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Event Coverage: Volksfest 2010

posted by on 3 May 2010 in Miscellaneous Features

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“Looks pretty much Zombie proof.” I can’t help eavesdropping as I photograph a rare VW-powered and Grumman built delivery truck that looks pretty much the same shape as most US Mail trucks you might see. The main difference between the a mail truck and this one are the VW engine under the alloy hood and […] More…

2011 New Touareg – First Drive

posted by on 25 March 2010 in Miscellaneous Features

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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

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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

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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…

2009 Holiday Gift Guide for the Volkswagen Enthusiast

posted by on 1 December 2009 in Miscellaneous Features

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The holidays are quickly approaching and Black Friday is past. Tis the season for VWvortex to publish its Holiday Gift Guide – a list of cool VW-centric items for the enthusiast who has everything or ideas for our readers to share with inquiring loved ones when asked for their wish lists. GameRacer + Xbox + […] More…

Event Coverage: H20 International 2009

posted by on 30 September 2009 in Miscellaneous Features

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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…