VW continues to build excitement about ID.4 release

By Product Expert | Posted in News, Technology on Thursday, September 10th, 2020 at 2:20 PM
A photo of the driver's cockpit in the Volkswagen ID.4.

What will the inside of the Volkswagen ID.4 look like?

We are getting closer to the official reveal presentation of the Volkswagen ID.4 electric crossover SUV. Our manufacturing partner has been teasing us and releasing information about it in drip and drabs for more than a year. And, as a few days ago, we were able to take a look at some additional information that will shed just a little more light on what we’ll be able to expect from this innovative new vehicle platform. So, what will the inside of the Volkswagen ID.4 look like? The automaker has released a few new photos (which we’ve shared below) as well as some other important insights. Since this the VW ID.4 is likely to attract a lot of attention when it is revealed to the world, our team was eager to get ahead of the curve.  Read the rest of this entry »

Volkswagen to introduce new Microbus in 2022

By Product Expert | Posted in Just For Fun, News on Friday, August 28th, 2020 at 1:31 PM
A left profile photo of the Volkswagen ID BUZZ concept vehicle.

When can I buy the electric Volkswagen Microbus?

If you’ve been reading the Team Gunther Volkswagen Blog for a while, you know that the automaker has pledged to introduce several electric vehicles over the next several model years. The goal is to have an entirely electrified fleet by 2025. The centerpiece of that electric roster is the ID BUZZ concept vehicle, which is a modern reimagining of the iconic VW Type 2. So, if you’re wondering, ‘When can I buy the electric Volkswagen Microbus,’ your time is coming. Our manufacturing partner has promised that it will be available for the 2022 model year. A recent article (linked below) provides a little additional insight into what we can expect to see. But the short version is that it will be able to travel about 300 miles and offer a very flexible interior. If you want to know when it gets delivered to Team Gunther VW, make an appointment with us today.  Read the rest of this entry »

Get a peek under the hood of the 2021 Arteon before it arrives

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Arteon on Thursday, August 27th, 2020 at 6:45 PM
A front-end photo of the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon.

Performance Specs for the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon

The Volkswagen roster has been going through quite a few changes over the last few years and is becoming more focused on crossover SUVs and, eventually, electric vehicles. However, our manufacturing partner isn’t quite ready to abandon high-performance sedan customers just yet. The performance specs for the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon will keep it in the top echelon of its class. In addition to delivering some of the strongest performance scores in the segment, the 2021 Arteon also picked up a few upgrades for the new model year. Since we have the information available, the product experts working at the Team Gunther VW showroom wanted to share it with customers before the 2021 Arteon goes on sale.  Read the rest of this entry »

The future of Volkswagen vehicles is almost here and it is exciting

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Technology on Friday, August 21st, 2020 at 7:44 PM
A photo illustration of a person looking a new Volkswagen electric vehicle.

Frequently Asked Questions About Volkswagen Electric Vehicles

The conventional wisdom around the automotive industry is that the future lies in low- or zero-emission vehicles that are largely, if not solely, powered by electricity stored in on-board batteries. Volkswagen made the bold claim a few years ago that it was going to be on the cutting edge of this effort by having one of the largest rosters of electric vehicles by 2025. The VW ID.4 is going to be the first model available toward meeting that goal. This kind of wholesale change is going to make people feel something between curious to apprehensive. Our team did a little digging around and built this guide trying to answer frequently asked questions about Volkswagen electric vehicles. Let’s take a look at what they came up with.  Read the rest of this entry »

A Labor Day Weekend trip can be fun and safe with these tips

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, Holiday, Just For Fun, Safety, Technology on Friday, August 7th, 2020 at 8:10 PM
An illustrated picture of a family in a vehicle going on a trip.

Is it safe to travel for Labor Day Weekend in 2020?

Packing up the family and hitting the road for one last vacation before the end of summer is a great American tradition. However, world events have conspired to make this a harder decision to make this year. So, is it safe to travel on Labor Day Weekend in 2020? We can’t make that determination for you and your family. Certainly, if someone isn’t feeling well or is at an increased risk of getting sick, it’s probably wise to just stay home this year. However, if you’re confident you can stay safe and healthy while exploring a new area, our team found this list of tips that could make trip planning a little easier. Let’s take a look at what they found.  Read the rest of this entry »

Volkswagen offers a look at its future EV charging network

By Product Expert | Posted in Dealer Information, FAQs, News, Technology on Friday, July 24th, 2020 at 1:13 PM
An illustration of a future Volkswagen EV that could be coming to the United States.

