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Switch to Asphalt Successfully Mastered: Volkswagen Out in Front at the Rally Germany Shakedown

posted by on 21 August 2014 in Motorsport News

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First, second and third for Latvala, Ogier and Mikkelsen Home race for Volkswagen at first all-asphalt round of the 2014 WRC Perfect start on home ground: Volkswagen occupied the top three positions at the end of the Rally Germany Shakedown. Jari-Matti Latvala/Miikka Anttila (FIN/FIN) clocked the fastest time at the first all-asphalt event in this […] More…

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Announces Crafter Special Edition

posted by on 21 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Australia has announced the addition of the Crafter Special Edition to their lineup of Crafter vehicles.  Only 100 Candy White Crafter Special Editions will be produced, all of which are based off of the Crafter 50′s single cab chassis featuring a large cargo tray measuring in at 4,300mm (169″) by 2,130mm (84″). […] More…

Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Team Aims for Podium Finishes at Daytona this Weekend

posted by on 20 August 2014 in Motorsport News

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Herndon, VA  — The Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross team is eager to get back on the podium to kick off the second half of the season in the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship. This weekend the rallycross series heads to Daytona International Speedway where the cars will race on a custom GRC track sited on the inside […] More…

Event Report- Dub Deliverance

posted by on 20 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Normally when you think of a Volkswagen Event, you think of a sweltering parking lot in New Jersey, or perhaps a grassy park with some trees to provide shade from the summer sun.  Now in its fourth year, Dub Deliverance looks to change all that, giving Volkswagen and Audi owners free reign of Summit Point Raceway […] More…

TAG Heuer Now Official Supplier of Volkswagen in the WRC

posted by on 20 August 2014 in Motorsport News

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Watch and sunglasses brand on board as new partner of Volkswagen Motorsport Sébastien Ogier’s personal sponsor supports World Championship winning team Volkswagen Motorsport welcomes a strong new partner on board: renowned watch and accessories manufacturer TAG Heuer is the official supplier of the 2013 World Rally Champions and current WRC leaders. The first stopwatch mechanism, […] More…

CAR Magazine Reports Volkswagen Looking into Multiple Body Styles For Next-Gen Beetle

posted by on 19 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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In an article recently published by UK’s CAR Magazine, Volkswagen is “considering four new body styles” for the MQB platform Beetle when it debuts in 2019.  CAR reports that the body styles currently being considered include an all wheel drive Crossover, a Beetle ‘sports car’, a five-door example and last (but certainly not least) a […] More…