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Oettinger 500R Makes Debut at Wörthersee 2015

posted by on 20 May 2015 in 2015 Worthersee Treffen Coverage

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Oettinger pulled the covers off of their Golf 500R this past weekend at Wörthersee, featuring a wind-tunnel developed bodykit and a top speed of 186mph.  Built as a display piece specifically for the event, Oettinger saw fit to remove the Golf R’s 2.0T and replace it with Audi’s 2.5 TFSI, tuned to produce 518hp.  Those […] More…

Event Report: Southern Worthersee 2015

posted by on 20 May 2015 in Events Coverage

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There’s been much ado about this year’s SoWo since this past Saturday night, when Instagram, Facebook and other Social Media channels exploded with images and commentary focusing on the event’s bad eggs.  But first, let’s chat a bit about the event itself. Our journey started early Thursday morning as part of the Orchid Euro/Coolwater cruise […] More…

Wörthersee 2015 Photo Gallery: Day 9

posted by on 19 May 2015 in 2015 Worthersee Treffen Coverage

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Alas, the all things VAG festival of Wörthersee in Austria has ended its multi-week go. The corporate presence from brands like Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT and Skoda are firmly in place and the final “official” days are now over. Our own Jamie Vondruska popped in during the craziness of the official days and has submitted several […] More…

Volkswagen Apprentices Present Golf GTI Dark Shine at Wörthersee

posted by on 19 May 2015 in 2015 Worthersee Treffen Coverage

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Other show car premieres: Golf Variant Biturbo Edition (Zwickau) and ŠKODA FUNstar (Mladá  Boleslav) They have followed the call of the lake: 13 Wolfsburg apprentices from Volkswagen and group company Sitech Sitztechnik have traveled to the 34th Wörthersee GTI meeting today to present their 395 PS (290 kW) Golf GTI Dark Shine to the public […] More…

Wörthersee 2015: ABT Sportsline Bringing 400hp Golf R and Optimized Audi TT to Austria

posted by on 14 May 2015 in 2015 Worthersee Treffen Coverage

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ABT Sportsline will be bringing their latest and greatest to Austria this weekend, namely a 400hp Golf R and an optimized third generation Audi TT.  ABT’s Golf R has many performance and aesthetic upgrades hiding beneath its bright green wrap, including a full exhaust system, software tweaks and visual styling enhancements.  The TT has also been […] More…

First Official Images of Golf GTI Clubsport Surface Ahead of Worthersee Debut

posted by on 13 May 2015 in 2015 Worthersee Treffen Coverage

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Exclusive anniversary model for 40th birthday of the GTI Golf GTI Clubsport debuts with 265 PS and boost function Next year, the Golf GTI celebrates its 40th birthday. Volkswagen is marking this historic event with a progressive anniversary model: the new Golf GTI Clubsport. Volkswagen will be showcasing the Golf GTI Clubsport on 14th May […] More…