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Porsche Reveals GTS Club Coupe Special Edition

posted by on 21 January 2015 in Porsche News

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To commemorate the Porsche Club of America’s 60th Anniversary, Porsche has rolled out a new special edition of the 911 which will go on sale later this year.  Limited to just 60 units, the GTS Club Coupe features the 44mm (1.7 inch) wider bodywork found on Carrera 4 models and a “Club Blau” paint job, […] More…

Find of the Day: 1964 Volkswagen Type 3 Notchback

posted by on 20 January 2015 in Find Of the Day

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When your older siblings are both cult icons as two of the longest-running and highest selling vehicles of all time, it’s hard to match their impact.  This unavoidable fact places the Type 3 in a very interesting place within the Volkswagen enthusiast scene, helping this example to earn Find of the Day status. Currently for sale on eBay […] More…

Early Phaeton Test Mule Spied

posted by on 20 January 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Yes, this does look like an Audi A8.  With the obvious out of the way, our spies have captured what we know to be an extremely early Phaeton prototype undergoing testing.  The cues that give this away include a heavily revised front fascia with the Audi rings removed, and BS-prefaced (for Braunschweig) license plates which are […] More…

Video: Who Says You Can’t Drive a Lowered Karmann Ghia Year-Round?

posted by on 19 January 2015 in Videos

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Sitting just an inch off the ground, this Karmann Ghia probably isn’t the first thing many would think of when it comes to winter driving in Canada.  Luckily, the owner of this Ghia isn’t like most people. Deciding to give this car a second chance, owner Mike McConnell painstakingly repaired the majority of his Karmann, […] More…

Volkswagen Motorsport Publishes 2015 Technology Information Package

posted by on 19 January 2015 in Motorsport News

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Looking to build upon last year’s success, Volkswagen has returned for the 2015 WRC season stronger than ever. Ahead of the season opener in Monte Carlo, Volkswagen has published a Technology Information package to give insight into the technologies and strategies that went into creating this year’s car. The document reveals that the engineers at […] More…

Porsche Begins Testing the New 919 Hybrid Ahead of 2015 WEC Championship

posted by on 19 January 2015 in Motorsport News

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Testing of Porsche’s new 919 Hybrid LMP1 car has entered its second phase this past weekend in Abu Dhabi at the Yas Marina Circuit.  This test comes nearly a month after the car’s initial testing at Porsche’s Weissach testing grounds in mid-December. This year’s 919 Hybrid will be an evolution of the 2014 car, which saw […] More…