U.S. News Names Volkswagen Jetta Best New Car for Teens

U.S. News Names Volkswagen Jetta Best New Car for Teens

Every year, U.S. News & World Report considers which of the myriad cars available on today’s market are best suited for newly licensed teenage drivers. For 2019, the publication named the Volkswagen Jetta Best New Car for Teens in the $20,000 – $25,000 category. You can test drive the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta at Gossett Volkswagen in Memphis, Tennessee. The Jetta beat out its competition thanks in part to its spacious interior, excellent fuel economy ratings, and available driver-assistive features. The…

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Porsche Unveils New 911 Carerra Coupe and 911 Carrera Cabriolet

Porsche Unveils New 911 Carerra Coupe and 911 Carrera Cabriolet

The Porsche 911 series is about to grow by one. The premium performance-oriented carmaker is expanding its eight-generation range with the new 911 Carrera Coupe and 911 Carrera Cabriolet models. These new models will act as the entry-level 911 option, offering more power output than its predecessor and a sportier feel. While these new models look similar to the outgoing model, they have received a number of updates. The Carrera Coupe and Cabriolet models come with premium-quality standard features like…

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Volkswagen Sponsors 2019 Chattanooga MotorCar Festival

Volkswagen Sponsors 2019 Chattanooga MotorCar Festival

If you’re looking for something to do in your Volkswagen in October, then look no further than the inaugural 2019 Chattanooga MotorCar Festival. This festival, which is about a five-hour drive from us Gossett VW Porsche, is a multi-day celebration of classic and historic vehicles — making it the ideal destination for your weekend away. From Oct. 11-13, head to downtown Chattanooga to check out some of the most beautiful vehicles in the state. The festival, which is sponsored by…

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Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

The Nürburgring-Nordschleife is one of the most demanding racetracks in the world. It is used to put some of the fastest and most innovative vehicles to the test. Earlier this summer, Volkswagen took its electric ID.R to Germany and set a new electric Nürburgring record. The ID.R made it around the track in 6:05.336 minutes. This beat the previous record by 40.564 seconds. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Group, said, “The ID.R has mastered this…

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Porsche Launches “Second Skin” Project

Porsche Launches “Second Skin” Project

Americans spend a remarkable amount of time cruising around in their vehicles, so it makes sense that drivers want their vehicles to reflect their personalities, tastes, and lifestyles. Porsche has just made imagining your dream vehicle easier, as Porsche Digital has launched an online platform called “Second Skin” that allows you apply custom livery designs to vehicles and see what they’d look like. When you think of flashy vehicle designs, typically you think of the stripes and two-tone exteriors often…

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Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

Volkswagen ID.R Sets Electric Nürburgring Record

The Nürburgring-Nordschleife is one of the most demanding racetracks in the world. It is used to put some of the fastest and most innovative vehicles to the test. Earlier this summer, Volkswagen took its electric ID.R to Germany and set a new electric Nürburgring record. The ID.R made it around the track in 6:05.336 minutes. This beat the previous record by 40.564 seconds. Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen Group, said, “The ID.R has mastered this…

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Porsche Sweeps GT Titles at Le Mans

Porsche Sweeps GT Titles at Le Mans

Each summer, the Le Mans 24-Hour race is held in France. This is one of the most prestigious endurance races in the world and professional teams work year-round to perfect their cars. This year, the results were good for Porsche at Le Mans 2019. At the end of the two-day event, which is the conclusion of the racing season, Porsche won all five GT titles. Porsche drivers Michael Christensen and Kevin Estre earned the drivers’ world crown for the FIA…

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Porsche 911 Speedster Enters Production

Porsche 911 Speedster Enters Production

Last month, the all-new Porsche 911 Speedster entered production at the Porsche plant in Zuffenhausen, Germany. Only 1,948 units of this high-performance open-top two-seater will be produced, making this a very rare iteration of the Porsche 911. The 911 Speedster debuted as a concept last year in Germany but will now be produced as a real-world, drivable model. The 911 Speedster will take its power from a naturally aspirated six-cylinder boxer engine, linked to a six-speed manual sports transmission that…

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Volkswagen Tarok Pickup Concept Debuts in New York

Volkswagen Tarok Pickup Concept Debuts in New York

The new Volkswagen Tarok pickup concept made its U.S. debut during the New York International Auto Show in April of this year. VW has not officially announced plans to bring the truck to the US market; rather, the unveiling in the US was to gauge the public’s reception to a compact, versatile, entry-level truck. For now, however, the Tarok will be limited to the South American market, with sales already happening in Brazil. The Tarok concept owes its versatility to…

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS Sets New Road Atlanta Record

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Sets New Road Atlanta Record

Typically, race cars and production cars are thought to be different beasts altogether, but the ferocious Porsche 911 GT2 RS blurs this line. This spring at Road Atlanta, the Porsche 911 GT2 RS became the quickest production car to ever lap the Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta 2.54-mile track, achieving a lap time of 1:24.88 minutes. In the wake of such a victory, the President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America, Klaus Zellmer, voiced his excitement. He stated, “We are…

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