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Bentley Continental GT3-R Makes Wired Magazine’s List of the Best

posted by on 20 November 2014 in Bentley News

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Wired Magazine has named Bentley’s Continental GT3-R the winner in the ‘Rides’ category of its annual Gear of the Year special edition.  Citing the car’s impressive engineering as a key feature, Wired’s product editor Jeremy White noted that the team was also impressed by Bentley’s ability to “take inspiration from the brand’s heritage and marry […] More…

Golf and Golf GTI are Named to Car and Driver’s 2015 “10Best” List

posted by on 20 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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This marks the ninth consecutive year that vehicles from the Golf lineup have earned a prestigious “10Best” award  Los Angeles, CA — Volkswagen of America, Inc. is pleased to announce today that Car and Driver magazine has named the Volkswagen Golf and Golf GTI to its 2015 “10Best” list. Taking home a ninth consecutive “10Best” award in a […] More…

SEMA 2014: HPA Motorsports Golf R Twin Turbo

posted by on 20 November 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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HPA unveiled for the first time State side the results of over a half decade collaborative R&D on the VR6. In an unassuming MK6 Golf R 4 door is a power plant that delivers 740HP and a daily drivable 700 ft/lbs of TQ. This 3.6L twin turbo VR6 is mated to a highly modified 7speed […] More…

Golf SportWagen HyMotion Makes Global Debut in Los Angeles

posted by on 19 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen transfers fuel cell technology to high-volume production: Golf is the first car to offer all forms of currently available powertrains. Golf SportWagen HyMotion is first fuel cell vehicle based on the Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) Concept car showcases versatility of the MQB architecture Estimated range of 310 miles of zero-emissions driving All drive components […] 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…

SEMA 2014: TSW Volkswagen Jetta

posted by on 19 November 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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In the years since 2008’s financial disaster, SEMA has seen a massive amount of growth.  So much, in fact, that the more than three million square feet of display area inside the Las Vegas Convention Center just isn’t enough space.  The parking lot just outside of the facility isn’t quite enough space either, even though it held a […] More…

SEMA 2014: Foust Edition RWB Beetle

posted by on 19 November 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Tanner Foust has become pretty attached to the Volkswagen Beetle over the past year.  Aside from beating the snot out of his Beetle GRC during the last few months, he has also quietly been working with world-famous Porsche specialist Akria Nakai from Rauh Welt Begriff (RWB) and the minds at LTMW on the Foust Edition […] More…

Volkswagen Announces Golf R Pricing

posted by on 19 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Well-equipped Golf R starts at $36,595 with DSG® dual-clutch automatic transmission Technology-rich Golf R with DCC and Nav starts at $39,090 with DSG transmission With 292 horsepower, the Golf is the most powerful Golf ever to be sold in the U.S. market New Golf R has 36 horsepower and 37 pound-feet of torque more than […] More…

Singer Vehicle Design to Display at Los Angeles Auto Show’s Connected Car Expo

posted by on 18 November 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Singer Vehicle Design will be making the relatively short trek from their Sun Valley, California headquarters to the Los Angeles Auto Show this week, displaying one of their latest creations and the 911 that originally inspired it all as part of the Connected Car Expo.  The firm aims to demonstrate the “evolution of the company’s […] More…

Porsche to Introduce Three New Models in Los Angeles

posted by on 18 November 2014 in Porsche News

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While not quite as unexpected as the developments from its Volkswagen Group siblings, Porsche has also recently announced three new introductions ahead of this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show.  The brand will be presenting the new 911 Carrera GTS and Cayenne GTS at the Los Angeles Convention Center this week, along with the Panamera Turbo S Exclusive […] More…

Transporter Kombi Doka Plus- A Panel Van and Kombi in One

posted by on 18 November 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Transporter range from Hannover enriched by addition of a further version: a mix of car and commercial vehicle Hannover – The T-range is entering the new year with an additional Transporter version. The Transporter Kombi Doka Plus spans the divide between pure commercial vehicle and comfortable passenger car. Welcome passenger car comfort for up to […] More…

Underground Racing Previews Lamborghini Huracan Twin-Turbo

posted by on 18 November 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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The crew at Underground Performance have quickly become known as the go-to manufacturer for those with a generous amount of disposable income looking to go fast.  Their Twin-Turbo kits have sent everything from Vipers to Aventadors into the horsepower stratosphere, leaving no supercar owner’s desires unmet.  And luckily for us mere mortals, their YouTube channel allows […] More…