Final Edition Beetle Will End the Beloved Beetle Lineup

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Media, Volkswagen News, VW Beetle on Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 2:22 PM
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2019 Beetle Final Edition Design Features and Specs

All iconic vehicles come to an end at some point and to honor the final model year of the beloved Volkswagen Beetle two specials edition models will join the lineup for the last time. After three generations, Volkswagen has decided to cease the production of the Beetle, a classic icon. The 2019 Beetle Final Edition will be available in coupe and convertible body styles and both will offer SE and SEL trim options. Learn more about what to expect from the new Beetle with this guide to the 2019 Beetle Final Edition design features and specs.

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2018 Top Haunted Houses in Seattle WA

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 8:09 PM
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Where Are the Best Haunted Houses and Attractions in the Seattle Area?

With Halloween comes all things scary and paranormal, meaning there’s no better way to spend it than experiencing the scariest attractions in Seattle. Book your weekends full of scares and thrills by using this guide to find out where the best haunted houses and attractions in the Seattle area are.

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Are there any changes made to the 2019 VW Tiguan?

By Product Expert | Posted in VW Tiguan on Friday, September 28th, 2018 at 8:13 PM
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2018 vs 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

A new model year is slowly starting, which means a natural comparison. What is different from the outgoing model year? In comparing the 2018 vs 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan, you won’t find many changes, but you’ll be happy to note that the price is not going up for the base trim level. That’s always good news when changes are minimal, right? Read the rest of this entry »

What are the differences in available Jetta models?

By Product Expert | Posted in VW Jetta on Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 at 9:14 PM
2019 Volkswagen Jetta R-Line

2019 Volkswagen Jetta trim levels

Not every Jetta is created equally, at least in terms of features. Of course, you’ll find every trim of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta has the 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that produces 147 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. Paired with it? A six-speed automatic transmission or available eight-speed automatic transmission. If you’re wondering about the different 2019 Volkswagen Jetta trim levels, though, you’re likely considering your options in terms of standard and available features. Read the rest of this entry »

VW works with HP and GKN to 3D print parts

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Media, Volkswagen News on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 at 9:16 PM
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How long until cars are 3D printed?

It may seem obvious that 3D printing would become a key part of manufacturing in any industry, but the development is slow simply because 3D printing itself is slow. Or at least it has been. Volkswagen is working with HP and GKN Powder Metallurgy to produce a 3D printer that can create parts at a pace of 50 times what the current technology is capable of. So, how long until cars are 3D printed? It still won’t be any time soon, but this is a start. Read the rest of this entry »

Will there be anything new for the 2019 VW Atlas?

By Product Expert | Posted in VW Atlas on Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 8:57 PM
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2019 Volkswagen Atlas trim levels

The Volkswagen Atlas may be a new model, but it’s quickly picking up steam as the first midsize SUV to hit the lineup. VW spent way too long focusing on its compact vehicles, but now the brand is broadening its horizons. With the model coming in as a recent addition, naturally there are those who will be wondering if there are any changes for the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas. After all, at this time you can still find plenty of opportunities to get great deals on the 2018 model year. Read the rest of this entry »

What is the orange color for the Tiguan called?

By Product Expert | Posted in VW Tiguan on Thursday, August 30th, 2018 at 2:10 PM
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2018 VW Tiguan Color Options

We thought we all had our basic colors down by kindergarten, but if the automotive world taught us anything, we most certainly do not. That’s because every automaker has different names for their favorite hues. If you’re looking to pick one for the 2018 VW Tiguan, you might be wondering what the color options are not only so you can pick from your favorites, but so you know what to call them when you stop by. Read the rest of this entry »

VW introduces new Spektrum Program for the Golf R

By Product Expert | Posted in VW Golf R on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 at 9:29 PM
2019 Volkswagen Golf R Viper Green

What is the Volkswagen Spektrum Program?

We often talk about color options here at Carter Volkswagen, and we have to admit that for Volkswagen and most brands, your options tend to focus on practical selections. For quirkier models like the VW Beetle, you may find special edition selections, but most other vehicles are offered in just a few standard colors. These are usually shades of black, white, silver, red and blue. Take a look at the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R as an example. Standard color options include Oryx White, Deep Black Pearl, Tornado Red, Laipz Blue Metallic and Indium Gray Metallic. What if you want more options than these? This is where the Spektrum Program comes in. Read the rest of this entry »

Things to do in Seattle WA Labor Day 2018

By Product Expert | Posted in Community on Wednesday, August 15th, 2018 at 5:55 PM
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2018 Labor Day Events Seattle WA

It’s not the official end of summer, but Labor Day is the last weekend before you start packing lunches every day and sending the kids off to school. The fall season is just around the corner, and it’s only natural to want to spend your last long weekend enjoying it for all that it is worth. If you’re looking for 2018 events in the Seattle WA area, you’ve come to the right place. Read the rest of this entry »

What are the different Volkswagen climate control options?

By Product Expert | Posted in Technology on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 7:56 PM
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How does climate control work in VW?

Somehow it feels like our homes are easier to properly cool than some vehicles. While the driver may be tugging at his collar due to the heat, the front passenger could be stuck shivering. Then there are those in the rear who are left hoping some of that A/C or heat happens to drift into the back. Clearly, climate control is a modern answer to a problem that went on for far too long. The question is, how does climate control work to keep everyone comfortable? Read the rest of this entry »