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First drive: 2019 Volkswagen Teramont in Oman

First drive: 2019 Volkswagen Teramont in Oman

With the crossover market booming over the past decade, with 7-seater options particularly popular in the U.S. market, Volkswagen finally jumped on the bandwagon and created the Teramont, their largest SUV. Built in the States and known as the Atlas over there, the Teramont is a logical addition for the GCC market as well, even if it is confusingly placed between the Tiguan and the flagship Touareg in terms of price.

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VW Atlas Cross Sport production version spotted in Dubai

VW Atlas Cross Sport production version spotted in Dubai

This photo was sent to us by reader Mirza Baig back in December 2017. Back then, it was unclear what this mystery crossover could be. It was confusing to pinpoint what it was, because VW is busy launching a barrage of crossovers, from the Teramont to the T-Roc, with the Tiguan and the Touareg in between. But in March, Volkswagen also showed a model called the VW Atlas Cross Sport Concept, which is essentially what the prototype hot-weather testing in Dubai looks like.

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VW Up! GTI debuts for cheap fun

VW Up! GTI debuts for cheap fun

Hot hatches are a magical blend of useable performance and practicality. Their popularity has led manufacturers to come up with hot variants of their different hatchbacks. VW, for instance, had several hot variants of their Polo and larger Golf hatchbacks. And now, they’ve slotted a new hot version under them and this time, it’s their puny little Up! hatchback that gets the treatment.

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2019 VW Jetta debuts at 2018 Detroit Auto Show

2019 VW Jetta debuts at 2018 Detroit Auto Show

The Jetta had been a very successful product in the VW portfolio ever since it was first launched in 1979, even if it’s not particularly common on GCC streets. In the U.S. alone, VW managed to sell 3.2 million Jettas in this time period. Now, at the 2018 Detroit Motor Show, the sedan walked into its 7th generation with sleeker styling, a new platform and a completely overhauled interior.

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Volkswagen Scirocco discontinued

The Volkswagen Scirocco was launched in 2008 as a fashionable alternative to the VW Golf. Though it received many good reviews for its design, the “hatchback-coupe” was always a niche product. VW has now pulled the plug on the Scirocco, with no direct replacement in sight.

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VW Golf Sportsvan 2018 refreshed for Frankfurt debut

VW Golf Sportsvan 2018 refreshed for Frankfurt debut

Volkswagen introduced an updated version of their Golf’s practical alter ego, the Golf Sportsvan at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The rest of the Golf range was given a mid-cycle refresh in the last November but the Sportsvan had to wait for a while to get its face done. This minivan adds more room to the Golf package thanks to its taller roof and longer body.

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