The new Volkswagen models were supported CarPlay and Android Auto

The new Volkswagen models were supported CarPlay and Android Auto

The US division of Volkswagen conducted a large-scale renewal of multimedia systems in all new vehicles in 2016 model year, except for the Eos convertible and SUV Touareg. The updated version of “multimediek” adds support for file formats Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink, reported.

All three formats will be pre-installed in the multimedia system, switching between them by pressing. The user connects the phone to the complex – displays a corresponding “plug” and the basic application is duplicated on the front panel display.

Support for popular formats is made possible by a radical renewal of the entire system. Its new version is called Modular Infotainment Platform (MIB II). The company assured that performance and graphics have been greatly improved compared to the previous modification.

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Volkswagen was the top seller in the world

Volkswagen was the top seller in the world

Concern Volkswagen Group became a leader of sales in the world in the first half of 2015, realizing 5.04 million new cars. Long-term leader – Toyota Motor, has become the second, only slightly behind the leader (5.02 million cars).

Recall that the results of 2014 Toyota Motor sold 10.23 million vehicles (+ 3%), and Volkswagen Group – 10,14 million cars. Closes the three leaders of General Motors – 9,92 million cars.

 

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Serial Volkswagen Golf R 400 is positioned as the most powerful hot hatch in the world

Serial Volkswagen Golf R 400 is positioned as the most powerful hot hatch in the world

This is a new Golf R 400. The automaker has positioned the new hot hatch as the most powerful “charged” model in this type of body: in its niche a new Volkswagen Golf R 400 will compete with premium models such as the Mercedes-AMG A45 and Audi RS. Note that it will be more accessible than its luxury “brothers” of the body that is sure to become a competitive advantage “hot” hatchback from Volkswagen.

The new Volkswagen Golf R 400 will be equipped with 420-horsepower gasoline engine, which makes this car the most powerful in its class. It should be noted that the conceptual version of the new items were less productive (its engine gave out about 400 hp). Together with the motor car has received “advanced” all-wheel drive system with a Haldex clutch 5 and brake differential XDS + on both axes. Supplement a “sport” model look 19-inch wheels.

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“Volkswagen” has prepared a special Australian Golf R

"Volkswagen" has prepared a special Australian Golf R

The Australian subsidiary of Volkswagen start accepting orders for “charged” hatchback and wagon in spetsversii Golf R Wolfsburg Edition. From routine modification it differs expanded list of equipment and a label on the tailgate, which depicts a coat of arms Wolfsburg.

The list of equipment Golf R Wolfsburg Edition entered the interior upholstery leather Nappa, heated front seats, 19-inch wheels, mirrors with black body, black roof rails (for versatile), adaptive cruise control, front-end collision prevention system and system of tracking the dead zones.
The package price is $ 1,750 for the hatchback and 2,000 dollars for the wagon. Universal Golf R offered in Australia for the first time, and the whole first batch of vehicles in such a body will be offered exclusively as Wolfsburg Edition. Golf hatchback is in Australia from 56 thousand 990 dollars, wagon valued at two thousand more.

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Test -Drive Volkswagen Touareg 2015

Test -Drive Volkswagen Touareg 2015

That means for you personally Volkswagen Touareg? Urban crossover SUV, glamorous “half jeep”?According to polls, the majority of motorists about the hero of our test had such an opinion. In fact, this is a ride couple of hundred kilometers and the impression will change to the opposite. This is what happened with the journalists ‘first transmission’, who took a brand new “Touareg” for weekly test drive.

During the test the Volkswagen Touareg in 2015, many have asked me the same question: why test car, which is already sold more than one year? The fact that the new version different from its predecessor so small that can detect changes except that the old owners. Professionals know, there was a renewal, first of all pay attention to the lights. The Volkswagen not have to be original and have gone on well-trodden path. Fashion trend, LED, solid strips, a la “Audi” or “Range Rover” is now in “Tuareg”.

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