Volkswagen has many cars in its portfolio with technologies called BLUEMOTION technology and DSG automatic transmission as well as the manual transmission option. In this post, I will throw some light on Bluemotion and will also talk about DSG technology from Volkswagen.
Generally we talk about new cars or new variants getting unveiled but today we will talk about the next generation platform for future Volkswagen cars. Volkswagen, one of the biggest automobile manufacturer, yesterday unveiled an all new platform named as MQB which will be adopted probably in all the models being sold globally. This platform is really interesting and the future models of most of its current models including Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Polo, Volkswagen Vento, Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Passat etc., will be built on the same. Image – Volkswagen MQB Platform
Volkswagen India has launched the much awaited and expected Volkswagen Passat 2011 new model in India today. The new Passat features the 2 Litre Diesel engine with BlueMotion Technology. The starting price of Volkswagen Passat 2011 is Rs. 20.18 Lakhs ex-showroom Delhi. The booking will start today and deliveries will begin in April 2011. The car comes in 5 colour options including White, Black, Pearl, Brown and Silver.
Volkswagen has launched an all new avatar of its popular sedan Volkswagen Passat in USA. The same car uplifted variant is expected in India near the end of the year 2011. The new version of the Passat is made larger and more aggressive and masculine compared to the precious variant and comes with three engine choices. The interiors are luxurious, roomy and classy. The exteriors are elegant and the specifications are impressive. It comes with three engine options – 2.5 Litre MPFI engine with 172 PS max power, 3.6 Litre V6 MPFI Petrol Engine with 248 PS power and a [Read more...]
European car manufacturer Volkswagen inspite of carrying all the potential to become a successful brand in India and successfully launching Volkswagen Vento, has been suffering a lot for its luxurious sedan segment comprising of Volkswagen Jetta and Volkswagen Passat. The cars are a treat to look at and amazing to drive yet have not been able to reach the milestone which every company expects its products to. The very reason to this failure has been the long waiting time for each of the two sedan and hence other cars like Skoda Laura and Skoda Superb are overtaking their sales. [Read more...]
Volkswagen is being appraised by most of the customers and buyers as well since products like the Volkswagen Polo, Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Passat and Volkswagen Touareg have proved to be value for money and performance wise have surpassed some of greatest benchmarks. The Volkswagen Touareg shares its platform and several components with Audi Q7 and Porsche Cayenne and inspite of carrying all the qualities of an excellent SUV, the 2011 Volkswagen Touareg has attracted less amount of customers. But if compared the car certainly stands out and has an unmatched road presence. The car is expected to enter the Indian [Read more...]
Apart from luxurious sedans like Volkswagen Jetta, Volkswagen Passat and flagship Volkswagen Phaeton, the brand till date has not shown its potential when it comes to mid-size sedans falling under 10 lakh INR,suiting the pocket of the Indian customer, and has offered small cars like the Volkswagen Polo and Volkswagen Golf. As we all know the market demands affordable sedans like the Maruti Swift DZire which cost less, perform well and most importantly deliver good mileage. We guess the time has come for this German major to impress us all with the all new Volkswagen Vento launched in July, whose [Read more...]
1st April 2010, the day from which the implementation of Bharat Stage IV emission norms will come into effect in 13 major cities, is about to arrive and with the day coming closer, most of the brands are trying to launch their existing car models with newer BS IV compliant engines. Guiding its way through this situation is Volkswagen, who is ready with Passat and Jetta sporting new BS IV compliant engines and along with new engines minor cosmetic changes have also been taken into account. The company has replaced the previous 1.9-litre 105bhp Pump Duse engine which was quite [Read more...]