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When does a car become a classic?

2014-12-19 10:17

'Classic car' is a definition dilemma and a burning question among car enthusiasts – when does a car become a classic? Whatever... how about owning an 'as new' 1969 VW Beetle?

VW lights a fire under Jetta for 2015

2014-12-11 13:27

Volkswagen has amended and refreshed its Jetta sedan range for 2015 though the petrol and diesel engines are unchanged.

Reflecting on mirrors from a digital age

2014-11-27 10:23

Around 100 years ago Dorothy Levitt stated in her book that women should carry a hand-mirror while driving. Today, rear-view and side-mirrors could be replaced by digital cameras...

Golf R scores best in tests in wet

2014-10-23 11:15

The Western Cape still has some rain, the Highveld will have the summer storms, but the next few months are the wettest in the UK... Autocar reveals which car is 'best in the wet'.

2014 VW Cross Caddy: Versatility on wheels

2014-10-17 10:23

Looking for family wheels? VW has added an 'X' to its Cross family, the Cross Caddy, with space and versatility hard to match - even if it is based on a 'white van'. Wheels24 attends the launch.

4x4 Golf: New Alltrack for Paris show

2014-09-26 12:35

Volkswagen will debut an all-wheel drive Golf estate crossover at the 2014 Paris auto show - the Golf Alltrack. We have gallery and details on this latest Golf variant.

VW's 140kW Polo GTI headed for SA

2014-09-25 09:32

VW SA will boost its face-lifted Polo range, launched locally earlier in 2014, with the insertion of a 1.8-litre, 140kW, Audi turbo engine into the Polo GTI.

No team orders for VW in Oz rally

2014-09-12 11:37

Volkswagen's Sebastian Ogier and Jari-Matti, who have been released from team orders, will continue the fight in the Australian Rally this weekend.

Transport of delight fades out at 63

2014-09-08 10:16

The end of an era has befallen the Volkswagen Kombi. DAVE FALL looks back to the 63-year many-hit wonder.

Spirit of Africa 4x4 winners named

2014-08-25 14:28

The 2014 Spirit of Africa saw 20 finalists overcome 30 challenging off-road stages. Find out which came out tops after five days of gruelling 4x4 driving challenges in Botswana!

Neuville, Hyundai scoop first WRC win

2014-08-25 08:35

Volkswagen's Sebastien Ogier and Jari-Matti Latvala's crashes in the 2014 Rally of Germany paved the way for Hyundai's Thierry Neuville to win his first WRC event .

WRC: Latvala victorious in Finland

2014-08-04 08:33

Jari-Matti Latvala won his home 2014 Finland Rally on Sunday as Volkswagen continues its dominance of the 2014 WRC season.

Cronje/Houghton win 2014 VW Rally

2014-07-14 09:48

Reigning champions Mark Cronje/Robin Houghton (Ford Fiesta) has won the VW Rally at Round 4 of the SA National Rally championship this weekend in Port Elizabeth.

Amaroks take rhino fight to poachers

2014-07-11 09:53

VW SA has loaned six Amarok double-cabs to the anti-poaching Wilderness Foundation to pursue rhino poachers in South Africa's national parks. Go gettem, guys!

Global stars to shine at VW Rally?

2014-07-07 12:19

The 2014 Volkswagen Rally will see several European and Namibian motorsport drivers racing in Round 4 of the SA National Rally championship.

VW's XL1: 'One-litre' miser for R1.78m

2014-06-30 08:31

The first customers of Volkswagen's XL1 took delivery of the automaker's 'one-litre car'. Would you pay nearly R2-million rand for a 0.9-litres/100km car?

Dominant Ogier triumphs in Poland

2014-06-30 08:07

Volkswagen's Sebastien Ogier claims his fifth victory of the 2014 WRC season with a fantastic win at the Polish Rally.

VW's Dune bug in action: Will it be built?

2014-06-24 15:00

Volkswagen is testing its rugged Beetle Dune concept in Germany. Gallery images reveal the little Dune bug in action! Will it enter production?

New VW Polo plays ball with high tech

2014-06-23 12:10

VW SA launched the previous Polo and Polo Vivo in 2010 and had itself an instant winner.

New VW Polo plays ball with high tech

2014-06-20 11:41

VW SA launched the previous Polo and Polo Vivo in 2010 and had itself an instant winner. JANINE-LEE GORDON reckons the just-launched replacement will keep up the good work...

SPIED: Next VW Kombi

2014-06-05 09:19

Volkswagen will replace its ageing T5 'transporter' with a new version that's being tested in Europe. It will be called the T6 Kombi.

VW SA builds two-millionth engine

2014-06-02 10:14

VW's Port Elizabeth factory, capable of producing an engine every two minutes, has turned out its two-millionth engine - an EA111 unit in the SA-built VW Polo and Polo Vivo.

VW reveals 375kW GTI Roadster concept

2014-06-02 07:24

Volkswagen will bring its Gran Turismo 6-exclusive virtual car to life as it debuts its GTI Roadster concept at Worthersee in Austria.

VW's next Passat - details

2014-05-26 11:49

'The eighth-generation Passat will bring a range of new technologies,' Volkswagen teases some technical details of its new Passat.

Remember the Cupra? Meet the Cupster!

2014-05-25 10:30

Seat will unveil an exciting new concept design at the 2014 Wortheree Treffen later in May 2014. This design is based on the Ibiza Cupra - some of you might remember it!

 

When does a car become a classic?

