Say goodbye to the Beetle with us and hello to the future

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Just For Fun, Volkswagen Beetle on Thursday, January 16th, 2020 at 8:44 PM
A photo of an original Volkswagen Beetle parked in a garage.

Is Volkswagen really canceling the Beetle?

The Volkswagen Beetle is arguably the vehicle that make the automaker famous. When VW announced that they were shuttering production of its iconic platform this year, nobody at the Team Gunther Volkswagen showroom really wanted to believe it. But as people have come into the showroom to ask, ‘Is Volkswagen really canceling the Beetle,’ we have had to come to terms by continually answering, yes. While it is always sad when a popular vehicle goes away, the future of the Volkswagen brand is very exciting. As a couple of our product experts were talking about their favorite Beetle memories, they came across this touching farewell video produced by Volkswagen. We also didn’t want to end on a down note, so we also included a glimpse of the future. Let’s take a look and mourn together.  Read the rest of this entry »

If you’re excited about the 2020 Atlas Cross Sport, this probably won’t help with that

By Product Expert | Posted in Dealer Information, News, Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport on Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 at 6:05 PM
A right profile photo of the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport parked in front of a house.

When does the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport go on sale?

A new addition to any family is a blessing. If anyone has been wondering, ‘When does the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport go on sale,’ the product experts at Team Gunther VW have some great news for you. While we don’t have an exact date when our manufacturing partner will deliver the 2020 Atlas Cross Sport to our showroom, we do know that it is slated to arrive in the first quarter of this year. While that covers a fair amount of time, that hasn’t stopped our team from getting very excited about its eventual arrival. While we’re waiting for the newest member of our crossover SUV roster to get here, our product experts thought that potential buyers might like a review of what it has to offer.  Read the rest of this entry »

VW gives us a peek at how our new electric cars will get powered up in the (near) future

By Product Expert | Posted in Just For Fun, Technology on Monday, December 30th, 2019 at 9:09 PM
A photo illustration of the Volkswagen Electric Charging Robot in action.

Volkswagen Electric Vehicle Charging Robot  

Calling the atmosphere in the Team Gunther Volkswagen electric might be a bit on the nose considering what the automaker has on deck. Electric vehicles are poised to take over the inventory at our showroom. One of the hurdles that VW will need to clear is keeping those models charged and ready to go while the available infrastructure is built. Volkswagen produced this slickly animated video explaining how parking garages will be equipped with some impressive technology. The Volkswagen Electric Vehicle Charging Robot will respond to a command that will have it automatically find their vehicle and attach a charging unit to replenish its battery in very short order. Obviously, this technology won’t appear right away, but these developments are very excited nonetheless. Take a look at the video below.  Read the rest of this entry »

Volkswagen adds more torque to the performance specs of the 2020 Passat

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Passat on Thursday, December 19th, 2019 at 8:49 PM
A front end photo of the 2020 Volkswagean Passat in motion on the road.

Performance Specs for the 2020 Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen is on the cusp of changing the way people experience vehicle ownership. In the meantime, the existing lineup is continually refined and improved so that owners of VW vehicles are always getting the best technology available. The performance specs for the 2020 Volkswagen Passat have picked up a noticeable boost in torque, which will put it in the upper echelon of its very competitive automotive industry class. Additionally, the 2020 Passat exhibits a more dynamic exterior, an updated interior and a vast array of both standard and available features. Now that the 2020 Passat has arrived at the Team Gunther VW showroom, a group of product experts has been excited to see what it has to offer. Let’s see what they found.  Read the rest of this entry »

Get an early look at the new Volkswagen Atlas before it arrives

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Atlas on Thursday, December 12th, 2019 at 8:44 PM
A left profile sketch of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas.

What is changing for the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas? 

