Volkswagen http://www.autospectator.com/cars/topics/volkswagen The taxonomy view with a depth of 0. en 2013 Volkswagen Polo BlueGT review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-polo-bluegt-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volkswagen Polo BlueGT </h2> <p>For over three decades, the Volkswagen Polo has held its position in the top league of small all-round vehicles. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Polo-BlueGT-045.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Polo BlueGT photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Polo BlueGT photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="348" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Polo BlueGT photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Volkswagen Polo BlueGT pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7604">2013 Volkswagen Polo BlueGT photo gallery</a></em> (48 photos)</p> <p>The original Polo made its debut in 1975; and shortly after launch, it quickly became a bestseller. To date, nearly 13 million units of the versatile Volkswagen have been built. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Polo-BlueGT-046.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Polo BlueGT photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Polo BlueGT photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Polo BlueGT photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>Milestones of the series include models such as the Polo BlueMotion that is uncompromising in its sustainable design, and talented sports models such as the Polo G40 and the Polo GTI. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Polo-BlueGT-039.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Polo BlueGT photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Polo BlueGT photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Polo BlueGT photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-polo-bluegt-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Compact cars Green Cars models subcompact cars Volkswagen Volkswagen Polo BlueGT Fri, 28 Sep 2012 14:09:42 +0000 admin 95967 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-beetle-r-line-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line </h2> <p>Volkswagen now offers two R-Line packages for the Beetle that are based on the top “Sport” version: an exterior package and an interior package. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Beetle-R-Line-004.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The exterior package may be ordered separately, while the interior package is always offered as an extension of the R-Line exterior details.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Beetle-R-Line-006.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>Volkswagen R GmbH has created the independent and sporty R-Line options which can be combined with any of the twelve Beetle colours. Parts of the exterior package are: </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Beetle-R-Line-005.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>- Front bumpers with independent black grained air inlets and chrome surrounds for the directional indicators<br /> - diffuser at the rear<br /> - special body side panels and door mirror housings in body colour</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Beetle-R-Line-001.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="334" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Beetle R-Line photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-beetle-r-line-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Compact cars models Volkswagen Volkswagen Beetle Volkswagen Beetle R-Line Volkswagen New Beetle Fri, 28 Sep 2012 13:21:29 +0000 admin 95917 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Volkswagen CC (2.0T, VR6 4MOTION) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-cc-20t-vr6-4motion-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volkswagen CC 4-door coupe</h2> <p> For the 2013 Model Year, the CC gains new front and rear styling and an extended range of standard equipment that includes Bi-Xenon headlights and LED taillights. The new CC makes an even bolder move towards the automotive luxury class, offering a sleek, dramatic look at a highly attainable base price of $30,610. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-CC-076.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen CC photo" title="2013 Volkswagen CC photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen CC photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Volkswagen CC pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7601">2013 Volkswagen CC photo gallery</a></em> (81 photos)</p> <p>With its sweeping roofline, dramatic body detailing, low-to-the-ground stance, and elegant frameless side windows, the Volkswagen CC offers expressive, head-turning design for the cost of a traditional sedan.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-CC-064.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen CC photo" title="2013 Volkswagen CC photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen CC photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-cc-20t-vr6-4motion-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Compact cars Coupe models sedans Volkswagen Volkswagen CC Fri, 28 Sep 2012 13:03:13 +0000 admin 95907 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Volkswagen Golf review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-golf-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volkswagen Golf hatchback</h2> <p> The Volkswagen Golf remains the hatchback of choice for buyers demanding German engineering coupled with benchmark levels of quality, safety, style and refinement. With global sales now topping 29 million, the Golf continues to be Volkswagen's most successful model ever.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Golf-007.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Golf photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Golf photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Golf photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Volkswagen Golf pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7600">2013 Volkswagen Golf photo gallery</a></em> (30 photos)</p> <p>For 2013, Golf continues to be offered in both two and four-door models with a choice of 2.5-liter inline five-cylinder gasoline engine or the 2.0-liter TDI Clean Diesel that offers an EPA fuel economy rating of 42 mpg on the highway.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Golf-003.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Golf photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Golf photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Golf photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The strong tradition of affordable pricing coupled with high levels of standard equipment also continues. The 2013 Golf two-door with smooth-shifting manual transmission starts at just $17,995.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-golf-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Compact cars Diesel Hatchbacks models Volkswagen Volkswagen Golf Fri, 28 Sep 2012 09:35:25 +0000 admin 95824 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Volkswagen Passat (S, SE, SEL, TDI) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-passat-s-se-sel-tdi-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volkswagen Passat mid-size sedan</h2> <p> The new 2013 Volkswagen Passat has created a new standard in the mid-size sedan class and has been an instant hit in the marketplace. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Passat-042.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Passat photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Passat photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Passat photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Volkswagen Passat pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7599">2013 Volkswagen Passat photo gallery</a></em> (50 photos)</p> <p>Here is a mid-size sedan with the space and comfort of many full-size models, offering remarkable, best-in-class, stretch-out rear-seat legroom and trunk space to match. As a result, it has garnered numerous third-party awards, including the highly prestigious Motor Trend 2012 Car of the Year.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Passat-044.