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Surprise. Surprise. Bugatti Driven into Texas Lake Was Insurance Fraud.

posted by on 28 August 2014 in Bugatti News

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It was a simple plan really. Buy $1M Bugatti, insure it for $2M. Drive it into a lake and collect handsome return on investment. He would have gotten away with it to had it not been for those darn kids and their video-recording mobile phone doohickeys driving on a parallel road. According to reports out of […] More…

Find of the Day: Pristine Mk1 Polo in Maryland

posted by on 27 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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We’re big fans of the ‘never sold here’ variety when it comes to our Find of the Day series. So, when trolling through our own Mk1 classifieds this morning, we were surprised to see one very pristine Mk1 1977 Volkswagen Polo for sale and located in Maryland. While sold in high numbers as both the Polo […] More…

Video: HGP Golf R VRT vs.Ferrari 458 Speciale. On Like Donkey Kong.

posted by on 26 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Ask anyone at German tuning firm HGP Turbo, or their US extension HPA Motorsports, and they’ll tell you that there’s no replacement for displacement. Sure, they recognize forced induction systems like the turbocharger systems going into cars like the Golf R are great and all, but they’re even better on even bigger capacity engines. Case in […] More…

Volkswagen Group Starts Second Half of Year with Rise in Deliveries

posted by on 26 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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5.78 million vehicles handed over from January to July / +6.0 percent* 808,500 units delivered in July / +6.7 percent* Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: “Pleasing start to second half of year. Uncertainty continues to overshadow economic conditions in global automotive sector.” Wolfsburg, August 26, 2014 – The Volkswagen Group delivered 5.78 (January-July […] More…

The Next World Champion Will Also Drive a Volkswagen: Success Guaranteed Despite Disappointment on Home Soil

posted by on 25 August 2014 in Motorsport News

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Volkswagen crews to battle it out amongst themselves for the Drivers’ and Co-Drivers’ titles Out on final day: Latvala/Anttila retire whilst leading Third place at the Rally Germany: Podium for Mikkelsen as consolation Crunch time in the World Rally Championship – the result of the Rally Germany means that the 2014 World Rally Champion will […] More…

Popcorn on a Mk2 Golf Is Art… But Is It the New Rust?

posted by on 25 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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There are trends that circulate amongst “the scene” that tend to serve as low hanging fruit for critics. Purposely rusty panels or wicker seats are some that come to mind. Fortunately, what you see here is not from the show scene… unless that show is an art show. What you see here is a work by artist Lucas […] More…