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Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI 4Motion DSG Highline

November 30, 2017 |

The 2,0-litre engine powering this Volkswagen Tiguan delivers a typically responsive turbodiesel drive, with decent bottom-end torque. But matched to the seven-speed DSG gearbox and all-wheel drive, it endows the Tiguan with a surprising measure of on-road ability and enjoyment. … Read More

YouTube Exclusive: VW Amarok 3.0 V6 TDI Highline Plus 4Motion

September 21, 2017 |

The critics say the flagship VW Amarok V6 TDI may be fast, but without a transfer case, it can’t be considered a ‘real’ 4×4. Well check out just how well the Amarok fares over a series of 4×4 obstacles. On … Read More

New Audi A8 points to the motoring future – but is it a future we want?

July 13, 2017 |

Audi this week unveiled its all-new A8 luxury limousine an advanced flagship showcasing the Ingolstadt auto maker’s technological prowess, and expressing its vision of the motoring future.

Not surprisingly, the new A8 is sleek but large, with a capacious interior … Read More

Just how 4×4-proficient is Volkswagen’s Amarok really?

July 5, 2017 |

It’s a debate that’s been raging ever since Volkswagen took on the big boys in the 4×4 bakkie segment with its sleek, sophisticated, car-like Amarok: can the German-engineered, South American-built pick-up tackle its Japanese rivals when it comes to the … Read More

New-generation VW Tiguan ups the turbodiesel ante

August 25, 2016 | | 2 Comments

Audi, Mercedes-Benz, BMW – eat your heart out. The world’s most powerful four-cylinder turbodiesel production engine belongs to … Volkswagen.

In an unexpected display of one-upmanship, the VW Group has opted to debut its new, high-tech 2,0-litre bi-turbodiesel powerplant … Read More

Audi Q7 gets the S-treatment

May 3, 2016 |

It might be big, even imposing, but you can bet your bottom dollar that the new Audi SQ7 TDI will feel more sports car than full-sized luxury SUV on the move.

The reason is an advanced V8 turbodiesel engine, … Read More

Episode 322 – LTU VW Amarok 2.0 TDI

September 29, 2015 |

We catch up with our long term Volkswagen Amarok 2.0 TDI

Long Term Update on our Volkswagen Amarok 2.0 TDI Distance Covered: 5545 km Fuel Used: 525.40 litres Fuel Cost: R6 636.18 Average Consumption: 9.48 litres/100 km Best Consumption: 8.02 … Read More

Episode 314 – Volkswagen Amarok TDI

June 29, 2015 |

We add the Volkswagen Amarok to our long term fleet. It’s been a while since we had a bakkie on the team, but we are all looking forward to it.

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Episode 309 – Volkswagen Cross Caddy 2.0 TDI

June 4, 2015 |

We test the utility side of the Volkswagen range with the Cross Caddy diesel.

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Episode 308 – VW Touareg 4.2 V8 TDI

April 20, 2015 |

We test the new diesel heavy weight in the Volkswagen Touareg range, but is it enough to fight off the premium brand SUV’s?

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