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...
Rewind two decades and the Subaru WRX was the affordable performance king, its launch immaculately timed with the rise of Playstation rally games and the temporary demise of hot-hatches. By the end of the 1990s the Peugeot 306 GTi had died, while the Volkswagen Golf GTI had become a softie. Not long into the new [...]
Volkswagen has launched an online car design competition, with three winners each receiving a six-month internship at the Volkswagen Design Centre in Wolfsburg. Titled “Create a cool video game car for Volkswagen!”, the competition calls on young designers to create not only an eye-catching bespoke car, but also come up with a video game concept. As the [...]
Volkswagen wants a new concept car for a video game, and some of you are being invited to design one - we say "some of you" because the Volkswagen Design Contest is only open to students enrolled in design-related studies. If you can...Show More Summary
The game of musical chairs continues among the senior execs at the Volkswagen Group. Wolfgang Dürheimer has just been announced as CEO of both the Bentley and Bugatti brands, a role he relinquished at the end of 2012 to become the head of R&D at Audi. Dürheimer didn’t last long at Audi--he was replaced after less than a year by...
Volkswagen Group is taking its role as the official vehicle partner of the 2014 Winter Olympic in Sochi, Russia, very seriously. It is supplying over 3,000 Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda and commercial vehicles to the games, but the Polar Expedition...Show More Summary
Volkswagen is hoping you'll bring appetite for nostalgia to the big game this Sunday.
Volkswagen is a Super Bowl commercial veteran, having paid a king's ransom for air time five years in a row now, and producing what was arguably the best ad of the game back in 2011 with The Force. Since then, however, the German brand hasn't quite risen to the same levels of giggle-inducing creativity. Show More Summary
Well this is a step up from the obnoxious laughing girl that's been haunting our vroom vroom dreams… Volkswagen is attempting to create the commercial algorithm for ultimate Game Day ad success—and the (above) video is a definite step in the right direction! German scientists have been working hard to give viewers a little bit of everything [...]
Volkswagen has a long, proud history when it comes to that most American of traditions - the Super Bowl commercial. For this year's big game - its fifth as an advertiser - VW has a new idea. There is no tiny Vader or Jamaican accents,...Show More Summary
If you like puppies, bikinis, babies, dinosaurs, pirates, Carmen Electra and Abraham Lincoln, then have I got the Super Bowl ad teaser for you. Volkswagen, always a highly anticipated advertiser in the big game, has dedicated this year's promotional clip to mocking the many clichés of crowd-pandering Super Bowl spots. Show More Summary
VW ups the game for non-hybrid efficiency. Is it possible for a non-hybrid gasoline-powered midsize sedan to achieve 42 mpg? Volkswagen seems to think so. At the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, the automaker plans to roll out the Passat BlueMotion Concept, based off the current Volkswagen Passat model. Show More Summary