On the heels of releasing the all-new 2018 VW Atlas full-size SUV and redesigned 2018 VW Tiguan compact SUV, Volkswagen is currently undergoing testing for a compact crossover SUV — the Volkswagen T-Roc — which is slightly smaller than the Tiguan. It features the same MQB platform of the Atlas and Tiguan, boasts an eye-catching two-tone color scheme, offers available 4Motion all-wheel drive, and even offers a manual transmission for driving purists, as well as the 7-speed DSG automatic. American crossover shoppers looking to get behind the wheel of the new T-Roc will be disappointed, for as of now, it’s slated for release only in overseas markets. Watch this video to see the new T-Roc in action. Read the rest of this entry
Monthly Archives: October 2017
Sleek New All-Electric Volkswagen Race Car to Compete in Mountain Race
VW Electric Race Car and 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
As Volkswagen moves toward the electrification of its model lineup, they are taking their innovative EV technology to the racing realm. The German automaker has a prototype fully-electric race car in the works for the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, which will be held in the summer of 2018 in Colorado. Read the rest of this entry
VW Employees Volunteers with Get Involved “Summer of Service”
2017 Volkswagen Get Involved “Summer of Service” Volunteer Work
In addition to producing innovative and high-quality cars, Volkswagen places a high priority on giving back to the community. For the recent Get Involved “Summer of Service,” hundreds of Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) employees volunteered their time and energy to help many worthy charitable organizations and projects, while making a positive difference in their local communities. Read the rest of this entry
Does the 2018 Volkswagen Beetle have any new features?
The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic nameplates in the world. First arriving in the United States in 1949, it has earned the adulation of legions of enthusiasts across multiple generations. For the 2018 model-year, Beetle adds a new special edition Coast model, a larger and more powerful engine, additional new features across the trim lineup and a new People First Warranty. Read the rest of this entry
What driving modes does the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf offer?
In addition to its impressive EPA-estimated 126 city MPGe and total range of 125 miles, the all-new 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf offers multiple driving modes that maximize both efficiency and performance. This includes three modes to cater to your driving preferences — Normal/Eco/Eco+ — as well as three regenerative braking modes. Watch this video for an overview. Read the rest of this entry
Volkswagen and the “Baja Bug” Celebrate 50 Years of Baja Racing
Volkswagen Beetle and 50th BFGoodrich Tires SCORE Baja 1000
The Baja 1000 is one of the most grueling and demanding races on the planet, with cars competing in the harsh desert conditions in Mexico, and the “Baja Bugs” — which are modified Volkswagen Beetles, have more wins in the race than any other model of vehicle. This November will mark the 50th anniversary of the Baja 1000, with the Beetle looking to add to its win tally in the 50th BFGoodrich Tires SCORE Baja 1000. Read the rest of this entry
What Halloween events does San Juan Capistrano have to offer?
2017 Halloween Events and Pumpkin Patches San Juan Capistrano CA
Whether it’s the spooky and fun costumes, yummy candy, pumpkins patches or parties, there’s much to like about Halloween. See what Halloween events the San Juan Capistrano-area has to offer for 2017. Read the rest of this entry
What is the coverage for the Volkswagen People First Warranty?
When you purchase a Volkswagen, you can have the reassurance that you’ll be driving a very dependable and reliable vehicle. For the 2018 model-year, Volkswagen is giving VW owners even greater peace of mind with the introduction of the People First Warranty for most new Volkswagen vehicles. Read the rest of this entry