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New Green Cars from Volkswagen

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
VW I.D. CROZZ concept

Here at Executive Volkswagen of North Haven, we’re always on the lookout for updates about new Volkswagen models. One group of vehicles that have attracted a lot of attention lately are the “I.D” models, new green vehicles that will bring the Volkswagen brand into the future. Now we’ve learned that these unique models could end up being made in the United States.

These Volkswagen vehicles are innovative for a few reasons. First of all, every I.D. vehicle is completely electric. None of these cars are going to produce any type of harmful emissions. The Volkswagen brand is leveraging the latest battery technology and investing more than $80 billion in electric vehicle development.

The I.D. Crozz will be the first one to make its debut in official production guise. As the name implies, this will be a crossover model. It could have a driving range of 300 miles, which would go a long way towards alleviating “range anxiety” for many drivers. The second is the I.D. Buzz, a new take on the classic Volkswagen bus.

Both of these models could end up being manufactured in the United States. Volkswagen executives expect high demand for these vehicles from American drivers, so it makes sense to build them nearby. Each I.D. model will be built on the MEB platform, which can be used to build a wide variety of green vehicles. Expect to see vehicles of all sizes eventually join the I.D. lineup. We can’t wait until we get the chance to see these impressive vehicles for ourselves!

So when you’re looking for new cars that innovate, visit our Volkswagen dealership near Hamden, CT. Whether you’re looking for fuel efficiency, performance, or luxury, there’s a model on our lot that you’ll love. We hope to see you soon!

Smile and Drive Days at Executive Volkswagen

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
2018 VW Atlas in North Haven, CT

Summer is here, which means it’s a great time to hit the road. And why not do that in a brand new Volkswagen vehicle? Here at Executive Volkswagen of North Haven, we have the cars and crossovers that you’ve been looking for. Even better, we’re celebrating Smile and Drive Days right now at our dealership, with new lease offers for qualified drivers.

If you’re looking for a new car, the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta S might be right up your alley. This dependable sedan offers a wide range of technology features, including App-Connect. This allows you to use some of your favorite apps, safely of course, when you’re on the road. You’ll also appreciate safety tech like Adaptive Cruise Control and a Blind Spot Monitor. Qualified drivers can lease this model for just $229 per month for thirty-six months.

The 2018 Volkswagen Passat S is also available for lease right now. This midsize car is perfect for your commute, but it’s also roomy enough to make for a great family car. This model has received a five-star safety rating from the NHTSA, so you can hit the road with confidence when you lease this car for just $239 per month.

If you’re really looking for extra space though, you’ll want to take a closer look at our SUVs. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S is a capable compact SUV that doesn’t feel so compact. It’s been completely redesigned for a new model year, so it’s more stylish and spacious than ever. Lease it for just $249 per month. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is also available. The S trim level with 4MOTION® all-wheel drive can be leased for $329 per month for thirty-six months by qualified drivers. With three rows of seating and the latest driver assistance tech, this new model is perfect for growing families.

So visit our Volkswagen dealership near Hamden, CT and lease a dependable new Volkswagen vehicle today. We’ll make it easy to find a car you love at a price point that you can afford. Come in for a test drive this month!

New Electric Car Plans from Volkswagen Brand

Monday, July 9th, 2018
Volkswagen Golf near Branford, CT

Here at Executive Volkswagen of North Haven, we know that many drivers are looking for greener vehicles. Electric and hybrid models have come a long way in recent years, and the Volkswagen brand is working on something that could help them improve even more. A new kind of battery could revolutionize green cars, and one of the brand’s iconic models might even end up getting the EV treatment.

The Volkswagen brand is investing and taking a bigger stake in QuantumScape Corporation, a company that develops batteries. The two firms have been working together for around six years now and they’ve already made some big advances. The goal is to be able to mass-produce solid-state batteries by 2025.

