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Volkswagen Global 2 Second Quarter Off To Good Start

posted by on 16 May 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen’s second quarter sales are already off to a brisk pace 6.4% ahead of last year with more than 3.25 million vehicles sold. More…

Worthersee 2014

posted by on 12 May 2014 in Worthersee 2014

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Worthersee Treffen is held each year along the shores of Lake Worthersee in Reifnitz, Austria. More than 130,000 people pass through the town each year at this show making it the biggest VW enthusiast gathering in the world. More…

1985 Volkswagen GTI Restoration

posted by on 6 May 2014 in Mk2 GTI Restoration Project Cars

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We’re starting with a car that we purchased in Georgia over the winter. The craiglist ad said it was a black 1985 GTI with double headlights and a big bumper kit. In actual fact, it’s just a once-Cashmere white Golf with the world’s worst paint job, big bumpers that were held to the small bumper […] More…

GTD Is Not Dead for U.S. Market

posted by on 19 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Contrary to reports elsewhere, GTD is still on the table for the U.S. market. An explanation after the jump. More…

Golf Edition – Concept for 40th Anniversary of the Golf

posted by on 19 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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This one is a little confusing. 2014 is the 40th Anniversary of the Golf and we would expect at least some kind of special edition Golf to celebrate. This “Golf Edition” is labeled as a concept of a special anniversary edition, so we’ll have to wait and see what VW does. Volkswagen AG Press Release… […] More…

Beijing Auto Show 2014 – Midsize Coupe Concept

posted by on 19 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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What you see here is an MQB-based version of what could be the next generation Jetta. The overall design hints heavily at what VW is capable of with a compact sedan and we like what we see. While some think this is a Jetta or Golf CC, this concept is a preview of a Chinese […] More…