Entries from The Torque Report tagged with 'VW'

2016 Volkswagen Passat debuts with new styling

The timing almost couldn't be worse for Volkswagen to reveal the restyled 2016 Passat. With all the news focusing on the diesel scandal, it may be a bit hard to focus on the updated Passat. Either way, VW has given the 2016 Passat a long list of upgrades, which includes new styling and more tech.

VW CEO apologizes for cheating on emissions tests, diesel sales put on hold

Late last week news broke that Volkswagen has been using software on almost 500,000 diesel Volkswagen and Audi models to manipulate the EPA's emissions tests.

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan grows up, will be offered with two wheelbases

Volkswagen has unveiled the all-new Tiguan on the eve of the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The second-generation Tiguan is the first VW SUV to be based on the MQB platform as the SUV grows in almost every dimension.

Next-Gen 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan teased, debuts this week in Frankfurt

Volkswagen has released two official design sketches of the next-generation 2017 Tiguan, which is going to debut this week at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

2016 VW GTI Clubsport debuts with 261-hp to celebrate the GTI's 40th birthday

VW is getting ready to celebrate the iconic GTI's 40th birthday in 2016 and to celebrate the big birthday, VW has unveiled the new GTI Clubsport.

2016 VW Jetta gets a new 1.4L Turbo

VW has announced that the 2016 VW Jetta now features a new 1.4L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that replaces the old naturally aspirated 2.0L engine in the S model and the 1.8T in the SE model.

Volkswagen builds the 500,000th Passat in Chattanooga

Volkswagen has announced that the 500,000th Passat has rolled off the line at its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Volkswagen creates a 330-hp Golf for the racetrack

Volkswagen has created a unique Golf that has been designed specifically for the racetrack. Volkswagen Motorsport is developing its first racing car based on the seventh generation Golf.

VW Golf TDI travels 8k miles on less than $300 of diesel

VW has announced that the 2015 Golf TDI has set a new Guinness World Records achievement for the "lowest fuel consumption--48 U.S. contiguous States for a non-hybrid car" with a remarkable 81.17 mpg.

Next-Gen VW e-Golf could have 186 mile driving range

Volkswagen has revealed that it is developing new battery technology that will give its electric vehicles a much longer driving range than today's e-Golf.

2016 VW Jetta GLI gets a bit more aggressive

VW has revealed the 2016 Jetta GLI, which is kinda a sedan version of the much loved GTI. It's powered by the same 210-hp 2.0L turbocharged engine as the GTI and now for the 2016 model year, the Jetta GLI gets more aggressive styling and a few other updates.

2015 Volkswagen GTI [REVIEW]

For 2015 VW has completely revamped the Golf and the GTI, but is it just as good? Yes!

Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport concept debuts with 395-hp plug-in hybrid system

In addition to the Golf GTI Clubsport and Golf GTI Performance, VW has unveiled another Golf model - the Golf GTE Sport concept in Austria today at Wörthersee.

VW GTI Clubsport concept unveiled, production version arrives in 2016

VW is previewing the new limited-edition model with the GTI Clubsport concept that is debuting this week at the Wörthersee Tour GTI meet in Austria.

VW Golf GTI Clubsport teasers preview another hot hatch

VW has released design sketches of the new Golf GTI Clubsport, which is going to debut at Wörthersee next week.

VW exec confirms Golf R 400, could pack up to 414-HP

There have been several reports that VW may build the Golf R 400 concept with its 395-hp 2.0L turbocharged engine. Now a VW exec has confirmed that it will be produced and that its final output could rise to around 414 horsepower.

Volkswagen C Coupe GTE Concept debuts in Shanghai

Volkswagen has unveiled the C Coupe GTE concept at the Shanghai Motor Show. This latest concept previews the future design of VW's large sedans, like the next-generation Phaeton with its horizontal lines, creases and coupe-like profile.

Volkswagen GTI Supersport Vision Gran Turismo Concept heads to Gran Turismo 6

Last year VW created a unique GTI Roadster for the Gran Turismo 6 video game and now its unveiled a second model - the GTI Supersport Vision Gran Turismo concept.

2015 VW e-Golf is the GTI of electric cars [REVIEW]

Did Volkswagen just create one of the best electric cars under $40,000? Well lets just say that I was so impressed with the new eGolf that I asked Volkswagen if I could keep it longer - definitely something that I don't do often.

New VW Beetle coming within the next three years

Last month there were rumors that VW was considering killing off the Beetle and other slow selling models in its lineup. But now it's been confirmed that a new Beetle is in the works and that it will arrive within the next three years.

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