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  • 13 April 2015

    Vision GTI: Are you ready for the second level in Gran Turismo?

    Volkswagen is expanding its GTI fleet and sending a new supercar onto the digital race circuit. The engine roaring under the bonnet of the GTI Supersport is a 503 HP VR6 TSI coupled with a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox (DSG). The design of this digital supercar combines the Volkswagen icon with sheer racing design. Following last year’s roadster, another version of the GTI, with its long racing tradition, can now head for the starting line on Gran Turismo®6, exclusively on PlayStation®3.

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  • 7 April 2015

    New Passat models now available on Motability scheme

    The all-new Volkswagen Passat and Passat Estate models, which went on sale in the UK in January, are now available to Motability customers. A range of engine and trim options are to be offered on the scheme.

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  • 9 March 2015

    Flight of fantasy in Mexico: Third win of the season for Ogier/Ingrassia in the Polo WRC

    Hat-trick for the world champions: Volkswagen duo Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) pulled off an outstanding victory at the Rally Mexico. A dazzling display at the third round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) produced win number three of the season and their third success in a row in Mexico. The French pair now has an impressive 27 victories to its name, putting them ahead of rally legend Carlos Sainz and into third place in the all-time winners list. It was the 25th triumph for Volkswagen in its 29th rally with the Polo R WRC. Andreas Mikkelsen/Ola Fløene (N/N) also completed a hat-trick, claiming their third podium finish in a row and climbing into second place in the Driver and Co-Drivers’ Championship.

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  • 6 March 2015

    Das Auto. Magazine

    Das Auto. Magazine presents news, articles and information about the Volkswagen brand, cars and mobility solutions, corporate and social responsibility.

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  • 3 March 2015

    Volkswagen Group night in Geneva: World premieres of the Sport Coupé Concept GTE

    Volkswagen presents the four- door Sport Coupé Concept GTE in a world premiere on the eve of the Geneva International Motor Show. The high-tech concept car provides a view of the new progressive Volkswagen design language and is positioned above today's Volkswagen CC.

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  • 3 March 2015

    The New Passat Alltrack

    The latest generation of the Passat Alltrack* is celebrating its debut at this year's Geneva International Motor Show. Based on the new Passat Estate, the new Passat Alltrack impresses with an independent off-road look, 4MOTION permanent all-wheel drive and highly advanced technologies. The updated version confidently handles rough terrain, on the one hand, while simultaneously providing excellent cruising comfort – thanks to the driving profile selector and DCC adaptive chassis control.

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  • 2 March 2015

    The New Passat is “Car Of The Year 2015”

    Europe's “Car of the Year 2015” is a Volkswagen: the new Passat wins the prestigious award, which is presented every year by the international “Car of the Year” jury. The winner was announced on the afternoon before the Geneva International Motor Show.

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  • 25 February 2015

    The new Touran*

    Discover the new Touran! A concept car showcasing this successful model has been revealed at its world premiere, with onlookers delighted to see what they have come to expect — a spacious, surprisingly dynamic vehicle equipped with exciting innovations.

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  • 18 February 2015

    Show premiere of the Sharan in Geneva

    Volkswagen is presenting the technically updated Sharan at the Geneva International Motor Show. Numerous new convenience and assistance systems make the family-friendly MPV one of the most advanced models in its segment. A wide range of infotainment systems also guarantees full connectivity to many smartphones and tablets. At the same time, the fuel economy of the petrol and diesel engines was improved by up to 15 per cent. The updated Sharan will arrive on the German market this summer; advance sales begin in April.

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  • 16 February 2015

    Dramatic finale in Sweden: Volkswagen driver Ogier wins, ahead of Neuville and Mikkelsen

    Breath-taking action right down to the final few metres: Sébastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia won the Rally Sweden. The French Volkswagen duo came through to defeat Thierry Neuville/Nicolas Gilsoul (F/F, Hyundai) and their Volkswagen team-mates Andreas Mikkelsen/Ola Fløene (N/N) in the closest three-way battle, in the history of the World Rally Championship. This three-car thriller had gathered momentum right through to just a few kilometres from the finish, with the lead changing hands regularly until the three protagonists went into the final showdown separated by just 4.6 seconds.

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