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VW Golf GTI Roadster at Goodwood Festival

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VW Golf GTI Roadster

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.

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VW Group send concepts to Wörthersee

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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.

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Volkswagen Drops Golf R Cabriolet Price

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VW Golf R Cabriolet

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 […]

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VW Golf R Cabriolet

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Golf R Cabriolet

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 […]

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VW Golf R Cabriolet video

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VW Golf R Cabriolet

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.

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2013 Beetle Cabriolet to Debut at LA Show

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VW Beetle Cabriolet

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.

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Volkswagen E-Bugster unveiled in Beijing

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Volkswagen E-Bugster

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.

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VW Golf GTi Cabriolet to make Geneva debut

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VW Golf GTi Cabriolet

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.

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