March 13, 2015 by Tycho de Feijter
A wondrous white Volkswagen Santana Variant, Spotted in China in the Lido area in Beijing. The workhorse wagon is hipnefied by a virgin white paint job, a badass body kit darkened windows, lowered suspension for low riding, and beautiful racy BBS alloys.
August 6, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
An absolutely stunning Volkswagen Santana Variant, Spotted in China in the Gulou area in Beijing by Reader Han W., thank you for the pictures! The good Volkswagen is painted in light yellow and dressed up to the max with an all-black grille with a GTI badge, a chrome strip between the bumper and grille, …
June 18, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter
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.
June 9, 2014 by W.E. Ning
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.
June 6, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter
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.
March 15, 2013 by W.E. Ning
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.
December 18, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
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!
December 17, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
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.
December 5, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
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.
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 »