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September 19, 2014

2015 VW Jetta Receives Top Safety Pick + Rating from IIHS

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VW has announced that the updated 2015 VW Jetta has received the highest safety rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) - Top Safety Pick +.

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September 13, 2014

Audi Confirms Third TT Variant, Would You Want a TT Crossover?

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Audi has reportedly confirmed plans for a third body style of the new TT, which will eventually join the coupe and roadster versions. Just a few months ago Audi showed off the TT Offroad Concept in Beijing, which is a preview of the third version of the TT.

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September 9, 2014

Third-Gen Audi TT Roadster to Debut Next Month in Paris

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Audi has reportedly announced plans to unveil the convertible version of the third-generation TT next month at the Paris Motor Show.

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Audi to Preview the A9 Four-Door Flagship at 2014 L.A. Auto Show?

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Audi continues to expand its lineup with the introduction of the new A3 range and the small Q3 crossover. Now Audi is reportedly expand the other end of its lineup with a new A9 flagship four-door coupe, that will be previewed in concept form at the L.A. Auto Show in November.

According to Autocar, the new concept will also showcase Audi's new design language, which is expected to be an evolution of Audi's current designs. The concept will likely feature an updated version of Audi's signature single-frame grille and laser headlights.

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September 4, 2014

Audi Updates the 2016 A6 and S6

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Audi has revealed the updates to the A6 lineup ahead of its debut in Paris next month. You'll be hard pressed to be able to see the small changes to the exterior, but under the hood there are much bigger updates.

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August 25, 2014

2015 VW e-Golf: VW's First Electric Car Starts at $36,265

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VW has announced the pricing for the 2015 VW e-Golf electric car, which starts at $36,265 with destination. VW's first fully electric model arrives in November.

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Restyled 2015 VW Jetta Priced From $17,035

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VW has released the pricing for the restyled 2015 VW Jetta, which starts at $17,035 after destination for the base 2.0L model.

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August 22, 2014

Next-Gen VW Tiguan Still Two Years Away, but It Looks 'Phenomenal'

VW CrossBlue Coupe Concept

We're still about two years away from the arrival of the next-generation VW Tiguan SUV, but VW Australia's managing director, John White has revealed some of the details now.

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August 4, 2014

Next-Gen Audi RS3 Spied Lapping the Nurburgring [VIDEO]

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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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July 31, 2014

2015 Audi Q3 Starts at $33,425

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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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July 23, 2014

2015 VW Eos Final Edition Announced to Celebrate its Last Year

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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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July 22, 2014

Audi Bucks the Trend: CVT Development Ends as Dual-Clutch Transmission Takes Over

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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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July 21, 2014

Audi A8 e-tron Plug-in Hybrid to Debut Next Year

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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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July 14, 2014

2017 VW Seven-Passenger SUV Will be Built in the U.S.

VW CrossBlue Midsize SUV Concept

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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July 3, 2014

VW Reveals the Euro-Spec 2015 Passat

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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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VW Beetle Dune Gets the Green Light for 2016

VW Beetle Dune Concept

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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June 29, 2014

2014 VW Beetle Gets a Premium Package

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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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June 24, 2014

VW Beetle Dune Concept Hits the Road, VW Reiterates That It's Production Ready

VW Beetle Dune Concept

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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June 20, 2014

VW Beetle GRC Rallycross Car Unveiled with 544 Horsepower

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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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June 19, 2014

2015 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Cabriolet and A3 TDI Sedan Pricing Released

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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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June 10, 2014

2015 VW Passat Teased Ahead of its Debut Next Month

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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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June 4, 2014

Redesigned 2015 Audi A8 and S8 Pricing Announced

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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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June 3, 2014

Turbocharge the Everyday: Watch What Happens When Tanner Foust Covers the 2015 VW GTI in GoPros [VIDEO]

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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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2015 VW Golf and GTI Earn Top Safety Pick+ Rating

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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 May Triple its SUV Lineup to Take on Toyota

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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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June 2, 2014

2015 VW GTI: Deliveries Officially Start, Free GoPro Cameras Given in June

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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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2015 Audi RS 7 Gets a Small Facelift

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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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May 29, 2014

VW GTI Roadster Concept Unveiled at Wörthersee with 503-HP

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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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May 23, 2014

VW GTI Roadster Gran Turismo Concept Previewed Ahead of its Wörthersee Debut

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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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May 22, 2014

Audi Updates the 2015 Audi A7/ S7

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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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May 19, 2014

Next-Gen VW Phaeton Will be Cheaper to Compete With the Chrysler 300

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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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May 15, 2014

Audi A3 Clubsport Quattro Concept Heads to Wörthersee with 525-HP

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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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May 14, 2014

VW Mulls a Fastback Version of the Next-Gen CC

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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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VW Golf GTD is Still Headed to the States: Now Delayed Until 2016 or 2017

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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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May 12, 2014

2015 VW Golf Starts at $17,995, Golf TDI Get $3k Price Cut

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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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VW Golf R 400 Will Likely Pack More Than 400 Horsepower

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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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May 9, 2014

Audi R8 LMX is the World's First Production Car with Laser Headlights

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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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April 28, 2014

VW New Midsize Coupe Production Version Leaked, Arrives Later this Year

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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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April 24, 2014

VW Midsize Coupe Concept Given the Green Light?

VW New Midsize Coupe Concept

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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April 21, 2014

VW Golf R 400 Headed to Production?

VW Golf R 400 Concept

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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