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Volkswagen Passenger Cars Brand Delivers 4.84M Vehicles in Period to October

posted by on 16 November 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Brand Board of Management Member Jürgen Stackmann: “We are working intensively to regain customers’ trust.” The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand delivered 4.84 million vehicles to customers from January to October this year. “The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand is experiencing challenging times. We not only face the diesel and CO2 issues but also tense situations on […] More…

WRC: Ogier On Top After Emotional Rally Great Britain

posted by on 16 November 2015 in Motorsport News

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Volkswagen equals personal best – 12 of a possible 13 wins this season Emotional victory for Ogier/Ingrassia, Mikkelsen/Fløene third Latvala/Anttila win final Power Stage of the year Wolfsburg. 26 podiums from 13 rallies, including twelve wins – the 2015 season will go down in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) history books as Volkswagen’s most […] More…

Revo 8V A3/S3 MQB Quattro & MK7 Golf R AWD Down-pipes are Available for Order!

posted by on 13 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Revo Downpipe Upgrade Increased power, flow & engine note OVERVIEW The Revo MQB downpipe represents months of research and development. Prototypes were fit, street/track tested, modified and fit again until every part of the downpipe was up to Revo’s highest standards. The brushed finish, hand MIG welded joints and fully v-banded modular design are industry-leading hallmarks […] More…

Unitronic Performance Software for DSG MQB – Now Available!

posted by on 13 November 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Unitronic is pleased to present Performance Software for the MQB DSG. Unitronic’s Performance Software Upgrade for the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) is flashable via the OBD-2 port of the vehicle and is calibrated alongside its already released ECU Performance Software to ensure a harmonious operation. Unitronic Performance Software for the TCU is also UniConnect+ compatible. Learn more […] More…

WRC: Volkswagen Fastest at Rally Great Britain Shakedown

posted by on 13 November 2015 in Motorsport News

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Ahead of the furious finale: Latvala and Ogier clock identical times in “Free Practice” Mikkelsen forced to skip Shakedown, but starts as planned on Friday Wolfsburg. Two Polo R WRCs inseparable at the top of the times list – Volkswagen made a top-class start to the Rally Great Britain. The fastest time in the Shakedown […] More…

SEMA Spotlight: SubieGhia

posted by on 13 November 2015 in 2015 SEMA Show

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At SEMA, things aren’t always as they appear.  Take this Karmann Ghia for example, finished in candy green and featuring a custom interior, it fits the mold of today’s hot rod scene.  But where we’d expect to see some sort of big displacement air-cooled lump, we were instead greeted by a Subaru EJ-25, the same […] More…

SEMA Spotlight: M2 Motoring’s Widebody Mk5 GTI

posted by on 13 November 2015 in 2015 SEMA Show

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SEMA’s North Hall is a fairly diverse place, where nearly any company that considers themselves under the heading of “Collision and Repair” sets up shop.  As such, it’s aisles seem to be a bit less trafficked than the more in-your-face South and Central halls, even though there are always more than a few must-see builds […] More…

SEMA Spotlight: Legacy Innovations Widebody Corrado

posted by on 12 November 2015 in 2015 SEMA Show

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The widebody look was definitely a thing this year at SEMA, but very few were able to pull it off as well as Legacy Innovations’ Corrado.  Starting with the already aggressive factory fender treatment, Legacy added an additional 2″ to each side via custom-made metal flares, allowing the Corrado to have an incredibly aggressive stance, […] More…

SEMA Spotlight: SKJ Customs Volkswagen Bus

posted by on 12 November 2015 in 2015 SEMA Show

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The SEMA Show is certainly no stranger to the more extreme expressions of automotive design, modification and fabrication, and the Bus dreamt up by Utah street rod builders SKJ Customs is one of the more impressive undertakings at this year’s event.  Powered by a supercharged flat four engine, the bus has been chopped, smoothed, shortened […] More…

Formula E: Volkswagen Partner ABT Schaeffler off to Successful Start

posted by on 12 November 2015 in Motorsport News

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Successful start to the season continues for the strategic partnership between Volkswagen and the ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport team Lucas di Grassi tops the drivers’ standings with 39 points The team has also taken the lead in the team standings with 49 points At the end of an eventful second race of the season on […] More…

WRC: OMP and Volkswagen Motorsport Extend Partnership

posted by on 12 November 2015 in Motorsport News

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Go for Gold: World Champion Duo* receive golden version of their driving shoes Volkswagen Motorsport will be kitted out by OMP once again next saison Wolfsburg. Never change a winning team, especially one that is so dominant. After three back-to-back world titles (Drivers’, Co-Drivers’ and Manufacturers’ Championship) Volkswagen Motorsport and OMP have confirmed they are […] More…

SEMA Spotlight: Allroad Outfitters e-Golf

posted by on 12 November 2015 in 2015 SEMA Show

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With last year’s widebody S4 SEMA build, Southern California-based Allroad Outfitters set the bar quite high for outside-the-box display vehicles.  For this year, they’ve doubled down on Audi with a new widebody S3 and SQ5 on Volk Racing TE37s to sit alongside their S4.  But it’s not their Audis we’re concerned about here, it’s their […] More…