Published on 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.
Published on 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.
Published on 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!
Published on 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.
Published on 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.
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 »
Published on November 22, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
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
Published on October 31, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
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.
Published on October 12, 2012 by Joey Wang
The best spy shots so far of the upcoming new Volkswagen Santana. The new Santana will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show and it will be launched on the Chinese auto market in early 2013. It is basically the same car as the new Volkswagen Jetta which debuted on the Chengdu Auto Show in late August and will be launched in January.
Published on August 23, 2012 by Tycho de Feijter
Bingo. Here we have the first spy shot of the ass of the new Volkswagen Santana for the Chinese car market. The new Santana will debut on the Guangzhou Auto Show in November and will be launched early next year. The ancient old Santana, in production since 1984, will however still not die, Volkswagen has confirmed it will continue! The new Santana will therefore likely be called ‘New Santana’, the Germans are very creative with names, just like they were with the ‘New Bora’ earlier on.