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Porsche’s New GT3 RS Debuts in Geneva

posted by on 6 March 2015 in 2015 Geneva Motor Show

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Porsche debuted their latest GT3 RS earlier this week in Switzerland at the Geneva Motor Show in front of journalists from around the world.  As with all other Porsche RS cars, the new one is all about the numbers- 500hp, 3.3 seconds to 62mph and a Nürburgring lap time of 7:20.  The fifth generation car […] More…

2015 Geneva Motor Show: Event Index

posted by on 6 March 2015 in 2015 Geneva Motor Show Events Coverage

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Follow along with our ongoing coverage of the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. More…

Compared: 2015 Volkswagen GTI vs 2015 Subaru WRX

posted by on 17 February 2015 in Reviews and Road Tests

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Coming in around $30k, the Volkswagen GTI and Subaru WRX may not be the most obvious of rivals, but they offer similar fun at a similar price point and as such, are cross-shopped quite often. Even still, they are quite similar fundamentally. Both have turbocharged four-cylinder power. Both are synonyms for inexpensive fun. And both […] More…

Review: Soumatrix “Xtase” Speaker Upgrade Kit

posted by on 10 February 2015 in Reviews and Road Tests

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There was a time when the to-do list for a Volkswagen owner went like this: 1.) Suspension 2.) Intake 3.) Exhaust 4.) Chip 5.) Wheels 6.) Brakes 7.) Stereo Vortex archives are chock full of threads going all the way back to the late 90s, wherein readers debated the merits of those modifications as fervently […] More…

CES 2015: Volkswagen Introduces Advanced Gesture Control and Networking for New Age of Mobility

posted by on 5 January 2015 in Events Coverage

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Volkswagen attends CES officially and highlights a few of the future car technologies they are working on for the future… More…

50 Shades of Grey- The Sterilization of Automotive Color

posted by on 18 December 2014 in Columns

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It’s 5pm and I find myself stuck in DC Metro traffic yet again.  I’ve driven this route countless times.  I know that I need to be clear of the area by rush hour, yet somehow, here I sit.  Again.  That helpless feeling starts to set in as I look around at all the other vehicles […] More…