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Egalitarian Dynamism: VW Announces V-6–Powered 2018 Passat GT for Production Egalitarian Dynamism: VW Announces V-6–Powered 2018 Passat GT for Production
- Last year, only a single version of Volkswagen’s Passat offered a V-6: the range-topping SEL Premium model, which started at $34,815. Wolfsburg, in conjunction with the crew at VW’s sprawling facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee, decided that there was room for a VR6 lower in the line, in a car...
Egalitarian Dynamism: VW Announces V-6–Powered 2018 Passat GT for Production »
Egalitarian Dynamism: VW Announces V-6–Powered 2018 Passat GT for Production Egalitarian Dynamism: VW Announces V-6–Powered 2018 Passat GT for Production
- Last year, only a single version of Volkswagen’s Passat offered a V-6: the range-topping SEL Premium model, which started at $34,815. Wolfsburg, in conjunction with the crew at VW’s sprawling facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee, decided that there was room for a VR6 lower in the line, in a car...
Egalitarian Dynamism: VW Announces V-6–Powered 2018 Passat GT for Production »
Volkswagen Passat GT Concept Brings That GTI Spirit to VW’s Mid-Size Sedan Volkswagen Passat GT Concept Brings That GTI Spirit to VW’s Mid-Size Sedan
Volkswagen Passat consumers are stuck between a rock and a hard place. They can choose either the power advantages of the car’s optional 280-hp 3.6-liter VR6 V-6 engine or the in-your-face looks that come with the four-cylinder-only R-Line trim. Unfortunately, they can’t have both. With the reveal...
Volkswagen Passat GT Concept Brings That GTI Spirit to VW’s Mid-Size Sedan »
If You Own a Cheaty 2.0L VW Diesel Car, Here’s How Much Money You Can Expect If You Own a Cheaty 2.0L VW Diesel Car, Here’s How Much Money You Can Expect
- Volkswagen diesel owners, you’re one step closer to receiving compensation for your emissions-regulation-cheating TDI-badged VW or Audi. With the VW Group’s settlement plan getting preliminary approval, the company can begin collecting information to compensate TDI drivers as outlined by the...
If You Own a Cheaty 2.0L VW Diesel Car, Here’s How Much Money You Can Expect »
2016 Volkswagen Passat V-6 Tested: A Little Prettier than Before 2016 Volkswagen Passat V-6 Tested: A Little Prettier than Before
-The Passat has been part of Volkswagen’s U.S. product program since the early 1970s. It started life here as the Dasher in 1974, back when the company began to wean itself from its Beetle-only roots, before evolving into the Quantum in the mid-1980s and then the Passat in 1990. READ MORE ›› -
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Volkswagen Unveils Five Custom Cars for the Enthusiast Crowd Volkswagen Unveils Five Custom Cars for the Enthusiast Crowd
- With the whiff of Dieselgate still in the air, Volkswagen is desperately trying to appeal to its fan base. The German manufacturer is focusing its efforts on maintaining its relationship with the enthusiast crowd that has been tuning its vehicles for decades. As such, Volkswagen has created five...
Volkswagen Unveils Five Custom Cars for the Enthusiast Crowd »
VW Agrees to Buy Back 482,000 Diesel Cars, Other Details Still Hazy VW Agrees to Buy Back 482,000 Diesel Cars, Other Details Still Hazy
- Volkswagen has agreed to buy back nearly 500,000 diesel cars from model years 2009 through 2015 that ran afoul of U.S. emissions laws as part of a sweeping settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency. - While details won’t be finalized until this summer, it is clear that owners of Volkswagen-...
VW Agrees to Buy Back 482,000 Diesel Cars, Other Details Still Hazy »
2016 Volkswagen Passat Revealed: Fresh Design and—For Now at Least—It Still Has a Diesel 2016 Volkswagen Passat Revealed: Fresh Design and—For Now at Least—It Still Has a Diesel
-Volkswagen’s latest design fascination seems to be with horizontal lines—witness the Euro Passat and the newly chiseled 2017 Tiguan that debuted in Frankfurt last week—and the new look has now found its way to the mid-size, American-market Passat. For 2016, VW gave the mid-size four-door a subtle...
2016 Volkswagen Passat Revealed: Fresh Design and—For Now at Least—It Still Has a Diesel »
The Continental: Killing Manuals, Dumb Exhaust Pipes, and Euro Electrics The Continental: Killing Manuals, Dumb Exhaust Pipes, and Euro Electrics
- Each week, our German correspondent slices and dices the latest rumblings, news, and quick-hit driving impressions from the other side of the pond. His byline may say Jens Meiners, but we simply call him . . . the Continental. - - German carmakers appear to still be on a crusade to get everyone...
The Continental: Killing Manuals, Dumb Exhaust Pipes, and Euro Electrics »
This 900-hp, V-8–Powered VW Passat Will Spend Its Life Sideways This 900-hp, V-8–Powered VW Passat Will Spend Its Life Sideways
-Volkswagen’s current Passat mid-size sedan is nice enough, being solidly built and anonymously handsome, and it even topped a comparison test. Yet, with a maximum of 280 horsepower available from the factory, exciting is one thing the Passat is not. Guess what? Tanner Foust’s VW Passat is exciting—but...
This 900-hp, V-8–Powered VW Passat Will Spend Its Life Sideways »

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