VWVortex

The Volkswagen Enthusiast Website

Latest Stories in News

JE Design Goes Wide with New Touareg

posted by on 20 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

JE Design Touareg 600x300

JE Design has set their sights on the facelift Touareg, adding a healthy dose of power to the V8 TDI and some much needed aggression to the SUV’s exterior.  By fitting an electronic lowering module, 22″ wheels and flared wheel arches among other aerodynamic touches, the relatively tame Touareg exterior is made to look downright tough.  JE […] More…

Video: Sport Auto Hot Laps Cayman GT4 at Nurburgring

posted by on 20 April 2015 in Videos

sportauto gt4 600x300

One lap of the Nurburgring has become the true measure of a car’s performance due to its ability to test grip, speed, balance and acceleration all in one 12.9 mile continuous loop.  Although some may dismiss the facility due to making vehicles too harsh in exchange for bit of marketing hype, the fact remains that many […] More…

BTCC: Champion Trio Delivers at Donington Park

posted by on 20 April 2015 in Motorsport News

bmr turk 2wheels 600x300

The second weekend of the 2015 British Touring Car Championship is officially in the books, with the Volkswagen CC race cars of Team BMR taking home two victories and valuable points.  Drivers Jason Plato and Colin Turkington took first place in the first two events, while teammate Aron Smith fought his way to a fifth […] More…

Volkswagen Motorsport International Newsletter

posted by on 20 April 2015 in Motorsport News

vwms newsletter 600x300

With Volkswagen participating in so many forms of Motorsport around the world, it’s often difficult to keep track of their performance. Luckily for us, Volkswagen Motorsport goes through the trouble of rounding up all of the key information from their various race series, and puts it all in one press release. Let’s get started. FIA […] More…

Shanghai 2015: Volkswagen Premieres C Coupé GTE and Scirocco GTS

posted by on 20 April 2015 in Volkswagen News

c coupe gte frontpage 600x300

While this may look virtually identical to the Sport Coupe Concept GTE shown at the Geneva Auto Show just a month ago, this is an all-new concept and a big one. Built on an MLB component platform, this car has a longitudinal mounted engine and a wheelbase virtually identical to the long wheel base Phaeton. More details after the jump… More…

WRC: Volkswagen Motorsport Returns to Argentina

posted by on 17 April 2015 in Motorsport News

2015 04 14 vwms 04argentinien vorschau 07 600x300

Round four of the Volkswagen duel: double world champion Ogier against youngster Mikkelsen A question of honour: France or Finland Typical Argentina: sun and fog, narrow roads and flat-out sections The fastest drifters in the world are back in business after a 38-day break: Volkswagen kicks off the second quarter of the 2015 FIA World […] More…