A camouflaged prototype the new Audi RS3 was recently filmed doing laps on the famed Nurburgring in Germany. The top version of the Audi A3 lineup, is powered by a turbocharged 2.5L five-cylinder engine, which is expected to generate around 360 horsepower.
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Audi has released the pricing for the 2015 Audi Q3 crossover, which will arrive this fall with a price starting at $33,425, including the transportation fee.
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VW has confirmed that 2015 will be the last year of the Eos convertible. For its last year of production the previous Sport trim is now being replaced by the Final Edition trim.
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Just as almost every automaker is introducing CVT transmissions in their more fuel efficient models, Audi has announced that development on its own CVT has ended. Instead of using a CVT in models like the A4, Audi's CVT is going to be phased out over the next few years.
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It's being reported that Audi is going to unveil a new plug-in hybrid version of its flagship A8 sedan next year.
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VW has finally confirmed that its much talked about three-row midsize SUV is going to be produced at its Chattanooga, Tennessee plant starting at the end of 2016.
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Volkswagen has released the first photos of the European-spec 2015 Passat ahead of its debut later this year at the Paris Motor Show. The eighth-generation 2015 Passat gets a more aggressive exterior with cues borrowed from some of VW's concepts, like the T-Roc and NMC.
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Last week VW hinted again at the fact that the Beetle Dune concept was a production-ready model. Now it's being reported that VW has already given the Beetle Dune concept the green light with a production model expected to arrive in early 2016.
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VW has announced the availability of a new Premium Package for the 2014 Beetle, which is available on models that are powered by the 1.8T or TDI diesel engine.
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Earlier this year VW unveiled the Beetle Dune Concept at the Detroit Auto Show. At the time the concept appeared nearly production ready and VW has reiterated that fact with a series of new photos of the concept driving in Sylt, Germany.
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VW has unveiled the Beetle GRC rallycross car, which will run later this season in the Red Bull Global Rallycross championship, driven by Tanner Foust and Scott Speed.
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The Audi A3 Sedan went on sale in April and now Audi is expanding the A3 lineup. Audi has announced the pricing for the 2015 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Cabriolet and A3 TDI Sedan, which are all slated to arrive by the end of the summer.
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VW has released a teaser of the eighth-generation 2015 Passat that will be sold in Europe and various other markets, but not in North America, which has a completely different Passat.
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Audi has announced the pricing for the redesigned 2015 Audi A8 and S8, which are arriving at dealerships this month.
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To celebrate the launch of the 2015 VW GTI, VW is giving buyers a free GoPro camera this month. To promote the giveaway, VW has created a video where Top Gear TV host and rallycross driver Tanner Foust covers a GTI in GoPro cameras and then drives around performing everyday tasks.
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VW has announced that the 2015 Golf and GTI models equipped with optional forward collision warning have received the Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
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VW currently only offers the Tiguan and Touareg SUVs in its lineup, but according to a new report, VW may triple its SUV lineup in the future.
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The all-new seventh-generation 2015 VW GTI is now officially on its way to showrooms in the U.S. and VW has announced the delivery of the first 2015 GTI to Karoly Gyetvai at Stevens Creek Volkswagen in San Jose, California.
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Last week Audi unveiled the refreshed 2015 A7 and S7 models and how Audi has taken the wraps off the updated RS 7. Under the hood the 2015 RS 7 doesn't get any updates, but on the outside, the updated RS 7 gets many of the same updates as the rest of the A7 lineup.
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VW has unveiled the GTI Roadster concept at the annual GTI festival in Wörthersee, Austria. Last week VW gave us a preview of the roadster with the GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo concept, which is going to debut in the Gran Turismo 6 video game in mid-June.
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VW has revealed sketches of the GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo concept, which is going to debut next week at the Wörthersee show in Austria. Although its name is borrowed from the GTI, the concept looks dramatically different.
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Audi has unveiled the updated 2015 Audi A7/S7, which is now more powerful with some small exterior updates.
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It's been reported that VW is planning on bringing the next-generation VW Phaeton back to the U.S., but now a new report claims that it will be much cheaper than the original version. The latest report claims that the next-generation Phaeton will be priced much cheaper to compete against other big sedans like the Chrysler 300 and Ford Taurus.
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Audi has unveiled the A3 clubsport quattro concept ahead of its world debut at the Wörthersee Tour, which kicks off on May 28.
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VW of America CEO Michael Horn has revealed that the next-generation CC may be offered in two versions, with one of them being a fastback version.
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The all-new seventh-generation Golf is finally set to arrive in the U.S. next month, which is about a year since it went on sale in Europe. A year ago VW revealed plans to bring the diesel-powered GTD model to the here, but then last month it was reported that it may not happen. Now it looks like there may be a slim chance that it could still happen.
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VW has announced the pricing for the 2015 VW Golf, which starts at $17,995 for the two-door Golf Launch Edition model with manual transmission.
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When VW took the wraps off the Golf R 400 Concept last month at the Beijing Motor Show, VW said that it was powered by a 395-hp 2.0L turbocharged engine. Now VW claims that the production version could have even more power.
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Audi has unveiled the R8 LMX, which is the world's first production car with laser headlights.
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This month at the Beijing Motor Show, VW showed off the New Midsize Coupe concept (NMC), which is based on the Jetta, that is supposed to be a more coupe-like model. Although VW hasn't revealed the production version, a few photos have now surfaced of the yet to be named production model.
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Last weekend VW unveiled the New Midsize Coupe (NMC) concept at the Beijing Motor Show and now it's already being reported that the concept has been given the green light for production.
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Over the weekend VW unveiled the Golf R 400 concept car at the Beijing Motor Show. The Golf R 400 is based on the Golf R, but thanks to some tweaks it's 2.0L turbocharged engine generates an insane 395 horsepower. While it's currently labeled as a concept, there's at least one report that VW is going to produce it.
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Audi has unveiled a possible future version of the new TT, the TT Offroad concept. Debuting at the Beijing Motor Show, the TT Offroad concept adopts the styling of the new TT, but has two extra doors and a more off-road friendly exterior.
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Last year it was reported that VW was going to bring the diesel powered Golf GTD to the U.S. sometime next year. But now VW may have to reverse that decision.
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VW has released sketches of its new Golf R 400 concept car, which is going to debut in just a few days at the Beijing Motor Show. The Golf R 400 concept is an even more powerful version of the Golf R with 400 horsepower on tap.
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VW has announced plans to the new Midsize Coupe concept at the Beijing Motor Show next week. The Midsize Coupe Concept is a preview of a new four door coupe, which will most likely enter production as a new four-door coupe version of the Jetta.
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VW has announced that it is going to unveil the updated 2015 VW Touareg next week at the Beijing Motor Show.
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Audi has announced that the 2016 Audi A3 TDI Sportback is going to arrive next summer. Audi says that the decision to bring the diesel-powered A3 Sportback to the U.S. followed an "outpouring of enthusiasts' support."
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VW has announced the pricing for the 2015 GTI, which arrives this summer. The 2015 VW GTI will again be offered in two and four-door versions, with the pricing starting at $24,395.
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Audi has unveiled the 2015 Audi RS7 Dynamic Edition, which is going to debut tomorrow at the New York Auto Show. The RS7 Dynamic Edition is based on the RS7, but adds unique details and will start at $146,045 when it arrives this summer.
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