The New Volkswagen Polo Premieres

Wolfsburg/Geneva – Volkswagen presented the latest iteration of the Polo in January. The new EU-6 engines as well as the new infotainment and assistance systems of the best-seller, in particular, have now taken huge strides forward in terms of technology. Background:…

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THE VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE CELEBRATES 65 YEARS IN THE UNITED STATES

Herndon, VA – This month, the Volkswagen Beetle celebrates 65 years since it first arrived in the United States. In January of 1949, a Volkswagen “Type 1,” or Beetle, was shipped to New York City by Ben Pon, Sr., a Dutch…

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2015 Volkswagen Golf R PREVIEW

2015 Volkswagen Golf R PREVIEW Over the years, the Volkswagen Golf R has developed a cult following among import performance types.  It’s never available for all too long and is sold in limited numbers making it a coveted ride.  And…

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2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI SE

My first two test-drives of the new Passat were in top-trim TDI models equipped with the DSG automatic.  So this week I’ve decided to spend some time with the base model.  Here’s a quick look at the SE 6-speed manual….

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2013 VW Beetle Convertible TDI – QUICK TAKES

The latest Beetle has been an instant success for Volkswagen since it went on sale in September 2011 as a 2012 model. And that success will continue with the introduction of the Beetle Convertible, the sportiest and most dynamic version…

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