Archive for August, 2018

What is the orange color for the Tiguan called?

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan driving over a bridge

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. (more…)

VW introduces new Spektrum Program for the Golf R

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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. (more…)

Things to do in Seattle WA Labor Day 2018

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
Family in bucket hats staring at crowd

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. (more…)

What are the different Volkswagen climate control options?

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
Volkswagen climate control text over image of heating and air conditioning knobs

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? (more…)