2014-12-19 09:58

'Classic car' is a definition dilemma and a burning question among car enthusiasts – when does a car become a classic? Whatever... how about owning an 'as new' 1969 VW Beetle?

New VW Touareg arrives in SA

2014-12-03 12:46

Volkswagen has given its Touareg SUV a major makeover that includes design tweaks and mechanical and technological enhancements. Prices, details and gallery...

Champ Ogier wins Wales for fine finale

2014-11-17 14:23

World Rally Champion Sebastien Ogier has defended his championship title in Spain by closing off the season with a win in the Wales Rally.

VW's 103kW Kombi turbo gets DSG

2014-10-22 08:35

Volkswagen SA has moved its Kombi up a step with the additional option of a seven-speed direct-shift gearbox for its two-litre turbodiesel units.

WRC: Ogier cuts Latvala's lead in France

2014-10-06 07:46

Jari-Matti Latvala has narrowed the gap between himself and team mate Sebastien Ogier by winning the 2014 Rally of France on Sunday.

Cape-to-Cape racer enters Africa

2014-09-25 13:08

Volkswagen's Toareg team is currently passing through Sudan on its world-record bid to make it to the to the southernmost tip of Africa from the northernmost tip of Europe in 10 days.

VW claims 1-2-3 victory in Oz WRC

2014-09-16 14:40

Volkswagen has secured a historic 1-2-3 in the World Rally Championships, clinching the Manufacturer's Championship before the season has ended.... the earliest in 25 years!

Transport of delight fades out at 63

2014-09-10 07:00

The end of an era has befallen the Volkswagen Kombi. DAVE FALL looks back to the 63-year many-hit wonder.

Manual box for SA's 206kW Golf R

2014-09-03 12:41

Love VW's hottest Golf yet but miss the feel of a manual box? Well, Volkswagen SA has confirmed its 206kW Golf R can now be ordered with a six-on-the-floor manual!

Talent preview: VW Cup for Zwartkops

2014-08-25 12:45

Round 6 of the Volkswagen Cup championship will see competitors heading to the Zwartkops Raceway on August 30. Rivals have only three rounds left in the title fight!

Happy 40th birthday VW’s Golf Mk1

2014-08-18 08:29

In August 2014, Volkswagen celebrates 40 years of its Golf Mk1, first produced in 1974. DAVE FALL reflects on the history of VW's iconic locally-built city car.

Fiat Chrysler denies merger talks with VW

2014-07-17 19:00

Fiat Chrysler has denied a magazine report saying it's in merger talks with Volkswagen, while the German carmaker says it had no takeovers on its agenda.

They're off! VW Rally starts in Uitenhage

2014-07-11 14:00

It's been seven long weeks but the streets were rumbling in Uitenhage today as the VW Rally took off - at least symbolically - for Round 4 of the SA National Rally championship.

Auto union unites for workers at VW plant

2014-07-11 09:15

The United Auto Workers has announced the formation of a local union in Tennessee for workers at a Volkswagen AG plant reasserting itself at a major defeat.

VW reveals SA-bound 2015 Passat

2014-07-07 10:02

New design, new plug-in hybrid, improved tech... Volkswagen has unveiled its eighth-generation Passat ahead of its official launch at the 2014 Paris auto show. And it's headed to SA!

VW tech scores another 'Engine of Year'

2014-06-30 08:21

Volkswagen has picked up yet another 'International Engine of the Year Award' for its TSI technology, the ninth consecutive win in the category.

2014 VW Rally: Super treat for fans

2014-06-25 11:20

The upcoming 2014 Volkswagen Rally is one of the most spectator-friendly events on the calender with 14 accessible stages. Will you be there over July 11/12?

VW's Dune bug in action: Will it be built?

2014-06-24 10:35

Volkswagen is testing its rugged Beetle Dune concept in Germany. Gallery images reveal the little Dune bug in action! Will it enter production?

New VW Polo plays ball with high tech

2014-06-20 15:35

VW SA launched the previous Polo and Polo Vivo in 2010 and had itself an instant winner. JANINE-LEE GORDON reckons the just-launched replacement will keep up the good work...

WRC: Ogier victorious in Italy

2014-06-09 07:49

Sebastien Ogier won the 2014 Italian Rally in Sardinia on Sunday to chalk up Volkswagen's 10th successive victory.

VW SA builds two-millionth engine

2014-06-02 13:15

VW's Port Elizabeth factory, capable of producing an engine every two minutes, has turned out its two-millionth engine - an EA111 unit in the SA-built VW Polo and Polo Vivo.

Poulter/Coetzee share rally title lead

2014-06-02 10:05

After three of the eight rounds of the South African Rally National championship the top five contenders are now clearly identified.

VW reveals 375kW GTI Roadster concept

2014-05-30 08:22

Volkswagen will bring its Gran Turismo 6-exclusive virtual car to life as it debuts its GTI Roadster concept at the Worthersee GTI meeting in Austria. Did we mention it's capable of 375kW!

Cronje, Houghton take PMC rally honours

2014-05-26 10:35

Ford’s Mark Cronje and Robin Houghton scored their first win of the 2014 season with a fantastic drive in the Pretoria Motor Club's Gauteng Rally near Bapsfontein.

SPIED: Golf R...Estate

2014-05-24 13:18

Hot on the heels of Volkswagen’s Golf R in SA in February, the automaker is working on a family orientated version of its R-badged Golf. Check out the new Golf R Estate!

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