Volkswagen

Volkswagen launches new GTI Clubsport 45 anniversary edition

This week, Volkswagen has introduced a new 45 year anniversary edition of the Golf 8 GTI. The company has been releasing a special anniversary GTI every five years since 1996, when Volkswagen launched the 20 year edition. This time with the GTI Clubsport 45, Volkswagen has added a large black rear spoiler, black roof as well as specific black and red alloy wheels. The GTI Clubsport 45 will go on […]

The Volkswagen ID.5 will start production this year

Volkswagen’s third vehicle in the ID family will be the ID.5 with the first two models, the ID.3 and ID.4 already on sale. The ID.3 is a Golf sized all electric hatchback and the ID.4 is a compact sized all electric SUV. The upcoming ID.5 is going to be a coupe version of the ID.4, but currently it doesn’t look like it’ll go on sale across the pond, in the […]

Volkswagen’s entry level ID.3 is now on sale in the UK

Today, Volkswagen has put the new ID.3 Pro on sale priced at £28,670 after the government grant, sitting at the entry level of the range. The Pro moniker refers to the electric motor, available on the Life, Business and Family trim levels and sits just underneath the Pro Performance motor option. The Pro Performance is priced at £29,990, with the government grant. Understandably, the Pro version has less power than the […]

The new Volkswagen ID.4 all electric SUV is now on sale in the UK

The all new Volkswagen ID.4 is now on sale in the UK with prices starting at £37,800 for now. The only model available straight out of the gate is the ID.4 1st Edition with less expensive models coming later this year, much like how the launch of the ID.3 has gone. The ID.4 1st Edition has a 77kWh battery pack as standard with a range of 310 miles. Orders can […]

VW Group faces a fine in the EU for not meeting the CO2 target for 2020

The Volkswagen Group is now facing a fine of over €100 million / £88 million for failing to see the CO2 emissions target in the EU. The VW Group is collectively one of the largest car groups in the world, counting Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Lamborghini, Ducati and more and not many of the companies that sit under VW have electric cars on the market yet, such as Lamborghini. Even with […]

VW Arteon eHybrid now available

Volkswagen has added a new hybrid plug in version of the new Arteon to the lineup with the eHybrid. It has a 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine as well as an electric motor with over 200bhp in total and is available in the saloon version as well as the new estate like ‘Shooting Brake’ model, which was introduced for the most recent facelift model. The battery is small sounding, but has […]

Around 56,000 Volkswagen Golfs to receive a software update

This week, Volkswagen has issues a voluntary update of over 56,000 models of the new eighth generation Golf 8, with 7,400 of them being here in the UK. The update will update the software on the cars that were made before July 2020 and it addresses issues with the infotainment system and reversing camera. Volkswagen has had some issues with software QA lately, on the Golf 8 itself and on […]

Production of the Volkswagen e-Golf has ended

This week the very last e-Golf was produced in Dresden to make way for the new ID 3 and ramp up production. The outgoing e-Golf was based on the last generation Golf Mk7 and when the Golf 8 was announced, Volkswagen said that there won’t be a new e-Golf as the ID.3 takes that place. The e-Golf launched back in 2014, had 118 miles of range and to date 145,561 […]

Volkswagen could launch a smaller all electric car in a few years

Volkswagen launched the ID.3 all electric here in Europe and the UK earlier this year and its the same outside space as a Golf, with the same wheelbase as a much larger Passat giving the car more room inside. Volkswagen is looking to expand the line up with a smaller car, probably called the ID.1 and it’ll be more Polo sized. Volkswagen has been dabbling with smaller electric cars for […]

New VW Golf R on sale now, priced at £39,270

Volkswagen announced the all new Golf R last month and this week, the prices have been announced and it is on sale too, starting at £39,270. For the full breakdown on the new Golf R, click here In short, the new Golf R has more power at 316bhp, 310lb ft torque from the 2.0-litre engine and four wheel drive like all Golf R models. 0-60 is handled in 4.7 seconds, quicker […]