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Volkswagen Golf 7 R – First Drive on U.S. Soil

posted by on 12 June 2014 in Reviews and Road Tests

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We finally get behind the wheel of the Golf 7 R and find it to be the best R yet… More…

Mk2 Resto Project – Introduction

posted by on 6 May 2014 in Mk2 GTI Restoration

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An introduction to our latest project – a Mk2 Restoration. More…

Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Beat The Heat Drag Jetta

posted by on 14 February 2014 in Feature Cars

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Gwinnett County Sheriff Deputy Rich Younker, a long-time VW enthusiast and Vortex member builds a “Beat The Heat” drag Jetta GLI encouraging legal racing at the track instead of the street. We had a chance to sit down with him and talk about his project. More…

Super Beetle – SEMA Live Blog

posted by on 31 October 2012 in Super Beetle

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UPDATED NOV 1 – We’ve hit the road to meet our Super Beetle project at the SEMA Show and put the final touches on her. We’ll be making live blog updates about all the VW’s at SEMA throughout the week at the show. More…