The VW Golf GTI Roadster concept car will make an appearance at this month’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Roadster started life as a virtual car designed for the game Gran Turismo 6.
Convertible Car News: Volkswagen
22nd May 2014
Volkswagen always send an unusual concept car or two to the Wörthersee Treffen annual festival. The event is a homage to the brand’s products and thousands of usually heavily modified cars attend.
14th June 2013
When we drove the Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet last week (full review coming soon) even the press people seemed frustrated at the price they were having to charge for it. While a thoroughly enjoyable car to drive with its characterful DSG gearbox setup and burbling exhausts, the price tag difference between the R and GTI […]
11th February 2013
The Golf R Cabriolet when it goes on sale this spring will be the first convertible car in Volkswagen’s performance R range. With a 265 PS four-cylinder turbocharged 2.0-litre engine it will also be the fastest ever Golf Cabriolet to go into production. All that power is sent to the front wheels only via a […]
19th December 2012
Volkswagen have released a video of their up-coming performance model the VW Golf R Cabriolet. The video tells us a little about the 270 horsepower convertible. As usual for a Volkswagen the styling is understated but we spotted aerodynamic side skirts and twin exhaust tail pipes, LED daytime running lights and a new sporty front bumper panel.
4th October 2012
Due to be unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show in late November, the latex incarnation of the Convertible Beetle aims to be sportier and have a less feminine appeal. The traditional fabric soft-top of the previous Beetle Cabriolet remains but it is flatter and sits behind a more upright windscreen. It is fast operating for a 4 seater convertible with an opening time of just 10 seconds.
23rd April 2012
This week’s Beijing auto show has brought out a few surprises with manufacturers saving some of their more unusual concepts for the open-minded Asian market. The VW E-Bubster is one such concept that we are particularly fond of. This electric convertible takes the cute VW Beetle and turns it into a cut-down sports car.
1st March 2012
Since the new Golf Cabriolet was first announced fans have been eagerly awaiting a GTi version of the droptop. The renderings so far released give us a taste of what the new GTi Cabrio will look like when it is launched at the Geneva Motor Show.