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Volkswagen's 1.2 TSI Engine is now available for Polo, Golf and Golf Plus

The new highly efficient engine from VW, the 1.2 litre turbo petrol is now available to order for Polo, Golf and Golf Plus. VW is continuing the tradition by developing small turbo engines from the TSI range. The newest is 1.2TSI, which develops 105ps and 175Nm of toque available at only 1,500rpm. The smaller displacement grants low fuel consumption and lower CO2 emissions than its "big brothers". The same technologies, which are already used

VW Golf R and Scirocco R hits the market

VW always used six-cylinder engines for their R class vehicles, until now. Golf and Scirocco R come with 2-litre, four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engines. The overall power of the TSI engine is 270ps and 350N/m of torque. With this amount of power and the four-wheel drive, Golf VI R is capable of doing 0-100km/h in 5.7 seconds and the top speed is 250km/h (electronically limited). Besides that the car is even faster with the automatic dual-clutch DSG gearbox – 0 to 100km/h in 5.5 seconds. On the top of this

VW Golf VI TDI achieves average 3.8l/100km

VW Golf VI TDI was recently nominated for Green Car of the Year competition. The hatchback achieves extraordinary low fuel consumption - 3.8l / 100 km and CO2 emissions of just 99 g/km. This is the most economical and eco-friendly Golf of all time, since the production started in 1974. This amazing results are achieved due to number of technologies built-in VW Golf VI. Some of them are start-stop function and braking energy recovery, helping the car to improve the fuel consumption. The engine is 1.6TDI Common

mtm golf gti - a true rival to the upcoming golf r

MTM Golf GTI - a true rival to the upcoming Golf R

Motoren Technik Mayer (MTM) is ready with an exclusive tuning programme for the Volkswagen’s icon of sportiness - VW Golf VI GTI, which gives the car enough power to rival the upcoming Golf R. The refined MTM Golf GTI distinguishes with boosted engine, new wheels and new brakes. The Wettstetten located automobile

vw golf tdi is a finalist for 2010 green car of the year

VW Golf TDI is a finalist for 2010 Green Car of the Year

VW Golf TDI has several awards since it was launched and now it is nominated for Green Car of the Year. "We're extremely pleased to have our Golf TDI nominated as one of the top five finalists for the 2010 Green Car of the Year," said Mark Barnes, Chief Operating Officer, Volkswagen of America. Green Car of the Year

Latest Touran TSI EcoFuel has improved fuel range

VW Touran is a natural gas MPV capable of doing up to 670km on a single tank with fuel. A hundred kilometers in the Touran will cost around €4.50, really a very good value. Touran is best selling vehicle in its class and the EcoFuel was logic extension to the model range for the MPV. Touran is also available with seven seats, which made the vehicle the best family car, offering satisfying comfort and very good safety. The engine is 1.4 litre twin-charged 4 cylinder with direct injection delivering 150ps and

Volkswagen Golf GTi MK VI – 250bhp

APS of Brackley announced Stage One engine performance upgrade for Golf GTi MK VI. The upgrade is just an ECU remap for the 2.0 litre EA888 TFSI Engine, which is boosted from 207bhp to 250bhp and the torque is raised from 207lb.ft to 292 lb.ft at just 2650rpm. On the road these numbers mean that the car will accelerate from 0-60mph in 6.2 seconds and the top speed is 155mph. The price of Stage One is £599.00 fitted, including VAT @ 15%. APS’s conversions are covered by a guarantee fo

Golf Estate Exclusive is put on sale

The exclusive version of Golf VI Estate was introduced at the IAA Frankfurt 2009. The vehicle is now put on sale and the price is starting from 27,145 Euro. Exclusive is based on Highline version of the sixth generation Golf Estate. There are some new upgrades like two-tone leather combination sports seats. Other change in the interior is the "Exclusive" lettering on the sill panel strips. The vehicle is equipped with "Climatronic" automatic air conditioning, a panoramic sliding sunroof and the

Frankfurt debut for the new GOLF R - The Fastest-Accelerating Volkswagen Yet

The most powerful and fastest-accelerating Golf ever produced – the Golf R – has been unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show.  Developed by Volkswagen Individual, the special projects wing of Volkswagen, and following on from the Mk IV and Mk V Golf R32 models, the Golf R is equipped with a 2.0-litre TSI four-cylinder engine developing 270 PS and four-wheel drive. Not only is the new engine 35 kg lighter and 20 PS more powerful than the 3.2

Volkswagen reveals the zero emission E-UP! Concept

Most of the cars released from VAG become hit on the market very fast. Because of their reliability, cheap price and nice exterior and interior. Hopefully the E-UP will be a successful, too. The small car is powered by an electric motor developing up to 81 PS and 154 lbs ft of torque. With this characteristics the E

ABT refines the new Polo

No doubt, ABT Sportsline is the worldwide largest tuner of Volkswagen branded vehicles, and no doubt, the new VW Polo is an impressive car. If we combine these two components the result is a small sports car that makes man’s heart beat faster, of course ladies will also love it. Exterior of the refined ABT Polo exudes character, the carbon rear spoiler, rear apron insert and the double-pipe exhaust system makes it even bolder and dominant. Titan-like type Z 8x18-inch ABT Sportsline wheels e

volkswagen l1 concept

Volkswagen L1 Concept

The new Volkswagen L1 Concept is a diesel-electric hybrid vehicle, which will debut at the famous-lately Frankfurt Motor show. Constructed from carbon fibre and aluminium, the revolutionary new L1 concept weight is only 380kg and it is capable of returning 189 mpg on the combined cycle while emitting just 39 g/km of CO2. The VW L1 is designed for two occupants, which enters the vehicle through a side-hinging, electrically operated canopy. Inside, the interior is finished in aircraft-like way,