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Travel Feature: Frankfurt To Wolfsburg In A Golf V TDI

posted by on 21 November 2005 in Miscellaneous Features

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I awoke at 8:00 am on Tuesday, July 24th, 2005 to the sound of my cell phone alarm. I quickly jumped out of bed, as the day when I get to drive the autobahn and see the Volkswagen headquarters had finally arrived! “Hannah! Get up! We’re going to Wolfsburg!” I said with extreme Volkswagen-dork enthusiasm. […] More…

Event Coverage: 14th Annual Connecticut Bug-A-Fair

posted by on 17 November 2005 in Events Coverage

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Each year the Terryville fairgrounds located in Terryville, CT plays host to the Connecticut Volkswagen Association’s annual Volkswagen car show. Dubbed the Connecticut Bug-A-Fair, this show is not just about the older bugs and beetles but also caters to all air and watercooled Volkswagens alike. This year marked the CVA’s 14th year and the annual […] More…

Film Review: VWFlix Presents Dubs In Paradise

posted by on 8 November 2005 in Miscellaneous Features

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Let’s get this out of the way from the beginning – Dubs In Paradise, produced and distributed by VWFlix, is no mega-buck, super-slick production. There’s some shaky camera action (some intentional – some not), a few scenes shot with a fairly dirty lens and the editing at times is a bit haphazard. But these issues […] More…

Feature Car: 1994 Corrado VR6

posted by on 3 November 2005 in Feature Cars

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Where do you go once you’ve built and sold a truly hallmark vehicle? Well, if you’re Simi Valley resident, Lee Liu, you take a long hard look in the mirror and reflect on what you’ve learned over the years. You take into account all the time you spent with your ass-cheeks clenched while driving your […] More…

Project 24V GLI: Part II

posted by on 28 October 2005 in Technical Features

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Alright… we know it’s been a painfully long amount of time since we launched Project 24V GLI. We wanted to run Part II much sooner, but you know how it goes: we had shows to attend, advertisers to schmooze, readers to ban… Rather than run and hide with our collective tails between our legs, we’re […] More…

A/b: 1998 Jetta GLX

posted by on 21 September 2005 in AUTObiography

Want to see your car featured in an AUTObiography? Just click HERE. We can’t promise you that we’ll feature every car that gets submitted, but we encourage you to be creative with your answers, as that’s always a good way to score some brownie points with us. Quality photos won’t hurt your chances any, either, […] More…