Steering wheels? New VW concept doesn’t even have them

By blogsadmin | Posted in For Fun on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 at 10:58 PM
An artist's rendering of the new VW I.D. VIZZION concept vehicle

Is Volkswagen getting rid of steering wheels?

Volkswagen is really doing something special on this year’s auto show circuit. In Chicago, the automaker announced American buyers will get to take the VW Arteon home later this summer. The next stop on the tour will be at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland where VW will show off the latest member of the I.D. family of cutting-edge concept vehicles. If the early teaser drawings are any indication, the next development will really be something to behold. The headline appears to be that Volkswagen is getting rid of steering wheels. At least eventually as a part of having 20 all-electric models in showrooms by 2025. Read the rest of this entry »

New VW sedan offers a few hidden surprises

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Arteon on Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 10:09 PM

How do you open the trunk on the VW Arteon?

If you’ve been following along with the Spitzer Volkswagen Blog, you will notice that were really impressed with the 2018 Volkswagen Arteon. It was announced last week at the Chicago Auto Show that the all-new VW fastback coupe will officially be available in the United States and will arrive at dealerships like Spitzer Volkswagen during the third quarter of this year. We were lucky enough to have a correspondent on the ground this week in Chicago and took some exclusive video and photos of the new car. Among the questions he was able to answer was how to open the trunk on the VW Arteon. Read the rest of this entry »

If you like what the outside of the Arteon looks like, you love the interior

By blogsadmin | Posted in Uncategorized on Monday, February 12th, 2018 at 10:41 PM
A left profile view of the 2018 Volkswagen Arteon at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show

What is the 2018 VW Arteon interior like?

The 2018 Volkswagen Arteon was officially unveiled to American drivers at an industry event prior to the public opening of the Chicago Auto Show. Everything about the new fastback sedan is made to make sure that it stands out from the pack. When the new Arteon made its American debut last week, we were quick to share some of the broad strokes with you, but now we have a few more details available. After learning about the performance specs and expected arrival date of the new VW sedan, the automaker has made a few more of the finer details available. If you’re wondering what the 2018 VW Arteon interior is like, we have something you might want to check out. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s official, VW Arteon will be available later this year

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Arteon on Thursday, February 8th, 2018 at 8:05 PM
A right profile view of a red 2019 Volkswagen Arteon after it was announced it would be for sale in the U.S. at the Chicago Auto Show

Is the Volkswagen Arteon officially coming to the United States?

The story of Volkswagen Arteon has been a bit of a frustrating one for American fans of the automaker. News of VW’s innovative fastback sedan getting delivered to dealerships like Spitzer Volkswagen has been dangled in front of us for a couple of years. However, when the manufacturer took the stage at a media-only event ahead of the launch of the Chicago Auto Show, they answered the question on a lot of minds: Is the Volkswagen Arteon officially coming to the United States? We like to share the good news that, yes, the five-seat Arteon will be arriving as a part of the 2019 model year during the third quarter of 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

There is more than meets the eye in new VW crossover SUVs

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQs on Monday, February 5th, 2018 at 8:49 PM
A photo of a 2018 VW Atlas and 2018 VW Tiguan on a dock by the bay

Which 2018 Volkswagen SUV has the most cargo space?

The Volkswagen crossover SUV lineup available at the Spitzer VW showroom consists of two of the most competitive models in the segment: the 2018 Atlas and 2018 Tiguan. Both have a lot to offer buyers for the new model year, but which 2018 Volkswagen SUV has the most cargo space? As a starting point, both the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and Tiguan are available in three-row designs and both offer plenty of storage space. Let’s take a look at both models and see which one might work better for you. There may be a few details hanging around in the background that could help you make a better decision based on your needs. Read the rest of this entry »

Want to know what your car can really do? Take it to a track day!

By blogsadmin | Posted in For Fun on Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at 2:24 PM

How do I take my car to a track day?

You have made the decision to take home one of the high-performance VW Golf models like the GTI or Golf R. You desperately want to stretch its legs and see what it was truly built to do. However, you always follow local traffic laws and never break the speed limit. Where does that leave you? How can you take your car to a racetrack to really see if you can get the most out of your vehicle? Well, you can take part in a track day at a professional facility. Before you go, here is what you need to know. Read the rest of this entry »

More details now available about the all-new 2019 Jetta

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 1:48 PM
A rear left quarter view of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

Performance specs and features for the 2019 VW Jetta

The introduction of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta at the North American International Auto Show was the start of a new era in the lifecycle of the popular sedan. In an earlier Spitzer VW Blog post, we detailed some of the broad strokes the automaker made when redesigning the Jetta. We are still a fair amount of time away from the new vehicle being delivered to our facility. But we do have some new information to share about the performance specs and features for the 2019 VW Jetta. As always, we will update you with everything you need to know about new Volkswagen vehicles as soon as we can. Read the rest of this entry »

2018 Passat GT offers high performance without breaking the bank

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Passat on Friday, January 26th, 2018 at 8:25 PM
A right profile view of the 2018 Volkswagen Passat GT parked in the factory

How much does the 2018 VW Passat GT cost?

If anything can be said about the 2018 Volkswagen Passat GT coming to Spitzer VW, it’s that this going to officially put to bed the myth that the Passat is just another sedan in a class losing popularity. The VW design team came up with the idea of paying homage to its high-performance heritage at the North American Engineering Planning Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. According to the latest information available from VW, the new Passat GT should arrive in the Spitzer Volkswagen showroom sometime after April of this year. How much does the 2018 VW Passat GT cost? We can help you out there too. Read the rest of this entry »

Consider your Volkswagen lease options before it’s too late

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQs on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 at 10:32 PM
A stock photo of people shaking hands after filling out paperwork

What should I do when my VW lease is over?

One of the things that people love about leasing a Volkswagen vehicle is that they can get a new one after a relatively short period of time. However, there are some things that need to be done before picking out a new car or SUV to take home. Some people may be wondering, ‘What should I do when my VW lease is over?’ Basically, there are just a few easy options of what someone needs to do before their lease runs out; the financial experts at Spitzer Volkswagen put together this handy guide that should help people their next step. If you have any questions along the way, please give us a call. Read the rest of this entry »

Volkswagen totally redesigns Jetta for next model year

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta on Monday, January 15th, 2018 at 9:02 PM
A front left quarter view of the all-new 2019 VW Jetta

Release Date for the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta

As promised, Volkswagen has revealed the latest generation of the Jetta during its time in the spotlight at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The release date for the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta hasn’t been given a specific date on the upcoming calendar, but it is most likely going to arrive at dealerships like Spitzer VW later this year. For the new model, the automaker has completely redesigned the popular sedan using its award-winning MQB global architecture platform. Not only is VW making many of its most modern features available on many of the sedan’s future trims, but the entry-level version of the 2019 Jetta has a lower starting price than the outgoing model. Read the rest of this entry »