The S trim of the VW Atlas is getting new features

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Atlas on Thursday, September 27th, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Rear of 2019 VW Atlas facing sunset as family walks toward beach

2019 Volkswagen Atlas Driver Assistance Features

When a model is a new addition to a lineup, we frequently expect little to no changes for the following model year. After all, it was just created. What more could we want? Well, VW is a fantastic brand because the designers and engineers are always considering what could be better. For the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas, it was decided that more Driver Assistance features on the base trim just makes sense. Why shouldn’t a family-friendly model provide the best in active safety? Read the rest of this entry »

How many paint colors are there for the 2019 VW Jetta?

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Jetta on Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 at 10:03 PM
2019 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line

2019 Volkswagen Jetta Paint Colors

Most of us are visual creatures. We look at something, want it, then ask questions. If you’ve been considering the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, it’s probably the sleek redesign that first caught your eye. Now that you’re considering the available paint colors, you’ve likely discovered the model has some great features and perhaps you’ve already selected a trim level. At least you have one in mind. There are nine paint colors from which to choose, but keep in mind that the base model Jetta is available in seven of them. Read the rest of this entry »

VW Beetle to continue for one more model year

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Beetle on Thursday, September 20th, 2018 at 2:35 PM
Tan Safari Uni color option and Stonewashed Blue color option for the 2019 Volkswagen Beetle

Updates and news for the 2019 Volkswagen Beetle

Though the Volkswagen Beetle was previously out of the lineup for nearly 20 years in the U.S., from 1980 to 1997, its return had been so strong we hardly remember a time without it. Well, that’s about to change as Volkswagen has announced that the 2019 Volkswagen Beetle will be the last before production ends. This gives fans one more year to buy it new, which is why we’re looking at what updates are being put in place for it. The biggest news, aside from the fact that this is the last model year, is that the VW Beetle will have a Final Edition SE and Final Edition SEL trim. Read the rest of this entry »

We might be seeing some Volkswagen models leaving the lineup next year

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Beetle, Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, Volkswagen Golf SportWagen on Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 6:51 PM
Pure White 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack in winter

VW discontinued vehicles 2019

If the Volkswagen Beetle shows anything, it’s that VW tends to keep consistent with the models that it offers. Rumors have been circulating, however, regarding potentially discontinued vehicles for 2019. The Beetle is just one of them. Which nameplates would you be shocked to see go? Read the rest of this entry »

Douglas Peters creates bold photographs of the Volkswagen Arteon

By Product Expert | Posted in For Fun, Volkswagen Arteon on Thursday, August 30th, 2018 at 3:51 PM
Douglas Sonder Arteon Photo with lady in gown

Douglas Sonders Arteon Photos Petersen Museum

By now, you’ve likely seen plenty of photos of new cars, which means you’re familiar with how very similar these pictures can appear. Sometimes, it’s more inspiring when they are paired with an artistic visual. Douglas Sonders, and acclaimed photographer, recently created these fantastic photos of the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon for the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles. They are of the European model, but the vehicle will look very similar. Read the rest of this entry »

Volkswagen just announced the Spektrum Program for the Golf R

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Golf R on Friday, August 24th, 2018 at 8:21 PM
2019 Volkswagen Golf R Viper Green

What are the 40 color options for the VW Spektrum Program?

Can you have too many colors? It seems like the answer is no. At least, not for shoppers looking to customize the upcoming 2019 Volkswagen Golf R. This model, which was available in five colors for the 2018 model year, is the first to get the Spektrum Program treatment, though it isn’t clear if VW plans on extending customized colors to other vehicles in the lineup. At an MSRP of $2,500, the custom colors are an option for those looking for even more premium upgrades for one of the most luxurious and high-performing models in the lineup. So what are the 40 color options? Read the rest of this entry »

Things to do for Labor Day in Folsom CA

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 6:22 PM
Smeared navy blue paint leading to american flag and Happy Labor Day text

Labor Day 2018 Activities Folsom CA

Labor Day weekend is our last long holiday weekend until the holidays. Though we love Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s, all those get-togethers can be stressful. The summer holidays a bit more about relaxation, and if you’re anything like us, you’re not too keen to let them go. If you’re curious on how to spend your last hurrah, here are some 2018 Labor Day activities hosted in and near the Folsom CA area. Read the rest of this entry »

Tickets are now on sale for the California Capital Airshow

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Friday, August 10th, 2018 at 4:12 PM
California Capital Airshow text over picture of Air Force Thunderbirds

California Capital Airshow September 2018

Even here in California, where the weather never quite chills down enough to leave us stuck with cabin fever, it can sometimes feel like there are fewer things to do once the summer season winds down. That is, if you don’t know what to look for. Coming up late next month is the California Capital Airshow, and if you strike while the iron is hot you can get 30 percent off 2018 tickets. The show is running from -September 21-23, so you have a bit of time to plan for that weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

How do you get Apple CarPlay working in Volkswagen?

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology on Monday, July 30th, 2018 at 8:27 PM
Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect Apple CarPlay screen

Connecting your phone to VW Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Volkswagen first introduced available Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to its lineup of vehicles equipped with App-Connect in 2016. This means we have a few model years’ worth of history with the advanced smartphone interfaces. One of the biggest gripes most consumers have with the radio systems in cars is that they are not intuitive enough. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay provide a pared-down version of the interface of your phone, making it simple and intuitive to use. The only thing you have to worry about is initially connecting your phone to these systems. Read the rest of this entry »

The California State Fair is happening right now

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 9:36 PM
Ferris wheel and carnival tents at night

California State Fair 2018 Sacramento CA

Nothing quite says summer like the state fair. Especially because it’s affordable fun for the whole family. The 2018 California State Fair started on July 13 and runs through July 29, 2018. The fairgrounds are over in Sacramento, which is just a short drive for those of us in the Folsom area. If you’re wondering if it’s worth the trip, here’s what you need to know. Read the rest of this entry »