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Beijing Auto Show 2014 – Volkswagen R400 Concept

posted by on 17 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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A 400hp Golf concept? Uh, yeah, sign us up! More…

Beijing Auto Show 2014 – Midsize Coupe Concept

posted by on 17 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Could this be a look at the future Jetta? We hope so as this is a good looking sedan… More…

Beijing Auto Show 2014 – Touareg Facelift

posted by on 17 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen is debuting a facelifted Touareg at the Beijing Auto Show this weekend. New cosmetics, safety features and improved economy are a few of the more significant updates. More…

Volkswagen of America Announces GTI Pricing

posted by on 16 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The new Golf 7 GTI will start at $24,395 with more standard equipment, 10 more horsepower and 51 pound-feet of additional torque. More details after the jump… More…

Hardcore Bentley Continental GT Coming?

posted by on 15 April 2014 in Bentley News

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It’s springtime in Germany, and manufacturers are wasting no time getting their latest creations on the track for testing. Shortly after the Bugatti sighting, our spies caught a Bentley Continental mule doing laps at speed on the Nürburgring. What makes this Continental particularly interesting is its lip spoiler up front and fixed rear wing, which look […] More…

Campbelltown Dust Off 3

posted by on 15 April 2014 in Events Coverage

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It’s not like Campbelltown, PA is a one stoplight town. It’s got two stoplights, a mini market or two, a specialty beer joint and a gun shop. If you swing through in the fall you’ll find a flourishing pumpkin farm, but we prefer to swing by in the Spring for Dust Off. Now in its […] More…

C2Motorsports introduces the C2NER Handheld Programmer

posted by on 15 April 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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C2Motorsports introduces the C2NER Handheld Programmer, now with color Touchscreen! We are excited to present our latest update, the C2NER v2 touchscreen! Originally released in Golf R application only, we have now expanded our handheld programmer to include the most popular VAG engines including 1.8T, 2.5-I5, 12v/24v VR6, 2.0T T FSI/TFSI, 3.6 FSI as well […] More…

Jetta Facelift – Side by Side Comparison

posted by on 14 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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We put together some side by side comparison shots of the original Jetta 6 and the new facelifted version as a spotters guide. While subtle, we do like the new version better… More…

Find of the Day: 600hp Jetta GLI VR6 Turbo

posted by on 14 April 2014 in Find Of the Day

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Let’s file this one under the ‘extreme’ category as far as street driven cars go.  Today’s find of the day comes in the form of a Jetta GLI which popped up on Craigslist a few days ago, but has been for sale off and on for the past 4 years on our forums.  What once […] More…

Bugatti Veyron Mules Spotted at the Nurburgring

posted by on 14 April 2014 in Bugatti News

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It appears that Bugatti has begun development on the next generation of their Veyron supercar, as two Veyron mules were spotted by our spy photographers lapping the Nürburgring last week.  While we could speculate as to what Bugatti’s engineers have up their sleeves, it’s simply too early to tell.  What we do know is that […] More…

2015 Volkswagen Jetta Makes Global Debut at the New York International Auto Show

posted by on 14 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen will debut the mildly facelifted 2015 Jetta at the New York Auto Show in just a few days. While changes are subtle, new front bumpers and grill work bring the Jetta more in line with other current products while a new trunk lid, tail lamps and bumper in the rear give things a crisper look. More details after the jump… More…

H&R Convinces in “Auto Bild Sportscars” Suspension Test

posted by on 11 April 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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H&R Coil Overs and Springs recently took home top honors in a suspension test put on by Auto Bild Sportscars Magazine.  When installed on the latest generation Golf GTI, the H&R Coilovers beat all competitors around the 3.345km Contidrom test track in Germany by a 1.5 second margin.  With H&R Springs installed on the same […] More…