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Volkswagen ID. R Debuts at the Nürburgring Nordschleife

Volkswagen ID. R Debuts at the Nürburgring Nordschleife

Earlier this year, VW unveiled the all-new Volkswagen ID. R electric race car. The car has been in development for some time, and Volkswagen’s goal is clear with the ID. R: achieve a new record lap for electric vehicles on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, a 12.9-mile-long famous race track. “The ID. R’s mission to be the spearhead of the fully electric ID. product family continues in full force,” remarked Sven Smeets, Volkswagen Motorsport Director. “Once again, in 2019, the ID. R…

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Volkswagen Golf Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Volkswagen Golf Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Some vehicles tend to come and go, but the truly special ones stand the test of time. On March 29th, the Volkswagen Golf celebrated its 45-year anniversary of production. Since the launch of Golf production in 1974, a new Golf has been ordered every 41 seconds; in total, the Golf has sold 35 million units globally, making it the best-selling Volkswagen ever. On average, VW Golf sales have hit about 780,000 vehicles per year, pleasing drivers of all stripes through…

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Volkswagen Beetle and Passat Win Vincentric Best Value Awards

Volkswagen Beetle and Passat Win Vincentric Best Value Awards

When you are shopping for a new car, value is likely one of the first things you consider. Which models deliver the most value for the cost? One way to answer this question is to look at awards handed out by companies like Vincentric, which uses carefully collected data — looking at things like fees and taxes, depreciation, and maintenance — to rate the true value of vehicles. Using this data, Vincentric named the Volkswagen Beetle and Passat winners in…

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2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Wins Best Wagon

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Wins Best Wagon

What’s the best wagon that money can buy? According to consumers, it’s the 2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen. This impressive compact car, which combines style and convenience with a fun ride, was just named the “Best Wagon” in the 2019 AutoWeb Buyer’s Choice Awards. The 2019 AutoWeb Buyer’s Choice Awards are based on the consumers. AutoWeb looks at what vehicles have the most price quote requests and use that to determine the winners in each category. Unlike many other awards that…

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2019 Volkswagen Golf Family Makes Car and Driver’s 10Best List

2019 Volkswagen Golf Family Makes Car and Driver’s 10Best List

Car and Driver magazine is widely considered to be one of the best resources for expert automotive opinion, so it holds weight when it says something is great. The entire 2019 Volkswagen Golf family — including the e-Golf, Golf, Golf Alltrack, Golf GTI, Golf SportWagen, and Golf R — was named to Car and Driver’s 10Best list for a 13th consecutive year, confirming that the Golf is one of the most reliable and exceptional vehicles going today. “We love all…

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