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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

Video: VW Polo 1.0 TSI DSG Bluemotion R-Line test

November 9, 2017 |

The Volkswagen Polo hatchback epitomises smart, efficient, subcompact hatchback motoring. Whether you’re a student, a housewife, a commuter, a robot racer or an empty-nester, there’s a Polo for you. But just months before a new-generation Polo arrives in SA, here’s … 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

VW reaches into premium territory with emotive T-Roc crossover

August 24, 2017 | | 2 Comments

Volkswagen’s fourth sport utility vehicle is a sexy, lifestyle-orientated crossover that further confirms the German volume brand’s march into premium territory.

While the T-Roc badge seems unusually obtuse, the vehicle itself recognises the global growth in demand for versatile, emotively … Read More

Is the new Golf R Volkswagen’s ultimate hot hatch?

July 23, 2017 |

The GTI badge is arguably one of the most iconic designations in the motoring world, and the Golf GTI continues to epitomise the essence of hot hatch motoring.

But in Golf terms, the GTI does not represent the pinnacle of … 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

VW Polo 1.0 R-Line DSG BlueMotion: economy meets driving fun

May 25, 2017 |

The Volkswagen Polo hatchback epitomises smart, efficient, subcompact hatchback motoring. Whether you’re a student, a young family, a housewife, a commuter or an empty nester, there’s a Polo that’s right. There’s even a Polo GTI for robot racers.

But the … Read More

RPM TV Ep390: Updated VW Golf. All-new Mazda CX-5. Sexy BMW M240i Convertible. Racing the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb

May 15, 2017 | | 2 Comments

The Volkswagen Golf remains the compact hatchback benchmark, but the company isn’t resting on its laurels. The current Golf 7 has just received an upgrade offering enhanced aesthetics, smarter interiors and some drivetrain changes. We test-drive the latest VW Golf … Read More

RPM TV Ep389: VW Amarok V6, Renault Clio GT-Line, BMW M3 Competition Pack, Jeep Renegade 1.4T

May 9, 2017 |

Volkswagen set the cat among the double cab pigeons when it launched the original Amarok pick-up. But those who’ve lusted after more power ever since have had their wish granted with the arrival of the VW Amarok V6 TDI. The … Read More

VW Amarok’s V6 puts it in another league

May 5, 2017 |

Over the past two years, the double cab bakkie market has benefited from an onslaught of new models from the likes of Ford, Toyota and, most recently, Nissan. In an effort to stay relevant and up-to-date, Volkswagen has introduced an … Read More