Entries from The Torque Report tagged with 'VW'

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.

2017 VW Golf SportWagen Alltrack confirmed for the U.S.

VW continues to expand the Golf lineup and coinciding with the arrival of the new Golf SportWagen, VW has announced that the all-wheel-drive Alltrack model will go on sale in 2016 as a 2017 model.

VW introduces four Beetle Special Edition concepts in New York

VW of America is celebrating its 60th anniversary and to help with the celebration, VW has revealed four unique Beetle and Beetle Convertible models at the New York Auto Show.

VW's new SUVs to get more aggressive styling, small crossover coming in 2017

Volkswagen has previewed its new SUV lineup several times with concepts like the Cross Coupe GTE and T-Roc. When the new SUV lineup does arrive they will have a more aggressive design language than VW's conservative models, like the Passat and Jetta.

Volkswagen mulls a pickup for the U.S.

Volkswagen is reportedly looking at the idea of bringing a pickup truck to the U.S. market as it looks at ways to expand its lineup in the states.

VW Beetle may get dropped as VW reportedly looks to kill slow selling models

A new report claims that VW may soon cut more slow selling models from its lineup. VW has already confirmed plans to kill the Eos convertible, but now there's a report that the Polo and even the Beetle may be on the chopping block.

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