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Super Beetle – Dismantling Begins

posted by on 8 October 2012 in Super Beetle

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We begin dismantling both the Beetle and Golf R and discover a few things. More…

Super Beetle Project – Introduction

posted by on 5 October 2012 in Super Beetle

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A Super Beetle should be Super and to us that means adding AWD and 500hp to a bone stock Turbo Beetle. And thus our latest project car is born. Yes, we’re excited. More…

The Super Beetle Project

posted by on 3 October 2012 in Super Beetle

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Welcome to VWvortex’s newest project, the Super Beetle. 500hp and AWD should make it Super we think. More…

VWvortex Beetle RS 2.0

posted by on 18 July 2012 in Project Cars

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If you remember back to last year around this time, we took a stock 2012 turbo Beetle and built our own version of a Beetle RS inspired by a photoshop done by one of our readers, Saige Kirkland. You can read the whole story HERE. That car went back to VW and we waited patiently […] More…

Project Touareg GTD: Introduction

posted by on 9 November 2011 in Project Cars

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On the surface of it, Volkswagen’s latest Touareg TDI already has a lot to offer. With interior quality on par with its Audi or Porsche platform siblings, an improved infotainment platform, increased interior space and creature comforts like power-releasing rear seat row, it rather deftly makes the very subtle shift from quirky off-road badass to […] More…

VWvortex Beetle RS Project – Stage I

posted by on 7 June 2011 in Project Cars

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We like the new 2012 Beetle. Our readers like the new 2012 Beetle. In fact our readers have been making photoshop, after photoshop of modified versions and we thought it would be fitting to pick one and try and build it to see how it looks. There are a few conditions however. For starters this […] More…