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Video: Sebastien Ogier Pilots the Golf R Variant

posted by on 2 December 2014 in Videos

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Our lust for the Golf R Variant is something that we just can’t seem to shake.  A 300hp version of Volkswagen’s latest 2.0T, 4Motion all-wheel drive, and wagon practicality make for a nearly perfect commuter car, but sadly North Americans won’t be able to get their hands on one when the car goes on sale early […] More…

Video: Nuburgring 1970s Crash Compilation

posted by on 1 December 2014 in Videos

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The 70s were a much different time.  Lax crash standards, soft suspensions and skinny tires were the norm for most road-going cars meant that trips to a racetrack were often a risky proposition.  Add the most dangerous circuit in existence to this equation, and “events” were guaranteed to happen.  The video below (with action beginning at […] More…

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…