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Wörthersee 2015: ABT Sportsline Bringing 400hp Golf R and Optimized Audi TT to Austria

posted by on 14 May 2015 in 2015 Worthersee Treffen Coverage

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ABT Sportsline will be bringing their latest and greatest to Austria this weekend, namely a 400hp Golf R and an optimized third generation Audi TT.  ABT’s Golf R has many performance and aesthetic upgrades hiding beneath its bright green wrap, including a full exhaust system, software tweaks and visual styling enhancements.  The TT has also been […] More…

First Official Images of Golf GTI Clubsport Surface Ahead of Worthersee Debut

posted by on 13 May 2015 in 2015 Worthersee Treffen Coverage

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Exclusive anniversary model for 40th birthday of the GTI Golf GTI Clubsport debuts with 265 PS and boost function Next year, the Golf GTI celebrates its 40th birthday. Volkswagen is marking this historic event with a progressive anniversary model: the new Golf GTI Clubsport. Volkswagen will be showcasing the Golf GTI Clubsport on 14th May […] More…

Worthersee 2015: Day 8 Gallery Now Live

posted by on 11 May 2015 in 2015 Worthersee Treffen Coverage

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[photos: Si Gray] Si Gray’s time in Austria has come to an end, but before packing up and leaving town, he’s sent over one last round of event photos.  After making stops at all of the normal gathering spots, Si reports that traffic within the towns of Faak and Reifnitz has died down a bit, […] More…

Golf GTI Club Sport to Debut at Worthersee

posted by on 8 May 2015 in 2015 Worthersee Treffen Coverage Volkswagen News

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The 40th Anniversary of the GTI in Germany is coming next year and VW is rolling out a 265hp “ClubSport” version of the GTI to celebrate. More details after the jump… More…

Feature: DM Motorsport’s Mid-Engined V8 Volkswagen Golf GTI

posted by on 7 May 2015 in Feature Cars

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[photos: Si Gray] If you’ve attended a Volkswagen enthusiast event, you can attest to the fact that so many Mk1s currently feature VR6, 1.8T or 16 valve power that, if you didn’t know better, you’d swear they came that way from the factory.  Luckily there are those among us who are against going with the […] More…

Wörthersee 2015: ŠKODA Fabia Combi R5 Concept Promises to Pack ’Em In

posted by on 7 May 2015 in 2015 Worthersee Treffen Coverage

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ŠKODA previewed the second of their Wörthersee concept vehicles earlier today, and this one is sure to make a big impact at the event.  Starting off with their new Fabia Combi, and adding a healthy amount of pieces from their motorsport parts bin, the R5 is the all-wheel-drive, sequential shifting wagon of our dreams. Read the full […] More…