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Take a look: New self-driving VW Tiguan revealed in US

Most successful VW – design honed inside and out, Digital Cockpit standard across 2022 range Full auto drive – given suitable roads WOLFSBURG, Germany/ HERNDON, Virginia – VW’s Tiguan SUV was the most successful model for both the brand and its parent group through 2019 with more than 910 000 produced. That figure, however, is… Continue reading Take a look: New self-driving VW Tiguan revealed in US

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VW Tiguan stretched to create the Allspace on/off-roader

Tiguan Allspace seven-seater closes model gap Third row of two seats on 21.5cm extra length New 132kW TSI engine added to the range JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – VW has added a slightly stretched seven-seater to its Tiguan SUV choice and is calling it ”a true space giant”. It will be available in road and off-road versions:… Continue reading VW Tiguan stretched to create the Allspace on/off-roader

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New VW Roc: a Tiguan, but smaller

Meet the new T-Roc: Volkswagen’s fourth SUV Expressive design, coupé-like roof, wide front Powerful engines, 4Motion all-wheel drive option WOLFSBURG, Germany / COMO, Italy – Volkswagen, as what the automaker says is part of the biggest model offensive in its history, is extending its model range with a compact-class crossover badged T-Roc. The new crossover,… Continue reading New VW Roc: a Tiguan, but smaller

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2017 Tiguan diesels hot for the rough stuff

⦁ Four engines added to model range ⦁ AWD with more-powerful engines ⦁ Sports-car performance figures JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Volkswagen SA has at last added three diesel and one petrol engine to the Tiguan model range to join the two rather puny 1.4 TSI engines (92kW and 110kW) available at the cars’ launch in South… Continue reading 2017 Tiguan diesels hot for the rough stuff

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Tiguan to get longer tail to carry more humans

Volkswagen expands to a new longer version ‘First look’ to be at 2017 Detroit auto show 11cm added to wheelbase, 7 passengers WOLFBURG, Germany – Volkswagen will launch another version of its Tiguan (if we remember correctly, it’s a mix of tiger and leguan) midsize SUV in 2017, one with a longer tail and capable… Continue reading Tiguan to get longer tail to carry more humans

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Super-potent Tiguan diesel now selling in Europe

180kW two-litre bi-turbo tops Tiguan line-up Only with SEL and R-Line features Engine range ‘now complete’ says VW VW Europe will have its most potent Tiguan SUV yet for order (in the UK, at least) later in October (2016), topping even the Golf GTI for performance. The 180kW bi-turbo diesel, badged BiTDI, has 40kW more on tap than the previously most-powerful… Continue reading Super-potent Tiguan diesel now selling in Europe

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Latest Tiguan – VW calls it ‘a new era for SUVs’

New’ standards for design, comfort, convenience 2.8-million units sold globally since 2007 ‘Great all-rounder, distinctive styling’ Sport utility vehicles – often with all-wheel drive – are now among the top sellers in Europe prompted, The Corner believes, by more frequent and heavier winter snow and frequent flooding across the Continent and the UK in recent… Continue reading Latest Tiguan – VW calls it ‘a new era for SUVs’

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Good year for VWSA despite Covid – and rush of new models for 2021 –

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Despite the Covid pandemic severely hurting automotive sales in 2020 VWSA, which consists of Volkswagen passenger and commercial vehicles and Audi, the company ended 2020 as the car-market leader in South Africa. That’s according to Mike Glendinning, VWSA’s sales and marketing director, who told The Corner in a media communication: “2020… Continue reading Good year for VWSA despite Covid – and rush of new models for 2021 –

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Lockdown car clean-up: Top tips from experts

CHICAGO, Michigan – When shelter-in-place orders (Americanese for lockdown!) hit cities across the USA at the end of 2019 a hobby renaissance began with images of people comfort-baking, knitting and puzzling flooded social media. Car enthusiasts, however, began showing off their new DIY car-detailing projects. Jared Toops from E-Commerce at Car Supplies Warehouse, a subsidiary… Continue reading Lockdown car clean-up: Top tips from experts

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VW SA announces 2020 T-Roc models’ pricing

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Volkswagen has announced prices for its T-Roc SUV range launched back in June 2020. The VW sport utility vehicles in the southern African market now consist of the T-Cross, T-Roc, Tiguan, Tiguan Allspace, and Touareg. The T-Roc which slots above the T-Cross but below the Tiguan is said to have sophisticated… Continue reading VW SA announces 2020 T-Roc models’ pricing