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VW Pickup Truck

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by lsocoee, Sep 23, 2008.

  1. Nov 2, 2008 at 6:44 PM
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    007Tacoma

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    No the Passat, Touareg, and the Phaeton are RWD.

    They are not based on the current MkV platform. They are based on the B6 platform.
     
  2. Nov 3, 2008 at 5:58 AM
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    Talking about new Passats? I should have been more clear... my wife's '02 passat is front wheel drive.
     
  3. Nov 3, 2008 at 10:59 AM
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    Ah - I stand corrected. The Passats are FWD...

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Nov 3, 2008 at 11:00 AM
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    ^ I'm just glad I'm not crazy... or in posession of a seriously modified Passat!
     
  5. Nov 3, 2008 at 11:11 AM
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    LMAO! - Yes, that would be VERY BAD!!! :D
     
  6. Nov 8, 2008 at 5:00 PM
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    I like it. is it capable? or some kinda AWD
     
  7. Nov 17, 2008 at 1:58 PM
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    Had tons on the Taco's.... new truck is pretty stock
    hmm. looks interesting. it looks like a good first attempt at a pickup, much better than the Ridgeline. wonder if it'll come in a diesel powered form?
     
  8. Nov 17, 2008 at 2:09 PM
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    looks like a mini Avalance
     
  9. Dec 1, 2008 at 6:49 PM
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    Hmm i dont know, id probly consider it because im a huge vw fan.
     
  10. Dec 1, 2008 at 7:10 PM
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    Not anymore... The VW Taro (Rebadged Toyota Hilux) was only made from 1984 to 1996. The closest thing that VW has to a truck now is the VW Caddy (front wheel drive) that is not nearly as capable.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Dec 1, 2008 at 7:12 PM
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    AWD truck? No, I'm good. And depends on where it's made. If it's made in Mexico like the Golfs, fuck it, they can keep it. There's a reason VW's entry level cars have crap reputation for longevity.

    The Passats and Phaetons are made in Germany. That's why they kick ass. (Although they are just rebadged Audi's...or vice versa.
     
  12. Dec 1, 2008 at 7:28 PM
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    Not enough to mention on this one. Give me time!
    In my book it has to have a bed to be a truck! Not the uni-body crap that everyone wants to call a truck!
     
  13. Dec 2, 2008 at 3:57 AM
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