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VW Weekend Road Trip: Mystic, CT

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Want to get out of town this weekend, but you’re not sure where to go? Trend Motors Volkswagen can help. Why not pack up your VW and take a road trip up north to Mystic, CT? Mystic used to be a shipbuilding seaport village and safe harbor, but now is a beautiful coastal community filled with New England charm. Plus, it only takes a couple of hours to get there from Rockaway.

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VW Upcoming Electric Concepts


VW is all about innovation, but when the company looks toward the future, they’re thinking far beyond what we consider cutting-edge today. In fact, as soon as 2020 Volkswagen plans to launch not just one, but four electric concept vehicles that could revolutionize the automotive industry as we know it. If you’re curious about everything the automotive maker plans to unveil in these new electric VWs, Trend Motors Volkswagen has the inside scoop on all the most exciting features and tech that the I.D., I.D. Crozz, I.D. Buzz and I.D. Vizzion have to offer.

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VW Weekend Road Trip: Poconos Water Park Resorts

If you’re like most Volkswagen drivers, you love getting behind the wheel for a weekend of adventure. Looking for your next getaway? The team at Trend Motors Volkswagen suggests a trip to Great Wolf Lodge or Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, two fun-filled resorts that boast impressive indoor/outdoor water parks the whole family will enjoy. Learn more about all the resorts have to offer to see why the cold winter months are the best time to visit Great Wolf Lodge or Kalahari in your VW.

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Looking Back on the VW Bug: A Fond Goodbye

The Volkswagen Beetle represents a history of automotive ingenuity. Its distinct scarab shape and bug-eyed headlights are only a few of the details that make this VW a global icon. Over the years, the Bug has evolved to keep pace with the modern driver, but in summer 2019, the VW Bug will roll off the assembly line and onto the streets for the last time. To learn more about what made this remarkable car so special, Trend Motors Volkswagen offers a look at the VW Bug’s history.
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Winter Preparedness Checklist for Your VW


As the mercury drops, it’s important to stock your vehicle for the inclement winter months ahead. That way, you’ll be ready for anything Mother Nature throws your way when snow and ice make driving more challenging. To help you stay safe this winter, Trend Motors Volkswagen suggests a few winter essentials to stow in your VW so you’re always prepared in the event of an emergency.

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4 Fun and Affordable Volkswagen Models for 2018

Affordable 2018 Volkswagens in Rockaway NJ - Trend Motors VolkswagenJust because you’re working with a limited budget doesn’t mean that you can’t buy or lease a car that offers hair-raising performance. Fortunately, Volkswagen offers several affordable 2018 models that don’t cut corners when it comes to fun.

  1. The Jetta

The most compact model of the Volkswagen lineup, the 2018 Jetta packs a serious punch as far as performance is concerned. Anything but basic, the standard trim is equipped with a 1.4-liter turbocharged engine, delivering 150 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque. Plus, the four-corner independent suspension keeps you in control of the ride for a smooth driving experience. For even more fun, seek out the available six-speed DSG performance transmission for flawless acceleration and lightning-quick gear changes.

  1. The Passat

Built for drivers, yet family-friendly, the new 2018 VW Passat comes standard with a 2.0-liter turbocharged TSI engine, which offers 174 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque. Available track-inspired paddle shifters are located near your fingers on the steering wheel for quick shifting without having to take your hands off the wheel. The Passat also features an available DSG automatic transmission that lets you switch between manual-shifting Tiptronic mode and Sport mode.

  1. The Golf

A modern hatch with a zippy spirit, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf boasts a 1.8-liter turbocharged engine that delivers 170 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque to put more fun in every drive. Look for the available Tiptronic with Sport mode to change gears with a quick tap of the shifter. All this and the 2018 Golf still gets an estimated 36 highway mpg and 25 city mpg.

  1. The Beetle

Sporty and iconic, the 2018 VW Beetle supplies powerful performance. A standard turbo engine offering 174 horsepower and 184 lb.-ft. of torque and a six-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic and Sport mode enhance your driving experience. Not to mention, the independent MacPherson struts and rear fully independent four-link suspension offer a super-smooth ride.

Enhance your driving experience with a new VW Jetta, Passat, Golf or Beetle. Contact Trend Motors Volkswagen today to schedule a test drive.