has been taken off sale here in the UK this morning with the order books officially closed. Customers are now unable to order a brand new version of the car, with the word from VW that the car has hit the order limit. The German car company hasn’t said when the car would be back on sale, but it is now only available […]

Turns out, the new VW ID Buzz is pretty darn safe

The new Volkswagen ID. Buzz is pretty safe, as reported by the latest Euro NCAP testing conducted this week. The all-electric bus was one of 11 cars tested in December to achieve a full five star rating, with an over 90% rating for passenger occupants, both adults and children. However, due to its slab sided van like design, which it can’t really get away from – the ‘vulnerable road users’ […]

Volkswagen ID. Buzz now rolling out to customers in Germany

As of yesterday, Volkswagen in Germany is now rolling out the first deliveries of the new ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo to customers. This comes after around six months since VW started taking pre-orders and both versions are now available at all VW dealers throughout Germany. Just this week, the first customer received their ID. Buzz in Hanover, which was a white ID. Buzz Cargo. The customer was a […]