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Worthersee 2014 Photo Gallery: Day 13

posted by on 28 May 2014 in Events Coverage

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As promised, our Worthersee coverage is back up and running with one last flourish. With Si Gray on his way back to the UK, it was now time for an American perspective. I landed this morning in Munich, grabbed the keys to a new S1 that Audi was kind enough to loan us and headed […] 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…

Worthersee 2014 Photo Gallery: Day 12

posted by on 25 May 2014 in Events Coverage

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UK contributing photographer Si Gray has now left the building… or at least he’s left Worthersee and is headed home to the UK by way of Italy and a few other key places he says he wants to visit on the continent. You see, the atmosphere is changing in Worthersee and the presence is going […] 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…

Carlisle Performance and Style 2014

posted by on 22 May 2014 in Events Coverage

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Carlisle Pennsylvania is home to some of the largest automotive events in North America each summer.  While most of these events cater to American marques, Carlisle Performance and Style sets its focus squarely on Import and Compact cars. Back in the early 2000s, this was a staple in the “Compact Car” scene, so much so […] More…