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Volkswagen Issues Voluntary Recall on Jetta and Beetle Models

posted by on 17 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Herndon, VA – Volkswagen considers the safety and satisfaction of its consumers and passengers a top priority. As such, Volkswagen of America today notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will be issuing a voluntary safety recall affecting the trailing arms on the torsion beam rear suspension of certain 2011-2013 model year Volkswagen […] More…

WRC: Championship Reaches Fever Pitch in Spain

posted by on 17 October 2014 in Motorsport News

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Champ vs. Challenger: Ogier out to wrap things up, Latvala to set up super finale Possible milestones: more records within Volkswagen’s sights Great opportunity: Mikkelsen targets maiden WRC win Will it all be done and dusted? Or are we set for a super finale? The title race in the Drivers’ and Co-Drivers’ Championship enters the […] More…

CAM SHAFT and PP-Performance Team Up for GTI Project

posted by on 16 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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The crew at CAM SHAFT have teamed up with PP-Performance for their latest build, a Mk7 Golf GTI.  Aside from the CAM SHAFT wrap, this GTI has H&R Sway Bars, ST Coilovers, ASA wheels, and Performance Software, boosting the car to 280hp. Check out their full Press Release below, and additional images here. Since more […] More…

Performance Legend: Eibach Suspension Program for the Golf VII GTI

posted by on 16 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Eibach has thrown their hat into the ring for Mk7 GTI owners looking to improve the handling of their new car.  The Eibach Mk7 GTI Suspension program includes Springs, Sway Bars, matched springs and Bilstein Shock Absorbers, and a full Coilover kit, all of which has been thoroughly tested and carries TÜV certification.  These Eibach […] More…

University Hannover Receives Six Electric Volkswagen Caddy Models for Testing

posted by on 16 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The “Leibniz University Hannover” has taken delivery of six electrically powered Volkswagen Caddy Vehicles for testing. During a 12-month fleet test, the lightweight urban delivery vehicle will be used by the Leibniz University for messenger, delivery and postal service duties, as a workshop and service vehicle and for other various transportation. The technical data gathered such as daily operating […] More…

23 Windows and One Minigun: Magpul’s Volkswagen Bus Show Vehicle

posted by on 16 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Just when you think you’ve seen it all, something like this comes across your desk.  Weapons manufacturer Magpul has taken an extremely rare 23 Window Volkswagen Bus, lowered it, installed Fuchs wheels, and added an M134 Minigun for good measure. It appears that Magpul has been using the vehicle as a display piece at trade […] More…