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Event Report: Big SoCal Euro 2014

posted by on 5 September 2014 in Events Coverage

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As enthusiast shows on the west coast go, the Big SoCal Euro Gathering is very much a fan favorite, and this year was no exception. 2014 made for another incredible event of all makes and models set at the massive Qualcomm Stadium parking lot in sunny San Diego, California. The show had something for everyone, […] More…

Event Report: Edition 38

posted by on 3 September 2014 in Events Coverage

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Edition 38 is the type of show where trends are set. While there are larger shows in Europe and even the UK where Edition 38 calls home, you’d be hard pressed to show us an event that has more quality builds per capita than here. Many of England’s most extremely modified Volkswagens are put on display […] More…

e-Golf First Drive

posted by on 27 August 2014 in Reviews and Road Tests

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Volkswagen of America is hosting a drive of their 2015 models here in Virginia today and we had a chance to drive an early production U.S. Spec e Golf based on the Golf 7 MQB platform. It is surprisingly good. More…

Event Coverage: VAG Fair 2014

posted by on 12 August 2014 in Events Coverage

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Now in its 8th year, VAG Fair continues to expand within the York, Pennsylvania fairgrounds, bringing out many of the most cleanly modified Volkswagens and Audis in the region.  While the showfield is quite impressive, VAG Fair’s main attraction is ‘Madness on the Midway’- a display of hand-picked cars to be judged extremely closely in […] More…

Event Coverage: AWE Tuning BBQ

posted by on 11 August 2014 in Events Coverage

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If their yearly BBQ’s attendance is any indication of business, things are going quite well at Willow Grove, Pennsylvania’s AWE Tuning.  Leveraging industry connections and a strong customer base, AWE Tuning’s event was markedly larger than past years with many european marques well represented. It isn’t just about the cars though.  AWE Tuning takes full […] More…

Event Report: MiVW 2014

posted by on 8 August 2014 in Events Coverage

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Taking place yearly in the Netherlands, MiVW is an incredibly laid back event.  Utilizing a Naval Air Base as its show field, MiVW brings out thousands of highly customized Volkswagens, Audis and more from all over Europe.  Luckily for us, our man Si Gray was there to capture it all. Like many weekend-long shows that […] More…