We love Volkswagen vehicles and helping people experience everything the manufacturer has to offer. However, when it comes to finding out about updates to vehicles, we find out things at the same time as everyone else. When buyers come to the Team Gunther VW showroom to ask things like, ‘What is charging for the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas,’ our product experts have a little work to do. Our friends at AutoBlog were invited to an industry event at the Ypsilanti Automotive Heritage Museum in Michigan and got an eyes-only look at the new Atlas and what it has to offer. Unfortunately, photos weren’t allowed, but we do have these teaser images. Let’s take a look at what we can expect to see.  Read the rest of this entry »

Never be at a loss for space inside of the 2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport

By Product Expert | Posted in News, Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport on Monday, December 9th, 2019 at 9:29 PM
A photo of the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

How much space is in the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport?

When the newest Volkswagen crossover SUV arrives at the Team Gunther VW showroom, it builds on the success of its previous models. One of the most common questions we get since it was announced is, ‘How much space is in the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport?’ Details about the new Atlas Cross Sport are still a bit sparse, however, just enough information has been released to give future customers a look at what they will be able to do with the new vehicle. This is a good place to point out that there are a few important differences between the Atlas and the Atlas Cross Sport, even though they share the same chassis architecture. Let’s take a look at what you can expect to see. Read the rest of this entry »

Get an early look at the future of Volkswagen propulsion technology

By Product Expert | Posted in Just For Fun, Technology on Monday, November 25th, 2019 at 8:11 PM

What is the Volkswagen ID Space Vizzion concept?

Volkswagen has plans to start producing an all-electric fleet of vehicles in the very near future. These plans have been in the works for a while and might be the worst-kept secret in the entire automotive industry. The automaker took center stage at the Los Angeles Auto Show to pull the curtain back on a likely electric model that could be arriving at showrooms sooner than one would think. So, what is the Volkswagen ID Space Vizzion concept? Designers have certainly stretched their legs creatively is building the Space Vizzion concept vehicle. The automaker is positioning it as an electric crossover SUV, though it reminds us of the now-canceled Golf AllSport or SportWagen. Take a look at these photos and tell us what you think. Read the rest of this entry »

VW enters 1,000-mile Baja race with up-fitted Atlas Cross Sport variant

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport on Thursday, November 21st, 2019 at 6:09 PM
A photo of the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport pulling the rally racing version of the vehicle.

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport R Rally Racer

The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport is one of the most exciting new crossover SUVs to hit the very competitive segment. It was pretty obvious from the jump that the automaker was excited about bringing this platform to its customers. The development of the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport R Rally Racer is more proof if proof were needed that the manufacturer’s newest crossover SUV is something for its future rivals to contend with. Volkswagen will be competing in the SCORE Baja 1000 next year. Let’s take a look at how this professional racing concept truck compares with the consumer version. Read the rest of this entry »

Take a look at the updated 2020 Volkwagen Passat before it arrives

By Product Expert | Posted in News, Volkswagen Passat on Thursday, November 14th, 2019 at 9:09 PM

What are the new features for the 2020 Volkswagen Passat?

The automotive industry goes through ebbs and flows all the time. Something that always remains true is that the Volkswagen Passat continues to be one of the strongest members of its class. The new model year won’t be changing that fact of automotive life. So, what are the new features for the 2020 Volkswagen Passat? When the latest version of the VW sedan arrives at the Team Gunther Volkswagen showroom, it will be sporting a retuned engine that makes more torque which will translate into quicker acceleration, more standard safety systems and additional connectivity technology have also been added. Let’s see what customers can expect. Read the rest of this entry »

New details about the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport emerge

By Product Expert | Posted in News, Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport on Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 at 4:02 PM
A photo of the Cross Sport badge used by the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Performance Specs for the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

When Volkswagen announced it was adding to its crossover SUV lineup, we promised we would bring buyers more information as soon as we got it in our hands. Today is that day. The performance specs for the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport should have little or no trouble placing it at the top of its very competitive automotive segment. VW engineers didn’t need to start with a clean sheet of paper when they were developing the Atlas Cross Sport. The automaker took the best parts of the original Atlas platform and refined them into the newest member of the VW crossover SUV family. Let’s take a look at what the upcoming VW Atlas Cross Sport will offer when it arrives at the Team Gunther Volkswagen showroom early next year. Read the rest of this entry »