Volkswagen

VW up! GTI disappears from UK online car configurator

As the new Golf GTI Mk8 enters the scene starting today – which you can now order, the iconic up! GTI seems to have been removed from the Volkswagen online car configurator completely, the little hot hatch was introduced in 2018, then taken off the market in April 2019. This was due to the way emissions are tested with the new WLTP testing procedure and also the allocation of cars […]

Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk8 now available to order

Volkswagen unveiled the new eighth generation Golf GTI earlier this year in February and starting today, the UK order books have now opened with prices starting at £33,460. We covered all the new aspects of the Mk8 GTI earlier the year but we’ll run down the specs in this article. The new Golf GTI is based on the existing Mk8 Golf which was launched last year, with a new modern […]

Volkswagen introduces new all electric ID 4 SUV, will be available globally

Today Volkswagen has introduced the new all electric ID 4 SUV, this is the first model in the ID range which will be a fully global car, with factories across the world set to be producing the car in an entirely carbon neutral way. The ID 4 will be produced in Zwickau, Germany and for China in two factories in Anting and Foshan. Volkswagen will also be offering the ID […]

Volkswagen ID.3 order books have opened in Germany

The new all electric ID.3 is set to go on sale here in the UK in July with the first deliveries set to start later this year in September. A few days ago the new ID.3 went on sale in Germany starting at €39,995. Three trim levels are available, 1st, 1st Plus and 1st Max. The ‘1st’ trim level comes with 18-inch alloy wheels, DAB+ radio, heated leather multifunctional steering […]

Volkswagen ID.3 deliveries are starting in September

The new all-electric ID.3 from Volkswagen is nearly ready to go on sale, back in May Volkswagen said it was “on track” to start sales in July, this remains true and just this week, AutoExpress was one of the first car magazines to review it. Starting on the 17th June, VW will start taking deposits and then in September the first deliveries will start. First out the gate is the […]

AutoExpress one of the first to review the new VW ID.3

The new Volkswagen ID.3 is due to launch very soon, here in the UK it will be going on sale later this month, with final purchase sign offs starting in July and then in September, the first deliveries will start. Renown car magazine, AutoExpress is one of the first publications to review the new all-electric hatch. They mentioned its braking system “feels far more natural than in competitors” and that […]

Volkswagen has now started Golf 8 deliveries again, following software issue

Last month, we reported that Volkswagen had suspended any new deliveries of the new eighth generation Golf, due to software issue. The issue that was discovered, would mean the Golf would have problems with emergency calls. The software for cars to detect and accident and then contact the emergency services is now a mandatory feature in the EU and has been since 2018. But Volkswagen has said today this issue […]

Volkswagen launches new entry level 1.0-litre Golf

Today, Volkswagen has launched a new entry level spec for the current Golf 8. We now get a 1.0-litre engine on the Golf Life with only a manual gearbox, starting at £23,300. When Volkswagen starting selling the eighth generation Golf in February, only two 1.5-litre petrol engines and two 2.0-litre diesel engines were offered. The new 1.0-litre engine is used in other Volkswagen cars as well as others vehicles from […]

Volkswagen announces new ABT all electric Transporter

This week, Volkswagen announced the new all electric e-Transporter, but it isn’t the all conquering all electric panel van you’d expect it to be. The e-Transporter wasn’t fully developed by Volkswagen, like the e-Crafter was – instead Volkswagen has partnered with ABT to create the e-Transporter. It only has a range of 82 miles which means it’ll be most useful in cites as delivery vans. The e-Transporter is based on […]