New VW Golf teases tech-savvy upgrade in 8th-gen car

Volkswagen’s plans for the new Golf are being kept close to the automaker’s chest, but that hasn’t stopped it teasing details about the high-tech dashboard update the eighth-generation Golf will bring. We’re not expecting to see the new car until later in the year, though it’ll arguably be the biggest shake-up to the storied nameplate in its history. That’s no … Continue reading

Reimo flips the Volkswagen Crafter camper van into a roomier, more versatile base camp

Reimo turns the Volkswagen Crafter into the StarCamper

We've been following new Volkswagen Crafter camper vans since the launch of the second-gen model in 2016. Whether we're talking Volkswagen itself, a large conversion shop like Westfalia, or a smaller name like NordVan, one thing these Crafter camper vans tend to have in common is a layout with rear bed and central bath and kitchen. German camper van converter, supplier and equipment specialist Reimo has different ideas for the Crafter, swapping the bed and bathroom and carving out the kitchen for a more spacious, versatile travel and adventure space.

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Mclaren gets Savage with all-terrain, bike-hauling Volkswagen camper van

Mclaren turns the Volkswagen Crafter into a rugged, sporty camper van

No, not that McLaren. We're talking this time about the British motorhome conversion shop with the lowercase "L", Mclaren Sports Homes. The Leigh-based outfit's latest project turns the Volkswagen Crafter into an all-out adventure machine. The hardy Savage camper van wears a full array of all-terrain equipment and packs dirt bikes or mountain bikes in a reinforced garage below a power-lift bed. Start your adventure on four wheels and continue on two.

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Demand for the VW ID.3 electric car was so high, the system crashed

Volkswagen’s ID.3 may not be expected to arrive until mid-2020, but that didn’t stop a flood of reservations and would-be owners overwhelming the automaker’s systems this week. VW revealed the ID.3 – the first of its all-electric cars to be based on the new MEB EV platform – on Wednesday, and within 24 hours more than 10,000 registrations, complete with … Continue reading

Volkswagen's electric future begins with the all-new ID.3, now available for preorder

Volkswagen will offer three battery options for the ID.3

After a string of Volkswagen ID concepts rolling out over the better part of three years, it seems like ages ago that the original ID hatchback concept made its world debut. That model is nearing production now, and today it has an official name, the ID.3. Volkswagen fancies it the number 3 in its list of seminal vehicles, following the Beetle and the Golf. The cute five-door won't debut until September, but it's already available for preorder in Europe, where it will offer between 330 and 550 km (205 and 342 mi) of range on the WLTP cycle.

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The VW ID.3 – Volkwagen’s most important car in years – opens up reservations

Volkswagen has taken a page out of Tesla’s book, and thrown open reservations on the new VW ID.3 all-electric city car. The first model to use VW’s new electric car platform, the ID.3 will begin a huge push by the automaker into electrification. Indeed, the goal is more than 100,000 vehicles being delivered per year. Meet the VW ID.3 We … Continue reading