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 »

Volkswagen gives us a peek at what the future Golf hatchback might have to offer

By Product Expert | Posted in News, Volkswagen Golf on Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 at 8:46 PM
A photo of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta parked on the street.

Volkswagen Golf Mk8 first-look videos

The Volkswagen Golf is one of the most popular families of vehicles that the automaker has ever produced. In fact, the Golf is largely responsible for launching the so-called, ‘hot hatch’ movement. VW has finally dropped a series of Volkswagen Golf Mk8 first-look videos to give us a glimpse at what the future of the vehicle might hold. We’re still waiting for figures on the updated performance specs and equipment list of the new VW Golf Mk8. In the meantime, we’ve really enjoyed watching these videos. If you want to make sure than you’re among the first people in the area to own the new Golf Mk8, make sure you start the pre-ordering process with a Team Gunther Volkswagen product expert today. Read the rest of this entry »

Get to know the 2020 Jetta before it arrives to the Team Gunther VW showroom

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 at 8:16 PM
A right profile photo of the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta.

What’s new for the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta?

The Volkswagen Jetta ranks as one of the most recognizable and well-regarded sedans in the automaker’s lineup. In fact, VW has sold more than 17 million Jetta sedan worldwide since it was introduced to customers in the late 1970s. As for what’s new for the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta, the automaker is making some subtle but significant changes despite the fact that the vehicle was radically redesigned last year. The 2020 Jetta will still ride on the manufacturer’s award-winning MQB chassis architecture which continues to offer enhanced interior space in addition to newly available connectivity technology. Let’s take a look at what we can expect to see when the 2020 VW Jetta arrives at the Team Gunther Volkswagen showroom. Read the rest of this entry »

Team Gunther Volkswagen offers an early peak at an all-new crossover SUV

By Product Expert | Posted in News, Volkswagen Atlas on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 6:35 PM
A photo of the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport at a VW facility.

What is different about the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport?

When the original Atlas crossover SUV was delivered to the Team Gunther Volkswagen showroom, it signaled the beginning of a new era for the automaker’s lineup of crossover SUVs. For the new model year, VW is proving its customers can never have too much of a good thing with its newest vehicle platform. So, what is different about the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport? The all-new member of the Atlas family does more than share a name with the original Atlas, it was also developed and built in the same Tennessee-based facility specifically for American customers. However, this is where the paths of the 2020 Atlas Cross Sport and the inaugural Atlas crossover SUV. Let’s take a look at what we know so far about the new VW Atlas Cross Sport before it arrives this spring. Read the rest of this entry »

Volkswagen keeps introducing new logos for future models

By Product Expert | Posted in Just For Fun, News on Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at 7:31 PM
A photo of the R-Line badge that is being introduced by Volkswagen on Oct. 11.

New Volkswagen R-Line logo

It’s no coincidence that the most successful companies have the most memorable logos. In the automotive industry, Volkswagen has one of the most recognizable symbols in the world. The automaker has revised its graphic identity to something cleaner and more modern. This would be a lot for any company to undertake, but the new Volkswagen R-Line logo really shows how the manufacturer is committed to change. As a global automotive force, the R-Line badge will appear on different vehicles in different markets around the world. In North America, VW will only be applying the new R-Line logo on one vehicle, let’s take a look at what we know right now. Read the rest of this entry »

VW updates application capability for 2020 class of new vehicles

By Product Expert | Posted in Just For Fun, News, Technology on Tuesday, September 24th, 2019 at 6:36 PM

What new features does Volkswagen Car-Net offer?

If you’ve been following Volkswagen news over the waning days of summer, you might have heard about its successful launch of its first all-electric vehicle that is only going to be available in Europe and in other markets. While this was disappointing to those of us on this side of the pond, the Team Gunther VW product experts are still confident that we’ll be getting something similar soon. In the meantime, our product team is focused on learning more about the new technology that will be debuting with the automaker’s class of 2020 sedans and crossover SUVs. So, what new features does Volkswagen Car-Net offer? The biggest change to the suite of VW connectivity services is the availability of an on-board Wi-Fi hotspot but the Car-Net system will also feature a few new applications. Let’s take a look. Read the rest of this entry »

Historic VW Type 2 Microbus gets second life through restoration project

By Product Expert | Posted in Just For Fun, News on Monday, September 16th, 2019 at 6:31 PM

Jenkins VW Type 2 Bus photos

Volkswagen has undertaken a new advertising campaign titled, ‘Drive Bigger.’ The thrust of it is that if we change our thinking a little, small acts of kindness can have a major impact on those around us. These Jenkins VW Type 2 Bus photos tell a story from the pre-Civil Rights Era, where Esau and Janie B. Jenkins took this idea to the extreme using for 30 years. Esau Jenkins bought a VW Type 2 bus in 1945 to help get kids to school on Johns Island, South Carolina. That effort grew to help more people as he added stops to help his neighbors get to work. The bus wore the Jenkins’ famous phrase, ‘Love Is Progress; Hate is Expensive.’ That simple slogan is timeless and something that everyone could stand to embrace in our daily lives. Check out these photos that were taken when a team was getting the famous vehicle ready for an upcoming restoration project. Read the rest of this entry »