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2015: The Most Powerful Year Yet for Bentley’s Power on Ice

posted by on 19 March 2015 in Bentley News

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Bentley’s annual Power on Ice event achieved new attendance record this year, with more than 200 paying enthusiasts heading to a frozen lake in Finland for the chance to slide the latest and greatest Bentley has to offer.  This year’s event also saw the introduction of two new slidable vehicles- the limited production Continental GT3-R […] More…

WRC: Onboard with Ogier in Mexico

posted by on 18 March 2015 in Videos

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The success of Volkswagen Motorsport in the World Rally Championship continued in Mexico, with Sebastian Ogier his third victory at the event, and third victory of the 2015 season.  Unfortunately the WRC simply isn’t broadcast in a format the most of us can view, and as a result many of us have had to piece […] More…

Event Report: Ultimate Dubs 2015

posted by on 18 March 2015 in Events Coverage

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Each year, Ultimate Dubs brings the best of the UK’s Volkswagen scene to the largest indoor show of its kind.  Held just outside of Birmingham, more than 250 cars from nearly all Volkswagen Group manufacturers were in attendance at the Telford International Centre this past weekend, and our man Si Gray was there to take […] More…

Wall Street Journal Profiles Giorgetto Giugiaro, Interesting Sketch Appears

posted by on 18 March 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Last week the Wall Street Journal profiled Giorgetto Giugiaro, designer of such cars as the first-generation Golf, Scirocco and Jetta among others.  As of recent, Mr. Giugiaro’s firm Italdesign Giugiaro has been acquired by the Volkswagen Group, and he’s been exclusively working on brands within the group.  While the profile goes into quite a bit for […] More…

Which Green is Best?

posted by on 17 March 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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It’s come to our attention that today is St Patrick’s Day.  To celebrate, our offices have entered into a bit of a debate about which of Volkswagen’s green hues is best.  Clearly we’re a fun bunch. All that said, below are the shades that we’ve agreed on.  Feel free to take a look, and let […] More…

ŠKODA Reports Record-Setting 2014

posted by on 17 March 2015 in Skoda News

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ŠKODA has announced that new records in both sales and profits were set in 2014, with revenues up nearly 14% and deliveries up 12.7% over the previous year.  The company says that the key to these records can be traced back to lineup expansion, which will continue well into 2015.  So far this year, ŠKODA has […] More…