News: VOLKSWAGEN CALIFORNIA 30 YEARS SPECIAL EDITION

As those heady endless days of summer disappear and we head inexorably into the darkness of late autumn, thoughts inevitably turn towards the summer to come and the undertaking of adventures as yet unknown. Historically, of course, camper vans were the living embodiment of the journeyman spirit, a way for the free thinkers amongst us to step outside of the establishment and get a taste of freedom that the winding road ahead offers. And this spirit of times gone by still resonates along the highways and byways of our green and pleasant lands with the Volkswagen California, a van that … Continue reading News: VOLKSWAGEN CALIFORNIA 30 YEARS SPECIAL EDITION

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News: MANUAL LABOUR: NEW GEARBOX BROADENS VOLKSWAGEN AMAROK APPEAL

It’s come to MotorMartin’s attention that Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles have broadened the appeal of their Amarok pick-up, by introducing a manual gearbox option to the range in combination with the 204 PS engine. This, Volkswagen say, reduces the entry price of the range by over £650 to £25,600 (basic RRP exc VAT and OTR), and so broadens the appeal of the popular pick-up to a wider audience. Volkswagen have confirmed to MotorMartin that until now, the Amarok has been available with an eight-speed automatic gearbox and permanent 4MOTION four-wheel drive. The new model, available in Trendline trim, combines a six-speed … Continue reading News: MANUAL LABOUR: NEW GEARBOX BROADENS VOLKSWAGEN AMAROK APPEAL