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Find of the Day: Black Forest Industries’ Jetta TDI

posted by on 22 April 2014 in Find Of the Day

Today’s Find of the Day is a bit of a rarity, but not in the traditional sense.  No, this Jetta is not a rare color nor is it a rare combination of options.  This Jetta is the former project car of Black Forest Industries, a prominent shop in the Aftermarket scene based out of Cary, […] More…

Akrapovič Swiss Importer Shows First Titanium Exhaust for New Volkswagen GTI

posted by on 22 April 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Slovenian exhaust manufacturer Akrapovič has been making a name for itself for years with its lightweight titanium exhaust systems for primarily motorcycles, exotic sports cars and even Le Mans racers like the Audi R18 e-tron quattro. Perhaps even more interesting to our readers though is what appears to be like a move toward Volkswagen with […] More…

Volkswagen Motorsport Releases FIA WRC Technology Information Package 2014

posted by on 21 April 2014 in Motorsport News

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As defending FIA World Rally Champions and current points leaders during the 2014 season, Volkswagen Motorsport has a solid grasp on what it takes to be successful in the world of Rallying.  For 2014, Volkswagen Motorsport has released a 37 page document (linked below) which details the design and thought process that goes into a […] More…

Find of the Day: VW Jetta Coupe with Big Turbo 1.8T

posted by on 21 April 2014 in Find Of the Day

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For its first two generations, the Jetta was available as a two door coupe.  While the coupes never really got a performance version, that hasn’t stopped enthusiasts from creating their own.  This brings us to today’s Find of the Day, found right here in our classified section. This Jetta coupe has been completely overhauled since […] More…

GTD Is Not Dead for U.S. Market

posted by on 19 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Contrary to reports elsewhere, GTD is still on the table for the U.S. market. An explanation after the jump. More…

Golf Edition – Concept for 40th Anniversary of the Golf

posted by on 19 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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This one is a little confusing. 2014 is the 40th Anniversary of the Golf and we would expect at least some kind of special edition Golf to celebrate. This “Golf Edition” is labeled as a concept of a special anniversary edition, so we’ll have to wait and see what VW does. Volkswagen AG Press Release… […] More…