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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…

Stars of Geneva 2015: Volkswagen Passat Alltrack

posted by on 13 March 2015 in 2015 Geneva Motor Show

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For our fourth edition in the Stars of Geneva 2015 series, we though it fitting to feature the all-new Passat Alltrack, with its extremely familiar new 4Motion badge.  It’s a car that tugs on our heartstrings for a multitude of reasons, from its manual transmission to the bright orange (and not grey) paint.   Powered […] More…

Stars of Geneva 2015: Volkswagen Golf R Variant

posted by on 12 March 2015 in 2015 Geneva Motor Show

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Its time for the third installment of our post-game coverage from the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, so let’s bring it back to a more traditional choice.  Since Volkswagen introduced the Golf R Variant at last year’s Los Angeles Auto Show, the car has been universally lusted after by many European car enthusiasts.  One particular example on display in Geneva should serve […] More…

Stars of Geneva 2015: RUF RCT

posted by on 11 March 2015 in 2015 Geneva Motor Show

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For the second installment of our post-game coverage from the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, we’re going to roll the dice a bit.  Rather than the standard Volkswagen Group-manufactured new car post you probably expected, today’s spotlight is being placed on something from the 90s, built by a small manufacturer called RUF Automobile GmbH. Ok, technically RUF […] More…

Event Report: Orchid Euro Open House

posted by on 10 March 2015 in Events Coverage

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If you’ve spent any time at a Volkswagen enthusiast event (any of them, really), theres a very good chance that you’ve seen Orchid Euro and their blue Volkswagen Crafter-conveted Sprinter van, surrounded by more than a few Volkswagens converted to resemble their European-spec counterparts.  To those in the know, owner Jamie Orr and his staff can […] More…

Stars of Geneva 2015: Volkswagen Passat Variant by ABT Sportsline

posted by on 10 March 2015 in 2015 Geneva Motor Show

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Be it the sheer number of unveils, the concentration of Volkswagen Group unobtanium on display, or the impressive aftermarket turnout, this year’s Geneva Motor Show may just go down in history as one of the best ever.  To ensure that no noteworthy Volkswagen Group product wrongfully slips through the cracks, we’ve decided to place our […] More…