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Volkswagen moving forward faster than ever

There are many new VW vehicles showing up on the road now and in the very near future for us all to aspire to. The all-new Beetle, the second generation Touareg and the convertible Golf returns with great style.

The new generation Beetle id brings a well needed masculinity and strength to the table. Coupled with sportiness, trademark interior styling and today’s technology, it is a winner. The Beetle’s engines are those of the award winning Golf to offer you the performance you have come to expect from VW. It is longer, wider and lower than its predecessor which gives it a purposeful stance on the road. VW has incorporated new front end styling and a meaty rear spoiler to add to its modern touches. The Australian specifications are not yet announced but it will be hitting Aussie shores in 2012.

The second generation Touareg is everything you could want in a modern SUV. It is roomy, fuel efficient and impressively light in the steering. On the road it is lower to the ground with a very large nearly athletic profile. It carries (in some engine choices) VW’s BlueMotion Technology and wonderful Nappa leather seats with splashes of ornamental wood and brushed alloy to keep the contemporary styling running throughout the VW model range. We suggest that you try the new V6 TDi Turbo-diesel. Its aim is to impress.

After a nine year absence the new convertible Golf has returned. VW is the leading manufacturer of convertibles in the world. In 1949 VW launched the first ‘cabriolet’ as the Beetle Cabriolet. It was a runaway success. It was followed by the Karmann Ghia (1955), Golf Cabriolet (1979), Golf Cab III (1993), Golf Cab IV (1998) and more recently the Eos (2007). Today we have the all new Beetle cab and the newest Golf Cabriolet.

The Golf Cabriolet features an electric folding soft –top roof (9 seconds start to finish), two-doors & four seats. The other great thing about the roof is that it does not take up the boot spaces like hard top roofs do. The Golf Cabriolet has a 250Ltr boot at all times. In a sneak peak it looks like a small Eos with a black fabric roof with the interior styling nearly identical.

After the recent Passat update, the all new Jetta and the Amarok, it seems there is still plenty to look at and look forward to in your local VW dealership!