Volkswagen

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,…

2007 Volkswagen Polo | new car review

The Polo is one of the most successful and versatile small cars in Europe and it has once again raised the bar with a new engine/gearbox combination that makes it the first vehicle in its class to have a six-speed automatic gearbox with gear ranges which are closer together for…

2007 Volkswagen Beetle | new car review

The Beetle is unquestionably Volkswagen’s most iconic product, with a history spanning more than half a century. The latest incarnation might have been around for a couple of years now but it remains as popular as ever even though it is due for a midlife revision shortly. The latest update,…

2008 Volkswagen Golf | new car review

Golf is very important to VW. It is the German car makers’ mainstay car, although Touareg seems to be stealing the thunder if one were to look at the parking lots.  Relatively expensive in its segment, mainly due to a strong Euro, more would be seen plying the roads if…

2007 Volkswagen Golf | new car review

2007 Volkswagen Golf   The Volkswagen Golf is, along with the Beetle, one of Europe’s leading automotive legends. Appearing, down the years, in various guises from sedate runabout to hot hatch, its characteristics for soundness and performance are well established. Now, however, there is a new variant to add to…

2007 Volkswagen Passat | new car review

The long-lived Passat (33 years this year and counting!) received its most recent makeover in 2005, so don’t expect any surprises this year. Those with long memories will realise that this is the sixth generation Passat – and unquestionably the best, carving out a serious niche for the company in…