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Volkswagen Taos Compact SUV Coming in 2021

Volkswagen Taos Compact SUV Coming in 2021

Volkswagen has announced its new Taos compact SUV, expected to launch in 2021. The Taos will be equipped with a new version of the 1.5-liter EA211 turbocharged engine with high-tech features for better fuel economy and performance. The Taos will be the smallest SUV in the Volkswagen lineup but the largest subcompact SUV in its class. So if you’re looking for a small, easy to maneuver SUV but you need the extra cargo space and cabin room, the Taos is…

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5 Cool Facts about the 2020 Volkswagen Golf

5 Cool Facts about the 2020 Volkswagen Golf

Whether you’ve got a small family or you’re flying solo, the 2020 Volkswagen Golf is a smart buy. Here’s a look at five cool facts about this bestselling model. A 45-year-long track record When you choose the VW Golf, you’re choosing a trusted vehicle with over 45 years of history. With a legacy that spans seven generations, the Golf has been one of the automaker’s most popular model, with over 35 million models sold. To put that into perspective, drivers…

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VW Sponsoring First-Ever Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

VW Sponsoring First-Ever Chattanooga Motorcar Festival

About five hours out from Memphis is the great Tennessee city of Chattanooga. And this year, the city is playing host to the inaugural Chattanooga Motorcar Festival, sponsored — quite excitingly — by Volkswagen of America. That makes the event the perfect fall road trip destination for any VW fans in the Memphis area. Some of us from the dealership will certainly be going. The event will be held in downtown Chattanooga from Oct. 11-13. The festival will celebrate your…

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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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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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2020 Volkswagen Passat Debuts in Chicago

2020 Volkswagen Passat Debuts in Chicago

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat recently made its debut at the North American International Auto Show, and with a redesigned exterior and interior, new standard driver-assist features, and advanced technology, this elegant sedan is a very compelling option. A new, bold grille, sweeping lines, and sleek coupe styling will make the new Volkswagen Passat one of the most attractive mid-size sedans on the market. It’s both sporty and elegant, boasting sleek details like standard LED headlights and a wide Passat badging…

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas Review

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Review

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is a family-sized SUV designed for American drivers day after day. The three-row model features a powerful engine, spacious interior, and plenty of features designed for family drivers. Consumer Reports took the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SUV for a test drive and the review speaks volumes, so here’s a quick summary from us here at Gossett VW of Germantown! The Volkswagen Atlas is designed to compete with heavyweights like the Chevrolet Traverse and Honda Pilot. It not…

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Take a Peek at the All-new Volkswagen Atlas SUV

Take a Peek at the All-new Volkswagen Atlas SUV

It’s official: the upcoming new SUV model from Volkswagen will be named the Atlas. VW officially unveiled the all-new Volkswagen Atlas SUV at the Santa Monica Pier in California at the end of October. This new SUV will be built right here in Tennessee and is designed specifically for the American market. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas will have three rows of seating for up to seven passengers and will come with a full suite of available driver assist features. Buyers…

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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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Volkswagen Golf R Named a “2016 All-Star”

Volkswagen Golf R Named a “2016 All-Star”

The Volkswagen Golf R has always been a standout in versatility and style. But the 2016 Golf R has finally been recognized for its excellence. Automobile has named the Golf R to its 2016 list of All-Stars. Automobile—a leading automotive lifestyle magazine—awards vehicles to this list every year based on style, class, importance, and desirability. This list is quite prestigious, and Golf R scored the honor being on it for the first time. “Volkswagen Golf R wowed us with its…

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