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VW Golf GTI: the fastest YouTube ad

Fastest five seconds in YouTube history
You know those seemingly eternal 5 seconds you have to wait before you can skip a YouTube pre-roll ad? Following up on yesterday's post about a VW YouTube ad that skips itself, check out what is arguably the fastest YouTube ad in history. Paired with the VW Golf GTI in Spain, the speed of the ad underscores the speed of the car. I could hardly get a screen grab.

VW Golf GTI fastest Youtube ad in history

VW You Tube pre-roll ad skips itself

I don't know about you, but all the pre-roll, mid-roll and post-roll ads that get served up can be kind of annoying. Except when they have some entertainment value- like this one from Volkswagen. Even though it's aimed at the Brazilian market, the concept is spot on, at least to me. Check out the link below and tell me what you think!

Dubchat VW Talk Show- from inside a VW Beetle

Dubchat- the only talk show that takes place exclusively inside a Volkswagen

In this episode of DubChat, the only talk show that takes place exclusively inside a Volkswagen, co-hosts Pete and Jimmy present the Volkswagen Beetle. Alex, an expert from the Volkswagen Academy, highlights some of the main accomplishments of the iconic Beetle and explains how the latest model has improved its performance.

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The Volkswagen Beetle features include:
-A tribute to?


2015 Volkswagen Golf & GTI Preview from J.D. Power

2015 Volkswagen Golf and GTI Preview
Fast Facts:
  • Bigger on the inside
  • Longer and wider on the outside
  • Lighter and more fuel efficient
  • Standard turbocharged gasoline engine
  • Optional turbocharged diesel engine
  • More powerful GTI performance model
  • New Automatic Post Collision Braking system
  • Optional infotainment system with proximity-sensing touch screen
  • Made in Mexico

When the redesigned 2015 Volkswagen Golf arrives in dealer showrooms during the first quarter of 2014, it will have traditional Golf styling cues riding atop new architecture that will spawn a variety of Audi and Volkswagen models, including the new 2015 Audi…

Fuel Frugal Volkswagen XL1 Spy Shots & Rumors

Remember Volkswagen's groundbreaking XL1 concept car (235mpg) debuted at the 2011 Qatar auto show? More spy shots have surfaced, fueling the rumor that Volkswagen may unveil the limited-production vehicle in Geneva in March.

Gull wing doors,hybrid plug-in diesel, 260mph, carbon fiber body...ah, what dreams may come. To Geneva in 2013.

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Hello, World: Meet the VW CrossBlue Concept SUV

During the Detroit Auto Show Industry Preview events, VW presented the CrossBlue SUV concept vehicle. Here's the skinny as reported on the scene by AutoTrader:

This is a big, brave step for VW. Here is a mid-size, all-wheel-drive, crossover SUV designed especially for the United States. It's capable of seating six occupants and has that masculine styling so often seen in sport utility vehicles from domestic manufacturers. Take a look at those squared-off wheel arches, for instance.

Yet not only is this a plug-in hybrid vehicle, it's a diesel hybrid. Diesel hardly enjoys great popularity among American…



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