Tag: Volkswagen

Volkswagen announces that all ID models are to receive regular software updates

Earlier this week, Volkswagen has announced that going forward, all of its ID models that are on sale and future models will be receiving regular software updates over-the-air with an aim to help improve the infotainment system and even improve the range of the car, through software. This doesn’t really sound like anything new – Tesla has been doing this for a number of years now with the Model 3, […]

Volkswagen announces new Taigo crossover, going on sale later this year

Volkswagen has recently introduced the new Taigo here in the UK, a new small crossover which shares its platform with the Polo and the similarly sized T-Cross. The Taigo is essentially the same size as the T-Cross, which itself sits in-between the T-Roc and the Tiguan. The Taigo is a coupe version of that car. The car has been on sale as the Nivus in South America since last year and […]

New Volkswagen ID.4 GTX on sale now

Volkswagen’s new performance version of the ID.4 SUV, the GTX has now go on sale in the UK, with prices starting at £48,510. VW announced the ID.4 GTX back in April and the brand is like GTI but for the company’s electric car range. The ID.4 GTX is on sale now and comes in two trim levels, GTX and GTX Max. The entry level car comes standard with 20-inch alloy […]

Volkswagen introduces brand new Polo GTI for 2021

This week, Volkswagen has revealed the updated Polo GTI for 2021 which has some new Golf Mk8 inspired designs and technology and more. The new GTI is based on the recently refreshed Polo which includes a design lift in places, new steering wheel and infotainment system. The new Polo GTI doesn’t get any new engine improvements here, it retains the same 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with 204bhp driving the front […]

Volkswagen will stop selling combustion cars in Europe by 2035

More and more car companies are moving towards the future of electric vehicles here in the UK as well as in the US, where the government push towards it is perhaps less forceful. The UK government will be banning the sale of new combustion by 2030, with hybrids sticking around until 2035 – however this is only in the UK for now and individual companies are taking it upon themselves […]

Volkswagen launches new ID.4 AWD Pro in the US

Volkswagen has recently launched the cheapest all-wheel-drive electric car in the US this month, with the ID.4 AWD Pro which comes in at $36,175 after the government incentives in the country. The ID.4 launched here in the UK and Europe last year and then earlier this year in the US, with the First Edition ID.4 which has only been rear wheel drive. The company is now expanding the line up […]

Volkswagen introduces new T7 Multivan, replacing the Caravelle

Volkswagen has announced the new T7 Multivan, which is replacing the T6 Caravalle as Volkswagen’s MPV that is van sized. In the past, the Caravalle has always been a people mover based on the standard Transporter cargo van, which also means this is replacing the Touran and the now discontinued Sharan. This new Multivan isn’t what the next Transporter is going to look like either, Volkswagen is going to continue […]

VW CEO hints at a hot hatch version of the ID.3

Ralf Brandstatter, the Volkswagen CEO has recently shared a preview of what he calls the Volkswagen ID.X. It looks to be a hot hatchback version of the new all electric ID.3 and the images show a revamped car with larger alloy wheels, green accenting in the cabin which extends to the dashboard, steering wheel, stitching and on the exterior. Brandstatter has made it clear that this doesn’t show a new […]

New Volkswagen Arteon R now on sale

Volkswagen’s Arteon saloon and shooting brake are now on sale in the high spec R trim, with prices starting at £51,615. This marks quite a hefty premium over the standard car, which comes in at £35,435. This new model is based on the second generation car and at the moment, only the most premium models are offered, with less expensive versions to come, including an eHybrid plug in version. The […]

Volkswagen has now taken the Sharan off sale

The golden age of the large MPV is over, the rise of the SUV is proliferant and Volkswagen has now taken the Sharan off of sale in the UK. No replacement for the model is planned and already in the Volkswagen product line is the Touran and the Tiguan Allspace, both of which have seven seats. Back in the mid-90s, Ford and Volkswagen noticed how popular the MPV and people […]