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– External and internal improvements to the successful racing version of the Golf GTI
– Delivery of new model to customers underway
– Golf GTI goes into new global TCR season as defending champion Read More »

– Volkswagen wins the Manufacturers’ title in the FIA World Rally Championship with thePolo R WRC
– Crowned with a win: Ogier/Ingrassia claim fourth victory in a row at the Rally Great Britain in Wales


12 titles in four years – four Drivers’, four Co-Drivers’ and four Manufacturers’ titles: Volkswagen put the icing on the cake at the end of an impressive season in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with victory at the Rally Great Britain in Wales. Read More »

– Good conditions for “free practice” at the Rally Great Britain
– Ogier/Ingrassia fourth, Mikkelsen/Jwger sixth, Latvala/Anttila seventhvolkswagen-gb16a Read More »

vw-amarokVolkswagen Amaroks are preparing to take on the challenges of the penultimate round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship which takes place in Wales this weekend, supporting both Volkswagen’s championship-winning team and event organisers in the forests across the country.

The Amarok is the perfect vehicle to tackle the tough conditions in Wales. Read More »

volkswagen-pre-gb16a– Volkswagen with the opportunity to win its 12th title in four years in the WRC
– Mikkelsen/Jæger andLatvala/Anttila in the battle for second place in the championship
– Polo R WRC, Ogier and Ingrassia – the winning combination since 2013

Mud, mud, glorious mud – Volkswagen has big plans at the Rally Great Britain in Wales. The works team from Wolfsburg could win the Manufacturers’ title for the fourth year in a row at the penultimate round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). To repeat the feat achieved in 2013, 2014 and 2015, and wrap up the title before the end of the season, regardless of other results, Volkswagen must maintain a lead of 43 points going into the final race. The lead currently stands at 62 points. Read More »

wrgb16-beetle-b– The fourth string in Volkswagen’s impressive rallying bow
– Old-timer gets ready to share the stages with today’s WRC pocket-rockets
– Class winning crowd-pleaser returns to contest WRGB National Rally
– Catch Bertie in action with advance tickets on sale from as little as £20, kids go FREE Read More »

volkswagen-catalunya16a– Crowned with a win: Ogier/Ingrassia wrap up world title after eleven rallies
– Title defence sees champions join Kankkunen and Mäkinen in exclusive club
– Match point number two for Volkswagen in the Manufacturers’ Championship

Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) were crowned World Rally Champions for the fourth time in a row after taking victory at the Rally Spain. They guided their Volkswagen Polo R WRC to a fifth win of the season in Catalonia, finishing ahead of Dani Sordo/Marc Martí (E/E, Hyundai) und Thierry Neuville/Nicolas Gilsoul (B/B, Hyundai).Their ninth podium in eleven races triggered wild celebrations. The Frenchmen can no longer be caught at the top of the overall standings in the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Read More »

volkswagen-corsica16a– 40th victory for the Volkswagen Polo R WRC, first match point in the Manufacturers’ Championship
– Fourth win of the season for Ogier/Ingrassia, 36th of their career
– Podium for third-placed Mikkelsen/Jæger, fourth place for Latvala/Anttila

A home win worth its weight in gold: Volkswagen duo SébastienOgier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) took a crucial step towards the title in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) with the 36th win of their career. The three-time champions dominated the Rally France on Corsica from the word go, leaving runners-up Thierry Neuville/Nicolas Gilsoul (B/B, Hyundai) and their Volkswagen team-mates Andreas Mikkelsen/Anders Jæger (N/N) to fight it out for the minor places. Read More »

VW Sven SmeetsVolkswagen Motorsport has undergone a restructuring at management level: Sven Smeets (44) will take over as Volkswagen Motorsport Director on 01 September 2016. He succeeds Jost Capito (57), who is leaving the company to pursue a new professional challenge. Lukasz Urban (34) also takes over as Commercial Managing Director from Kirsten Zimmermann (44), who moves into a new management role at Volkswagen AG on 01 September 2016. At the same time, François-Xavier Demaison (47) as Technical Director and Dr. Donatus Wichelhaus (54) as Director of Engine Development move up into the Management Board of Volkswagen Motorsport. Read More »

– Grand retrospective in Berlin
– Interactive exhibition concept, exhibits from five decades of motorsport
– Focus on Volkswagen Motorsport’s history in rallying and circuit racing

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