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When we last saw Scott Speed’s Red Bull Global Rallycross Volkswagen Beetle, it looked a bit off. Too clean. Too polished. Too together. Now that it made it through the X Games’ Rally Car feature race to win the event, however, it looks much more like a real, honest-to-goodness off-road Volkswagen. Read more...
The Volkswagen GTI Supersport Vision Gran Turismo is latest in a series of online sports cars designed to celebrate Gran Turismo’s 15th anniversary on the PlayStation gaming platform. Under the hood lies a turbocharged iteration of Volkswagen’s narrow-angle VR6 engine. For the GTI Supersport, this motor is said to develop 375kW of power and 665Nm [...]
Volkswagen has handed down a first glimpse of its new GTI Supersport concept, destined to compete in the virtual Vision Gran Turismo video game. This new video, combined with a handful of shadowy teaser images, offers a first look at...Show More Summary
Producing more models on modular platforms and joining (or creating) niches has always been part of a manufacturer’s strategy to increase sales and dominate the market. But cost-cutting measures are also part of the game, and, unfortunately, it often means that models that aren’t doing well sales-wise have to go. Show More Summary
Volkswagen just hit the automotive world with a hell of a one-two punch this week in Geneva. Long wanting to get into the sporty coupe game, VW has been on again, off again with various show cars. And plug in hybrids? Why hasn't one of the world's largest automakers cracked that territory in a big way yet? Volkswagen's answer: Why not do both?.. Show More Summary
In the first game after the Bundesliga 's winter break, Wolfsburg handed Bayern Munich their first loss of the league campaign by way of a 4-1 thumping at the Volkswagen Arena. Bas Dost and Kevin De Bruyne scored two goals each for the...Show More Summary
Kevin De Bruyne put on a master class, and the Bundesliga restarted with a shocker as Wolfsburg humiliated leaders Bayern Munich, 4-1, on Friday evening at the Volkswagen Arena. The hosts went ahead in the fourth minute, Bas Dost finishing off a quick counter after fine work from Daniel Caligiuri and De Bruyne. Show More Summary
Those looking forward to seeing the Bundesliga's top-two teams meet in the second round of the campaign will not have long to wait. Friday sees leaders Bayern Munich visit second-placed Wolfsburg at the Volkswagen Arena in the firstShow More Summary
Mazda has joined the likes of BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Infiniti and Volkswagen in releasing a virtual sports car concept developed for Sony PlayStation’s Gran Turismo 6 driving simulator game. Dubbed the Mazda LM55 Vision Gran Turismo, the super flat racecar concept is a collaboration between Mazda and the game’s developer, Polyphony Digital. Designed to blend [...]
Europa League League—Volkswagen Arena Wolfsburg vs. Everton (kick-off 6 p.m. GMT / 1 p.m. EST) Referee: Fernando Teixeira Vitienes (Spain) Bleacher Report's Matt Cheetham picks his Everton starting XI to face Wolfsburg, and Tim Daniels...Show More Summary
Roberto Martinez faces a difficult dilemma ahead of Everton's trip to Wolfsburg: exactly how strong a side to select at the Volkswagen Arena. The Toffees top the group on eight points, one ahead of the German side, but — crucially — five points clear of third-placed Lille. Show More Summary
BMW obviously builds motorcycles, and Volkswagen Group owns Ducati. Now, fellow German automaker Daimler is hopping into the two-wheel game by buying a 25-percent stake in Italian sportbike maker MV Agusta for an undisclosed price. According...Show More Summary
Just like Volkswagen’s Bentley and Audi’s Lamborghini, BMW’s Rolls-Royce is entering the premium SUV game, ready to ferry oil-rich princes and the hardest of Wall Street’s power lords to their appointed rounds. Autobild reports the premium SUV — currently dubbed the Cullinan, whose namesake comes from the 3,000-carat diamond — will debut in 2018, and […]
Volkswagen's new concept GTI Roadster, Vision Gran Turismo is meant to blur the line between "virtual and real worlds," having originally been created for the Sony Playstation 3 Gran Turismo 6 video game. The Golf GTI automobile is a two-... via JustLuxe.com
Surprise! While everyone's been talking about the Volkswagen GTI Roadster, those sly devils at Mitsubishi pulled a fast one by getting their Gran Turismo 6 car in the game first. This beast is the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV Evolution Vision Gran Turismo. Read more...
The Volkswagen Golf GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo has been unveiled in digital form ahead of its launch into the world of video games and cyberspace in June. Teased in sketches at the beginning of this week, the video and images reveal the racing concept inside and out, pushing the limits of the Golf GTI [...]
There’s another new player in the growing Gran Turismo Vision concept series, developed as part of Sony and Polyphony’s Gran Turismo 6 game for the PlayStation. Joining similar concepts from Lexus, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Honda, Volkswagen’s new GTI Roadster takes the brand’s sporting potential to new extremes. Show More Summary
The Volkswagen Golf GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo is literally a video game fantasy come to life. Despite being designed specially for the two-dimensional world of the new Gran Turismo PlayStation racing game, the hot-hatch-inspired supercar will debut in the flesh at next week’s Wörthersee Festival in Austria. Though difficult to fathom, the GTI Roadster [...]
Sony's Gran Turismo video game has enriched the lives and worlds of many a car enthusiast, and while the concept cars that come to the game's virtual world may never grace the real world, we love seeing them nonetheless. The latest is Volkswagen's GTI Roadster, Vision Gran Turismo, teased last week and partially revealed today in a passel of...