Volkswagen

2012 Volkswagen Passat | first drive

The new Passat offered in four trim levels – S, SE, SEL and SPORT. Pricing starts at AED 90,999 and it comes with a 2.5-litre five cylinder engine producing 170bhp.…

2011 VW Jetta | road test

The 2011 VW Jetta is all new and has a point to prove. But with an weak engine and downgraded materials it does not make a strong argument…

2011 Volkswagen Touareg | first drive

The all-new Touareg is bigger and smarter than its predecessor and, judging by our initial time with the car, comfortable and capable both on-road and off.…

Long termer: 2010 Volkswagen CC V6

Our first ever long term test car is a 2010 Volkswagen CC, a gadget-filled and rather smart-looking sedan aimed more at executives than families.…

2010 Volkswagen CC V6 | road test

The Volkswagen CC loses its misleading Passat name and gains four-wheel drive and a 300bhp V6 engine. Which makes an already-good premium sedan even better.…

2009 Volkswagen Golf GTI | road test

The 2009 Golf GTI starts off with a great advantage, being based on the standard, excellent Mk6 Golf. That more pedestrian Golf is itself a fantastic little car – well put together and great to drive, and the GTI continues that excellence. It takes the looks of the standard Golf…

2009 Volkswagen Scirocco

The Scirocco is a name Volkswagen has resurrected from the past and put onto the back of a new two-door hatchback designed to be a sexier, sportier version of the Golf. The original Scirocco had a two-generation run from 1974 until 1992 and was then replaced by the Corrado. But…

2009 Volkswagen Passat CC

Let’s get one thing straight immediately – the Passat CC shares very little in common with its namesake, the Passat. In fact, for all intents and purposes, it’s a completely different car. Judging by the name, and taking into account naming history, the Passat CC should be a folding hardtop version of the erstwhile…

2009 Volkswagen Golf | road test

The Volkswagen Golf is one of the best-selling cars ever. Since the Mk1 was introduced in 1974 the little hatchback has become Volkswagen’s most popular machine and the third best-selling car in the world. The latest machine, the Mk6, follows the critically acclaimed Mk5, introduced in 2003, which itself followed…

2008 Volkswagen Passat V6 | road test

You might not realise that this new top-of-the-range, mid-size saloon car from Volkswagen is actually a rather exciting prospect, until you drive it! The Passat V6 FSI is like a powerfully-efficient secret agent in full and perfect disguise. On crowded Dubai streets, you might not notice this efficient performer amongst…

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