2019 VW Jetta will be arriving in the next few weeks

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 at 1:47 PM

2019 Volkswagen Jetta performance specs and gas mileage information

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is the latest model to be built on the automaker’s global chassis architecture and will be available at the Spitzer Volkswagen showroom in just a few weeks or less. We can tell the new compact sedan will be arriving pretty soon, because the automaker has released updated 2019 Volkswagen Jetta performance specs and gas mileage information. Spitzer Volkswagen customers looking for a well-equipped and efficient sedan will want to schedule a test drive with the 2019 Jetta right away. Let’s take a look at a few of the new details we’ve learned about the popular model. Read the rest of this entry »

World gets first look at VW’s entry for 2018 Pikes Peak race

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Technology on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 1:25 PM
A front right quarter photo of the VW ID R Pikes Place concept.

VW ID R Pikes Peak electric vehicle performance information

One of the common threads that tie all of the concept vehicles Volkswagen has produced is that they will be powered by stored electrical energy – at least eventually. The automaker has also teased a photo of an electric concept that is going to be the competing in the annual Pikes Peak Race to the Clouds. To be sure, the radical vehicle isn’t very likely to go into production. However, the VW ID R Pikes Peak electric vehicle performance information is very interesting and could give a glimpse into the future. Let’s take a look at what Volkswagen will be racing in its first Pikes Peak race in about 30 years. Read the rest of this entry »

New VW electric charging stations could be available next year

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Technology on Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 4:00 PM
A front right quarter photo of a new Volkswagen electric concept vehicle

Where can VW electric vehicles be charged?

Volkswagen has debuted several incredible concept vehicles at just about every major auto show occurring all over the world since later months of 2017. One of the most important elements of each new concept that showed up was a commitment to start a new lineup of electric vehicles. Over the years, VW has been working diligently to launch a car, crossover SUV and, of course, a revival of the classic VW Type 2 Microbus that will eventually be able to operate without using a drop of gasoline. As important as developing electric cars is to Volkswagen, there is still some infrastructure questions to answer. So, where can VW electric vehicles be charged? The answer could be closer than you think. Read the rest of this entry »

Spitzer VW identifies major factors that lead to crashes

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Technology on Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 1:52 PM
A stock photo of a traffic accident where a vehicle was rear-ended.

What are the top reasons for car accidents?

For many of us, it’s been quite a long time since we went through driver’s education and gotten lecture upon lecture about driving being a privilege and such. However, over the years we get more comfortable behind the wheel and start to develop bad habits. From time to time it’s important to identify the top reasons for car accidents and how we can use the tools provided to us to stay safe on the road. Volkswagen vehicles are among the safest on the road, not just because they offer excellent crash protection, but because VW vehicles have the technology available to help avoid accidents before they happen. Let’s take a look at the most common reasons for crashes and what we can do to prevent them. Read the rest of this entry »

VW announces pricing structure for the 2019 Jetta

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta on Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 6:27 PM

How much will the 2019 VW Jetta cost?

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta should be arriving in the Spitzer VW showroom in just a few weeks. Customers will be getting a completely redesigned version of the popular Jetta sedan that makes use of the automaker’s award-winning global architecture platform. When the 2019 Jetta is finally available for sale or lease, it will feature a bolder design that offers more interior space and technology that the last available generation. Whenever a new model is available, questions about price are often the first that leap to mind. So, how much will the 2019 VW Jetta cost? We finally have some concrete answers to relieve those concerns. Read the rest of this entry »

What kind of performance does the VW Arteon R-Line offer?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Arteon on Friday, April 13th, 2018 at 2:30 PM
A left profile photo of the 2019 VW Arteon in front of a harbor.

What kind of engine will the 2019 VW Arteon R-Line have?

With the on-premises launch date of the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon getting closer every day, excitement about the all-new model is palpable with both our sales team as well as customers visiting the showroom. As we see the volume of inquiries steadily increase that is focused on the new fastback coupe, one of the most popular questions that have emerged is, ‘What kind of engine will the 2019 VW Arteon R-Line have’? As many Volkswagen fans know, anytime the R-Line badge is added to a car or crossover SUV that means they are getting something special. The automaker has let a few more details trickle out regarding what potential buyers will be able to see once the 2019 VW Arteon, and the R-Line variant, finally arrives. Read the rest of this entry »

VW looks to add Atlas variant to crossover SUV lineup for 2020 model year

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen News on Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 at 9:28 PM
A right profile photo of the Volkswagen Atlas Cross concept vehicle on a mountain road.

What is the Volkswagen Atlas Cross concept vehicle?

Even if you just quickly skim through all of the posts on the Spitzer Volkswagen Blog, you can see more than a few posts about the ground-breaking and innovative 2018 VW Atlas. The first VW crossover SUV to be designed and built in the United States has changed way buyers in this highly contested market of the automotive industry view the automaker. When VW took the stage at the New York International Auto Show, people got very excited about the manufacturer’s potential return midsize pickup truck market. However, all of that buzz may have overshadowed something that may be arriving much sooner. So, what is the Volkswagen Atlas Cross concept vehicle? Read the rest of this entry »

VW teases buyers with new midsize pickup truck concept based on Atlas

By blogsadmin | Posted in For Fun on Friday, April 6th, 2018 at 8:55 PM

When can I buy the Volkswagen pickup truck?

For those of us who remember the 80s – even as young children – we recall that it was a time of questionable hairstyles, Saturday morning cartoons and Volkswagen pickup trucks. The last of those memories looks like it could be returning in the not-so-distant future. Since VW made its blockbuster announcement at the New York International Auto Show last week, our sales team has been getting an increasing number of calls by customers wondering, ‘When can I buy the Volkswagen pickup truck?’ We don’t have an exact date on that subject quite yet, but we do have a bit of information about some other features. Read the rest of this entry »

VW may be pulling a rabbit out of its hat at New York Auto Show

By blogsadmin | Posted in For Fun on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 at 7:09 PM
A photo of the 2018 VW Atlas that could be the basis for a new VW pickup truck.

Is Volkswagen really bringing back the Rabbit pickup truck?

When the media preview portion of the 2018 New York International Auto Show kicks off in the next few days, Volkswagen fans are going to want to be on their toes. A very interesting rumor has been making the rounds on the internet and it appears to allude to the idea that Volkswagen is really bringing back the Rabbit pickup truck. A recent post on AutoBlog gives us a few clues about we might see if the automaker is going to actually go through with this little experiment. If it does happen, this will be the first VW pickup to be available in the United States since the early 1980s. We’ll be sure to bring you the latest news about any potential new models as soon as we can. Read the rest of this entry »

Arteon R-Line will debut at New York Auto Show next week

By blogsadmin | Posted in Volkswagen Arteon on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 at 8:26 PM

Will the 2019 VW Arteon have an R-Line version?

If you’ve been following the Spitzer Volkswagen Blog for the last four or so weeks, you may notice that we’ve become smitten with the 2019 VW Arteon. From our standpoint, we can’t think of anything not to love about the newest member of the automaker’s sedan lineup coming to our showroom. But since we’ve been covering just about every nut and bolt that’s being included, our sales team has fielded several calls from customers asking, “Will the 2019 VW Arteon have an R-Line version?” As of today, we can answer with an emphatic, yes. VW will officially unveil the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon R-Line next week at the New York International Auto Show. Here is what we know so far. Read the rest of this entry »