What’s the big deal about solid-state batteries? First of all, they’d offer far more range. By some estimations a solid-state battery would increase the range of a Volkswagen e-Golf model by more than 200 miles. Solid-state batteries also charge faster. New Volkswagen models that are equipped with these batteries would go a long way towards eliminating range anxiety.

We’ve also heard that a new Volkswagen Beetle, built on the same architecture as other electric Volkswagen models, could be in the works. It could end up offering a slightly different body style, while maintaining its classic, iconic look. A new Volkswagen Beetle could even offer rear-wheel drive, like the original. We can’t wait to see what happens to this legendary model.

Keep an eye on this blog for the latest news about Volkswagen vehicles, or visit our Volkswagen dealership serving Branford, CT if you’re in the market for a new or pre-owned car right now. With our expert Volkswagen dealers by your side, you’ll see just how easy it is to find the perfect Volkswagen model. We look forward to assisting you!

An Electric Volkswagen Car Takes On Pikes Peak

Monday, June 18th, 2018

When you visit Executive Volkswagen of North Haven, you won’t just find vehicles that are reliable. The cars on our lot are also pretty capable. A model like the 2018 Volkswagen Jetta will offer a great driving experience for years to come, and you’ll be surprised at just how far you can push our vehicles. That’s why we’re sure that even an all-electric Volkswagen I.D. vehicle can tackle the legendary Pikes Peak.

Romain Dumas recently got the chance to drive the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak prototype. This all-wheel drive racecar weighs less than 2,500 pounds and has been designed with aerodynamic performance in mind. Two electric motors power this unique vehicle, giving it a total output of 680 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque. That means that this vehicle can go from zero to sixty-two miles per hour in just over two seconds. Not bad for a green car.

This model is meant to set a brand new record for electric vehicles on the Pikes Peak course. The previous record for this 12.42 mile, 156-turn course was around eight minutes and fifty-seven seconds. The car that set that record back in 2016 produced nearly 1,600 horsepower, but Volkswagen engineers are going a different route. Instead of raw power, they are focusing on weight savings and aerodynamics. We’ll get to see if the I.D. R Pikes Peak racecar can set a new record for green vehicles later this month.

If you’re looking for a new Volkswagen vehicle that offers the kind of performance you can depend on, visit our Volkswagen dealership near New Haven, CT. While the cars on our lot may not be built for Pikes Peak, they’ll serve you well on your commute or a fun summer road trip. We hope to see you soon!

Unique Volkswagen Concepts on Display at SoWo

Monday, June 11th, 2018
2018 Volkswagen Atlas near Branford, CT

At Executive Volkswagen of North Haven, we know that our cars have some passionate fans. They don’t just pay attention to the typical Volkswagen models. They want to see incredible custom vehicles that really set themselves apart. That’s why there’s events like SoWo: The European Experience. The Volkswagen brand recently showed off some interesting concepts that should impress auto enthusiasts of all kinds at this gathering in Georgia.

SUVs are hot right now, so a custom model based on the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas had to make an appearance. The Volkswagen Atlas Tanner Foust SEMA Concept was customized by a former rallycross driver, with massive off-road tires, new lights, and massive fender flares. This SUV is ready for any terrain. The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R Abstract Concept also made an appearance. It sits lower than the typical model and comes equipped with a new exhaust system and a carbon fiber steering wheel.

Of course, some customized sedans were also on display at SoWo. The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta has been redesigned for a new model year, and the R-Line SoCal edition offers a few exterior touches that set it apart. The white paint scheme has some stripes that should remind you of the second-generation Volkswagen Jetta, but what really stands out are the small touches of a shade called “tennis ball green” on the wheels, mirrors, and roof. The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon R-Line Highlight is also easy to spot, with a yellow-green paint job, new wheels, and a new suspension. It was great to see some of these custom vehicles, and we can’t wait to see what else the Volkswagen brand will come up with.

