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NAIAS 2016: Volkswagen
The diesel smoke is still clearing from the Volkswagen emissions scandal, and stock prices and sales are yet to fully recover. The apology tour was in full swing at NAIAS with everyone at VW committing to make things right and lead a more green future. To this goal VW showcased it’s plug-in hybrid Tiguan concept. The small ute is rugged looking and reminiscent of a Dakar race Tiguan. The far more vanilla second-gen Tiguan should arrive by the end of 2016, and they will need it to be a hit.
NAIAS 2015: Volkswagen
The VW Golf was crowned North American Car of the Year, beating out two other finalists, the Ford Mustang and Hyundai Genesis. The annual award was announced Monday in Detroit,
2014 Legends of the Autobahn
The Legends of the Autobahn event is a relative newcomer to Monterey Car Week. It began in 2009 as a BMW concours, but it slowly expanded by adding Mercedes Benz and Audi. Porsche had their own event this year with the inaugural Werks Reunion (werksreunion.com) which just so happened to be going on at the same time. The BMW Car Club of America, Mercedes Club of America, and Audi Club of North America were the hosts to this year’s event.
While spectator admission is free, there is a $20 charge for parking. This year the event was moved to the Nicklaus Club-Monterey since the previous location is now hosting the aforementioned Werks Reunion.
NAIAS 2014: Volkswagen Has Options for All
Volkswagen introduced a new high-performance Golf R, off-road Beetle Dune Concept, and high-efficiency Passat BlueMotion Concept in Detroit this week.
2013 Volkswagen CC Review
2013 Volkswagen CC Sport Plus
2.0L turbo inline-4, 200 hp, 207 lb-ft, front-wheel drive, 6-speed auto, leatherette, 22/31 mpg