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Video: New Porsche Boxster and Cayman Spied at the Nurburgring, Possibly with 4 Cylinder Turbo Power

posted by on 31 July 2014 in Porsche News

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Recently Porsche has confirmed that there will be an upcoming Boxster and Cayman offering with four cylinder power, and now we’ve got video evidence that the car is in testing.  Our friends at Touriclips were able to capture a Boxster and Cayman doing hot laps on the Nurburgring wearing light camouflage (possibly an upcoming facelift) […] More…

New German Performance Releases Type II Coilover Suspension System

posted by on 31 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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New German Performance has announced the release of their Type II Coilover System, which improves upon their Type I kit by offering dampening adjustability up front, with stiffer spring rates at all four corners.  Designed for more aggressive drivers with light track usage in mind, the Type II comes in at an extremely competitive price […] More…

KW Suspensions Reduces Prices for Popular Applications from the 80s and 90s

posted by on 31 July 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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KW Suspensions has announced that they will be lowering the recommended retail price for their Variant 1, 2, and 3 coilover kits for the most popular fitments from the 1980s and 90s.  Reduced pricing will run from the first of August until October 31st, and applies to the Mk1 Audi TT, Audi A3 and first four […] More…

Volkswagen Group Reports Solid H1 2014 Business Growth Despite Difficult Market Environment

posted by on 31 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The Volkswagen Group’s first-half numbers have started to emerge, and as we’ve previously reported, they look quite good.  Sales revenue was only slightly up over the previous year, but operating profit jumped 7% which was no doubt helped by Volkswagen’s implementation of the MQB architecture.  Stand-out performers for the Volkswagen Group include Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles […] More…

Ten Best of Waterfest 2014- MK1

posted by on 30 July 2014 in Events Coverage

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Waterfest 2014 may have already come and gone, but it is still front and center in our minds. With nearly 1700 shutter actuations, we realize that it can be a bit overwhelming to go through all of our galleries. Keeping that in mind, we will be assembling our ten favorite cars from each of our […] More…

Volkswagen Group of America Announces Speakers at 2014 Center for Automotive Research – Management Briefing Seminar

posted by on 30 July 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The Volkswagen Group of America has announced that four group employees will be speakers at the 2014 Center for Automotive Research Management Briefing Seminar.  Hubertus Lemke, Head of Technical Project Management in Volkswagen’s R&D division, Joerg Schlinkheider, Head of Driver Assistance Systems at Audi of America’s Electronics Research Laboratory, Oliver Schmidt, GM, Engineering and Environmental […] More…