Last Chance To Buy A Manual GTI

October 30th, 2023 by
New Volkswagen GTI Front View

In 2003, Volkswagen released its Direct-Shift Gearbox (DSG), which has slowly but surely been phasing out customers’ want for the manual transmission. And now, VW has officially announced that the 2024 GTI and Golf R will be the last chance for buyers to choose the old-school manual transmission.  Engine The Mk8 2024 Volkswagen Golf GTI…

Next Gen GTI To Be All Electric?

October 30th, 2023 by

Volkswagen has released a new concept car called the ID. GTI Concept, their first all-electric hot hatch based on the ID. 2 all concept car from earlier this year. VW says it is “100 percent electric, 100 percent GTI”. 48 Years Later In 1976, when the first-ever Golf GTI debuted, it was a car that…

The Detroit Bureau Heaps Praise on 2024 Atlas Cross Sport

September 29th, 2023 by
Announcing the 2024 Atlas Cross Sport

If you scan the Bud Brown Volkswagen lot you will find 2023 and 2024 Atlas Cross Sports parked together. You may not detect much difference between them, but a closer look reveals quite extensive changes for the 2024 model. These changes received enthusiastic approval from The Detroit Bureau’s Publisher & Editor-in-Chief Paul A. Eisenstein. After…

What’s New for Volkswagen in 2024

September 27th, 2023 by

There have been plenty of changes in the Bud Brown Volkswagen showroom lately. With the significant refresh of the Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport, Volkswagen has completed its mission to redesign or significantly refresh every model sold in the U.S.  since just the 2022 model year. A major result of this overhaul is that every…

ID.4 EV and Tiguan Take Top Honor in Cars.com 2023 Car Seat Fit Report Card

September 25th, 2023 by
2023 VW ID.4

Automakers tout their safety all the time, and they often emphasize the point by showing families. But family members who are often not shown are the most vulnerable. By that, we refer to infants, toddlers, and very small children. Specifically, those who sit not on the car seats but in aftermarket rear and forward-facing baby…

VW Knoxville Innovation Hub Research Aimed at Simplifying Charging, Increasing Range, and Replacing Plastics

August 10th, 2023 by
Innovation towards a more sustainable EV Future at VW

  Those familiar with Volkswagen may be aware of their plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which builds the Atlas, Atlas Cross Sport, and the ID.4. Less known are the research centers Volkswagen has across the country, including a key facility about 100 miles away from Chattanooga in Knoxville, Tennessee. Volkswagen’s Knoxville Innovation Hub works in collaboration…

Is The Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport The Right Vehicle For Me?

July 28th, 2023 by

How Many Seats Does the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Have? The 2024 VW Atlas Cross Sport is a coupe-like design of the larger Atlas SUV. The Atlas can carry up to 7 passengers, and the Atlas Cross Sport can carry up to 5 passengers.  Can you get AWD on the Atlas Cross Sport? The Atlas…

2024 Volkswagen Atlas Technical Specs & Model Lineup

July 16th, 2023 by

The Volkswagen Atlas is a three-row crossover that has been on the market for nearly seven years now, with the 2024 VW Atlas being its seventh iteration since inception. Several weeks ago Volkswagen announced pricing information and more details regarding the refreshed 2024 Volkswagen Atlas, so today we thought we’d give you the rundown on…

2023 Volkswagen ID.4 Technical EV Specs & FAQ

July 16th, 2023 by

The 2023 Volkswagen ID.4 has arrived here at Bud Brown Volkswagen in Olathe, Kansas, so if you’re ready to make the jump into electrification we recommend you check it out today. Although the nameplate is only a couple of years old, this year the ID.4 has already been revamped as VW takes strides to perfect…

Volkswagen Looking To Use Golf Name & Style For New EV

May 25th, 2023 by

The VW Golf has an interesting history. Since debuting in the late 70s here in America, it’s been a great option for everyday use with fun-natured driving engineered in. In America, we knew it as the Rabbit for years before it became the Golf, just like in Europe. The only Golf models currently on sale…

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