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Check Out the Volkswagen Tarok Pickup Truck

Check Out the Volkswagen Tarok Pickup Truck

The Volkswagen Tarok pickup truck debuted last year at the Sao Paolo International Motor Show, the perfect location as the truck is currently slated only for the South American market. However, Volkswagen may someday soon bring a compact pickup truck to the United States. To gauge how well it would be received, VW unveiled the new Tarok at the New York International Auto Show back in April. The new Tarok pickup is powered by a 1.4-liter four-cylinder turbocharged and direct-injection…

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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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2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Debuts at Chicago Auto Show

2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Debuts at Chicago Auto Show

Capitalizing on the popularity of the all-new Jetta and on performance variants like the Golf GTI and Golf R, Volkswagen has brought back the Jetta GLI with a vengeance. The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI made its world premiere in February at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show and immediately put the performance sedan segment on notice. The 2019 Jetta GLI is powered by a 2.0-liter turbo TSI® engine that generates 228 horsepower (with 93-octane fuel) and 258 lb-ft of torque, making…

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VW Atlas Cross Sport Concept Teases Eventual Production Crossover

VW Atlas Cross Sport Concept Teases Eventual Production Crossover

Volkswagen is looking to meet the demands of drivers needing a capable, stylish, and smart five-row crossover with plans in the works to launch a smaller version of the popular Atlas SUV. Earlier this year at the 2018 New York International Auto Show, VW previewed what this vehicle might look like with the Atlas Cross Sport concept, a near-production version of the vehicle that will be built in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 2019. The Atlas Cross Sport Concept holds modern design…

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We Absolutely Need the Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak Pickup

We Absolutely Need the Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak Pickup

If you’re old enough to remember the day when Volkswagen made pickup trucks for America, you might have been wondering why VW hasn’t dipped its toes back in with the segment booming over the past several years. Wonder no more, because the Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak posits a world where America once again has a VW pickup. And it was well worth the wait. The Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak concept truck, revealed last month at the New York Auto Show, is an…

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Volkswagen Electric Vehicle Concepts

Volkswagen Electric Vehicle Concepts

Automakers are continuing to look alternative energies to power the next generation of cars. Volkswagen is leading the charge with its latest batch of electric vehicle concepts, consisting of the Volkswagen I.D., I.D. Crozz, and I.D. Buzz. With these, the German automaker is moving to make electric vehicles more accessible. Volkswagen I.D. The future of the automotive industry is something we here at Gossett VW Germantown are excited for, and it all starts with the Volkswagen I.D. With an anticipated…

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VW Golf Drag Car Boasts 600 HP

VW Golf Drag Car Boasts 600 HP

Most drivers tend to love the incredibly expensive, insanely powerful, sleekly designed supercars, but what if we told you that a VW Golf could outrun them? If you’ve already laughed at the mere thought of that happening, we have a video that you need to watch. YouTuber Gumbal took a standard Golf and switched out the engine to create the ultimate VW Golf drag car. The VW Golf drag car had its standard four-cylinder engine switched out for a 2.9-liter…

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New Volkswagen Concept SUV Appearing at Beijing Auto Show

New Volkswagen Concept SUV Appearing at Beijing Auto Show

A new Volkswagen concept SUV will debut at the Beijing Auto Show taking place in China. This mysterious model, designed to compete with premium SUVs in the segment, is most likely the new version of the Touareg. Not many details have been released yet, but the concept SUV will be a plug-in hybrid with an output of 376 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. It can go from zero to 60 mph in 6.0 seconds and has a maximum speed…

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A Ragtop and 500-Mile Range: The Volkswagen T-Cross Concept Rocks Geneva

A Ragtop and 500-Mile Range: The Volkswagen T-Cross Concept Rocks Geneva

The Volkswagen T-Cross concept debuted recently at the Geneva Auto Show. The T-Cross is a truly unique-looking vehicle. After all, it’s a convertible, subcompact crossover. How cool is that? The efficiency of the T-Cross concept makes it even cooler. Its 1.0-liter gas engine will get you 47 mpg. Considering the size of its 10.6-gallon tank, that means a 500-mile range. Volkswagen is also doing some interesting things with the interior of the T-Cross. There are very few physical controls. This…

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