The judges had to choose between no fewer than 72 new models, split into five different categories: compact cars with a basic price of up to EUR 25,000 (Compact), premium models with a basic price of up to EUR 50,000 (Premium), more expensive vehicles in the luxury segment (Luxury), vehicles with alternative drive systems (New Energy), and sports cars (Performance). “Both the new Golf and the ID.3 won over our judges in their respective seg
“The ID.4 is an emotional all-rounder which will impress many customers with its efficient electric drive, a generous amount of space, modern assist systems and powerful design,” says Ralf Brandstätter, Chief Executive Officer of Volkswagen brand. “As the first global electric car, this model will roll out our modular electric drive matrix platform that has been developed specifically for electric mobility the world over. Volkswagen is
World premiere for the new Golf Estate: the compact estate is now even more spacious, dynamic, and digital than ever before. The greater amounts of available space, comprehensive standard features, and new drive types with mild hybrid and twin dosing technology represent pioneering characteristics. The new Golf Alltrack as the all-wheel-drive Golf Estate with SUV genes is also making its debut. In Germany pre-sales for the Golf Estate will st
With the ID.4, Volkswagen is expanding its offering by an all-electric vehicle in the largest segment worldwide – the compact SUV class. The car will in the future be built and sold in Europe, China, and later also in the US. Klaus Zyciora knows the character of the ID.4 like no-one else – the Head of Design for the Volkswagen Group designed the car together with his team.
“The ID.4 represents an electric design evolution,” says Zy
Golf GTI is considered an icon all around the world. And there’s a fine reason for that – this best-selling model has been changing the motorsport world since its launch 45 years ago. Now, Volkswagen launches its eighth Golf GTI generation and tries to make it the most digital of all previous versions. Additionally, engineers have added new gadgets and technical solutions, so there’s a lot to be reviewed! Let’s hop in!
The joint venture between Volkswagen Group and the Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt AB is gaining momentum! Both teams have decided that VW will erect the buildings and infrastructure for the “Northvolt Zwei” factory, which will produce lithium-ion batteries. There are about $500m USD invested in the project and it is expected that the joint venture will then rent the factory space. Furthermore, battery cell production is scheduled to c
Aerodynamics are still a vital part of every contemporary vehicle. The less drag there is, the less energy the automobile consumes. Also, it is quieter, which becomes a kind of a luxurious feature in the era of information.
Throughout the years, automakers have experimented with extreme and peculiar shapes in order to demonstrate the bond between drag and power output levels. However, few have been more radical than the Aerodynamic Research Vo
Sport Utility Vehicles have become one of the most popular choices for families not only in America but throughout the globe. And there is a fine reason for such high demand – these machines offer the best from the world of convenience and safety, along with the best of the motorsport segment – refined drivetrain systems, enhanced performance rates, and overall reliable and flexible body structure.
Keeping itself true to this concept, the
Volkswagen team has dominated the Automotive Brand Contest 2020 and has secured a total of five awards in the automotive design segment. First of all, the ID.3, VW’s all-electric model that shows the future, was named “Best of Best” in at least two categories. Second, the new Golf and the ID. SPACE VIZZION concept was also among this year’s award winners.
The ID Lineup Award Winners
Generally, ID.3 was recognized for its super-expressiv
In spring 2020, Volkswagen Tiguan broke the production barrier of six million units, with 910,926 produced in 2019 alone. These statistics make the model the best-selling in the entire Volkswagen portfolio. This success is also based on vehicle’s worldwide availability – being present in 80 percent of the countries in the world, Tiguan is produced in four tie zones across three continents. On average, the Volkswagen rolls out a new Tiguan
A super-rare 1979 Volkswagen Golf GTI 1.6 Mk1 Series 1 in museum quality condition with “Unicorn” status will go under the hammer with leading online classic car auction house, The Market.
This super-early right-hand drive, 4-speed variant has covered less than 17,000 miles from new in the hands of only three registered owners, making it possibly the best preserved and most original and most well-known Golf GTI Mk 1 on the market at the mo
Volkswagen will unveil the eighth-generation Golf GTI at the Geneva Motor Show, alongside the GTE and diesel GTD models. The new vehicles offer more power, next-gen driver interface, and more contemporary design. Neat!
The new family member proudly showcases a dynamic front-end with new LED headlights design that is positioned low down and form a striking crossbar in conjunction with the radiator grille. Additionally, towards the top of the hood, there’s a narrow line, which contributes to that
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