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  • VW Scirocco GT (2008) review

    Price:  £20,500

    16 June 2008 by Anthony ffrench-Constant

    Volkswagen has finally launched its new Scirocco coupe and CAR has tested the first production versions. Anthony ffrench-Constant reviews the new Scirocco and wonders why it has taken VW so long to...

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  • VW Passat R36 (2008) review

    Price:  £30,990

    29 May 2008 by Ben Barry

    This is Volkswagen’s most powerful production Passat yet - the new R36, a car that trumps the last generation’s unloved W8 in the power stakes. Big deal, you might think, but bear with us.

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    VW Phaeton 3.0 V6 TDI (2008) review

    Price:  £43,515

    19 May 2008 by Glen Waddington

    The Volkswagen Phaeton is overshadowed by the Audi A8 as VAG’s luxury car and, for some, that could be its allure. If you’re interested in space and comfort more than style and glamour, the Volkswagen...

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  • VW Passat CC (2008) review

    Price:  £21,000

    11 April 2008 by Anthony ffrench-Constant

    No, the VW Passat CC isn't a folding tin-top elder bother for the Eos... Nomenclature connotations of Coupe/Cabriolet are entirely misleading. CC first stood for Concept Coupe when the show car was...

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  • VW Golf 1.4 TSI 7spd DSG (2008) review

    Price:  £15,982

    28 January 2008 by Jesse Crosse

    If you subscribe to the theory that more is better, then you’ll like this. VW has just announced the latest version of its groundbreaking DSG dual-clutch gearbox with seven gears instead of six. It’s...

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  • VW Transporter 2.5 TDI Sportline (2008) review

    Price:  £27,169

    02 January 2008 by the CAR road test team

    Always had a sneaking admiration for the A team? Need to carry loads of clutter? Then you need Volkswagen’s latest Transporter, dolled up with the mean ‘n’ broody Sportline specification and one of...

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  • VW Tiguan 2.0 TDi (2007) review

    Price:  £20,500

    24 September 2007 by Georg Kacher

    Why is VW so late to the 4x4 party? Blame management, complicated model cycles and just about every other excuse under the sun. And speaking of the sun, those countries from the land of the rising sun...

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  • VW Touareg V10 TDi (2007) review

    Price:  £54,867

    03 July 2007 by Steve Prentice

    The new VW Touareg? What's different? Yes, true, the new-look front end is more of a tweak than a full redesign, but VW has changed 2300 individual parts in the new Touareg, including brakes,...

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  • VW Polo Bluemotion 1.4 TDi (2007) review

    Price:  £11,995

    03 June 2007 by Chris Chilton

    If 4Motion means four-wheel drive, what’s this Bluemotion all about? Nothing to do with four-wheel drive - or going fast. It’s Volkswagen’s ecological brand applied to the most efficient and...

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  • VW Golf Estate 2.0 TDi (2007) review

    Price:  £17,862

    11 May 2007 by Georg Kacher

    Volkswagen took their time unleashing this handsome devil Yes, the previous VW management dithered, discussed and delayed the project until it was almost past its sell-by date. In July 2007, two full...

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  • VW Golf GTi Edition 30 (2006) review

    Price:  £22,795

    22 December 2006 by Chris Chilton

    Has it really been 30 years since the original hot Golf first arrived? Actually the first 1.6-litre four-speed GTi went on sale in Germany in 1976 so the German market got its hands on this...

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  • VW Touran 1.9 TDi (2006) review

    Price:  £17,982

    24 November 2006 by Richard Yarrow

    I think 'new' might be stretching the truth a bit. The front lights are clearly new, but what else has changed? In truth, not a great deal. Those lamps have been reshaped to resemble those of the Eos...

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  • VW GX3 concept (2006) review

    04 September 2006 by Georg Kacher

    What planet’s this from? It looks like a mash up between a Lotus Elise, Ariel Atom and Reliant Robin… This is Volkswagen’s GX3 – a minimalist three wheeler that combines a superbike’s blistering...

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  • VW Eos 2.0T (2006) review

    Price:  £19,370

    31 July 2006 by Georg Kacher

    A drop top VW - how desirable. I take it the people's convertible is back? Yes and no. True, the Eos is from the people's car maker and it effectively replaces the old Golf cabriolet. But that...

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