The Volkswagen Enthusiast Website

Latest Stories in Feature Cars

Feature Car: Rounded Edges

posted by on 15 June 2008 in Feature Cars

TO DO: PHOTOS SPEC SIDEBAR SPLIT INTO TWO PAGES Graduating from Porsche to Volkswagen seems backwards. Counterintuitive. A regression of sorts. But Steve Gaspár is not one to follow the crowd, and he’s happy to explain how his tenure as the driver of a trophy-winning Porsche was proper preparation for New Beetle ownership. We’re inclined […] More…

Feature Car: Sunshine Daydream

posted by on 16 December 2007 in Feature Cars

061981cabrioletheader 600x300

Whether due to the Cabriolet’s charisma or its owners’ proclivity towards the flamboyant, the car is still a favorite in no small part for its ability to suit the owner’s style. Despite the fact that VW’s budget topless Rabbit has been around for more than 20 years, the Cabby’s still got a fun factor that […] More…

Feature Car: John Duda’s 2007 VW Jetta

posted by on 17 September 2007 in Feature Cars

06002 header 600x300

John Duda set out to make his car invisible, but according to popular opinion, he’s accomplished the exact opposite. “I’ve always liked the stealth look,” he says. “I wanted to be able to park the car in an unlit parking lot and make sure it wasn’t able to be seen.” That’s all well and good, […] More…

Feature Cars: VF-Engineering and GIAC’s RSS and RSR GTIs

posted by on 20 July 2007 in Feature Cars

06vf header 600x300

VF-Engineering has been providing complete forced induction solutions for enthusiasts for more than a dozen years, and they are perhaps best known for pairing their centrifugal supercharger kits with GIAC software on everything from R32s, M3s and even 911s. But when VW introduced the 2.0T, VF-Engineering founder Nik Saran saw the obvious performance potential in […] More…

Not Your Daddy’s Dealer Demo!

posted by on 13 July 2007 in Feature Cars

06hm gti header 600x300

The relationship between a hardcore VW enthusiast and his local dealership can typically be described as uneasy at best, with the potential to turn contentious at the flip of a switch. It’s just a fact of life most of us have simply come to accept. But every once in a while a dealer comes along […] More…

Feature Car: A Diamond From the Rough

posted by on 1 February 2007 in Feature Cars

06clint corrado header 600x300

“There are three kinds of men,” said the entertainer Will Rogers, “The one that learns by reading, the few who learn by observation, and the rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.” More…