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Black Forest Releases Limited Edition GS2R Weighted Shift Knob

posted by on 15 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Black Forest Industries has hit their stride in the creation of what is surely one of the most refined lines of aftermarket shiftknobs available. This latest offering takes the GS2 series to the next level with the addition of red perforated Alcantara. This knob feels as supple as it looks in your hand, but with […] More…

ECS Tuning Brings on Progressive Rennline Inc. Product Line

posted by on 10 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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ECS Tuning brings on progressive Rennline Inc. Volkswagen product line – unique performance, body and interior releases expected to deeply enrich the ECS Catalog. In-house prototyped and manufactured Rennline parts thrive on exclusivity and innovation.  Known world-wide primarily for their creative and original Porsche offerings, Rennline Inc. is not only the distributor, but manufacturer of the […] More…

Tuned Fleets and Company Cars– An Interesting Option from ABT Sportsline

posted by on 9 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Would you consider tuning a fleet car?  ABT Sportsline would, and leveraging their reputation for OEM quality and reliability, the German tuning firm aims to do just that.  Offering programs for the extremely common (in Europe, at least) Volkswagen Golf and Passat, as well as Audi’s A4 and A6 fleet vehicles, ABT thinks that tuning […] More…

Forum Find: Rallycross Volkswagen Caddy Build

posted by on 8 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Over the years, the builds documented on our forums have varied from the relatively tame suspension and wheels variety to the more ambitious sky-is-the-limit and time is not a factor type.  With that in mind, I’d like to direct your attention to the Volkswagen Lounge subform. After rolling his Mk2 Rallycross car late last year, user […] More…

KW Releases DDC Plug&Play Coilover Kits for Seat Leon ST Cupra 280

posted by on 8 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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KW Suspension has announced the release of their DDC plug&play coilover kit for all Seat Leon ST models with lowering of up to 45 millimeters and DCC compatibility.  The DDC plug&play features electronic damping control, allowing the end user to quickly and easily dial in suspension via an onboard control unit. Read the full Press […] More…

APR Sets New North American Mk7 Golf R and GTI Quarter Mile Records

posted by on 7 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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This past weekend APR finally had a chance to run the new North American MK7 Golf R and the APR Stage 3 MK7 GTI at the local quarter mile drag strip. During Montgomery Motorsport Park’s “Street Night – Test and Tune” event, the Golf R and GTI were all but lost in a sea of big American muscle cars […] More…