What does the Volkswagen ID.3 sound like?
One of the strangest things about electric vehicles, at least to those of us used to combustion engines, is how quiet they are. You don’t realize how much you depend on hearing while driving until a car shows up right next to you and you didn’t know it was there because it didn’t make any noise.
Turns out this is a problem for more than just drivers. One group that is very much at risk due to the electric vehicle noise reduction is the sight-impaired. That exact concern is why, as of July 2019, electric vehicles are required to make some sort of exterior drive noise at sub-20 mph speeds.
With the new Volkswagen ID.3 currently in production, we were wondering…
Does the Volkswagen ID.3 make any noise? Read the rest of this entry
The Volkswagen I.D. R electric race car was built to showcase Volkswagen’s groundbreaking electric vehicle technology as the automaker makes a push to release many new electric vehicles in the upcoming years. The Volkswagen I.D. R has also made a strong mark in the world of automotive racing, with it setting a record last year at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Read the rest of this entry
Recently at the European Experience on Hutchinson Island, Georgia, Volkswagen unveiled its 2019 Enthusiast Fleet, which consists of specially-modified VW models with visual enhancements and performance add-ons. Read the rest of this entry
Last week at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, Volkswagen debuted a new member of the VW I.D. family of all-electric concept vehicles: the Volkswagen I.D. BUGGY Concept. With classic design elements borrowed from California dune buggies of the 1960s, a versatile layout, and a fully-electric powertrain, the I.D. BUGGY provides a fun and functional driving experience. Read the rest of this entry
VW I.D. R Pikes Peak Race Car at Peterson Automotive Museum in LA
The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak made a historic run at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb back in June, for the all-electric race car not only won the race, but it also achieved a record-breaking time. Automotive enthusiasts in South California can see the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak in person, for it will be on display at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles from now until February 1, 2019. Read the rest of this entry
With much anticipation, the all-electric VW I.D. R race car set off yesterday on the breathtaking Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. In a field of race cars with conventional drivetrains, the I.D. R finished first. It not only broke the previous record for electric vehicles, but also bettered the all-time record from 2013 – by a full 16 seconds. Watch the record-breaking race here. Read the rest of this entry
The VW Atlas three-row SUV has been a major success, with it earning numerous automotive awards and American consumers enjoying its smooth ride, spacious and comfortable interior, advanced multimedia technologies, and off-road capabilities. Recently at the New York International Auto Show, Volkswagen unveiled a pickup version of the Atlas — the VW Atlas Tanoak concept. Read the rest of this entry
VW I.D. R Pikes Peak Race Car at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
Volkswagen has a legacy of racing success, especially in the World Rally Championship, with four Constructors’ Championships and four Drivers’ Championships. Now, Volkswagen is taking its advancements in electric vehicle technology to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with the all-electric VW I.D. R Pikes Peak all-electric prototype racing car. Read the rest of this entry
2019 VW Atlas Cross Sport Debut, Features, and Release Date
If you are drawn to the style, comfort, and utility of the Volkswagen Atlas, but desire an SUV that’s smaller and more maneuverable, then you’ll likely be very pleased with the Atlas Cross Sport concept, which just made its debut at the New York International Auto Show. A production version of the Atlas Cross Sport is slated for release in the United States in 2019. Read the rest of this entry
Last month, Volkswagen teased some drawings of the I.D. VIZZION, which features an all-electric powertrain and has fully-autonomous driving capabilities. With the recent unveiling of the I.D. VIZZION at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, the wait is finally over. Get a closer look at this groundbreaking concept vehicle. Read the rest of this entry