Volkswagen XL1 At Katie's Cars And Coffee: December 7th, 2013

I debated not going to Katie's this morning since the turnout has dwindled due to the cold weather, however I knew Volkswagen HQ had both a Veyron and an XL1 on hand this week. I decided to come on the chance an XL1 did appear, despite my being told that it almost certainly would not come. Much to my delight, VW… » 12/07/13 1:43pm 12/07/13 1:43pm

VW could rival Alfa with their own lightweight sportscar


Austrian (no, not Australian) car magazine "Auto Revue" reports that Piech, the man behind VWs aquisations of Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini and Ducati, mentioned a VW made lightweight sportscar during a lecture he was giving at the Technical University Vienna. The picture from above was shown aswell. » 9/27/13 3:32pm 9/27/13 3:32pm

DOTS - my neighbourhood edition

So ... I found this car is parked in my neighbourhood today and nearly ran into something. It is a pretty rare sight after all. It is part of a fleet of about 30 (don't pin me down on that number) that are currently used to get some real-world data on the car, using both employees and a few select people outside VW,… » 9/06/13 2:49pm 9/06/13 2:49pm