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WRC: Back in drift mode– Volkswagen Sets the Pace at Argentina Shakedown

posted by on 23 April 2015 in Motorsport News

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Volkswagen duos clock top times on their return from the 38-day WRC break Rally Argentina a big challenge for man and machine Ogier fastest in Shakedown, Mikkelsen third, Latvala fifth The three Volkswagen duos are primed and ready for the Rally Argentina: they ended the Shakedown ahead of round four of the FIA World Rally […] More…

Volkswagen Passat Variant Seen Pacing Mark Webber at the Nurburgring

posted by on 23 April 2015 in Porsche News

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Porsche is on the brink of releasing their latest 911 GT3 RS, a car that’s usually reserved for wealthy track day participants and the bedroom walls of adolescent boys around the world.  But before the car ends up on dealer lots or glossy print, the Stuttgart sportscar manufacturer will spend a tremendous amount of time […] More…

New Škoda Fabia R5 to Celebrate World Rally Debut in the Czech Republic

posted by on 22 April 2015 in Motorsport News

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Škoda Motorsport has announced that the all-new Fabia R5 Rally car will make its debut in the Czech Rally Championship this coming weekend at the 50th Rally Šumava Klatovy.  Wearing a traditional green and white Škoda Motorsport livery, this WRC 2 race vehicle is said to be quite quick, and has already garnered roughly 100 inquiries from customer teams.  Naturally, the […] 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…

Video: Chris Harris Flogs Bentley GT3 R on Track

posted by on 22 April 2015 in Videos

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While Bentley’s Continental GT3 R may be a stripped down, more ‘focused’ version of their extremely popular coupe, no one could ever describe it as light.  Tipping the scales at nearly 5,000 lbs, the GT3 R certainly has much to overcome to give it the look and feel of a proper sports car.  Luckily, the […] More…

Volkswagen Initiates Buyout of Remaining Scania Stock

posted by on 22 April 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft is paying SEK 200 plus interest of SEK 5.02 in cash per share to the noncontrolling interest shareholders of Scania who did not tender their shares in the course of Volkswagen’s offer. This was announced by Volkswagen in Wolfsburg on Tuesday, based on the corresponding decision by the responsible arbitration tribunal. Volkswagen has […] More…