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Beijing Auto Show 2014 Report

posted by on 21 April 2014 in Auto Shows

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The Beijing International Auto Exhibition is quickly becoming one of the world’s largest events, and the Volkswagen Auto Group took the opportunity to roll out a few concepts and production models.  Here is a quick rundown of the major introductions, and be sure to check out the gallery at the bottom of the page for […] More…

GTD Is Not Dead for U.S. Market

posted by on 19 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Contrary to reports elsewhere, GTD is still on the table for the U.S. market. An explanation after the jump. More…

Golf Edition – Concept for 40th Anniversary of the Golf

posted by on 19 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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This one is a little confusing. 2014 is the 40th Anniversary of the Golf and we would expect at least some kind of special edition Golf to celebrate. This “Golf Edition” is labeled as a concept of a special anniversary edition, so we’ll have to wait and see what VW does. Volkswagen AG Press Release… […] More…

Beijing Auto Show 2014 – Midsize Coupe Concept

posted by on 19 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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What you see here is an MQB-based version of what could be the next generation Jetta. The overall design hints heavily at what VW is capable of with a compact sedan and we like what we see. While some think this is a Jetta or Golf CC, this concept is a preview of a Chinese […] More…

Beijing Auto Show 2014 – Volkswagen R 400 Study

posted by on 19 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Rumors of a Golf RS have been swirling for a while now and Volkswagen is teasing us with this R 400 concept. A wider, lower and far more powerful Golf R with 400 PS (395 hp) and AWD. Time to start bombarding VW with emails asking for it… More…

Find of the Day: 1975 Scirocco

posted by on 18 April 2014 in Find Of the Day

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Originally penned by Italian design legend Giorgetto Giugiaro, first generation Sciroccos have a figure which is still lusted after 40 years after it debuted.  The later models still look good, but they just lack something that the original design was able to achieve.  Today’s Find of the Day comes to us directly from our own […] More…

APR Releases Low Pressure Fueling System for the EA113 and EA888 2.0T

posted by on 18 April 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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APR is pleased to present the ultimate low pressure fueling system upgrade for the VAG EA113 and EA888 2.0T engines! The APR Low Pressure Fuel Pump (LPFP) Upgrade is designed to ensure the low pressure fueling system is capable of delivering the proper volume of fuel from the fuel tank to the high pressure fueling […] More…

New York International Auto Show Report 2014

posted by on 18 April 2014 in Auto Shows

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The New York International Auto Show has been held annually since 1900, and usually takes place right around Easter.  While New York is closer to the end of the Auto Show Season, manufacturers always have something new to show off to journalists and visitors who head to the Jacob Javits Center each year for the […] More…

Beijing Auto Show 2014 – Volkswagen R400 Concept

posted by on 17 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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A 400hp Golf concept? Uh, yeah, sign us up! More…

Beijing Auto Show 2014 – Midsize Coupe Concept

posted by on 17 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Could this be a look at the future Jetta? We hope so as this is a good looking sedan… More…

Beijing Auto Show 2014 – Touareg Facelift

posted by on 17 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen is debuting a facelifted Touareg at the Beijing Auto Show this weekend. New cosmetics, safety features and improved economy are a few of the more significant updates. More…

Volkswagen of America Announces GTI Pricing

posted by on 16 April 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The new Golf 7 GTI will start at $24,395 with more standard equipment, 10 more horsepower and 51 pound-feet of additional torque. More details after the jump… More…