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Project Touareg GTD: Winter Tires for Winter Weather

posted by on 6 January 2014 in Project Cars

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Our Touareg GTD project car gets some new snow tires to deal with the recent crap weather we’ve been getting… More…

Waterfest 19 – Over 1000 Photos

posted by on 26 July 2013 in Events Coverage

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19 years of Waterfest have now passed and we were on hand to capture over 1000 photos of the Volkswagen and Audi metal on display at the show. More…

2013 24 Hours of Nurburgring: Volkswagen & Audi Team-by-Team Results

posted by on 29 May 2013 in Motorsport News

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They call it the ‘Green Hell’ but if hell is fiery then Nurburgring is no Hades. For 2013, the Green Hell was doused with so much rain that the race was red flagged… stopped for over nine hours… More…

Q&A: Walter de Silva on the Golf Mk7, Golf Lineage & the Idea of a New Scirocco

posted by on 9 April 2013 in Interviews

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Walter de Silva, Volkswagen’s Head of Group Design was at the New York Auto Show and answered a few of our questions about the Golf 7, MQB and the next generation Scirocco. More…

Video: Harlem Shake APR Edition

posted by on 19 February 2013 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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If you’re active on the internet and haven’t fallen victim to a Harlem Shake video, then more power to you. Also, consider yourself now victim. We’ve found this video from tuning firm and GRAND-AM racing team APR. The spot is posted rather unofficially by their own Ryan Miller on his personal YouTube account. Apparently the […] More…

MQB Architecture May Be Holy Grail Suggests CNBC

posted by on 19 February 2013 in Volkswagen News

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There’s no doubt that the Volkswagen Group towards modularity is an all-encompassing strategy for the multi-national car manufacturer. MLB was the first serious move towards this end, though the philosophy is well on the move and visible in component sets like the EA-888 engine family, the MIB infotainment matrix as well as other platform architectures […] More…