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Worthersee 2014′s 10 Best- Volkswagen Golf 1 / Jetta 1 Builds

posted by on 4 June 2014 in Events Coverage

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Worthersee 2014 was one for the recordbooks.  Coming in at roughly six times larger than Waterfest, there was plenty to see and do around the lakeside town of Reifnitz during the roughly two week invasion of cars manufactured by the Volkswagen Group.  To streamline things a bit, we have gone through our nearly two thousand […] More…

Event Report: Worthersee 2014

posted by on 2 June 2014 in Events Coverage

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In 1939, Ferdinand Porsche purchased a summer home on the southern shore of Lake Worthersee, Austria. His grandson Ferdinand Piech still lives in the home, venturing to Reifnitz each May for an annual gathering of car enthusiasts. Yes, this is that Ferdiand Piech and yes, he goes to that car show named for the lake. […] More…

Review: 2014 Volkswagen CC R-Line

posted by on 2 June 2014 in Reviews and Road Tests

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Six years after the Volkswagen CC’s sporty ‘coupe’ shape first debuted, and two years after a minor facelift and removing ‘Passat’ from its name, the Volkswagen CC remains a striking car.  The low slung roof and high belt line give the car a look reminiscent of the Mercedes CLS and other four door coupes at […] More…

Worthersee Photo Gallery: Day 14

posted by on 29 May 2014 in Worthersee 2014

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We are now two solid weeks into our Worthersee coverage and our own George Achorn is on the ground to cover the show as well as the manufacturer’s displays.  With the event finally getting underway and Volkswagen unveiling more than a few concept vehicles for the attendees, today was a busy one.  In total, George […] More…

Volkswagen Apprentice Developed GTI Concept Debuts at Worthersee

posted by on 29 May 2014 in Worthersee 2014

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A team of twelve Volkswagen trainees have presented their GTI Concept at the 33rd GTI Meet at Worthersee.  The concept which began life as a seventh-generation Volkswagen GTI Performance features a lowered ride height, larger brakes, upgraded aerodynamics and custom paint among other touches.  Being the first seventh-generation Golf based concept shown at Worthersee, the team […] More…

Worthersee 2014 Photo Gallery: Day 13

posted by on 28 May 2014 in Events Coverage

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As promised, our Worthersee coverage is back up and running with one last flourish. With Si Gray on his way back to the UK, it was now time for an American perspective. I landed this morning in Munich, grabbed the keys to a new S1 that Audi was kind enough to loan us and headed […] More…