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VIP Passes for Waterfest 20 Now Available

posted by on 11 June 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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New for 2014! Waterfest 20 VIP Passes. Enjoy the Waterfest VIP experience including weekend admission to Waterfest and the afterparty Afterfest, access to an air conditioned VIP lounge area overlooking the drag race track, 2-day exclusive VIP Exhibition parking, a Limited Edition VIP T-shirt and lots of special extras. There’s a limited amount of these passes available, […] More…

Forza Horizon 2 Coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One

posted by on 2 June 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Forza Horizon 2, the sequel to Turn 10′s Open-World racer Forza Horizon was announced today on IGN.com.  To be released this fall for both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Forza Horizon 2 will allow players to drive around Southern Europe in “hundreds of cars.”  Turn 10 will be debuting a number of series improvements […] More…

Air Lift Performance Releases Air Suspension for A1 Chassis Volkswagens

posted by on 30 May 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Air Lift Performance has released their Air Ride Suspension kit for the first generation Golf (including Cabrio and Caddy), Jetta and Scirocco models.  As with all Air Lift Performance kits, the package comes with everything you need to install and get your Mk1 sitting on the ground in no time.  More information including price and […] More…

REMUS Brings Power Package for Golf GTI and GTI Performance to Market

posted by on 28 May 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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REMUS has announced the release of their Power Packages for the seventh-generation Golf GTI and GTI Performance.  Consisting of an Exhaust, Downpipe with High Flow Catalyst, and Piggyback ECU controller.  The down pipe is constructed from 2.75″ tubing, and features a 200 cell sports catalyst, while the exhaust is features 2.5″ tubing.  When paired with […] More…

Akrapovič Aims to Revolutionize the Hot Hatch Sector with a Titanium Exhaust for the Golf GTI

posted by on 28 May 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Famed exhaust manufacturer Akrapovič has released two new exhaust systems constructed from titanium and a carbon fiber rear valence for the seventh generation Golf GTI.  Available in both Slip-On and Evolution styles, the exhaust systems bring an improvement in both sound and performance.  The Slip-On system is constructed completely from titanium, and yields modest gains of […] More…

BBS to Unveil Special Edition CX-R Wheel at Essen Tire Exhibition

posted by on 23 May 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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German wheel manufacturer BBS will debut the CX-R at the Essen Tire Exhibition next weekend in Essen, Germany.  The CX-R is a more aggressive take on the CX design, and will be available for Audi, BMW and Volkswagen models in a “Platinum Matte” finish.  BBS will be displaying their entire line at the event, including […] More…