Volkswagen Phaeton D2: The Secret Luxury Sedan That Never Came To Be

The Volkswagen Phaeton was an unexpected entry into the luxury segment. A top-notch sedan from a brand whose reputation was all about mass-market compacts. Like most cool cars throughout history, the Phaeton was about making a point - that Volkswagen could build a damn good luxury sedan. To mark Phaeton's 20th anniversary, Volkswagen has taken … Continue reading Volkswagen Phaeton D2: The Secret Luxury Sedan That Never Came To Be

Volkswagen Teases New Flagship EV Sedan With New ID Aero Concept

The Volkswagen line of dedicated EVs will soon be joined by a sedan model too. It is being previewed in the form of the newly unveiled ID. AERO concept. The show car debuted in China, one of the largest markets for sedans in the world. It has a particularly sharp design while following the same … Continue reading Volkswagen Teases New Flagship EV Sedan With New ID Aero Concept

Dealership Test Drive: Volkswagen Virtus 1.0 TSI MT

The latest Volkswagen sedan offering in India is the Virtus, and its prices were recently announced. The Virtus replaces the Vento which had been around for over a decade. Powertrain options It's available with two turbocharged petrol engines — a 1.0 TSI and a 1.5 TSI. The former is rated at 114hp/178Nm, while the latter … Continue reading Dealership Test Drive: Volkswagen Virtus 1.0 TSI MT

Volkswagen I.D. R is the fastest EV to lap the Nürburgring

Just over a year ago, Volkswagen unveiled the I.D. R Pikes Peak. An all-electric racecar built specifically to set a new record at the Pikes Peak hill climb. 250 days since the project began, Volkswagen bagged the all-time record at Pikes Peak with the first ever sub-8 minute time with Romain Dumas at the wheel. … Continue reading Volkswagen I.D. R is the fastest EV to lap the Nürburgring

Skoda Vision RS Hybrid Hot Hatch Concept: 2018 Paris Motor Show

In the global automotive scene, Skoda might have been a punchline to lame jokes but here in India, it's a revered brand. For the Octavia and the Fabia and even the Superb, the Czech automaker has been a favourite for many petrol heads around here. Now, Skoda wants to change its public perception yet again, … Continue reading Skoda Vision RS Hybrid Hot Hatch Concept: 2018 Paris Motor Show

EVs blitz the timesheets at Goodwood FoS 2018

Fully electric drivetrains for the purpose of speed and lap times are trending for manufacturers who are just now entering the EV market. The hybrid setup already proved to the world the benefits of immediate power and monstrous torque in order to get ridiculous performance figures and while Formula E is the only full-racing format … Continue reading EVs blitz the timesheets at Goodwood FoS 2018