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    Thread: VW confirms 5 new models for 2008

    1. 07-11-2007 04:37 PM #1
      These were condfirmed to dealers during a broadcast on the VW MAX channel by VWoA' vice president. He also mentioned "new techologies" for 2008. whatever that means
      - Jetta TDI ( sedan and wagon) March 2008
      - Tiguan 2.0T and TDI (july 2008)
      - VW minivan (summer 2008)
      - Passat coupe ( fall 2008)
      - Touareg 2 3.0 V6 TDi ( fall 2008)

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      07-11-2007 04:39 PM #2
      That minivan better have a diesel....

    3. 07-11-2007 04:40 PM #3
      Can't wait to get my hands on 6 spd 140HP new TDI [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      07-11-2007 04:40 PM #4
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    5. 07-11-2007 04:40 PM #5
      Nice, VW will definitely sell more cars in 2008. But not sure how much (if any) profit it will make in 08.

    6. 07-11-2007 05:18 PM #6
      meh. no word on an edition 30(25 for us)? boo......

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      07-11-2007 05:27 PM #7
      Quote, originally posted by Mike Gordon »
      meh. no word on an edition 30(25 for us)? boo......

      Didn't we already have a 25th annaversary ed?
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      07-11-2007 05:29 PM #8
      Quote, originally posted by VdubChaos »
      That minivan better have a diesel....

      Nope.
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      07-11-2007 05:34 PM #9
      Quote, originally posted by 2000JettaGLXVR6 »
      Didn't we already have a 25th annaversary ed?

      No.

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      07-11-2007 05:35 PM #10
      Quote, originally posted by 2000JettaGLXVR6 »
      Didn't we already have a 25th annaversary ed?

      We did, but they called it the 20th anniv.
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      07-11-2007 05:35 PM #11
      Quote, originally posted by NewsJunkie »
      No.

      Eh? The mk4 GTI 25th...right? or are we talking about something else?
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      07-11-2007 05:35 PM #12
      Quote, originally posted by 2000JettaGLXVR6 »
      Didn't we already have a 25th annaversary ed?

      Our mkIV 20th was the european 25th, so our mkV 25th will be the european 30th.
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    13. 07-11-2007 05:37 PM #13
      woohoo
      TDI Tiguan FTW, i can't wait till july

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      07-11-2007 05:40 PM #14
      passat coupe?!?!?! I just creamed myself...

    15. 07-11-2007 05:43 PM #15
      Quote, originally posted by 2000JettaGLXVR6 »
      Eh? The mk4 GTI 25th...right? or are we talking about something else?

      that was the european version. we got the 337 [silver special editions].
      then we got the 20th anniversary [blue, yellow, black]
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    16. 07-11-2007 05:43 PM #16
      Quote, originally posted by CosmicTDI »
      Nope.

      It's not like the gas mileage on the T&C (which this should be comparable too, right?) is really "bad."

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      07-11-2007 05:44 PM #17
      passat coupe.
      awesome. When my lease is over in 09, I'm getting that.
      now the Touareg getting the v6 tdi, I really hope it's using the vr6 plant.
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      07-11-2007 05:47 PM #18
      Quote, originally posted by VdubChaos »
      That minivan better have a diesel....

      It's a CHRYSLER. Chrysler doesn't use a diesel in their own minivans.
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      07-11-2007 05:47 PM #19
      Quote, originally posted by Red Pocket Rocket »
      that was the european version. we got the 337 [silver special editions].
      then we got the 20th anniversary [blue, yellow, black]

      yeah, the 337 was a 2002. The 20th AE was a 2003. I'd hope we get the 25th in 2008. Lord knows the Fahrenheit was a lousy successor to the 337.
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      07-11-2007 05:48 PM #20
      Quote, originally posted by Gaki »
      I really hope it's using the vr6 plant.

      No.
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      07-11-2007 06:04 PM #21
      Quote, originally posted by VdubChaos »
      That minivan better have a diesel....

      It won't. VWoA has no plans for a TDI minivan right now.

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      07-11-2007 06:04 PM #22
      Quote, originally posted by Air and water do mix »
      It's a CHRYSLER. Chrysler doesn't use a diesel in their own minivans.

      Not in the US. But I saw Chrysler minivans in Europe that had "Turbo Diesel" badges on them. (Which does not mean that the VW version will have a diesel engine.)
      What's the point of a Passat coupe? Big 2-door cars still don't have much room inside, and the big doors are just that much more hassle in tight parking spaces.


      Modified by tjl at 3:06 PM 7-11-2007

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      07-11-2007 06:09 PM #23
      Quote, originally posted by cougar »
      It's not like the gas mileage on the T&C (which this should be comparable too, right?) is really "bad."

      3.3L 170 hp V6 - 19 / 26 mpg
      3.8L 200 hp V6 - 18 / 25 mpg

      It's not going to be VW engine/tranny???
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    24. 07-11-2007 06:11 PM #24
      Looks like my household will be getting 2 new vehicles in 08' (Tiguan & Touareg) [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

    25. 07-11-2007 06:17 PM #25
      passat coupe?? rwd???

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      07-11-2007 06:18 PM #26
      that minivan better be made by VW and not chrystler.

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      07-11-2007 06:22 PM #27
      I wish they were planning a rabbit tdi.

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      07-11-2007 06:24 PM #28
      Quote, originally posted by 71DubBugBug »
      that minivan better be made by VW and not chrystler.

      Is that like Jesus Chrystler?
      Anyway, from what I have heard the VW van uses the Chrysler's platform architecture and a few basic suspension components, however the engines, transmissions, and - most importantly to the dash strokers - it's own unique interior with mostly VW parts. Can any Vortex staff members comment?
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    29. 07-11-2007 06:31 PM #29
      I seem to remember that is was going to use a Chrysler drivetrain, which blows.

    30. 07-11-2007 06:33 PM #30
      The only vehicle on that list which sounds remotely interesting.....is the Passat coupe.

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      07-11-2007 06:35 PM #31
      Quote, originally posted by PJA »
      Anyway, from what I have heard the VW van uses the Chrysler's platform architecture and a few basic suspension components, however the engines, transmissions, and - most importantly to the dash strokers - it's own unique interior with mostly VW parts. Can any Vortex staff members comment?

      VW is designing the sheet metal and interior... to fit into the Chrysler mold. It will look different, but mechanically will be identical to the Chrysler minivans.
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    32. 07-11-2007 06:36 PM #32
      Quote, originally posted by vesvw »
      I wish they were planning a rabbit tdi.

      http://www.autoblog.com/2007/0...ation/

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      07-11-2007 06:39 PM #33
      Quote, originally posted by tjl »
      Not in the US. But I saw Chrysler minivans in Europe that had "Turbo Diesel" badges on them. (Which does not mean that the VW version will have a diesel engine.)

      Modified by tjl at 3:06 PM 7-11-2007

      And I've seen Civics in this country with BMW "M" badges on them.

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      07-11-2007 06:50 PM #34
      Quote, originally posted by christurismohk »
      passat coupe?? rwd???

      where'd this come from? lol
      coupe means 2-door, though its original intention was more based on body style. it will most likely have identical mechanicals to the current passat.
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    35. 07-11-2007 07:17 PM #35
      It will be a 4 door coupe.

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