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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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Top 5 Reasons the VW Atlas Is an All-American SUV

Top 5 Reasons the VW Atlas Is an All-American SUV

If you’re looking for a seven-seater SUV that’s as patriotic as you are, look no further than the Volkswagen Atlas. Here are five reasons why the VW Atlas is a rewarding all-American SUV. Assembled in America Volkswagen assembles each Atlas at the brand’s Chattanooga assembly plant, right here in Tennessee. So you can rest assured that the Atlas you drive home is well-built and made to last. Space for your family The VW Atlas can accommodate up to seven people….

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Volkswagen Says Goodbye to Discontinued Beetle Car

Volkswagen Says Goodbye to Discontinued Beetle Car

Out with the old, in with the new. That’s certainly Volkswagen’s current approach. Last year, the global automaker announced that it would be officially discontinuing the iconic Volkswagen Beetle, which is arguably the most recognizable car in the world. To send off the discontinued Beetle car in style, Volkswagen has put together an animated short film called “The Last Mile,” which will debut at the end of the year at “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020”…

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Volkswagen Launches 2020 Atlas Cross Sport SUV

Volkswagen Launches 2020 Atlas Cross Sport SUV

The Volkswagen Atlas is a sophisticated seven-passenger SUV. To give shoppers even more options, Volkswagen is now introducing an Atlas Cross Sport version with a striking design and athletic stance. “The Cross Sport allows you to show up — with style, grace, and elegance — without showing off,” said Scott Keogh, CEO, Volkswagen of America. “It really addresses the sweet spot of what Americans are looking for.” Compared to the standard Atlas, the Cross Sport is 2.8 inches shorter and…

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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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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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Tips for Safe Driving in the Rain

Tips for Safe Driving in the Rain

Spring tends to bring a lot of rain, so now is a great time to refresh yourself on safe driving practices for rainy days and wet roads. Whether you’re a new driver or a seasoned one, keeping in mind these tips for driving in the rain can help you prevent an unneeded headache. Go slow. Taking it a bit slower in the rain will reduce your chance of hydroplaning and skidding, and it gives you more time to brake when…

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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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