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Event Report: Worthersee 2014

posted by on 2 June 2014 in Events Coverage

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In 1939, Ferdinand Porsche purchased a summer home on the southern shore of Lake Worthersee, Austria. His grandson Ferdinand Piech still lives in the home, venturing to Reifnitz each May for an annual gathering of car enthusiasts. Yes, this is that Ferdiand Piech and yes, he goes to that car show named for the lake. […] 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…

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…