Touareg Rare Beast

Volkswagen offers the first-ever supercharged hybrid SUV in a luxurious limited edition

Taking advantage of a sunny day in New York City, we recently put Volkswagen’s new 2011 Supercharged Hybrid Touareg to the test on a trip to Brooklyn for some of the best pizza in town. VW describes this limited edition Touareg as “a rare beast” that can be likened to the white buffalo—strong, silent, and few in numbers. With panoramic glass consuming almost the entire …

The 2011 VW Jetta

German design excellence delivers an all new car with foremost consideration of the U.S. market

On an extended drive through San Francisco, Marin County and Sonoma, I was able to put Volkswagen’s 2011 Jetta to the test. Totally redesigned with careful consideration for the U.S. market, the new mid-sized contender is sleeker, roomier and cheaper than its previous versions but still just as fun. Starting at $16,000, the updated model’s manufacturing cost is lower but it still maintains the precise …

VW Touareg V6 TDI

With the automobile industry in crisis, it's refreshing to see steps in the right direction like Volkswagon's new Clean Diesel Technology. Their most recent model to incorporate such emission- and pollution-lowering technology is the lean and mean Touareg V6 TDI. Representing a new generation of economical and low emission SUVs, Volkswagon proves once again why they're leaders in the industry. The new Touareg, available to …