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APR Announces Motorsport Launch Limiter and No-Lift Shift for Mk6 Golf R

posted by on 9 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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APR’s Motorsport Launch Limiter and No-Lift Shift features are now available for the North American Golf R! These two features can be added to any stage at the time of install and are available for $99 each. APR Motorsport Launch Limiter APR’s Motorsport Launch Limiter is an optional feature that eliminates turbo lag and provides […] More…

AWE Tuning Releases Anticipated Volkswagen Mk7 Golf R Exhaust Suite

posted by on 7 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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AWE Tuning has announced their Volkswagen Golf R Exhaust Suite. The product line will launch featuring two exhaust editions, and two downpipe versions. Each product, as well as combinations will feature AWE Tuning’s industry leading No Check Engine Light Guarantee, Fitment Guarantee and lifetime warranties. The product suite contains 26 variations, which encompasses value-packages of exhausts […] More…

Giorgetto Giugiaro Leaves ItalDesign, Audi Purchases Remaining Ownership

posted by on 6 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Late last week, design icon Giorgetto Giugiaro has resigned from his position at the helm of ItalDesign, his family firm in which Audi has held a controlling (90.1%) stake since 2010. The designer sold his remaining shares to Audi, departing reportedly along with his son Fabrizio who was also active in the business. With this move, Audi becomes the […] More…

The First of its Kind: Integrated Engineering Releases Highly-Anticipated IE450T MK6 Golf R Turbo Kit

posted by on 2 July 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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After two long years of development, the team at Integrated Engineering has finally announced the release of their IE450T kit for the MK6 Golf R. With their turbo kit bolted on right out of the box, the sport AWD hatch is transformed into a 450bhp monster, with hardly any noticeable increase in spool time. In […] More…

AWE Tuning Completes Daily-Driver Inspired Mk7 Development Car

posted by on 22 June 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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AWE Tuning has revealed the final stage of their Daily Driver VW Mk7 GTI Project Car. Working with the likes of H&R, Rotiform, G.I.A.C., Brembo, and Yokohama, to build the ultimate daily driven GTI. Here is a summary of the upgrades for this commuting hot-hatch: AWE Tuning Performance Downpipe AWE Tuning Touring Edition Exhaust AWE Tuning S-FLO Carbon Intake G.I.A.C. […] More…

Golf R400 and XL Sport to Make Appearance at GTI International

posted by on 19 June 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Two top Volkswagen concept cars from Germany will be among the major attractions at this year’s GTI International, Britain’s longest-running and most successful annual event for enthusiasts of the Golf GTI and other related high-performance Volkswagen Group models. GTI International will this year again be staged at the Shakespeare County Raceway, near Stratford-upon-Avon, from 4-5 July. […] More…