Volkswagen Driver - February 2011 Issue

  • Modified cars:  Andrew Barnett's 500 bhp turbo'd show / road / trackday Mk 4 R32

  • Road test: T5 Caravelle Executive 180 PS Bi-turbo 2.0 TDI (7-speed DSG) is the ultimate MPV!

  • News:  111,111,111th VW! Record 2010 VW sales, Winterkorn to 2016, VW build in Malaysia, VW NCAP awards, Skoda Yeti awards, T5 for ChipsAway, VW CV awards, Fire service Mk 2 Golf & 1950 Panel van for Automuseum

  • New model: US Passat at Detroit Show

  • Concept car:  Up London Taxi (electric car)

  • VW Driving day:  First UK drives of New Sharan, Touran and Touareg

  • Economy driving:  Mk 6 GTI DSG gets 56 mpg on the MPG Marathon!

  • Model profile:  New Beetle (1998-2010) + owners' opinions

 

 

  • Motorcaravans:  Auxiliary heating systems reviewed

  • Technical forum: More on cambelt failures/changes, Tiguan TDI 4Motion
    first-hand comparison, Mk 5 Golf/Touran ABS/ESP problems

  • Products & Services: AmD Mintex pads offer, Porsche buying guides, JBS / Custom-Code upgrades for Golf R, ABT Touareg upgrades, Jetex for Golf 6 GTI, New C&R Enterprises website, Dolphin parking sensors, BTCC + ROC DVD from Duke Video, Oxigin Sparrow alloy wheel, Fast Funnels, Eco-friendly driving books, Synionic lubricants, APS upgrades for Golf R, XenonMax bulbs, Gaz Gold coilovers for Mk 1 Golf, Talon ceramic brake pads, 'Roads with a view'.

  • Plus: Latest prices listed, updated road test index and pages of classified ads for cars and parts for sale

  • Don't miss it!