From classic car to modern-day dream: How the VW camper turned into a £90 000 icon in Europe

2020-03-28 09:30

These days, the VW camper is a ubiquitous feature of festival season or the summer surf scene, but it started life as a direct descendant of that other German classic, the Beetle.

LIST | These are the 10 most popular cars found in video games

2020-03-19 09:30

As the coronavirus pandemic curbs our social interaction, indoor activities will become more popular, especially video games. With our love for cars, we've listed the 10 most common cars found in video games.

REVIEW | Why the Volkswagen Amarok Canyon is more than just a special edition bakkie

2020-03-18 10:30

Volkswagen's latest special edition Amarok has been emblazoned with a beautiful colour and some interior touches, but under the skin it remains a powerful V6-engined bakkie. Sean Parker drives the Canyon.

WATCH | The new VW Golf GTI ad filmed in Cape Town is flippin' awesome and will set your heart racing

2020-03-05 11:26

Everyone is excited about the new Volkswagen Golf GTi being launched in SA later this year, but how cool is the new ad filmed right here in Cape Town?

SA car sales | Vivo and Polo takes VW to the top of the charts

2020-03-04 09:45

In February 2020, the Volkswagen Polo Vivo and Polo were the two best-selling passenger cars in South Africa.

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2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI

2020-02-27 11:35
Every angle of the new Volkswagen Golf GTI is covered in this awesome gallery, the eighth-generation lands in South Africa in the fourth quarter of 2020.

Every angle of the new Volkswagen Golf GTI is covered in this awesome gallery, the eighth-generation lands in South Africa in the fourth quarter of 2020.

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Hold on tight! This Touareg R is Volkswagen’s 340kW super-SUV

2020-02-27 09:30

Lance Branquinho explains where Volkswagen's R-division is heading with its new, big Touareg R.

e-Golf arrives in South Africa, but won’t be sold locally – Volkswagen explains why

2020-02-21 11:30

South Africa becomes the second country after Rwanda to introduce Volkswagen electric vehicles in Africa

Dear petrolheads, here’s why you’re allowed to consider the Hyundai i30N over a Volkswagen Golf R

2020-02-14 18:30

There are hot hatches on the market other than the Golf GTI and Golf R. And you're allowed to consider them. Charlen Raymond explains why...

Golf R, Type R, Megane RS 280... Which car is a closer rival to the Hyundai i30N?

2020-02-13 20:00

The VW Golf GTI would have been a good choice, but these cars offer the greatest challenge to Hyundai's newly-launched i30N.

 

Review | A swan song to the Volkswagen Golf GTi

2020-03-25 07:53

Sean Parker reflects on what makes the outgoing GTi one of the best-selling models in its class, and the most popular Golf in the Mzansi.

SA automakers still in full swing while Europe shuts down most car plants due to coronavirus

2020-03-18 14:30

The South African automotive industry has implemented several safety protocols due to the coronavirus pandemic, but for now it's still business as usual locally.

FIRST LOOK | VW reveals teaser-image of its new Amarok double-cab bakkie

2020-03-17 14:33

We get a first look at the next-generation of VW’s popular double-cab bakkie.

Five things that make the VW Golf GTi easy to live with

2020-03-05 07:00

With the launch of the new Volkswagen Golf GTi launch set for the end of 2020, Sean Parker recaps what it's like to live with the outgoing model.

How Volkswagen’s Amarok changed South Africa's opinion about bakkies

2020-03-03 11:28

Its arrival may have been comical in 2010, but a decade later the Volkswagen Amarok is a reckoned contender in SA's highly competitive bakkie market.

SA-bound: This is the all-new 180kW Volkswagen Golf GTI

2020-02-27 11:26

Volkswagen has released details of their upcoming Golf GTI model that arrives in South Africa before the end of 2020.

Volkswagen’s modus operandi - All the new passenger vehicles scheduled for SA in 2020

2020-02-24 08:30

Volkswagen South Africa announced its plans for 2020, as well as when we can expect the highly-anticipated Golf 8.

COLUMN | Why this petrolhead's first car constantly made her feel like she was on a good dose of Prozac

2020-02-20 12:00

'It was the beginning of a beautiful friendship. She was my ultimate independence. I no longer had to borrow Dad's red Ford Escort', writes Janine Van der Post about the sheer bliss her first car bestowed.

Volkswagen offered €830-million settlement for German diesel cases

2020-02-14 14:59

Car giant Volkswagen said it had offered €830-million to settle a mass lawsuit from German customers over its "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal.

WATCH | The ultimate hot hatch drag race - Mercedes-AMG A45 S vs Audi RS3 vs Volkswagen Golf R vs BMW M2 Competition

2020-02-10 11:23

The hot hatch rivalry between German car manufacturers BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi enter a new chapter with the introduction of the AMG A45 S. Which one is fastest in a drag race? Watch and find out.

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