Audi already revealed plans to debut the all-new 2015 TT and TTS at this week's Geneva Motor Show, but it also surprised the crowd with the TT Quattro Sport concept. Looking like an over the top TT, the TT Quattro Sport concept packs 420 horsepower and reaches 0-62 mph in 3.7 seconds.
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Volkswagen's current SUV lineup only consists of the Touareg and Tiguan models, but in the past few years VW has continued to give a preview of what's to come with concept models like the CrossBlue Concept. Now Volkswagen is doing it again with the T-Roc concept that is debuting this week in Geneva.
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Audi has taken the wraps off the third-generation 2015 Audi TT and TTS on the eve of the Geneva Motor Show. After seeing several leaked photos and teasers what we see here is not all that surprising. The 2015 TT gets an evolutionary redesign that has some more aggressive angles and lines, but overall looks very close to its predecessor.
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The 2015 Audi TT is set to debut this week at the Geneva Motor Show and while we've seen several leaks of the new TT, here's our clearest view yet. Photos of the 2015 Audi TTS have leaked online.
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Audi has just released the first official photo of the 2015 Audi TT, which is going to debut next week in Geneva. From this single photo we can see that most people are going to have a hard time seeing the immediate differences between the second-generation and the new third-generation TT.
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Volkswagen continues to bring new crossover concepts to the auto show circuit and next month it won't disappoint, since the automaker has just announced plans to unveil the new T-Roc crossover concept at the Geneva Motor Show. Last year Volkswagen showed off the CrossBlue and CrossBlue Coupé, which were follow ups to the Cross Coupe concept that debuted in 2012.
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We only have a few more days until Audi takes the wraps off the all-new 2015 Audi TT, but Audi has released this teaser video, which provides an early look at the new TT.
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Volkswagen has unveiled the new Golf GTE plug-in hybrid, which is going to debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show. Building on the sportier versions of the Golf lineup, the GTI and diesel-powered GTD, the Golf GTE combines the sportiness of the GTI with a plug-in hybrid powertrain.
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It's being reported that Audi has pushed back the release of the next-generation Audi A4 and Q7. The new A4 is now being delayed until the summer of 2015, while a release date for the next Q7 hasn't been confirmed. Both models are being delayed to make last minute styling changes.
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Sketches of the all-new 2015 Audi TT have starting circulating the internet ahead of its debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show. Audi previewed the 2015 TT with the Allroad Shooting Brake concept last month at the Detroit Auto Show and from these sketches we can tell that the TT will look pretty close to the concept, sans the roofline.
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Audi has unveiled the 2015 Audi S3 Cabriolet, which is the hotter version of the new A3 Cabriolet. The S3 Cabriolet combines everything we love about the 296-hp S3 sedan, but with the drop top fun of the A3 Cabriolet.
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Audi has yet to release the pricing for the 2015 Audi S3, but a leaked document claims that it will start at $41,100, while the S3 Prestige model will start at $47,000. With almost 300 horsepower under the hood and all-wheel-drive $41k isn't bad for Audi's new baby sedan.
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Volkswagen is giving the 2015 VW Scirocco a facelift and it's going to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month. Forty years after the first Scirocco debuted at the Geneva Motor Show in 1974, the 2015 Scirocco is going to get styling updates and a new range of engines.
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With increasing competition from models like the 2014 BMW 4-Series and 2015 Lexus RC, Audi knows that it needs to update the A5 Coupe and Convertible. Later this year Audi is going to unveil the new 2016 Audi A5 Coupe and Convertible before they show up in showrooms early next year.
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The first photo of the 2015 Audi S1 Quattro has leaked online ahead of its official debut tomorrow. Last week Audi teased the S1 Quattro and now we have the first photo of the S1 Quattro, which is going to debut next month in Geneva.
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The current Volkswagen Jetta is getting a bit long in the tooth, so VW is going to give the 2015 Jetta a facelift. The brand has confirmed that the updated 2015 Jetta will be unveiled at the New York Auto Show in April.
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Volkswagen has announced that it is partnering with Andretti Autosport to form the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team, running two cars in the series for drivers Tanner Foust and Scott Speed. Initially the team will compete with two modified Polo rally cars, but later in the season the GRC Beetle will compete.
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VW has unveiled an updated version of the Taigun concept at the New Delhi Motor Show. This time the Taigun concept receives updates from the original that debuted back in 2012 and is now more production ready than before.
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Audi is reportedly working on an all-electric version of its upcoming Q8 SUV, which will go head to head with the Tesla Model X SUV.
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This month Volkswagen is celebrating the 65th anniversary since the first VW Beetle arrived in the U.S. In January of 1949, a Volkswagen "Type 1," or Beetle, was shipped to New York City by Ben Pon, Sr., a Dutch businessman and the world's first official Volkswagen importer. That car--and another, subsequent Beetle-- found buyers the same year, marking the first time that Volkswagens were sold in the U.S.
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Volkswagen has released its 60-second commercial that is going to air during the second quarter of the Super Bowl on Sunday. Volkswagen's "Wings" ad centers around VW's claim that it has the most vehicles on the road with over 100,000 miles.
