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Project SportWagen: Wheels and Roof Rack

posted by on 7 July 2015 in Project Golf SportWagen

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Before work could get underway on our Golf Sportwagen, I needed to retrieve it from Chicago. Fast forward a few short days and I found myself entering airport security just before 5am at Baltimore-Washington International Airport (a.k.a. BWI), and soaring 30,000 feet above the roads I’d be traveling back on in just a few hours. Once safely […] More…

Event Report: Cult Classic 10

posted by on 30 June 2015 in Events Coverage

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Over the past ten years, Nothing Leaves Stock’s Cult Classic has grown significantly due to the laid-back atmosphere that can at times make it feel more like a gathering than a traditional show.  But don’t mistake this casual feel for a lack of planning or hard work, as it takes a lot of care to appear this […] More…

Project Golf SportWagen- Intro

posted by on 29 June 2015 in Project Golf SportWagen

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I’ve never really been one for SUVs and crossovers.  The current offerings aren’t the body-on-frame, go-anywhere specialty tools I remember from my youth, and what they lack in capability, they also lack in on-road performance. The current crop isn’t terribly good at handling or being efficient, which in my opinion are major components of the ideal […] More…

Project Caddy Van USA- Get in the Boat, You’re Coming with Us.

posted by on 22 June 2015 in Project Caddy Van USA

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Just where did the Caddy Van USA project come from, and how the heck did it end up in Pennsylvania? This update is going to go into that, and cover some more history behind the story. So come with us on a trip to Wolfsburg, Germany, the historic home of Volkswagen, and a quick look […] More…

Event Report: Fastivus 2015

posted by on 17 June 2015 in Events Coverage

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[Editor’s Note: Fastivus took place last weekend, and while unfortunately none of the VMG staff was able to make the event, plenty of others were.  Below is an event recap by BIG-EURO’s Erik Ruggels, with images from Paul Chan.]  If there’s one premier Volkswagen track event of the entire year, it is without any lengthy […] More…

Golf Alltrack – Quick Drive

posted by on 12 June 2015 in Reviews and Road Tests

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We head to Austria to take a quick spin in Volkswagen’s Golf Alltrack a few months before it is available here. Is it good? Yup… More…