VW Passat GTE

VW Passat GTE

The GTE badge was first ushered in with the VW Golf and it eventually made its way to the more conservative Passat. Bolting a plug-in petrol-electric propulsion unit to a model that is best known for its diesel pulling power was perhaps a brave move for Volkswagen. But it seems to have paid off with… Continue reading VW Passat GTE

By Tim Barnes-Clay 5 years ago

Audi A4 Black Edition. Also available in black.

You might be forgiven for thinking that the Black Edition Audi A4 makes reference to this new special edition cars exterior colour. No. That would be too obvious. Instead, Black Edition versions of both Saloon and Avant variants offer a broader range of equipment additions, specifically privacy glass, black exterior styling pack, flat-bottomed steering wheel, piano… Continue reading Audi A4 Black Edition. Also available in black.

By Simon D 5 years ago

Built to last. Audi 100 C3

Audi 100 TDI Maturing gracefully – despite its charming handling characteristics, the Audi 100 is far removed from today’s standards in terms of suspension, steering, brakes, drive and acoustics.

The Audi 100 C3 arguably marked a zenith in Audi build quality. Its rarity and shape still attracts some attention and was a major step forward when the wraps were pulled off it in September 1982. It was characterised by a particularly streamlined body, significant for being the first production saloon with opening flush glazing… Continue reading Built to last. Audi 100 C3

By Simon D 5 years ago

Will the new Volvo XC60 spearhead another record year of sales for Volvo?

The first new XC60 rolls off the production line in Torslanda, Sweden

The first new Volvo XC60 has rolled off the production line in Torslanda, Sweden. The first customer-bound car, a T5 AWD Inscription in Crystal White, rolled off the production line just before lunch time 26th April 2017. The new car replaces Volvo’s highly successful original XC60, which in the nine years since its launch became… Continue reading Will the new Volvo XC60 spearhead another record year of sales for Volvo?

By Simon D 5 years ago

It’s a Quattro Jim, but not as we know it

Audi lunar quattro patrolling the Terraforming Bay in the short film “Alien: Covenant x Audi lunar quattro”

Audi experts have developed the Audi lunar quattro in cooperation with the German start-up “Part-Time Scientists”. It will soon embark on an actual mission to space. The moon rover Audi lunar quattro celebrates its film debut in Ridley Scott’s sci-fi blockbuster “Alien: Covenant” which premieres worldwide this May. Director Ridley Scott has integrated the Audi… Continue reading It’s a Quattro Jim, but not as we know it

By Simon D 5 years ago