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Passat photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Passat photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Passat photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The 2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI version—the only clean diesel option in the segment—delivers an EPA-estimated 43 miles per gallon on the highway with the manual transmission, giving a range of almost 800 miles. </p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-passat-s-se-sel-tdi-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Diesel Mid-size sedans models sedans Volkswagen Volkswagen Passat Fri, 28 Sep 2012 09:24:45 +0000 admin 95792 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Volkswagen Jetta (S, SE, SEL, TDI, GLI) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-jetta-s-se-sel-tdi-gli-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volkswagen Jetta compact car</h2> <p> Following record sales in 2011—the sixth-generation Jetta’s first full year on sale in the U.S.—the best-selling model in Volkswagen’s line-up receives a number of technology and interior comfort updates for the 2013 model year. Suffice to say, the only German engineered compact sedan just got better.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Jetta-002.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Jetta photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Jetta photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="330" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Jetta photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>New features and packages for 2013<br /> Starting with the popular 2.5-liter engine models, standard updates to the SE trim include chrome-trimmed interior switches, new decorative metallic trim on the dash and door panels, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel, shift knob, and handbrake lever.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Jetta-001.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Jetta photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Jetta photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="326" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Jetta photo</strong></span></span></p> <p> Additional interior enhancements for front-seat occupants include an adjustable center armrest and power-recline on both seats. Exterior enhancements include a chrome radiator grille and chrome window trim.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Jetta-Hybrid-003_0.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="303" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-jetta-s-se-sel-tdi-gli-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Compact cars models Volkswagen Volkswagen Jetta Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Fri, 28 Sep 2012 09:03:55 +0000 admin 95740 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Volkswagen Golf R review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-golf-r-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volkswagen Golf R performance compact</h2> <p> The third-generation Golf R represents intelligent downsizing. The heir to the 2004 and 2008 Golf R32 models, the new R manages to have more power, more performance, and consume less gasoline than its illustrious iconic performance forebears. And it offers all this for just $33,990, plus destination, for the two-door Golf R model.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Golf-R-041.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Golf R photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Golf R photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Golf R photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Volkswagen Golf R pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7597">2013 Volkswagen Golf R photo gallery</a></em> (44 photos)</p> <p>Whereas the R32 models used 3.2-liter VR6 engines, the new Golf R is fitted with a high-output version of the award-winning turbocharged 2.0-liter TSI® engine. This engine makes 256 horsepower, six more than the VR6 fitted into the 2008 R32. As well as offering more power and performance, the Golf R is also more economical, with EPA estimated fuel economy of 19 mpg city and 27 mpg highway compared with EPA estimated mileage of 18 mpg city and 23 mpg highway for the prior model.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-golf-r-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Compact cars high performance compact cars models Sports cars subcompact cars Volkswagen Volkswagen Golf Volkswagen Golf R Fri, 28 Sep 2012 08:54:45 +0000 admin 95725 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-jetta-hybrid-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid </h2> <p> Following record sales in 2011—the sixth-generation Jetta’s first full year on sale in the U.S.—the best-selling model in Volkswagen’s line-up receives a number of technology and interior comfort updates for the 2013 model year. Suffice to say, the only German engineered compact sedan just got better.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Jetta-Hybrid-002.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="303" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>New features and packages for 2013<br /> Starting with the popular 2.5-liter engine models, standard updates to the SE trim include chrome-trimmed interior switches, new decorative metallic trim on the dash and door panels, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel, shift knob, and handbrake lever. Additional interior enhancements for front-seat occupants include an adjustable center armrest and power-recline on both seats. Exterior enhancements include a chrome radiator grille and chrome window trim.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Jetta-Hybrid-004.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="303" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-jetta-hybrid-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Compact cars Green Cars hybrids models Volkswagen Volkswagen Jetta Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Tue, 11 Sep 2012 12:59:05 +0000 admin 94137 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Volkswagen Beetle (2.5L, TDI, Turbo) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-beetle-25l-tdi-turbo-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI </h2> <p> The third-generation of the internationally beloved Beetle went on sale in September of 2011, in 2.5-liter and Turbo forms. The car was an immediate success, and the momentum continues into the 2013 model year with the launch of the frugal TDI Clean Diesel Model.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Beetle-TDI-031.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7541">2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI photo gallery</a></em> (39 photos)</p> <p>Later in the year, the Beetle Fender Edition makes its debut in the U.S. market. A marriage of icons from the worlds of music and the automobile, the Beetle Fender Edition stands out with unique interior and exterior styling. Its distinctively painted dashboard features the quintessential sunburst color of Fender guitars, and the vehicle’s interior is accented with color-contrasting seams that complement the dash’s colors. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volkswagen-Beetle-TDI-028.jpg" alt="2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI photo" title="2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volkswagen-beetle-25l-tdi-turbo-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Clean diesel Compact cars Diesel models Volkswagen Volkswagen Beetle Volkswagen Beetle TDI Volkswagen New Beetle Mon, 10 Sep 2012 11:56:35 +0000 admin 94125 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2012 Volkswagen Cross Coupé Concept review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-volkswagen-cross-coupe-concept-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2012 Volkswagen Cross Coupé Concept TDI plug-in hybrid SUV</h2> <p>Research – regardless of the area of research – always aims to identify solutions that point the way to the future. In December 2011, it was the Cross Coupé – a concept vehicle from Volkswagen – which with a fuel consumption value of just 2.7 l/100 km (equivalent to 62 g/km CO2) illustrated a technical approach to implementing an SUV that can be extremely fuel-efficient despite its high performance and all-wheel drive system.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Volkswagen-Cross-Coupe-Concept-005.jpg" alt="2012 Volkswagen Cross Coupé Concept photo" title="2012 Volkswagen Cross Coupé Concept photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2012 Volkswagen Cross Coupé Concept photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2012 Volkswagen Cross Coupé Concept pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7435">2012 Volkswagen Cross Coupé Concept photo gallery</a></em> (13 photos)</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-volkswagen-cross-coupe-concept-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2012 Concept cars Green Cars hybrids models Plug-in hybrids SUVs Volkswagen Volkswagen Cross Coupé Concept Tue, 22 May 2012 12:38:36 +0000 admin 92262 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars