We report the exclusive translation of an interview with Flavio Manzoni made by Virtual Car. VW's Director of Creative Design talks about the Up! Concept and the brand's future design direction.
Volkswagen has unveiled the Space Up! concept, a second variant of its upcoming "New Small Family" production models. It features a minivan layout, with four doors and four seats, and a total length well under 4 meters.
Volkswagen has unveiled the Touareg R50, the high-performace version of the SUV, powered by a 350-hp V10 TDI unit which allows for a 0-100 km/h sprint time of 6.7 seconds.
An official video that shows the different steps in the Tiguan development, from the first design drafts to the production model.
A set of sketches, renderings, photos and additional information about the design process of the Volkswagen Up! Concept, unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
Designed by Walter de Silva, the Up! Concept is a rear-engined compact four seater vehicle based on a new platform and drivetrain. It shows a new design direction with simple and iconic styling elements.
A short 3D video animation of the Volkswagen Tiguan, from the official website www.tiguan.com.
An official video that documents the design process of the Concept Tiguan, unveiled by Volkswagen at the 2007 LA Auto Show. Audio in German. English subtitles are available on www.tiguan.com.
Volkswagen has revealed the first images of the Tiguan, the new compact 4x4 SUV which will debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.
The official promotional video for the Microbus, a concept vehicle created back in 2001 by Volkswagen’s design studio in California and unveiled at the 2001 Geneva Motor Show.
An official 3D animation video of the Neeza Concept, presented by Volkswagen at the Beijing Auto Show in 2006.
The official VW Tiguan microsite documents the development process of the car with movie clips and images, including new design studies and sketches.
At the Wörthersee GTI meeting Volkswagen has unveiled the Golf GTI W12-650 concept, the most powerful golf ever built. Equipped with a biturbo W12 engine delivering 650 hp, this one-off can reach 325 km/h and features a unique aerodynamic...
An official video that shows the Iroc concept car running on the skid pan. The prototype was unveiled by VW at the 2006 Paris Motor Show.
At the Geneva Motor Show Volkswagen will unveil the new Variant wagon version of the Golf, with the largest loading space of any Golf to date. It will go on sale in summer 2007.
Flavio Manzoni has been appointed Head of Creative Design at the Volkswagen Group. He will report to Walter Maria de’Silva, the new Head of Group Design.
Volkswagen was awarded the Silver 2007 Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany for its corporate book “Volkswagen Corporate Design Essentials”.
According to Italian magazine Quattroruote Walter de' Silva is going to become the Head of Design of the whole VW Group, following the recent company reorganization.