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Volkswagen Sets More Speed Endurance Records

posted by on 27 February 2002 in Volkswagen News

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Nardo / Wolfsburg. Volkswagen took a prototype of its W12 sports car to the Nardo high-speed circuit near Lecce in Southern Italy on February 23 and 24, and again beat the existing world 24-hour speed record. This exceptional sports car design, with a top speed of 350 km/h, covered a distance of 7,749.4 kilometres at […] More…

GTI 337 Edition

posted by on 27 February 2002 in Volkswagen News

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Well after several months of work convincing Volkswagen of America to bring this car over we can officially announce that Volkswagen of America is going to offer a version of the German 25th Anniversary GTI here in America to be called the GTI 337 Edition. EA337 was the original code name for the first generation […] More…

Audi at the 2002 Geneva Auto Show

posted by on 22 February 2002 in Audi News

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Audi is unveiling the latest and most powerful member of the A2 model line at the 2002 Geneva Motor Show: the A2 1.6 FSI. It is powered by a 81 kW (110 bhp) 1.6-litre petrol engine with FSI petrol direct injection which was successful in motor sport. Thanks to Audi Space Frame and aluminium body, […] More…

German Ski Federation allroad

posted by on 22 February 2002 in Audi News

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The Winter Olympic Games are here in Salt Lake City, Utah, creating many spectacles one wouldn’t normally see. Recently, the local Audi/Porsche dealership (Dave Strong Audi) was dominated by four eye-catching Audi allroads. The most striking aspect of these allroads is that they are a metallic blue similar to Fjord Blue offered on 1998 Volkswagen […] More…

Seat Leon Cupra R

posted by on 20 February 2002 in Seat News

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SEAT’s dynamic new Leon Cupra R rewrites the ‘hot’ hatchback rules, setting new standards not only for SEAT itself but also for the market as a whole. The new model is not just the fastest and most powerful Leon of all, but also incorporates an entirely new sporting chassis concept for ultimate driving pleasure. Among […] More…

Volkswagen HyPower and SunFuel Test Vehicles

posted by on 19 February 2002 in Volkswagen News

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Wolfsburg, Germany – The hydrogen fuel cell can progress to being the drive design for a new era within two decades. Together with the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), Volkswagen has demonstrated the status quo of the current level of technological development with a Bora HY.POWER driven by a hydrogen PSI fuel cell and an electric […] More…