Volkswagen EV Charging Infrastructure

If you’ve been following along with the Team Gunther Volkswagen Blog for a while, you’ll know that our manufacturing partner has a lofty goal. VW wants to introduce several electric vehicles over the next few years, with the end-goal in mind of having its entire fleet of consumer vehicles be hybrids. Certainly, that is very ambitious but simply designing new vehicles and building them aren’t the only challenges. Our manufacturing partner has produced these videos detailing the Volkswagen EV charging infrastructure, which will help expand the places where these new vehicles can reload their batteries. We are very excited for the prospect of these vehicles coming to our showroom. While this is all very interesting, we understand some of you can’t wait for electric vehicles to arrive. You can see what Team Gunther VW has available today when you schedule an appointment with a product expert.  Read the rest of this entry »

New Volkswagen technology is the first step toward a major breakthrough

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology, Volkswagen Atlas, Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport on Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 at 3:24 PM
A photo of the front of a 2021 Volkswagen Atlas on the road.

New Volkswagen Infotainment Technology

There are a lot of interesting things coming to Volkswagen fans and customers in the near future. However, before the automaker’s roster of electric vehicles begin to arrive, the more achievable goal is to continually improve connectivity capacity among VW vehicles. The new Volkswagen infotainment technology that will be available on several 2021 models will not only offer more convenient access to non-native applications, but also enhanced device charging capability, updated navigation and, on some newer crossover SUVs, additional driver assistance features. A few Team Gunther VW product experts did a little digging into the new infotainment technology. Let’s take a look at what they found so you’ll be up to date when these vehicles finally go on sale.  Read the rest of this entry »

How many reasons do you need to look at the 2020 Passat? Here are three

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Passat on Thursday, July 16th, 2020 at 6:36 PM
A front-end photo of the 2020 Volkswagen Passat on the road.

Three reasons to buy the 2020 Volkswagen Passat

There is a very good reason why Team Gunther Volkswagen customers are eagerly looking toward the future. However, there is more than enough to be excited about at our showroom right now – for instance – the latest version of the VW Passat. If you’re in the buying cycle for a new vehicle and are looking for one last push to schedule a test drive with us today, here are three reasons to buy the 2020 Volkswagen Passat, although there are so many more. For the current model year, VW designers and engineers refreshed many exterior and interior elements of the long-running sedan, improved overall engine performance and updated driving assistant features. Let’s take a look at a few other reasons why we think you’ll love the 2020 Passat as much as we do. Read the rest of this entry »

Volkswagen teases tech upgrades for Tiguan crossover SUV

By Product Expert | Posted in News, Volkswagen Tiguan on Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 at 8:40 PM
A left profile photo of the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Is the Volkswagen Tiguan getting redesigned soon?

When we received the sad news that the Volkswagen Beetle was going to cancel for the final time, many people around the Team Gunther VW showroom wondered which vehicle would pick up the mantle. According to the automaker, the VW Tiguan has become the most popular platform that the manufacturer currently produces. Even though it has to compete inside one of the most densely packed segments in the industry, the Tiguan continues to rank among the strongest options available to buyers. So, is the Volkswagen Tiguan getting redesigned soon? Yes, it is. VW recently released some interesting information on the subject at the end of June 2020. By and large, most of the vehicle’s updates are centered around its convenience features. Let’s take a look at what we can expect to see.  Read the rest of this entry »

Volkswagen introduces the world to the 2021 Arteon

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Arteon on Thursday, June 25th, 2020 at 1:33 PM
A photo of the Arteon badge used on the back of the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon.

What’s new for the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon?

When the Volkswagen Arteon debuted a few years ago, the sleek and powerful fastback sedan represented a new design philosophy for the automaker. So, what’s new for the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon? Basically, everything. While the 2021 Arteon wasn’t completely redesignedthe front-end elements have been refined more which is not only interesting to see but it’s also more aerodynamic than the previous version of the Arteon. Volkswagen has streamlined the fastback sedan’s trim ladder to offer just three versions, SE, SEL R-Line and SEL Premium R-Line. Each of those trims will deliver a slightly different ownership experience to Team Gunther Volkswagen customers. Let’s take a look at what else potential buyers can expect to see when the 2021 Arteon arrives.  Read the rest of this entry »