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Honorable Mention: cstanley19′s Corrado Build

posted by on 7 April 2011 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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When a Volkswagen faithful decides to purchase a Corrado, there seems to be two ways of going about it. The first is to just maintain the car, and deal with the issues Volkswagen’s true sports car is unfortunately notorious for. Or there’s always the approach of trying to beat those problems at the pass and […] More…

Honorable Mention: Nashty Rabbit’s R32TT MKI

posted by on 31 March 2011 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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We can all call ourselves Volkswagen fanatics (that’s why we’re here, right?) but there’s no doubt that some of us have the bug a bit more deeply-rooted than others. Case in point is reader Nashty Rabbit. While he had already built a MK1 Rabbit many of us would pine for, circumstances of a family-owned R32 […] More…

Don’t Call It Family Truckster: Ian Avilla’s Passat Estate

posted by on 16 March 2011 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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Anyone who has seen the classic comedy film “National Lampoon’s Vacation” will remember the look on Chevy Chase’s face when the slick car salesman tells his character that due to an “ordering mistake” the dealership just doesn’t have the Ice Blue Sportwagon with CB Radio and optional Rally Fun Pack. Chase’s character, Clark Griswold, had […] More…

Fast Cars and Fast Lives: Josh Stern’s OEMplus-built JSW R

posted by on 3 March 2011 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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It’s a dilemma we’ve all had to face before. As car enthusiasts, we want a car that is sheer fun to drive, and it wouldn’t hurt if it looks good either. As, well, people, our lives don’t necessarily allow for such things to happen. Fast cars don’t usually go hand-in-hand with practically, something fast-paced lives […] More…

VW, Audi and Porsche May Expand Mid-Engine Lineup

posted by on 27 October 2010 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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Sports car concepts have dominated the auto show circuit for most of 2010, with the Volkswagen Group leading the charge. By adding Porsche to the family last year, the ever-expanding universe now has at least five brands (VW, Audi, Lamborghini, Bugatti and of course Porsche) over which to spread the cost of developing new mid-engine […] More…

R32 Revival

posted by on 21 October 2010 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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The first generation of the Volkswagen R32, based on the fourth generation Golf platform, was a special car, sold in the US only in limited numbers. It had caught the eye of Ellery Boudah, a member of the Connecticut National Guard, right from the start but he wasn’t able to afford one when they were […] More…