Volkswagen Reviews and News
The skinny: Volkswagen's new Golf Alltrack wagon comes packing “a lot of car”. With all-wheel-drive surefootedness underbody protection and a raised stance for getting to those more out-of-the-way places it has a lot to offer the family buyer. Add in a spirited turbo-petrol engine and a big practical boot and it starts to make the Tiguan – that other Golf-based small SUV – look a little dumpy and unnecessary. We don't much like the small 6.5-inch information screen; we also don't like a space-saver spare in a car designed for excursions onto gravel roads. But for getting to the snow... continue reading
Volkswagen Touareg: 2015 Price And Features For AustraliaMON, 23 FEB, 2015
Volkswagen Australia’s big Touareg SUV has come in for a 2015 model-year update, adding new standard features and a streamlined options list.
Volkswagen Jetta: 2015 Price And Features For AustraliaFRI, 20 FEB, 2015
The updated 2015 Volkswagen Jetta is now on sale in Australia, bringing new tech, tweaked looks and sharp new pricing.
Volkswagen Passat Alltrack: New High-rider RevealedTHU, 19 FEB, 2015
Volkswagen’s all-new Passat range now has its high-riding brother, with the unveiling this week of the latest Passat Alltrack.
2015 Volkswagen Caddy UnveiledFRI, 6 FEB, 2015
Volkswagen has pulled the covers off its fourth-generation Caddy work van, promising improvements to fuel consumption and safety.
2016 Volkswagen Tiguan Rumoured For FrankfurtTUE, 3 FEB, 2015
A report in the German press suggests Volkswagen will unveil an all-new Tiguan at September's Frankfurt Motor Show, finally giving the Ger...
2015 Volkswagen Polo R WRC UnveiledSAT, 17 JAN, 2015
Volkswagen’s World Rally Championship weapon for 2015 has been unveiled on the eve of the new rally season.
The ‘TOP 5’ Small Cars For 2015: Mazda3, Golf, 308, i30, FocusFRI, 16 JAN, 2015
Which are the best cars competing for your dollars right now? In the lead-up to TMR’s Best Buy Award 2015, we will be publishing our top five...
2015 Volkswagen Scirocco R: Price And Features For AustraliaTUE, 13 JAN, 2015
Volkswagen’s refreshed Scirocco R is now officially on sale in Australia, after first touching down in October last year.
Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE Teases New SUV StylingMON, 12 JAN, 2015
Volkswagen has rolled out a new SUV concept, its fifth in four years, at this week’s Detroit Auto Show.
Australian Car Manufacturing - High Achievers, Orphans & Lost Souls. Part 3: 1960 - 1972MON, 12 JAN, 2015
There was a time in the '60s and early '70s when Australia’s car manufacturing industry had an unshakeable self-belief.
2011 Volkswagen Polo GTI ReviewTUE, 12 APR, 2011
VOLKSWAGEN POLO GTI REVIEW Vehicle Style: Five-door Hatchback Price: $28,990 plus on-road costs (three-door: $27,990) Fuel consumption...
Volkswagen Amarok Highline ReviewWED, 23 FEB, 2011
VOLKSWAGEN AMAROK REVIEW Vehicle Style: Twin-Cab 4X4 Ute Price: $52,990 (plus on-roads) Engine: 2.0 litre DOHC turbo-diesel inline ...
Subaru WRX STI Spec.R Auto, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR SST And VW Golf R DSG ComparisonTHU, 23 DEC, 2010
SUBARU WRX STI, MITSUBISHI EVO AND GOLF R REVIEW As tested pricing: Lancer Evolution MR SST: $73,390 (RRP) WRX STI spec.R automatic: $...
Volkswagen Multivan 132 TDI Highline DSG ReviewWED, 15 DEC, 2010
Based on the Transporter commercial van (click for reviews), the Volkswagen Multivan is the flagship people mover in VW's range. It'...
Volkswagen Golf GTD ReviewWED, 24 NOV, 2010
2010 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTD REVIEW VEHICLE STYLE: Mid-size five-door hatch PRICE: $41,790 (plus On Road Costs) Engine: 2.0 litre, turbo-di...
Volkswagen Golf R ReviewFRI, 13 AUG, 2010
VOLKSWAGEN GOLF R REVIEW Displacement may be down, but the blistering new 2010 Golf R is - in every way - a much improved car over the Golf ...
Volkswagen Transporter 103 TDI ReviewFRI, 6 AUG, 2010
VW TRANSPORTER REVIEW Volkswagen’s 2010 T5 Transporter range, revamped and launched earlier this year, looks little different to the m...
Volkswagen Polo 77TSI ReviewMON, 12 JUL, 2010
VOLKSWAGEN POLO REVIEW A svelte new five-door body and willing 1.2 litre turbocharged petrol engine: that’s Volkswagen’s new Pol...
Volkswagen Golf R Launch ReviewWED, 16 JUN, 2010
VOLKSWAGEN GOLF R REVIEW It’s been an agonising wait since the first reports of its coming, followed by a global debut at the 2009 Fra...
Volkswagen Golf GTD Launch ReviewSAT, 12 JUN, 2010
Volkswagen Golf GTD Review If it looks like a duck and it quacks like a duck, then surely it must be a duck.