Volkswagen

2008 Volkswagen Phaeton | new car review

VW decided to take a Passat, stretch it, load it with a whole lot of technological gizmos and make a premium car aimed at the likes of Mercedes S Class, BMW 7 Series and closer at home, Audi A8. Unveiled at the 2002 Geneva Motor Show, the Phaeton was designed…

2007 Volkswagen Touareg | new car review

The market launch of the new version of VW’s top-seller took place at the end of November 2006. The Touareg, equipped with over 2,300 redesigned parts, looks different from its predecessor with a completely modified front section with crest radiator grill, distinctive headlights and much more. In addition, a substantial…

2008 Volkswagen Jetta | new car review

The Jetta sedan is basically a booted Golf and was reintroduced in the Middle East last year. Now in its fifth generation, the Jetta is offered in three different trim options in the region: Trendline, Comfortline and Sportline. Stylistically, the Jetta’s V-formed radiator grille shows the deliberate closeness to the…

2007 Volkswagen Jetta | new car review

  The latest Jetta was launched in 2005 in Europe, so was already well established in the market before making its bow in the region last year. The Jetta has a 26-year success story in Europe. Including the Vento (1991 to 1998) and Bora (1998 to 2005), over 6.6 million…

2007 Volkswagen Tiguan

The Volkswagen Tiguan made its entry into the Middle East market at the 2007 Dubai International Motorshow. Volkswagen’s 14th model series globally, the Tiguan represents the transfer of the successful Touareg philosophy to the class of the compact Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV), a segment which has grown significantly in the…

2007 Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen Tiguan     The Volkswagen Tiguan made its entry into the Middle East market at the 2006 Dubai International Motorshow. Volkswagen’s 14th model series globally, the Tiguan represents the transfer of the successful Touareg philosophy to the class of the compact Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV), a segment which has…

2008 Volkswagen Touareg | new car review

Starring together with the Phaeton in Volkswagen’s bid for stardom in the luxury car arena, the Touareg 4×4 first burst into the limelight at the Paris Motor Show in 2002 where it was an instant sensation. A luxury sports utility vehicle, it performs both on and off the road in…

2008 Volkswagen Beetle | new car review

2008 Volkswagen Beetle The lure of the legend has waned, and not much has changed for 2008. The iconic Beetle seldom draws eyeballs these days and a freshened look is the need of the hour. VW’s Beetle remains versatile and user-friendly as in the days of old and comes equipped…

2008 Volkswagen Passat | new car review

Euro-bland styling conceals a very impressive mechanical package in this Volkswagen model. Not changed from last year, the Passat is Volkswagen’s answer to the  Japanese, Korean and American mid-size cars not forgetting its home competition. The Passat has grown in stature and size through its 34 year old career and…

2008 Volkswagen Eos | new car review

2008 Volkswagen Eos   Is she a car or the Greek goddess of dawn and wind? Well, for now we are talking about VW Eos – a compelling hardtop convertible that combines open-top motoring with the weather protection of a regular coupe. Based on the same platform as the GTI,…