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ECS Tuning® Becomes a Master Distributor of Milltek Sport Exhaust Systems for the Americas

posted by on 6 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

When an internationally-known and respected business like ECS Tuning partners with a performance exhaust company with 32 years of continuous product development and technical expertise, the benefit to the end consumer is immeasurable. From their presence in the Volkswagen Racing Cup and British Touring Car Championship, to their close cooperation with the car manufacturers themselves, […] More…

USP Presents MK7 Golf Traction Control Button Kits!

posted by on 4 May 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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The traction control system on modern cars limits tire spin by reducing power output to the wheels when tire spin is sensed. In certain situations such as driving in the rain this may be beneficial. However, in other situations such as driving in the snow or under hard acceleration, traction control can be detrimental. On […] More…

Autotech Releases Stainless Steel Cat-Back Exhaust for Mk7 Golf GTI

posted by on 28 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Autotech has announced the release of their exhaust for the Mk7 Golf GTI, featuring 2.5″ and 3″ T304 Stainless Steel tubing and power gains across the power band.  Coming in at just $659.99 and boasting a lifetime warranty, we’d say that it sounds like a pretty good deal, too. Read the full Release below. Autotech […] More…

034 Motorsport Announces Motorsport Engine/Transmission Mount Pair for Mk5 and Mk6 2.0T

posted by on 28 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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034Motorsport is proud to announce the availability of their Motorsport Engine/Transmission Mount Pair for MkV & MkVI Volkswagen 2.0T models, including the Golf, Jetta, GTI, GLI, Golf R, and B6 Passat! 034Motorsport’s Performance Mounts for MkV/MkVI Volkswagen & 8J/8P Audi models are are the new standard in track performance. These mounts are designed with performance in mind, […] More…

Aggressiv Center Console Organizers Now Available at USP!

posted by on 27 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Volkswagens are notorious for having limited storage space. If you like to keep everything neat and organized you probably find yourself struggling to keep small items like coins and pens and larger items like your cologne or your wallet organized inside your center console. Neat freaks rejoice! Now there is a simple and cost effective […] More…

Tanner Foust Bringing 900hp Drift Passat to Fastivus

posted by on 22 April 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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This year’s Fastivus has just become a bit more exciting.  Apart from changing venues from Willow Springs to the much more accessible Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California, Fastivus organizers have announced that Tanner Foust will be bringing his 900hp Passat drift car and offering ride-alongs.  While the event’s track day is currently full, spaces […] More…