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Volkswagen XL Sport

Volkswagen XL Sport Adds Some Ducati Power

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When Volkswagen announced that they would team up with Italian motorcycle maker Ducati to build a high-performance XL1 model, everyone couldn’t wait to see it! Revealed at the 2014 Pairs Motor Show, the new XL Sport pushes out 197 ponies thanks to the addition of a Ducati 1199 Superleggera V-Twin engine...

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Audi Will Produce Q1 Crossover

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Audi’s doing some serious shrinkage of their crossovers each year. First there was the Q7, which has since been downsized to the Q5 then the Q3 and now reports from Germany are saying that they plan on producing their Q1 Crossover, which will be their pint-sized premium crossover. It’s said...

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VW’s iBeetle Features Integrated iPhone Dock

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Apple users will be glad to know that VW has finally fulfilled its promise of creating one of the world’s “first cars in the world to have a genuine integrative interface for the iPhone that was coordinated with Apple,” with their new iBeetle that’s set to debut at the Shanghai Motor...

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ItalDesign Giugiaro Parcour

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The Volkswagen Group unveiled a daring concept car from ItalDesign Giugiaro at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show that’s called the Parcour. It’s a road-ready rendition on the Lamborghini Gallardo and is powered by a mid-mounted 5.2-liter V10 engine sending 550 horsepower to all four wheels. The version shown at the auto show...

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Volkswagen Unveils New XL1

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Volkswagen formally unveiled its new XL1 Concept at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show that features design cues from a sports car, is super lightweight and is supposed to be amazing in mpgs thanks to its super-efficeint hybrid powertrains. The carbon fiber-bodied two-seater claims to be able to achieve 261 miles...

2014 Volkswagen XL1 Hybrid

2014 Volkswagen XL1 Hybrid Achieves 261MPG

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Volkswagen’s designs are becoming very futuristic as seen with their 2014 XL1 Hybrid, which also boasts better fuel economy, in addition to its good looks. The exterior borrows some design cues from the Audi R8, while still maintaining a typical hybrid feel to it. But fuel saving technology is the...

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Volkswagen Introduces CrossBlue; a Diesel-Hybrid

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Volkswagen has unveiled an exciting new car concept: the CrossBlue, a mid-size, seven-seater SUV with innovative diesel-electric plug-in hybrid powertrain. With an estimated fuel economy of 35 mpg combined, 89 mpg in electric mode, the CrossBlue – unveiled at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show – is being developed specifically for...

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Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet

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Volkswagen has decided to give its iconic Golf GTI an open top with the Golf GTI Cabriolet that was first seen at the Geneva Motor Show. The convertible that features an electric soft-top, air conditioning, electric windows, an audio system and a roll-over protection system, will begin arriving at dealers...

VW GTI Crazy Bob

VW GTI Sled: Crazy Bob

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Winter is well under way, though you wouldn’t know it here in SoCal where we’ve experienced an uncanny amont of 70 degree days.  No matter, because we’ll never be able to go sledding, that is unless of course we drive 2.5 hours north.  And if we do, we’ll surely be...