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    Exclamation New Vee-Dubs?

    VW plans to produce 20 new cars in the next 5 years. One is a ME roadster based on the concept R, and another is codenamed 'C1', a 4-door coupe slotted between the phaeton and passat.

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    Re: New Vee-Dubs?

    In other words: VW plans lots of cars than have nothing to do with their brand image, while the supposedly Alfa Romeo-rivalling Seat continues with only three model families, one of which outgoing, and the remaining being funky minivans and pretty lacklustre superminis...

    VW: believe us, we are a flashy premium brand, but come and get these downmarket Brazilian Foxes!
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    Re: New Vee-Dubs?

    I think VW got an not-so-deserved premium reputation in the 1990's and VW realizes that and it is trying to catch up to that reputation.

    I think if people and the media started hailing Buick as a premium brand for some reason, then GM would then consciously make new Buicks better so that image would stay with the brand.

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    Re: New Vee-Dubs?

    i just hope one of the models is a Corrado .

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    Re: New Vee-Dubs?

    camaroman, I don't think that a new Scirocco would be on their agenda at the moment, except for the coupe slotted in between the Phaeton and the Passat. However, I think that VW should start getting rid of pointless models, such as the Golf Plus when you already have the Touran, etc.

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    Re: New Vee-Dubs?

    A new Corrado/Sirocco is indeed forthcoming, as an AWD coupe based on the Jetta in 2008.

    I bet it'll cost a bucketload though. I also don't know where VW got it's premium image; I guess people just thought any german car had to be premium.
    "I cannot wait for the new fad to come along, one that doesn't involve making respectable looking cars look as though they were parked nearby when the plastic factory exploded."

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    Re: New Vee-Dubs?

    Quote Originally Posted by FightingChance
    A new Corrado/Sirocco is indeed forthcoming, as an AWD coupe based on the Jetta in 2008.

    I bet it'll cost a bucketload though. I also don't know where VW got it's premium image; I guess people just thought any german car had to be premium.
    VW cars have very high-end looking interiors--very cleanly designed and the materials used are very good for the segments they are in. That's pretty much the source of VW's perceived premium image, along with it being a German car company and all.
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    Re: New Vee-Dubs?

    We can call it a Germanican Revolution.

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    Re: New Vee-Dubs?

    I did love the interior of the '02 Jetta 1.8T I drove.
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    Re: New Vee-Dubs?

    Quote Originally Posted by FightingChance
    I did love the interior of the '02 Jetta 1.8T I drove.
    It has a very nice design and has soft plastic, but The quality of the plastics are horrible. Ill take a pic and show everyone.
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    Re: New Vee-Dubs?

    Quote Originally Posted by FordRules
    It has a very nice design and has soft plastic, but The quality of the plastics are horrible. Ill take a pic and show everyone.
    I am in them often and the quality is there. You sir are wrong.




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    Re: New Vee-Dubs?

    I'm loving VW's new designs and the fact that their premium cars and are the cost of regular Chevys and Toyotas.
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    Re: New Vee-Dubs?

    There plastics to me feel sturdy and not so hallow like a lot of other cars do. its mostly attention to detail that most German cars normally have granted im sure theres a few things off but for the money prob the best interior around. I just wanna see a subcompact with a Diesel TDI motor come out here 60mpg or higher.

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