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Video: Volkswagen Rally Wales Highlights

posted by on 19 November 2014 in Videos

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Volkswagen had one hell of a season in the World Rally Championship, taking home overall wins in 12 of the 13 events in the WRC, and mathematically clinching the Manufacturer’s title in record time.  At times, it seemed that the Volkswagens were only in a battle with each other, with the three factory drivers locked in […] More…

Video: 2015 Jetta Small Overlap Crash Test

posted by on 29 October 2014 in Videos

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The newly face-lifted Jetta has been called many things, but unsafe certainly isn’t one of them.  Recently, the IIHS uploaded a video of the Jetta undergoing the usually catastrophic “small overlap” crash test onto their highly entertaining YouTube channel.  See exactly how it fared in the video below. The small overlap looks terrible, as it […] More…

Video: Volkswagen at Rally Spain

posted by on 28 October 2014 in Videos

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Rally Spain was a big one for Volkswagen Motorsport, with the team of Sebastien Ogier and Julien Ingrassia clinching the Driver’s and Co-Driver’s Championships after their seventh overall win in just 12 events.  After each Rally, Volkswagen releases a recap video using a mix of footage shot by the WRC and Volkswagen themselves, and their […] More…

Video: Sights, Sounds and Slides of Rally Spain

posted by on 27 October 2014 in Videos

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The World Rally Championship does not receive the coverage that it deserves in the United States, and after watching this video, that fact becomes even more disappointing.  Driving at ten tenths down narrow strips of tarmac and dirt b-roads, rally drivers exhibit lightning quick reflexes and an almost superhuman level of car control at each […] 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…

Video: HGP’s Volkswagen Golf R 3.6 Bi-Turbo Takes Down Ferrari 458 Speciale

posted by on 22 October 2014 in Videos

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HGP’s 3.6L Bi-Turbo Golf R is an angry little machine.  With roughly 700hp on tap, the car has become somewhat of a YouTube celebrity, drag racing (and beating) numerous unsuspecting super cars across Europe.  For the latest video, the Golf has set its sights on the Ferrari 458 Speciale. In the clip above, the 458 Speciale […] More…