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Beetle ‘Heritage Wheel’ Design Offers Steelie Look with Many Options

posted by on 14 February 2012 in Miscellaneous Features

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While at the Volkswagen Accessory tech facility in Virginia recently on other matters, our staff had a chance to play with the new factory heritage style wheel design that is offered standard on the 2012 Beetle. During some down time, we had a chance to sit down and get up close with a set of […] More…

24 Hours of Nurburgring: VAG Class-by-Class Breakdown

posted by on 30 June 2011 in Miscellaneous Features

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There are just so many reasons to be enthralled by the 24 Hours of Nurburgring. There’s the stunning track itself, the throngs of fans spread out across the local mountainous real estate and of course the cars. Volkswagen came with factory-built Golf GT-24s and CNG-powered Sciroccos. Audi brought its R8 LMS and the new TT […] More…

Honorable Mention: Russ Taylor’s MK2 Build on Klutch

posted by on 14 April 2011 in Miscellaneous Features

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Building a car can very easily get out of hand, a lot quicker than you could imagine. When all the parts are laying on the garage floor and a bare shell is all that’s left, it’s easy to get carried away into what could go back on in their stead. Russ Taylor knows this all […] More…

2010 VWvortex Holiday Gift Guide

posted by on 30 November 2010 in Miscellaneous Features

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So Thanksgiving is over and you’re back at the office, but not quite eager to jump back into all that work on your desk. Do what everyone else is doing, and catch up on your holiday shopping instead. It’s Cyber Monday, for cryin’ out loud! Your boss expects you to be surfing the web for […] More…

urogolf Takes the Plunge on a MKI GTI

posted by on 7 July 2010 in Miscellaneous Features

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With all the new model announcements and focus on our new Golf 6 GTI project car, you may think that we have a bit of a penchant for the new stuff around here. But while we may have more of the new metal hanging around than the old stuff these days, we always have a […] More…

VWvortex Gear Store Now Open

posted by on 9 June 2010 in Miscellaneous Features

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Looking for that one piece of clothing to top off your wardrobe? How about a perfect gift for the girlfriend who puts up with your love affair with your car? Or do you just want to brag about your post count without actually saying it out loud because you don’t want to be that guy? […] More…