International Engine of the Year” trophies for TSI technology by Volkswagen
On Saturday 13 April we celebrated smart students by awarding them a certificate that entitles them R5 000 off their first vehicle purchase. Claremont VW and our friends from KFM invited all the smart GK Teen winners of 2013 to visit us and meet the team.
The Volkswagen Group recently presented its ‘Best Apprentice Award 2012’ to its top young achievers from all over the world. Volkswagen Group South Africa’s (VWSA) Mechatronics technician, Magdalene Pokbaas was one of the talent recipients at this year’s international awards.
When it comes to the ingenuity of the automotive aftermarket, a good bit of inspiration often seems to come from the creator's native market. Lifted Jeep Wrangler creations climb out of mountainous regions like Moab, while low-riders flow from the massive urban sprawl of Los Angeles.
From left back row: Leon, Jonathan, Scott, Sunny, Armien, Dane, and Karriem. Middle row: Colin, Adenaan, Thaabit, Mujahid, Marcel, Mark. Front row: Kerry, Trevor (Service Manager), Suhaib.
A host of top local and international comedians head for the Vodacom Funny Festival at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town from 11 June to 8 July for the largest comedy festival in the country.
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Driving from Joburg to Durban and back on a single tank is an achievement enough on its own but imagine doing that trip twice without filling up.
Life is about choices and stories; it’s about adventures and memories, about business and family and everything in between.
The introduction of the Golf Cabriolet, which was unveiled at the Johannesburg International Motorshow in October 2011, completes the Volkswagen Golf model range in South Africa.
Anyone can drive fast in a straight line, but not everyone can react quickly and safely around corners. This full day course will give you the ability to vary your speeds effectively according to different road and traffic conditions. Start the day with a lesson in vehicle dynamics, and then put theory into practice as you experience emergency simulations on the skidpan. Hone your technique through practical exercises on the race circuit, as you learn about Volkswagen’s technological and safety features.
The original Mk1 Golf GTI was launched internationally in 1976 and in South Africa in 1981. The launch of this ground-breaking performance hatch was a worldwide phenomenon that created an iconic and legendary motoring sensation. Three and a half decades later and six outstanding GTI generations later, Volkswagen celebrates the 35th anniversary of the Golf GTI with the launch of the special edition Golf GTI Edition 35. It is also the fastest GTI ever produced.
Since its inception in March 2010, Polo Vivo has stolen the hearts of the nation and is renowned for being the number one selling passenger car on the South African market, guaranteeing its future status as a South African legend.
The first leg of the 2011 Spirit of Africa Trophy elimination rounds were recently held in the Kalahari Desert near Upington, where nearly 300 participants tested their 4x4 skills against the toughest African conditions.
Volkswagen Polo made it two in the row for Volkswagen Group South Africa when it was announced as the joint winner, together with the BMW 530d, of the 2011 South African Car of the Year, at a gala dinner in Midrand on Tuesday, 8 March. Golf was crowned as the 2010 SA Car of the Year.
Volkswagen has launched the new Polo Sedan to complete the model range of the Polo family.
Cruiser: open-top Golf R at full strength even in lowest speed range
At the heart of the Scirocco R is a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder EA113 engine (as opposed to the EA888 fitted to the conventional Scirocco) in heavily revised form.