It’s not often that VW’s biggest SUV the Touareg is fettled with, and in fairness why would they. Originally launched in 2002, (and developed alongside the Q8, Bentayga and the Urus), the Touareg has sold over a million units and has become a key player in the brand’s impressive line-up. Well the 3rd generation is […]
Meet the Volkswagen ID.7 Tourer
By now you would be fully aware (I hope) that there’s an all-new VW Amarok in New Zealand, what’s more, there are three models to choose from, talk about being spoilt. Anyway, to help us figure out which Amarok would suit us best, VW New Zealand has given us almost the whole set to work, […]
The long-awaited and much-anticipated new VW Amarok has finally arrived on New Zealand shores and we couldn’t be happier. It’s bigger, bolder, more refined, better connected and more capable. Not only did the NZ launch have us test the all-new ute’s mettle on an challenging off-road trek, but the weather gods opened up the floodgates […]
Car companies have recently taken to making changes to their products that could not be more accurately described than saying they are “reinventing the wheel”. From Cadillac introducing sensors, motors and screens and to their steering wheels to power their SuperCruise autonomous system to Tesla cutting away half of it to create the “yoke”, there […]
The Volkswagen Golf R. With the exception of the GTi, for many, this is the ultimate Golf. Eight generations later, the R is still with us and in my view, can easily match, and in some cases surpass, the GTi in terms of performance and cult following. So, when Volkswagen New Zealand allowed me to […]
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Golf puns and more as a VW Golf owner reviews the MK8!
Meet the Kombi’s big brother – the all-new Volkswagen Grand California due in NZ this Spring Having felt a little penned in over the last few months, it was a welcome sight to see that the New Zealand release of the all-new VW Grand California is imminent. The California has embodied a ‘freedom’ vision for […]
Volkswagen invited us to the snow-capped mountain peaks of Queenstown and a racetrack in Cromwell to ‘get to grips’ with their 4MOTION All-wheel drive system and tell us why it’s so important to the brand. Although the 4Motion itself actually only appeared by name in 1999, Volkswagen has been involved with AWD systems as far […]