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Audi is reportedly working on an even more powerful version of the new 2015 A3 that will be more powerful than the 300-hp S3. Audi has yet to unveil the top dog RS3, but a new S3 Plus model is being developed that will slot in between the S3 and RS3 models.
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It looks like Volkswagen is going to finally dial up the Golf's performance with the arrival of the more powerful GTI this summer and the 290-hp Golf R early next year. Now there are reports that VW is working on an even hotter version, called the Golf R Evo.
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The all-new 2015 Audi TT is reportedly going to debut in March at the Geneva Motor Show, according to Audi's technical chief Ulrich Hackenberg. Earlier this month Audi unveiled the Allroad Shooting Brake concept at the Detroit Auto Show, which is a preview of the next TT.
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The 2014 VW Beetle is getting a new 1.8L turbocharged engine that will replace the current 2.5L five-cylinder engine. VW has announced that the Beetle 1.8T will start at $20,295 when equipped with a five-speed manual transmission and $21,395 with a six-speed automatic transmission. The Beetle Convertible 1.8T is only available with an automatic transmission and starts at $25,170.
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Audi has released a few more details about the pricing for the 2015 Audi A3 sedan, which starts at $29,900 for the A3 1.8 TFSI model and $32,900 for the 2.0L TFSI.
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Volkswagen has announced the start of production of the 2015 VW Golf at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. The plant already produces the coupe and cabriolet versions of the Volkswagen Beetle plus the Volkswagen Jetta, but this is the first time that production of the Golf has ever taken place in North America.
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Volkswagen has announced that the production version of the seven seater CrossBlue crossover concept will enter production in 2016. The CrossBlue crossover concept was unveiled at last year's Detroit Auto Show and according to sources the production version will look pretty close to the concept.
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Audi has unveiled its latest concept car, the Allroad Shooting Brake concept at the Detroit Auto Show. The Allroad Shooting Brake concept is a two door crossover, which is powered by a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Audi says that this is the first time that it has created a concept that combines the allroad and e-tron form languages. Measuring almost 14 feet long, 6 feet wide and almost 5 feet tall, the design of the Allroad Shooting Brake concept is also expected to be a preview of the design of the 2015 Audi TT.
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We're only a few days away from the media days portion of the Detroit Auto Show and now more and more photos are starting to leak out. This time we have photos of a new Audi Allroad Shooting Brake concept that is going to debut at the show.
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Volkswagen is reportedly moving forward with its plans to add a new seven passenger SUV to its lineup after its sales fell seven percent in the U.S. in 2013. VW may add more SUVs to its lineup that currently only consists of the Tiguan and Touareg in an effort reach its lofty 2018 sales goals.
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Audi has announced that the Q3 compact SUV will be joining its Audi lineup in the U.S. this fall. The 2015 Audi Q3 will have its U.S. debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show. Obviously the decision to finally bring the Q3 to the U.S. is based on the fact that Audi's rivals include the BMW X1, which is already sold here and the upcoming arrival of the Mercedes-Benz GLA.
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Next week Volkswagen has already confirmed plans to unveil the 2015 Golf R and the Passat BlueMotion, but there is one other model that we're going to see, the new Beetle Dune concept. The Beetle Dune concept starts with the latest Beetle, but then adds a raised ride height, flared fenders and modified bumpers to make it ready for the unpaved road.
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Volkswagen is going to debut the new Passat BlueMotion concept at the Detroit Auto Show next week. The Passat BlueMotion concept is being used to showcase how fuel-efficient a non-hybrid, gasoline-engined mid-size sedan can be with its 42 mpg rating.
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Volkswagen has confirmed that the next-generation 2015 Golf R is going to make its U.S. debut this month at the Detroit Auto Show. The new 2015 Golf R will be the most powerful Golf ever sold in the U.S. with an estimated 290 horsepower on tap, 34 more horsepower than the last Golf R.
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Volkswagen has unveiled the 2014 Passat Sport, which is essentially a production version of the Passat Performance Concept that was shown at the Detroit Auto Show last year. The Passat Sport slots into the Passat lineup between the mid-level SE and top of the line SEL Premium trim levels.
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At this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Audi is going to unveil the new Audi Sport Quattro Laserlight concept. The concept is immediately recognizable as an updated version of the Sport Quattro concept that debuted at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, but with updated lighting technology.
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It's being reported that Audi is going to invest $30.3 billion between now and 2018 as it attempts to take the top spot in the luxury segment with the introduction of new models. Audi has a goal of selling 2 million vehicles annually and it hopes to reach that goal by investing heavily in the introduction of new models and technology.
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Volkswagen has reported that it has sold more than 100,000 diesel VW and Audi vehicles in the U.S. this year. Volkswagen and Audi offer 12 different diesel powered models in the U.S. and is currently the market leader in the diesel segment.
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Back in 1984 Volkswagen decided to put the GTI's powertrain and suspension under the hood of the Jetta, creating the first Jetta GLI. That first GLI only had 90 horsepower, but its sport suspension with front and rear anti-roll bars, and vented front disc brakes made it the sportier choice in the Jetta lineup. Now 30 years later, Volkswagen is celebrating the GLI's 30th anniversary and will sell it as the Edition 30 in 2014.
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