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Volkswagen Motorsport International Newsletter

posted by on 13 April 2015 in Motorsport News

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With Volkswagen participating in so many forms of Motorsport around the world, it’s often difficult to keep track of their performance. Luckily for us, Volkswagen Motorsport goes through the trouble of rounding up all of the key information from their various race series, and puts it all in one press release. Let’s get started. FIA […] More…

BTCC: Top Class Action Heads to Donington Park

posted by on 10 April 2015 in Motorsport News

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Next weekend the BTCC will roll into Donnington Park, where Jason Plato and his Team BMR teammates will look to continue their early season success.  Nearly thirty cars will take the grid during next weekend’s events, meaning that the competition should as close and wild as you’d expect from the BTCC.  Fans abroad will be […] More…

Video: Possible Porsche Cayman GT4 Cup Car Hot Lapping Monza

posted by on 10 April 2015 in Videos

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Last month when the Cayman GT4 was officially announced, Porschephiles and enthusiasts alike rejoiced at Stuttgart’s decision to put a 385hp 3.8L flat-six in their mid-engined entry level coupe, and pair it with a proper six-speed manual.  From the looks of a video which recently surfaced on the NM2255 Car HD Videos YouTube channel, Porsche […] More…

Find of the Day: 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit GTI

posted by on 10 April 2015 in Find Of the Day

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The majority of Mk1s we come across these days have their fair share of rust in all the usual places.  If only we could find one that’s (relatively) close to home, cheap, and rust free.  Even better if it came with some period-correct accessories and a few boxes of new parts.  Kind of like the […] More…

Tuned Fleets and Company Cars– An Interesting Option from ABT Sportsline

posted by on 9 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Would you consider tuning a fleet car?  ABT Sportsline would, and leveraging their reputation for OEM quality and reliability, the German tuning firm aims to do just that.  Offering programs for the extremely common (in Europe, at least) Volkswagen Golf and Passat, as well as Audi’s A4 and A6 fleet vehicles, ABT thinks that tuning […] More…

Volkswagen Teases GTI Supersport Vision Gran Turismo Concept

posted by on 9 April 2015 in Volkswagen News

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After the success of last year’s Vision Gran Turismo Concept, Volkswagen has decided to take another crack at creating a Gran Turismo 6-exclusive special model based on the Golf GTI.  For their second concept, Volkswagen has created the GTI Supersport Vision GT, a widebody two-door featuring DTM-inspired aerodynamic cues and what sounds to be VR6 power. […] More…