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Spy Shots : Volkswagen Tiguan L Is Naked In China

July 20, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Volkswagen Tiguan L

The best Spy Shots so far of the upcoming long-wheelbase Volkswagen Tiguan, looking ready for its launch on the Chinese car market in October. We can now confirm it will be called Tiguan L, and that its wheelbase is extended by 11 centimeter.

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Spy Shots: Volkswagen CrossBlue Seen Testing In China

July 4, 2016 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Volkswagen Crossblue Seen Testing In China

Volkswagen keeps us busy today. Earlier on we saw the new long-wheelbase Tiguan and the Zotye Damai X7 CrossBlue-concept clone, and now we have the real production version of the Volkswagen CrossBlue.

Fun fact: the clone of the concept will likely hit the market before the real thing does. The Damai X7 will launch in September whereas the CrossBlue isn’t expected before early 2017.

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10 Volkswagens You’ll Only See In China

June 4, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

10 Volkswagens You'll Only See In China

Volkswagen is very strong in China but there is reason to worry about the future. They have been so busy adding ever more sedans to their Chinese lineup that they completely missed the SUV boom, resulting in a locally-made line with nine sedans, only one SUV, two hatchbacks, two wagons, and an MPV. Of these 16 cars a whopping 10 are made only for China: cars you cannot get unless you live there. Here they are:

See them all on Forbes

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This Is The Volkswagen Cross Santana For China

June 3, 2016 by Joey Wang

This Is The Volkswagen Cross Santana For China

This is the new Volkswagen Cross Santana for China, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in Q3, priced from 110.000 to 150.000 yuan. The Cross Santana is a cross-variant of the Gran Santana, which is a hatchback-wagon of the Santana sedan. The Cross Santana gets the usual cross treatment; black wheel arches, black cladding on the doors, skid pads, and roof rails to attach the canoe to.

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Spy Shots: New Volkswagen SUV Testing In China

June 1, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: New Volkswagen SUV Testing In China

New Spy Shots of a new Volkswagen SUV for China, most likely the production version of the Volkswagen CrossBlue concept. The new SUV will be positioned between the Tiguan and the Touareg, and should not be confused with the T-Prime Concept GTE, which previewed an SUV that will be positioned above the Touareg.

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Volkswagen Phideon Is Ready For The Chinese Car Market

May 31, 2016 by Joey Wang

Volkswagen Phideon Is Ready For The Chinese Car Market

This is the new Volkswagen Phideon for China, looking sleek and even a bit sporty in silver. The Phideon is a China-only full-size sedan, it will be positioned between the Volkswagen Passat/Megotan and the Volkswagen Phaeton.

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Volkswagen Phideon Unveiled On The Beijing Auto Show

April 30, 2016 by Joey Wang

Volkswagen Phideon Unveiled On The Beijing Auto Show

The production version of the of Volkswagen Phideon has been unveiled on the Beijing Auto Show, looking distinctive and stylish in light brown. The Phideon is a China-only full-size sedan, It will be positioned between the Volkswagen Passat/Megotan and the Volkswagen Phaeton.

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This is the Volkswagen Lamando GTS for China

April 22, 2016 by W.E. Ning

This is the Volkswagen Lamando GTS for China

This is the new Volkswagen Lamando GTS for China, ready for its public debut on the Beijing Auto Show on Monday. The Lamando GTS is a sporty variant of the already very sporty China-only Lamando coupe-sedan. It comes with a body kit, shiploads of GTS badges, a rear wing, and a juicy engine.

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Volkswagen teases new SUV for the Beijing Auto Show

April 18, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

Volkswagen teases new SUV for the Beijing Auto Show

Volkswagen has released a flock of teasers of their new concept SUV that will debut next week on the Beijing Auto Show. The concept previews a new seven-seat SUV for China that will be positioned between the Tiguan and the Touareg, and launch on the Chinese car market in early 2017.

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More Spy Shots of the Volkswagen Phideon for China

March 28, 2016 by Tycho de Feijter

More Spy Shots of the Volkswagen Phideon for China

More Spy Shots of Volkswagen Phideon sedan, showing a completely un-camouflaged example in white. The Phideon debuted last month in Geneva but it will only be marketed in China, starting in September. It is the production version of the Volkswagen C Coupe GTE concept.

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