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2011 New Touareg – First Drive

posted by on 25 March 2010 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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When the Touareg was first launched in 2004, Volkswagen was already fashionably late to the SUV party and needed to make a solid impression. While most of us expected the archetypal suburban utility vehicle, VW instead introduced a vehicle with the off-road worthiness of a Range Rover and the comfort of the best luxury sedans, […] More…

2010 GTI Project – Introduction and Winter Prep

posted by on 23 February 2010 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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A new GTI is something all of us here at VWvortex look forward to living with. The new Golf VI has already garnered a number of rewards in the press including Automobile’s Car of the Year and Car and Driver’s Top Ten list. We often see the debates in our forums regarding why the GTI […] More…

NAIAS 2010 – New Compact Coupe Concept

posted by on 11 January 2010 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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A coupe concept is always something we like to see from Volkswagen, but this one is particularly important as it is the first semi-official showing of the next generation Jetta VI. Volkswagen is calling this concept the “New Compact Coupe” and if you’ve been following VW news lately, you have probably heard the next generation […] More…

Event Coverage: H20 International 2009

posted by on 30 September 2009 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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Autumn is coming. You can feel it. The crispness in the air and darkness encroaching into early evenings are signals of the end of the summer show season. And with this end comes that weekend on the calendar reserved for H20 International (H20i) in Ocean City, Maryland. It’s hard to believe H20i has been going […] More…

Event Coverage: VAG Fair 2009

posted by on 14 August 2009 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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There was a celebration of VAG last Saturday at the fairgrounds in charming York, Pennsylvania. Local residents may have been a bit confused watching a seemingly endless parade of Audis and Volkswagens streaming into town, but organizer Cory Sterling knew exactly what he was doing. This was year three of VAG Fair, which is arguably […] More…

Junk Yard Dogged. Parting out a Parts Yard.

posted by on 5 August 2009 in Miscellaneous Features Beta

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Perry County might be described as the Rodney Dangerfield of Pennsylvania. It gets no respect. It’s not uncommon to hear people in the nearby state capital of Harrisburg talking down about the rural nature of the countryside upriver. It’s hardly the first place we’d expect to find a thriving German-car dismantling business; however, such a […] More…