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Volkswagen Beetle – Tuned To 240 Horsepower | By ABT Sportsline

Even though it comes with an optional turbocharger 2.0-liter engine or in a VR6-powered RS model, the new Volkswagen┬áBeetle has had a tough time shaking the remaining critics that keep its “chick car” label alive. However, the top tuners at Germany’s ABT Sportsline may finally have done … READ MORE

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Audi Buys DUCATI For $1.1 Billion

For a time, it was the worst kept secret in the auto industry, but its finally official today when German luxury car maker Audi and its parent company Volkswagen announced the acquisition of Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. Founded by Adriano and Marcello Ducati back in 1926, the … READ MORE

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Audi To Buy DUCATI – Official Announcement To Come This Week | Rumor

It will be all smiles for executives at Audi as they present the luxury auto maker’s annual report to shareholders this week. Not only has the Volkswagen division broke a company record of 346,000 vehicles sold in one fiscal quarter during the last 3 months, the Four … READ MORE

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Volkswagen – “The Bark Side” | Super Bowl Commercial Teaser

From a black beetle speeding across the forest floor to a 5-year old wannabe Padawan, commercials for Volkswagen have took us to journeys far and beyond. For the upcoming Super Bowl XLVI, the most prized TV advertising real estate, VW has already set out its ad campaign … READ MORE

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Volkswagen E-Bugster Concept | “Pure Electric Cuteness”

The original sub-compact is coming back in a big way this year. Following a complete re-design and the introduction of the Turbo variant, the Volkswagen Beetle is going electric with the E-Bugster. So far a mere concept vehicle in Volkswagen’s ambitious Blue-e-motion line, the E-Bugster will house … READ MORE

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Volkswagen Beetle R Concept

The Volkswagen Beetle R Concept made its debut this past week at the LA Auto Show. Developed by Volkswagen R GmbH — the same people who designed and built the Scirocco R and Golf R — the Beetle R Concept is styled more aggressively than the 2012 … READ MORE

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Volkswagen eT! – Electric Delivery Van

Don’t get too excited — the Volkswagen eT! delivery van isn’t intended for extraterrestrial use, as we had first hoped. Volkswagen partnered with the German Post Office (Deutsche Post AG) and the University of Art at Braunschweig to create future transport solutions. The result of the think … READ MORE

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2013 Volkswagen CC

Volkswagen launched the CC in hopes of filling the segment who were looking for a sporty sedan that balances style, practicality and attainability. LA Auto Show will debut the latest reincarnation of the 2013 CC which will see sales starting at Spring 2012 in the US. The … READ MORE

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Volkswagen Buggy Up! Concept

Without any fanfare or preliminary publicity, Volkswagen debuted its Buggy Up! concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Modeled after fiberglass Meyers Manx dune buggies first popularized in the 1960s, VW’s two-seater is made of lightweight steel with a reinforced underbody, powered by a 1.0-liter 3-cylinder gasoline engine. … READ MORE