Volkswagen CC Eco Performance Concept Bows At SEMA

Following the example of the RKSport Hyundai Genesis Sedan » 11/05/08 6:00pm 11/05/08 6:00pm, the Eco Performance Concept is debuting at without super-gaudy bodywork, dizziness-inducing interior and a paint job that would make Zsa Zsa Gabor blush. The car features a 2.0-liter TSI inline-four with a three-stage turbo from APR, but you can select how…

2009 Volkswagen CC: First Drive

The car industry and the publications that serve it like order. They like to place things into categories and through doing so, exert some illusion of control over the marketplace. The BMW 3-series competes with the Audi A4. The Honda Accord competes with the Toyota Camry. Vehicles are priced to be a few dollars higher … » 10/21/08 3:00pm 10/21/08 3:00pm

2009 Volkswagen CC Caught In The Wild, Browsing Cannery Row Shops

Jalopnik reader Colter was wandering along Cannery Row in lovely Monterey, California when he happened upon the first pre-production 2009 VW CC » 8/18/08 6:00pm 8/18/08 6:00pm we've seen on the streets. We're assuming it was in town for the as it was tooling around with a quartet of Lamborghinis. Colter was quick with his phone and able to grab…

Volkswagen Passat CC Shall Be Known Merely As VW CC

If you haven't seen the Volkswagen Passat CC in person, you may not be able to appreciate the muscular beauty of the "four dour coupe" that's headed towards US shores. No one could give us a straight answer for what CC stood for, though most assumed "concept coupe," despite the fact the car is obviously a sedan. Either… » 4/03/08 4:06pm 4/03/08 4:06pm

Audi A5 Sportback Possibly in Works

AutoBild is reporting (in German) that in calendar week 13 of 2009, Audi has a new model in the werks dubbed the A5 Sportback. Little is known about this possible new offering, but Autobild is going against the prevailing wisdom that the Sportback will be a wagon-like offering, saying it will compete in the emerging… » 1/24/08 9:16pm 1/24/08 9:16pm

Detroit Auto Show: We Get The Down Low On The Passat CC


The PR people at VeeDub were more than happy to give us a walk through of the black Volkswagen CC, which looks even better than the silver model. Though it's called the Passat CC, and will be likely thought of as a Passat, the current talk is that they'll drop the Passat moniker and offer it as the next step up for VW … » 1/16/08 9:45am 1/16/08 9:45am

Detroit Auto Show: 2009 VW Passat CC Joins the Self Parking Party

Here's a tidbit we missed from the 2009 Volkswagen Passat CC live reveal on Sunday. It seems that VW is stepping up to the Lexus challenge and introducing an auto-park feature for the swoopy sedan with the coupe-like roof. eGMcartech is reporting on this interesting development, while we're left hoping it's at least… » 1/15/08 4:45pm 1/15/08 4:45pm

Detroit Auto Show: Volkswagen Passat CC Four-Door Coupe Live

Volkswagen needs a bit more luxury and, with the less than stellar performance by the Phaeton, you may be looking at it. Chris Doane, our intrepid photographer, managed to grab views from the floor of this new sleek coupe. Getting the jump on Ford, VW will be offering the Passat CC exclusively with direct injection… » 1/13/08 1:15pm 1/13/08 1:15pm