So when you’re looking for a capable, dependable car or SUV, visit our nearby Volkswagen dealership serving Branford, CT. Our expert dealers will make it easy to find a new or pre-owned vehicle that suits your budget and driving needs. We look forward to assisting you!

2018 Volkswagen Golf R Tech Spotlight

Friday, May 25th, 2018
2018 Volkswagen Golf-R

Here at Executive Volkswagen of North Haven, we know that we sell some capable vehicles. One of them is the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R. The Volkswagen Golf has always been versatile, with specialized versions for every kind of driver. This particular variant of the iconic hatchback is focused on performance, but it also offers some cutting-edge tech that all drivers can appreciate.

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R offers some unique features, like the new Volkswagen Digital Cockpit. The traditional instrument cluster needed a refresh, and this bit of new technology accomplishes that job perfectly. It displays all of the info you need in perfect HD.

An eight-inch touchscreen makes it easy to access your favorite features, like navigation. You’ll also appreciate App-Connect, which allows you to plug in your smartphone and use a wide variety of applications. There’s no messing with cumbersome interfaces here. Just the apps you know and love, in a car that’s fun to drive. The Volkswagen Golf R is also compatible with SiriusXM®, and all of your favorite radio shows and songs will sound great coming through a premium Fender® audio system.

Naturally, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R also comes equipped with advanced safety technology. A rearview camera makes parallel parking easier and backing up safer. You’ll also find features like Lane Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Autonomous Emergency Braking. This performance hatch keeps you safer, no matter where the road takes you.

If you’re in the market for a new model that offers an intriguing mix of performance and technology, visit our Volkswagen dealership near Hamden, CT and ask about the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R. Our Volkswagen dealers will be happy to answer any of your questions. We hope to see you soon!

Save on New Volkswagen Cars this Memorial Day

Monday, May 14th, 2018
2018 VW Atlas near Branford, CT

We’re already celebrating Memorial Day here at Executive Volkswagen of North Haven. If you’re in the market for a new or pre-owned Volkswagen vehicle, now’s the time to finance or lease. Whatever features you’re looking for or type of vehicle you prefer, we’ve got an offer for you here at our Volkswagen dealership.

Right now qualified drivers can lease the 2018 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T S with an automatic transmission for $189 per month for 36 months. The 2018 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T S with an automatic transmission can be leased for $139 per month for 36 months. If you want to take advantage of either offer, just put down $2,999 down at signing. Most 2018 Volkswagen Passat and 2018 Volkswagen Jetta models can also be financed at a zero percent APR for sixty months by qualified buyers. Find the perfect dependable car for your commute right now!

If you’re looking for a larger vehicle, we have some reliable SUVs that you’ll love. Whether you’re looking for advanced capabilities or the perfect family vehicle, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is sure to impress. Lease the S trim level with an automatic transmission for just $279 per month for 36 months, with $3,299 due at signing. Select models can also be financed at a promotional rate. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is also available. Finance select trim levels at a 1.9 percent APR for up to sixty months right now, or lease the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T SE 4MOTION for $259 per month. No matter what you’re looking for in a new car, we’ll help you find it!

So visit our Volkswagen dealership near New Haven, CT and celebrate Memorial Day with us. Our Volkswagen dealers will make it easy to find a new or pre-owned model that suits your budget or driving needs. We look forward to seeing you!

A Unique New Engine for the 2019 Volkswagen Golf

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
Volkswagen Golf near Branford, CT

Here at Executive Volkswagen of North Haven, we’re always excited to see what changes are coming to our favorite vehicles in a new model year. One car that’s popular right now is the 2018 Volkswagen Golf. This stylish hatchback is ready to take on just about anything, and now we’ve learned that it’s going to be a little bit greener for 2019.

The big change coming to the 2019 Volkswagen Golf is an all-new engine that’s the first of its kind. A 2.0-liter diesel engine that uses mild hybrid tech will be one of the available options on this new Volkswagen model. It’s called the EA288 Evo, and it’s been outfitted with a starter generator and a lithium-ion battery. Together, they can reduce fuel consumption and cause a decline of ten grams per kilometer in carbon dioxide emissions. This car is fun to drive and it ends up reducing your carbon footprint. We’re sure that this is something many drivers can get behind.

