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Project SportWagen: Setting the Stage(s) with AWE Tuning

posted by on 31 August 2015 in Project Golf SportWagen

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With suspension from Air Lift Performance, wheels from Rotiform, and roof candy courtesy of Volkswagen Accessories, you might just say that Project SportWagen is starting to look the part of a proper show car within today’s Volkswagen scene, while retaining the ability to be driven daily.  But although the looks are very much in-line with […] More…

Project SportWagen TDI: Wheels and Tires

posted by on 28 August 2015 in Project Golf SportWagen TDI

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Let’s be clear, in the simplest terms, in the most convenient of definitions: the Mk7 can fit an absurdly huge wheel without rubbing. This is smart packaging on Volkswagen’s part, as right off the showroom floor, we were able to bolt up a set of 20” by 9” wheels left over from our Turbo Beetle […] More…

Intro: Project SportWagen TDI

posted by on 21 August 2015 in Project Golf SportWagen TDI

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Another Golf SportWagen, you’re probably thinking?  Aren’t we already running one of these as a project?  Have we lost our collective mind? Yes, we are, and possibly, we have.  But just like Mad Men once hypothesized that women can either be a “Jackie” or a “Marilyn,” or Beatles fans still argue fifty years later over whether the band’s best studio […] More…

Review: 2015 Volkswagen Golf R

posted by on 20 August 2015 in Reviews and Road Tests

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  When it comes to always being a bridesmaid, yet never quite a bride, few have as much experience as the Golf R32 and Golf R.  Over the past three generations, the car has been regulated to ‘honorable mention’ status by journalists and enthusiasts commenting on the best performance cars available for roughly $30,000.  However, […] More…

Event Report: VAG Fair 2015

posted by on 11 August 2015 in Events Coverage

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The Mid-Atlantic is blessed with a glut of enthusiast events throughout the summer, but a select few have been able to withstand the test of time, and shown ability to grow each and every year.  One such event is York, Pennsylvania’s VAG Fair, which benefits both from its proximity to the DC Metro area, get-together […] More…

Project Golf SportWagen: Wheels, Tires and Added Utility

posted by on 5 August 2015 in Project Golf SportWagen

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    Rob Dickinson- the brains behind Singer Porsche- once said “the wheels make the car”, and he’s got a pretty good point.  We’ve seen it countless times in our own forums- a base model which decidedly looks extremely meh, turned into a superstar with the right combination of wheel style and size.  So when it […] More…