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2014 Paris International Auto Show Coverage

posted by on 15 September 2014 in 2014 Paris Auto Show

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The Paris Auto Show runs every other year opposite the Frankfurt Auto show in the fall. Our full coverage of this years show with everything being presented by the Volkswagen Group after the jump. More…

Worthersee Photo Gallery: Day 14

posted by on 29 May 2014 in Worthersee 2014

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We are now two solid weeks into our Worthersee coverage and our own George Achorn is on the ground to cover the show as well as the manufacturer’s displays.  With the event finally getting underway and Volkswagen unveiling more than a few concept vehicles for the attendees, today was a busy one.  In total, George […] More…

Volkswagen Apprentice Developed GTI Concept Debuts at Worthersee

posted by on 29 May 2014 in Worthersee 2014

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A team of twelve Volkswagen trainees have presented their GTI Concept at the 33rd GTI Meet at Worthersee.  The concept which began life as a seventh-generation Volkswagen GTI Performance features a lowered ride height, larger brakes, upgraded aerodynamics and custom paint among other touches.  Being the first seventh-generation Golf based concept shown at Worthersee, the team […] More…

Volkswagen Amarok Power Concept Leaks Ahead of Worthersee Debut

posted by on 27 May 2014 in Worthersee 2014

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Volkswagen’s Amarok Power Concept has leaked ahead of its debut at Worthersee this week.  While details are sparse, we can say that it looks nearly identical to last year’s concept.  Based on the tachometer in the interior shots, it looks like the Amarok is most likely powered by a 3.0L TDI.  German news outlet Auto […] More…

ŠKODA at Worthersee: World Premiere of ŠKODA Yeti Xtreme

posted by on 23 May 2014 in Worthersee 2014

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ŠKODA has officially announced their second Worthersee-bound concept, the Yeti Extreme.  Powered by a 1.8 TSI making 150hp and 184 ft/lbs tq, the Yeti Extreme features an aggressive exterior with dramatically flared fenders, height-adjustable suspension and brakes lifted from the Octavia RS.   For the interior, ŠKODA has added rally car-inspired touches like carbon fiber trim, aluminum […] More…

Destination Wörthersee: Volkswagen Group Apprentices Develop Unique Golf GTI

posted by on 23 May 2014 in Worthersee 2014

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Volkswagen has announced plans to debut a special GTI designed by the company’s apprentices at this year’s Wörthersee.  Joining other concepts from Skoda, Audi and SEAT, the GTI will be the first Wörthersee concept based on the seventh generation Golf, meaning that the team can assemble their concept with the best and most desirable components from MQB […] More…