VW Bluesport roadster production plans skidding

VW Bluesport roadster production plans skidding

VW Bluesport concept fq

In a new report, the UK’s Channel4 news has reported that a production version of Volkswagen’s appealing BlueSport concept (read news item) has been delayed.

While details are slim and it’s likely just speculation at this stage, apparently a company insider came clean to journalists about the diesel roadster’s downfall at a recent press event, and according to the source, the reason for the model’s mothballing is that VW believes that the dire global economy won’t support niche products like the BlueSport.

The report stops short of saying that the company has axed the program altogether, but presumably, if the BlueSport is delayed or dead, so is the rumored versions from Audi. There is no word on when the model might get a second chance at life, so the BlueSport’s future is uncertain.

VW Bluesport concept fq

In a new report, the UK’s Channel4 news has reported that a production version of Volkswagen’s appealing BlueSport concept (read news item) has been delayed.

While details are slim and it’s likely just speculation at this stage, apparently a company insider came clean to journalists about the diesel roadster’s downfall at a recent press event, and according to the source, the reason for the model’s mothballing is that VW believes that the dire global economy won’t support niche products like the BlueSport.

The report stops short of saying that the company has axed the program altogether, but presumably, if the BlueSport is delayed or dead, so is the rumored versions from Audi. There is no word on when the model might get a second chance at life, so the BlueSport’s future is uncertain.

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