Archive for the ‘Volkswagen’ Category

VW sets the bar with new Golf Race Car Concept vehicle

Thursday, July 30th, 2015
reveal of the Volkswagen Golf Race Car Concept

Reveal of the Volkswagen Golf Race Car Concept

Volkswagen is notorious for giving us things to get excited about, which is why the early-July reveal of the Volkswagen Golf Race Car Concept gave us some very familiar, excited feelings. The brand is proud of this one, as it’s simply a modified Golf (not to be confused with the Volkswagen Golf GTI or Golf R) that has an incredible amount of added power and improvements. This car is surely built to take out on the track! If you’re curious about Volkswagen’s new creation, read on. We have some of the specifics (and pictures) of this new, amped-up Golf. (more…)

Three Reasons why we Love the Volkswagen Beetle

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
Reasons why we Love the Volkswagen Beetle

Reasons why we Love the Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen has an incredible lineup of vehicles. However, none of them are more iconic than their Beetle model. The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most unique vehicles on the road and it has a long and storied history. Therefore in this blog post we have decided to focus on some reasons why we love the Volkswagen Beetle. (more…)

Future U.S. Volkswagen Models will Have a More Aggressive Styling

Friday, April 3rd, 2015
Volkswagen will Build More Aggressively Designed Vehicles

Volkswagen will Build More Aggressively Designed Vehicles

Volkswagen is known for producing some of the most stylish and advanced vehicles on the road today. They have always been characterized by their simple and refined exterior styling. However, one of the criticisms that the brand has often received over the years is that they do not come up with designs that are sporty and aggressive enough in comparison to their competitors. However, that is all going to be changing very soon. We just learned that Volkswagen will build more aggressively designed vehicles from now on, which is very exciting news for anyone who is a fan of the brand. (more…)

Volkswagen may be Bringing Trucks and vans to the U.S.

Monday, March 30th, 2015
VW is considering trucks and vans for the U.S.

VW is Considering Trucks and vans for the U.S.

Volkswagen has been dominating car sales here in the United States and around the world. However, they believe there might be room in the lineup to expand. We have been hearing reports that they are extensively considering the idea of bringing Volkswagen trucks and vans to the U.S. market, which is very exciting. We are very excited about the possibility of this. So we are going to tell you everything that we know so far about the fact that VW is considering trucks and vans for the U.S. (more…)

VW Unveils new Sport Coupe GTE Concept Ahead of Geneva Auto Show

Monday, March 2nd, 2015
All-New Volkswagen Sport Coupe GTE Concept

All-New Volkswagen Sport Coupe GTE Concept

The historic Geneva Auto Show is taking place this week, and one of the most exciting reveals will come from Volkswagen. The German automaker will be bringing an all-new Volkswagen Sport Coupe GTE Concept to the Geneva Auto Show, and we couldn’t be any more excited about it. So in this blog post we will be highlighting everything that we know so far about the new VW Sport Coupe GTE Concept. (more…)

Millionaire MLB Player Lives in a VW Microbus

Thursday, February 19th, 2015
Young MLB Pitcher who Lives in a Volkswagen Microbus

Young MLB Pitcher who Lives in a Volkswagen Microbus

Here at Dave Syverson Auto Center we carry the full lineup of Volkswagen vehicles and we are huge fans of the brand. So any time that we hear a newsworthy story involving the brand we try to share it with you. Well, we recently heard a story about a young MLB pitcher who lives in a Volkswagen Microbus, and we just had to share this unique story. (more…)

Volkswagen Unveils Next Generation Caddy Van

Monday, February 9th, 2015
2015 Volkswagen Caddy

2015 Volkswagen Caddy

When most of us think about small utility vans we think about vehicles such as the Ford Transit Connect or Ram ProMaster City. However, Volkswagen has been producing a popular model over in Europe for years called the Caddy. They finally just unveiled the new redesigned 2015 Volkswagen Caddy, and it looks absolutely stunning. Even though this vehicle will not be made available to us here in the states, we can still admire it from afar. So in this blog post we will be telling you everything that we know so far about this exciting new vehicle. (more…)

Volkswagen Plans to Become Most Sustainable Automaker by 2018

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
New Volkswagen Technology

New Volkswagen Technology

Here at Dave Syverson Auto Center Albert Lea MN we love Volkswagen for the cars they produce that are not only iconic, but also innovative. They consistently push the envelope for what is possible in the automotive industry. They recently announced an innovation goal that will surely be one of the most challenging in the company’s history. However, they plan to use new Volkswagen technology to make it possible. (more…)

2015 Volkswagen GTI won the Yahoo Autos Car of the Year

Monday, November 3rd, 2014
2015 Yahoo Autos Car of the Year Award Winner

2015 Yahoo Autos Car of the Year Award Winner

Yahoo assembled their team of expert judges out in California last month to review all of the great new models to select the 2015 Yahoo Autos Car of the Year Award winner. Eventually they were able to narrow the field down to the top 17 vehicles that included everything from the powerful Dodge Challenger Hellcat to the affordable Honda Fit model. In order to select this years winner they ran each vehicle through the most intensive testing program ever. They tested out every feature on each vehicle, set up an autocross track for countless laps of performance testing and more. Finally, after all the smoke cleared it was the 2015 Volkswagen GTI that came away with the top prize. (more…)

Volkswagen XL1 Gets Over 200 MPG

Friday, October 10th, 2014
The Most Fuel Efficient Car in the World

The Most Fuel Efficient Car in the World

It seems like all the buzz in the automotive industry today surrounds fuel economy. Growing public environmental responsibility and ever increasing government regulations have led to automakers competing against each other to make the most fuel efficient cars possible. Volkswagen is proving that they are at the cutting edge of innovative and fuel efficient vehicles by creating the most fuel efficient car in the world, the XL1. (more…)