The new Golf GTI Mk7 is already lovely. But Volkswagen's Design Vision GTI is a concept that will get you more excited. The 71mm wider, 57mm lower and 15mm shorter body concept at Wörthersee exaggerates the original GTI's styling cues. It sports a twin turbo 3.0 liter V6 with 496hp and 560Nm. Acco...
While many automakers are pulling away from the minivan segment, Audi has reportedly given the green light for its first MPV, which will arrive in 2016.
The minivan is believed to be based on a longer version of its new modular MQB platform architecture, which underpins the latest Audi A3 and the Seat Leon and the upcoming family of VW Golf Mk7 models.
Audi sales and marketing chief Peter Schwarzenbauer noted when speaking to Autocar magazine, that the company envisions the car as a sporty looking minivan offered in both six and seven seat versions.
Audi sources told the publication that the company is considering to use the 'V' moniker for the minivan series, meaning it could be named the 'V3' or 'V4'.
But this does not jive with a March report by UK's Car magazine that Audi had no intention to develop a pure MPV and instead was looking to create a high-roof version of the A4 Avant with only two rows of seats.
So does Audi actually intend for an MPV? Or not? Check out their 2006 Roadjet concept below: