VWVortex

The Volkswagen Enthusiast Website

volkswagen r400 hp
1200x550frontpage2
touareg facelift hp
jetta facelift
1200x550frontpage1

>

<

latest vortex updates

Beijing Auto Show 2014 – Volkswagen R 400 Study

posted by on 19 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

volkswagen r400 hp 600x300

Rumors of a Golf RS have been swirling for a while now and Volkswagen is teasing us with this R 400 concept. A wider, lower and far more powerful Golf R with 400 PS (395 hp) and AWD. Time to start bombarding VW with emails asking for it… More…

Find of the Day: 1975 Scirocco

posted by on 18 April 2014 in Find Of the Day

D966F827 C9E3 4FE7 92B3 CD264A0BA6B8 zpsgipz5ust 600x300

Originally penned by Italian design legend Giorgetto Giugiaro, first generation Sciroccos have a figure which is still lusted after 40 years after it debuted.  The later models still look good, but they just lack something that the original design was able to achieve.  Today’s Find of the Day comes to us directly from our own […] More…

APR Releases Low Pressure Fueling System for the EA113 and EA888 2.0T

posted by on 18 April 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

lpfp 20t kit 600x300

APR is pleased to present the ultimate low pressure fueling system upgrade for the VAG EA113 and EA888 2.0T engines! The APR Low Pressure Fuel Pump (LPFP) Upgrade is designed to ensure the low pressure fueling system is capable of delivering the proper volume of fuel from the fuel tank to the high pressure fueling […] More…

New York International Auto Show Report 2014

posted by on 18 April 2014 in Auto Shows

1200x550frontpage2 600x300

The New York International Auto Show has been held annually since 1900, and usually takes place right around Easter.  While New York is closer to the end of the Auto Show Season, manufacturers always have something new to show off to journalists and visitors who head to the Jacob Javits Center each year for the […] More…

Beijing Auto Show 2014 – Volkswagen R400 Concept

posted by on 17 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

volkswagen r400 1 600x300

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

volkswagen midsize coupe concept 8 600x300

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

touareg facelift hp 600x300

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

volkswagen gti usa 2 600x300

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

Bentley Continental GT V8 RS 21 600x300

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

dustoff cover 600x300

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

c2ner v2 final 04 small 600x300

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

jetta facelift rear comparison 600x300

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…