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ECS Tuning Releases Aluminum Street Shield for Multiple VAG Applications

posted by on 27 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Protection of your undercarriage and oil pan is vital. Between giant potholes, speed bumps and bumpy terrain your vehicle is exposed to a variety of impacts that can ruin your oil pan or other critical components. With the VAG enthusiast community in mind, and knowing the lower you go the higher your risk, ECS Tuning’s […] More…

Vossen Wheels Photo Shoot Features CVT Wheel on Beetle Turbo

posted by on 24 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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With the ability to design handsomely styled wheels and cover the industry in a way few can, Vossen Wheels have carved out quite the niche for themselves within the industry.  In a recent photoshoot, Vossen has placed the spotlight on their CVT wheel design using a Beetle Turbo show it off. Vossen’s 10-spoke CVT is a […] More…

WRC: Ogier, Latvala One-Two in Spain After Day One

posted by on 24 October 2014 in Motorsport News

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A class of their own: First place for Ogier/Ingrassia after first third of the rally Thick dust defied: Latvala/Anttila closest followers In fourth right in the middle of the three-way battle for second place: Mikkelsen/Fløene One nil in the Spanish showdown for the drivers’ and co-drivers’ world championship: Leaders of the standings Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia […] More…

Video: Autocar Pits Golf R Against the Seat Leon Cupra 280

posted by on 24 October 2014 in Videos

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On paper, the Golf R and Seat Leon Cupra 280 are extremely similar.  After all, they’re both on the Volkswagen Group’s MQB platform, and feature power from the same 2.0 TFSI engine.  The key difference between the two models then (aside from interior and exterior styling), is the Seat’s lack of all-wheel-drive and the weight that […] More…

Find of the Day: 2002 Volkswagen Jetta Wagon

posted by on 24 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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All of this talk about Golf Variants (specifically the Golf Alltrack and Golf R SportWagen) has us thinking back to the days where you could walk into your local Volkswagen dealership and order a VR6 or 1.8T Jetta Wagon.  The thought of a performance wagon is something that’s always interested us, but not to the […] More…

WRC: Bright Start for Volkswagen in Spain

posted by on 24 October 2014 in Motorsport News

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Grand backdrop for opener: Barcelona gives rally elite a worthy reception Andreas Mikkelsen first, Sébastien Ogier second, Jari-Matti Latvala fourth Short, sweet, skilful: Volkswagen made a good start to the Rally Spain. At the foot of the famous Montjuïc hill in Barcelona, Andreas Mikkelsen/Ola Fløene (N/N) clocked the fastest time on the only special stage […] More…