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October Launches: Scirocco R, Lexus NX, Mazda2, Cooper 5-Door And More

October Launches: Scirocco R, Lexus NX, Mazda2, Cooper 5-Door And More

We’re now most of the way into October, but the Australian new-car market still has a handful of new offerings due...

Oct 20, 2014 (2 years ago)
VW Rolls Out Surf-Themed Saveiro Ute For Sao Paulo Motor Show

VW Rolls Out Surf-Themed Saveiro Ute For Sao Paulo Motor Show

Volkswagen will premiere a refreshed take on its compact Saveiro pickup, based again on Volkswagen Brazil’s &lsquo...

Oct 17, 2014 (2 years ago)
New Volkswagen Passat Detailed Further, Australian Debut Late 2015

New Volkswagen Passat Detailed Further, Australian Debut Late 2015

Volkswagen’s all-new Passat sedan and wagon twins make their European sales debut in the coming weeks. Str...

Oct 8, 2014 (2 years ago)
Paris Motor Show 2014: The Podium Winners (And Podium Of Shame)

Paris Motor Show 2014: The Podium Winners (And Podium Of Shame)

It’s a Paris Motor Show that encourages visitors to "plug in", "tune out" the internal-combust...

Oct 3, 2014 (2 years ago)
XL Sport Concept: VW’s Ducati-Powered Paris Surprise

XL Sport Concept: VW’s Ducati-Powered Paris Surprise

Volkswagen has wheeled out a surprise new concept for this week’s Paris Motor Show: the XL Sport. Arriving as t...

Oct 2, 2014 (2 years ago)
2015 VW Amarok ‘Dark Label’ Edition: Price And Features For Australia

2015 VW Amarok ‘Dark Label’ Edition: Price And Features For Australia

Volkswagen’s special ‘Dark Label’ version of its Amarok pickup, revealed overseas earlier this month, ...

Sep 29, 2014 (2 years ago)
VW Passat GTE Plug-in Hybrid Revealed For Paris Motor Show

VW Passat GTE Plug-in Hybrid Revealed For Paris Motor Show

Volkswagen has revealed a special plug-in hybrid version of its all-new 2015 Passat sedan, unveiled in its regular form ...

Sep 29, 2014 (2 years ago)
2015 VW Golf Alltrack: Wagon Jacked Up For New SUV Option

2015 VW Golf Alltrack: Wagon Jacked Up For New SUV Option

Volkswagen’s high-riding Passat Alltrack now has a little brother: welcome the Golf Alltrack to the world. Base...

Sep 24, 2014 (2 years ago)
2016 VW T6 Transporter Previewed By New Tristar Concept

2016 VW T6 Transporter Previewed By New Tristar Concept

Volkswagen has unveiled its new Tristar concept at this week’s IAA show in Hannover, likely previewing the next Tr...

Sep 23, 2014 (2 years ago)
2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI Revealed: New Engine, Manual Shifter

2015 Volkswagen Polo GTI Revealed: New Engine, Manual Shifter

Volkswagen’s refreshed 2015 Polo GTI has been revealed today, bringing subtly updated looks and a few key changes ...

Sep 18, 2014 (2 years ago)
2015 Volkswagen Touareg: More Powerful, More Frugal Diesel Six

2015 Volkswagen Touareg: More Powerful, More Frugal Diesel Six

The big third-generation VW Touareg, launched globally in 2010, will offer an improved diesel when its latest update hit...

Sep 17, 2014 (2 years ago)
Volkswagen Says Hydrogen Cars ‘A Sales Struggle’ Outside Japan: Report

Volkswagen Says Hydrogen Cars ‘A Sales Struggle’ Outside Japan: Report

Volkswagen’s Japan boss, Shigeru Shoji, reportedly believes hydrogen-powered vehicles will struggle to sell outsid...

Sep 15, 2014 (2 years ago)
VFACTS August: Market Continues Slide, But Corolla Still Going Strong

VFACTS August: Market Continues Slide, But Corolla Still Going Strong

Australia’s new car market continued its downward trend in August, with 1710 fewer cars sold than in July. The ...

Sep 3, 2014 (2 years ago)
2015 Volkswagen Lamando Revealed: A Jetta CC For China

2015 Volkswagen Lamando Revealed: A Jetta CC For China

Volkswagen's new Jetta-based four door "coupe" has been leaked before its official debut at the upcoming C...

Sep 1, 2014 (2 years ago)
The Week That Was: Volvo XC90, Mazda3 Diesel, Suzuki Vitara

The Week That Was: Volvo XC90, Mazda3 Diesel, Suzuki Vitara

One of the Paris Motor Show’s most anticipated models has been unveiled more than a month out from the event; the ...

Aug 31, 2014 (2 years ago)
Next VW Golf Due By 2017: Report

Next VW Golf Due By 2017: Report

Volkswagen’s next Golf hatch will appear in 2017, just five years on from the debut of the current, according to n...

Aug 26, 2014 (2 years ago)
VW Midsized ‘Coupe’ Sedan Surfaces In New Leaked Image

VW Midsized ‘Coupe’ Sedan Surfaces In New Leaked Image

A new photo that surfaced online overnight may be our clearest view yet of Volkswagen’s New Midsize Coupe in its c...

Aug 25, 2014 (2 years ago)
The Week That Was: Mazda2, Mercedes C-Class, Volkswagen Polo

The Week That Was: Mazda2, Mercedes C-Class, Volkswagen Polo

TMR travelled to Japan this week to drive the new 2015 Mazda2, ahead of its Australian launch later this year. The ne...

Aug 24, 2014 (2 years ago)
Volkswagen XL1 To Form Basis For Ultra-Thrifty Golf: Report

Volkswagen XL1 To Form Basis For Ultra-Thrifty Golf: Report

Volkswagen has already shoehorned the fuel-sipping diesel-electric powertrain from its XL1 technology demonstrator into ...

Aug 20, 2014 (2 years ago)
Volkswagen Tiguan, Golf Wagon To Get R-Line Trim, Scirocco R To Stay

Volkswagen Tiguan, Golf Wagon To Get R-Line Trim, Scirocco R To Stay

Volkswagen Australia has confirmed that it will be expanding its line-up of sporty R-Line models, with both the Tiguan S...

Aug 19, 2014 (2 years ago)
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