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    Barcelona Preview: Seat reveals new Leon Cupra and Ibiza FR

    2009 Seat Ibiza FR and Cupra Leon - Click either image above for a hi-res gallery
    Variety, so they say, is the spice of life. So while American fans of Volkswagen's hot hatches have nothing to complain about, none could be blamed for pining for the alternative options that the German auto group ...

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    Roundup: Abt Sportsline at the Essen Motor Show

    Click image for a gallery of Abt's Essen rosterGerman tuning house Abt Sportsline brought everything and the kitchen sink to the Essen Motor Show, and rather than present it piecemeal, we figured we'd put the whole megillah out for you in one shot. From A4 to Touareg, the latest hardware from VW ...

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    From show to go: VW brings new TSI engine, along with 7-speed DSG

    A little over a year ago Volkswagen introduced their TSI engine range in 138 hp and 168 hp flavors. Those two engines both had displacements of 1.4L with the output of something considerably larger. They achieved this by combining gasoline direct fuel injection with what they call twin charging. ...

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    Paris Motor Show: Volkswagen CrossGolf

    On Tuesday, we brought you the initial details on the new VW CrossGolf, which made its debut in Paris yesterday. Autoblogger Eric Bryant snapped some pictures of the neat-looking veedub and forwarded along the official info from Volkswagen. First things first: while the CrossGolf goes for a ...

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    Paris Motor Show: Volkswagen Touran

    Autoblog's Eric Bryant checked out the new VW Touran for us in Paris, and was impressed by the fact that the MPV is available with the DSG gearbox. The slick tranny is standard equipment on vans powered by the 170 PS 1.4 TSI, and is optional on all other TSI and TDI-powered Tourans. The ...

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    More details on the Audi A1

    Slated to compete with the Mini Cooper at a base price of $20,000 to $23,000, the Audi A1 will ride on the Golf V platform all the way to the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. In addition to design based on the Shooting Brake concept, the vehicle may come along in 2010 as a roadster or 2+2 ...

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    Volkswagen Twincharger TSI voted "Best New Engine of 2006"

    Volkswagen's innovative marriage of a supercharger and a turbocharger on the same 1.4-liter engine gained the automaker two prizes (one for each induction system?) at the "International Engine of the Year Awards 2006" - "Best Engine, 1-liter to 1.4-liter category", and "Best New Engine of ...

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    VW kicks off BlueMotion sustainability initiative

    Volkswagen announced Monday that it will launch a BlueMotion sustainability initiative at Auto Mobil International 2006 in Liepzig next week.VW's AMI booth will showcase its Polo BlueMotion, Golf GT with the new TSI engine, and the Concept A with a TSI engine fuelled by natural gas.The Polo ...


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