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Volkswagen knows that there are many enthusiasts that love the cars they make. From the Beetle, Golf, and W8 models, VW goes out of its way to create cars that will draw global attention. This is very clean in the way that the German auto maker produces limited production cars like the special edition Volkswagen R32 or the VW Beetle Convertible Flint Edition. Cars like these are introduced in limited numbers and have a huge following.
The 2004 Volkswagen Golf R32 is a sport model VW GTI that only 5000 were made. What makes the R32 special is that it comes from the factory one way. Every Volkswagen R32 comes with ReCaro sport seats, 6 speed manual transmission, 4Motion all wheel drive, 18 inch alloy wheels, a very distinct body kit, and a VR6 engine.
Another limited production Volkswagen is the Flint Edition VW Beetle Convertible. The Flint Edition Beetle is unique because like the VW R32 only 5000 of this car were produced for the US market. What makes this car very special is the color combination. The exterior is Flint Gray metallic while the interior and convertible top are both Garnett Red. This car is available in both an automatic transmission and manual.
The Volkswagen W8 is a special edition Passat model that was produced from 2002 to 2004. This was a vehicle that used some of Volkswagen’s state of the art technology to create an engine that was unlike any others out on the road. The basic concept of the W8 engine is to take two 4 cylinder engines and forge them together side-by-side to create an eight cylinder motor. The W8 Passat is available in a sedan or wagon and with an automatic or six speed transmission. The rarest W8 model that Volkswagen produced was the W8 Passat Wagon in a six speed manual transmission.
These are just three examples of how Volkswagen makes specialty vehicles for the enthusiast that love their cars. There are many other limited production Volkswagen models available including more current models coming out in 2012. Read the rest of this entry »
Volkswagen Passat is one of the prestigious vehicles to be owned. This car is known for its great build. So if you are hunting for a quality vehicle with great looks at quite an affordable price, then no choice could be better than the Volkswagen Passat.
When it comes to buying an expensive thing such as a car, you definitely need to insure. While choosing the insurance level, you have to check out how comprehensive is that, if personal accidents, fire accidents, etc are included? And if you are insuring a car it is sensible to go for a plan wherein the injured passengers, if any, during the accident, get compensation.
Coming to the Volkswagen Passat Insurance levels, they vary greatly. This variation can be owed to the fact that there are a wide range of cars coming in various designs from Volkswagen. Quite a change in the image of the Volkswagen has left a great impact on its insurance levels.
The Volkswagen insurance levels start at group 8 and they go up to group 18. The price ranges within which the Volkswagen passat model cars vary are from £17,745 to £34,030. Among the variety of cars in the model, the base models are not up to the average to insure. Even if you go for a high quality sophisticated model, it may become too expensive for you to insure.
But when it comes to insuring for your Volkswagen passat, you can boldly venture ahead as the car has been given the highest rating possible by the European New car Assessment programme. From this information, it is quite evident that the car fairs better even in the worst of accidents. Analyze all the above information, find the best provider, go ahead and get your priced possession insured to drive fearlessly! Read the rest of this entry »
It is an upcoming and new SUV from Volkswagen wing which in expected to be launch in Indian market by the end of 2012. The demand for SUVs in domestic market is rising year by year, keeping this in mind it has officially declared to launch the new model in 2012. The new vehicle is based on Maruti Suzuki SX4. The company is also collaborating with Maruti Suzuki India for it. In which Suzuki holds 19.9 ventures and the rest holds Volkswagen. It will compete with Toyota Urban Cruiser and the upcoming Nissan Juke in Indian market.
Engine – As per as the official reports It will be available in both petrol and diesel versions. The petrol will be powered by 1.4 liter TSI engine while the diesel one will be 1.6 liter and 1.2 liter TDI mill with advanced technologies. Both the engines will have a capacity to produce utmost power of 430 hp at 5900 rpm and 424 Nm of peak torque at 4600 rpm with 6 speed manual and optional 6 speed automatic gearbox. The engine will be powerful; people who love to ride fast will really like it, the pulling power of the car will be awesome.
Exterior – It looks very similar to Maruti Alto from front side, but it looks smarter than Alto. It has a thick black line on the bonnet with the company’s emblem. The grill in the front is smartly designed where air intake is easy. Head lamps and fog lamps of this car looks unique. Overall it is good and it will attract customers.
Interior – Well speaking on the interior of this car. It is a five seater. It gives enough leg and head room for all the occupants. It is expected to come with several common interior features like AC, Audio system, cup holders, front armrest, split folding rear seat, front power window, adjustable driver seat, electronic adjustable ORVMs, lockable glove box etc.
Safety – It is expected to most secured SUV with advanced safety features like all speed traction control, daytime running lights, driver and passenger airbags along with side airbags added with passenger sensing system, automatic crash response, Tyre pressure monitor system, fog lamps, theft-deterrent system, power door locks, ABS, key less access, etc. Read the rest of this entry »