volkswagen

  • Exclusive Clubsport S becomes a price bidding war

    It’s here. The Volkswagen Golf Clubsport S is arguably the greatest front -wheel drive ever produced.  Fresh from its record-setting trip to the Nürburgring, it’s now the official yardstick for all hot hatches, past and present, clocking a shattering 7:49 around the Green Hell. That’s quicker than an M4...
  • First details on 2017 VW Golf revealed.

    Set to reach South African shores in the second quarter of 2017 is Volkswagen’s facelifted Golf which features subtle exterior tweaks, a more updated interior and more power. The front fascia includes a slightly reworked cooling vents and chrome highlighting to give it a wider look. Added to the...
  • Big blow to WRC as Volkswagen pulls plug

    As Volkswagen looks to minimize financial rupture from Dieselgate, the automaker giant is expected to announce its withdrawal from World Rally Championship. The announcement could be made after tomorrow’s board meeting at the company’s Wolfsburg headquarters. Having clinched four manufacturer titles and four driver’s championships in as many years,...
  • SA Motoring Media entertains Kyalami’s crowd

    Sean Nurse stole a last-gasp win in the Volkswagen Media Challenge at Kyalami powered by the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists on Sunday, when he pounced on a last corner error by Mark Jones to take the honours after a dramatic and action filled race. Caxtons Autodealer supplement editor...
  • Confessions of a racing novice at Kyalami

    I’ve never driven a race car before. A confession of inexperience I can now get off my shoulders as preparations ahead of this weekend’s Volkswagen Media Challenge at Kyalami are nearing a climax. I must admit to some pre- race jitters but the new race suit has been measured by ATS...
  • Get all the ticket info for Kyalami’s big event

    Had it not been for Toby Venter’s own passion for motorsport and insistence that Kyalami needed to remind its loyal fans that racing still plays a major part in the entire refurbishment, the biggest motorsport event in recent memory wouldn’t have happened this year. Yet in the space of...
  • SA’s motoring media relish Kyalami challenge

    The old adage that lap times are no guarantee of a thrilling motorsport spectacle will prove itself again with the announcement that Volkswagen South Africa has thrown its support behind a motor racing initiative powered by the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists. Volkswagen in conjunction with the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists...
  • New images of Amarok surface. Is a V6 on the way?

    Despite a bevy of new bakkies flooding the market, it’s still easy to be fond of Volkswagen’s suave Amarok. Ride quality is class leading, the exterior design is smooth and sophisticated and the engine, despite small, returns some of the best in-gear performance we’ve ever tested. Too bad the larger...
  • Review: New Volkswagen Caddy (2016) 2.0 TDI

    Got a group of friends who need to be transported around? A large family? Or, if you just want to lug some old boxes here and there in relative comfort, without going the relatively expensive SUV route, the 2016 Volkswagen Caddy Trendline seems like the logical fit when it...