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Find of the Day: 1990 Volkswagen Golf Country Syncro

posted by on 13 May 2015 in Find Of the Day

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Due to the ever-increasing popularity of vehicle importation, more and more non-US market vehicles have been popping up on the various online classifieds.  The latest example of this phenomenon is a 1990 Golf Country with just 50,741 original Kilometers, or just over 31,000 miles, and located in New Jersey. As the car has not seen […] More…

Find of the Day: 2003 Volkswagen Golf GTI 20th Anniversary

posted by on 8 May 2015 in Find Of the Day

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When it comes to the fourth generation GTI, they simply don’t get much more desirable than the Jazz Blue 20th Anniversary edition.  And while we may not all agree on the whole ‘stance’ thing, this 20th pulls off the look quite well, fitting squarely into the “buy it built” category. The list of modifications performed to […] More…

Find of the Day: 1982 Volkswagen Golf GTI Oettinger 16S

posted by on 5 May 2015 in Find Of the Day

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To those in the know, the Oettinger 16S GTI is easily considered the ‘holy grail’ when it comes to first generation cars.  Equipped with an in-house developed 16 valve engine producing more than 130hp, Oettinger 16S converted GTIs were fast enough to outrun many BMWs of the day, and easily outpaced other hot hatches on the market.  So […] More…

Find of the Day: 1983 Jetta Wolfsburg Edition

posted by on 30 April 2015 in Find Of the Day

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There’s just something indescribably right about a clean and simple Mk1.  Not to say that the big budget builds we’ve been seeing both at home and abroad aren’t impressive, but those done with a minimalist approach are able to strike the fine balance of fitting in with other traffic while still sticking out to those […] More…

Find of the Day: 1996 Volkswagen Golf Harlequin

posted by on 23 April 2015 in Find Of the Day

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Of all the Volkswagens ever made, few water-cooled cars will ever reach the must-have factor of Mk3 Golf Harlequin models.  Originally constructed at the Volkswagen factory by using the body panels from four different cars, the Harlequins were like nothing else produced before or since.  And with less than 300 ever made, this is without […] More…

Find of the Day: 1983 Volkswagen Rabbit GTI

posted by on 10 April 2015 in Find Of the Day

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The majority of Mk1s we come across these days have their fair share of rust in all the usual places.  If only we could find one that’s (relatively) close to home, cheap, and rust free.  Even better if it came with some period-correct accessories and a few boxes of new parts.  Kind of like the […] More…