Post by VWCA_Adman on Sept 7, 2018 15:55:39 GMT -6
While U.S. auto sales fell 0.2%, VW reported a modest increase to 32,255 units. Jetta sales tallied 10,597 (-14.6%). This number figure is the best single monthly number for any VW models sold in the U.S. this year. It's a sign that car buyers might like the 2019 Jetta's value story. Other notables: Tiguan (+189.4%, 7,281), Atlas (+44.4%, 4,054), Passat (-32.2%, 3,873 and Golf family (-39.7%, 3,593). Through August, VW’s crossover sales topped 100,000 units for 2018—a new record for the brand. For the year, VW’s sales increased 7% (235,673) over 2017.
Audi’s leaders were the Q5 (+43%, 6,812), A4 (+22%, 3,768) and Q7 (+16%, 3,682). August deliveries were 20,907.
Wonderful Spektrum of Color Order VW’s 2019 Golf R and you can participate in Spektrum Program. This program lets customers choose from 40 custom-order colors or the five standard ones. The optional hues add $2,500 to the MSRP. Cool shades such as Viper Green Metallic, a Euro Mk 3 Scirocco color—now seen on the Lamborghini Huracan, is available. Other retro colors include Deep Blue Pearl, Mars Red and Ginster Yellow. VW’s website will feature 360-degree colorizer. After submitting an order, the build and delivery time is approximately two to four months.
Other Bits Audi’s Amanda Koons says the brand won’t offer manual transmission on its 2019 model-year U.S. vehicles. In Europe, VW is stockpiling vehicles and shifting production due to the Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test. Currently, about half of its production is compliant with these new emissions standards. Meanwhile, VW brand car sales in Germany zoomed 46% during August, as carmakers cleared out non-WHLVT autos.
Last Edit: Sept 7, 2018 16:01:10 GMT -6 by VWCA_Adman