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VW Compact Coupe Concept

VW Compact Coupe Concept

It may not get your pulse pounding, but there’s no denying the clean, Audi-like lines of Volkswagen’s Compact Coupe Concept; the hybrid TSI/electric is roughly the same size as a Jetta.

Wimmer RS VW GTI

Wimmer RS VW GTI

Minimal exterior mods make Wimmer RS’ Volkswagen GTI an ideal sleeper: a new turbo and engine tweaks boost the 2.0 L TFSI from 211 hp to 386 hp and 336 lb-ft of torque.

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VW Amarok Pickup

VW Amarok Pickup

Named after the Inuit word for “wolf,” Volkswagen’s Amarok Pickup will come in double and single-cab 4WD versions; it runs on VW’s line of efficient common rail turbo diesel engines.

Volkswagen Scirocco R

Volkswagen Scirocco R
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Do want, even if it’s across the pond: Volkswagen’s Europe-only 2010 Scirocco R gets the Audi S3’s 2.0 TFSI @ 265hp, XDS differential, lowered suspension and upgraded brakes.

Volkswagen Bluesport

Volkswagen Bluesport

It’s usually no fun being green, but VW’s sporty Bluesport concept does away with such notions; its 2.0L turbodiesel not only gets 180hp and 260 lb-ft of torque but 57 mpg in Eco mode.

Video: VW Golf x Matrix

Video: VW Golf x Matrix

Cloning is apparently the secret to German efficiency, or so goes the VW Golf x Matrix commercial above; it’s supposedly so violent that UK TV viewers can’t watch it before 9 pm.

Volkswagen GTI MK VI

Volkswagen GTI MK VI

It’s official: these pics reveal Volkswagen’s GTI MK VI, which will get a 2.0L TFSI four-banger with 210 HP and 207 lb-ft of torque. It should arrive Summer ’09, just ahead of the Golf VI.

VW CC Gold Coast

VW CC Gold Coast

Rolled out recently at Pebble Beach, Volkswagen’s CC Gold Coast Edition gets a special “tri-coat” of paint with gold, brown and silver tones, 19″ propeller rims and a ground effects package.

Volkswagen Golf VI

Volkswagen Golf VI

Above: leaked pics of the Volkswagen Golf VI, due to be officially announced Wednesday. The US won’t be getting this version until late next year; it will likely be badged as our next-gen Rabbit.

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