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Volkswagen Santana Variant is a yellow brown low rider in China

Published on June 18, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Volkswagen Santana Variant is a yellow brown low rider in China

A very speedy Volkswagen Santana Variant, Spotted in China in the Sanlitun area in Beijing. The good Volkswagen is painted in an original yellow brown paint that somehow loox incredible cool on a Santana with lowered suspension, black window frames, darkened windows, and  extra large wheels with black alloys.

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Volkswagen Santana to get Turbo Power in China

Published on June 9, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Volkswagen Santana to get Turbo Power in China

The Volkswagen Santana sedan will get a 1.4 turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine under the bonnet, the Santana 1.4T will debut in September on the Chengdu Auto Show and launch on the Chinese car market in October. The 1.4 TSI engine delivers 131hp and will be mated to a 5-speed manual or a six-speed DSG.

The Volkswagen Santana was launched in December 2012 and is currently available with a 90hp 1.4 and a 110hp 1.6, both mated to a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic. Price starts at 84.900 yuan and ends at 123.800 yuan. Price for the Santana 1.4T will start around 110.000 yuan. The Santana is manufactured in China by the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture.

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Rendered Speculation: Volkswagen Gran Santana hatchback

Published on June 6, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Rendered Speculation: Volkswagen Gran Santana hatchback

Chinese media say that Volkswagen will launch a Gran Santana hatchback on the Chinese car market in the second half of next year. The Gran Santana will be based on the Santana sedan. Volkswagen is into hatches lately; the Volkswagen Gran Lavida debuted on the Shanghai Auto Show in April and will hit the market later this month.

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Spy Shots: new Volkswagen Santana goes Cheap in China

Published on March 15, 2013 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: new Volkswagen Santana goes Cheap in China

The first spy shots of a cheap version of the new Volkswagen Santana testing in China. The new Volkswagen Santana debuted on the Chinese car market on December 17, priced between 84.900 yuan and ends at 123.800 yuan. Price for the cheap version will start around 75.000 yuan.

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Extreme Transport: 26 Volkswagens on One Truck in China

Published on December 18, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Extreme Transport: 26 Volkswagens on One Truck in China

This is by far the most extreme car transport we have seen in China, and we did see some crazy trucks before. Here we have a gigantic ‘stretched’ transporter loaded with no less than 26 Volkswagen vehicles, 14 on the upper deck and another 12 below. The incredible hauler was seen on a highway between Shanghai and Jinan by reader Ali Khalili , thanks a lot for the pictures!

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New Volkswagen Santana launched on the Chinese car market

Published on December 17, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

New Volkswagen Santana launched on the Chinese car market

The new Volkswagen Santana has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 84.900 yuan and ends at 123.800 yuan. Engines: a  1.4 with 90hp or a 1.6 with 110hp, mated to a 5-speed manual or a 6-speed automatic.

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Shanghai Car Museum: 1983 Volkswagen Santana

Published on December 5, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Shanghai Car Museum: 1983 Volkswagen Santana

That day not that long ago I finally had a chance to visit the famous Shanghai Car Museum, located about 1.5 hours by subway from the city center. No matter, the trip is worth it. We start today with this perfectly conserved 1983 Shanghai-Volkswagen Santana.

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New Volkswagen Santana debuts at the Guangzhou Auto Show

Published on November 23, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

Who is at the computers there? This ain’t no Touareg Hybrid, this is the new Volkswagen Santana that debuted at the Guangzhou Auto Show in China. The Volkswagen Santana will be launched on the Chinese auto market in mid December, price will start around 70.000 yuan. Read more »

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Spy Shots: new Volkswagen Santana arrives at the Guangzhou Auto Show

Published on November 22, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

New Volkswagen Santana China

The new Volkswagen Santana has arrived at the exhibition hall of the Guangzhou Auto Show where it will have its China-debut tomorrow, it will be launched on the Chinese auto market in December. The new Santana is made in China by the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture

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New Volkswagen Santana launched in… Germany

Published on October 31, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter

New Volkswagen Santana launched in... Germany

The new Volkswagen Santana has been launched, not in China, but in Germany, where Chinese-looking girls were hired to make da party a bit more Asian. The new Santana will be made in China by the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture, it will hit the Chinese auto market early next year.

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