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf is getting greener, but it’s also becoming a little more powerful. This new engine will put out somewhere between 134 horsepower and 201 horsepower. The engine is even lighter than the previous model’s, which can mean even more impressive performance. Similar engines could end up making their way to other models in the Volkswagen lineup. If you’re looking for the latest green technology, a Volkswagen dealership should always be your first stop. And like previous versions of the Volkswagen Golf, you know that the 2019 model will offer plenty of options to choose from.

When you’re looking for dependable cars that are always improving, visit our Volkswagen dealership serving Branford, CT. We’ll make it easy to find a new or pre-owned Volkswagen vehicle that suits your budget and driving needs. We hope to see you soon for a test drive!

What to Know About Leasing at Executive Volkswagen

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
VW finance center near Hamden, CT

When you find a new car that you love here at Executive Volkswagen of North Haven, you can decide to buy it or lease it. How do you know which option works best for you though? We’re always ready to answer your Volkswagen financing questions, so let’s take a close look at the leasing process and see how it could work for you.

When you lease a new car the kind of lease agreement you get depends on your credit. When you see special offers advertised, the small print is that you generally need to have a credit history that’s relatively free of blemishes. You’ll make a payment at lease signing and then you’ll make monthly payments over the course of your lease, which generally lasts from two to four years.

A lease agreement for a new Volkswagen model usually includes a few extra clauses that you should pay attention too. Chief among them is a mileage limit. You can only drive a leased car a certain amount each year. A common limitation is 12,000 miles. Going over means extra fees. On the other hand, some lease agreements cover some routine maintenance costs. That can make the cost of leasing more predictable than the cost of buying a new model.

When your lease is all done, simply bring your vehicle back to our dealership. You can buy it or lease another new Volkswagen model. One of the biggest advantages of leasing is getting access to the newest features and tech, so many drivers opt to lease a newer vehicle. Whatever you decide, we’re ready to help you!

So when you’re ready to lease a new Volkswagen model, visit our Volkswagen dealership near Hamden, CT. We’re ready to answer your questions about new vehicles or lease agreements. We hope to see you soon for a test drive!

A Capable Volkswagen Pickup Truck Concept

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

When you shop for a car here at Executive Volkswagen of North Haven, it’s easy to find a particular kind of vehicle. We have unique hatchbacks, stylish sedans, and capable SUVs on our lot right now, and one of them is perfect for you. One thing we don’t sell is a pickup truck, but the Volkswagen brand recently gave us a glance at what that could look like at the New York Auto Show. The Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak concept is an innovative take on the pickup truck.

You probably guessed based on its name, but this new Volkswagen concept is based on the Volkswagen Atlas SUV. It’s the first truck to be built on the MQB platform and it’s actually quite a bit longer than the Volkswagen Atlas is. It would fit nicely into the midsize pickup truck segment. Another thing you’ll notice about this concept is that it sits higher above the ground, which means that it has some off-road aspirations. That factor and a spacious cargo bed could make this model ideal for outdoor adventures.

The Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak looks a bit more rugged than the SUV its based on thanks to some new headlights, a redesigned bumper, and a raised engine hood. It looks more dynamic than the typical pickup truck. Inside you’ll find room for five passengers and some advanced technology, including the Digital Cockpit display. This concept truck also offers some serious power, with a 3.6-liter V6 engine that can put out more than 270 horsepower. If this concept becomes a production model, we’re sure that many drivers will be taking an interest in it.

If you’re a driver in New Haven, CT and you’re wondering “Where can I find a Volkswagen dealer near me?” you need to visit our dealership. We’ll help you find a new or pre-owned car that you’ll love. We look forward to helping you find a dependable Volkswagen model!