Volkswagen

2009 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,…

2009 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 units…

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…

2009 Volkswagen Phaeton | new car review

The Phaeton is Volkswagen’s first attempt at building a large sedan that is luxurious enough to compete for attention with other established German luxury car makers. It has been in the Middle East market, where it has received a mixed reception, for around three years. When they began work on…

2009 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…

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan | new car review

  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 grown significantly in…