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Performance Legend: Eibach Suspension Program for the Golf VII GTI

posted by on 16 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Eibach has thrown their hat into the ring for Mk7 GTI owners looking to improve the handling of their new car.  The Eibach Mk7 GTI Suspension program includes Springs, Sway Bars, matched springs and Bilstein Shock Absorbers, and a full Coilover kit, all of which has been thoroughly tested and carries TÜV certification.  These Eibach […] More…

University Hannover Receives Six Electric Volkswagen Caddy Models for Testing

posted by on 16 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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The “Leibniz University Hannover” has taken delivery of six electrically powered Volkswagen Caddy Vehicles for testing. During a 12-month fleet test, the lightweight urban delivery vehicle will be used by the Leibniz University for messenger, delivery and postal service duties, as a workshop and service vehicle and for other various transportation. The technical data gathered such as daily operating […] More…

23 Windows and One Minigun: Magpul’s Volkswagen Bus Show Vehicle

posted by on 16 October 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Just when you think you’ve seen it all, something like this comes across your desk.  Weapons manufacturer Magpul has taken an extremely rare 23 Window Volkswagen Bus, lowered it, installed Fuchs wheels, and added an M134 Minigun for good measure. It appears that Magpul has been using the vehicle as a display piece at trade […] More…

Choice Gear: Slot Mods USA Raceway

posted by on 16 October 2014 in Choice Gear

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What do you get for the person who seemingly has it all? Well if you’re extremely wealthy, chances are that you might consult Neiman Marcus’ Christmas Book for ideas. For this year’s edition, Neiman Marcus has included a Slot Mods USA custom built raceway, complete with an invite for two Racing Legends to help host […] More…

Best of H2O International- Mk5

posted by on 15 October 2014 in Events Coverage

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H2O International has come and gone, bringing the Northeast’s traditional show season to a close.  We’re taking a fond look back at the cars, people and atmosphere which made this year’s H2O International one of the best ever.  Let’s keep it going with what we feel were the best Mk5s of the event. Not something […] More…

Video: Boba Motoring Sets New World Record in Mk1 Golf

posted by on 15 October 2014 in Videos

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If you’re a frequent visitor of ours, this is by no means the first time you’ve seen or heard of Boba Motoring’s “16Vampir” Golf Mk1 and its 1100hp 16 Valve four cylinder.  At this point, it’s a YouTube legend, with each video racking up hundreds of thousands of views in the first few days after […] More…

Black Forest Industries Now Offering New Pwrhaus Coilovers for MK2-MK6

posted by on 15 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Pwrhaus, a name that has long since been associated with intercoolers, silicone, and other boost related upgrades has just released their first line of performance coilovers. With the same goal in mind, to offer exceptional performance at a better price, these new suspension kits do just that.   While these are still affordable, they are definitely […] More…

New German Performance Hosting Open House at Virginia Location

posted by on 15 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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New German Peformance will be hosting an Open House this Saturday, October 18th at their Lorton, Virginia location, complete with refreshments, live music, special pricing an APR raffle, killer project cars and more.  Happening from noon to 5pm, the New German Performance Open House won’t be one to miss. Read the full Release below. NGP […] More…

Video: GIAC Tuned Golf R Sets Pump Gas Quarter Mile Record

posted by on 15 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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California-based software tuner GIAC made waves earlier this month when a Golf R with their programming ran an 11.1 second quarter mile at 125mph, setting a new record.  The European-spec Golf R was running 28psi during the attempt on pump gas, without the help of meth injection.  Video footage of the run and an official Press […] More…

Euro Kreations Rear Seat Delete Kit

posted by on 14 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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With the increase in racing seats, bolt-in roll cages and other race-inspired modifications within the Volkswagen scene, we’ve seen our fair share of deleted rear seats and false floor kits.  We can certainly appreciate those who have gone the DIY route, but after seeing the kits available from Euro Kreations, we have to wonder why you’d […] More…

Scirocco R-Cup Grand Finale at Hockenheim this Weekend

posted by on 14 October 2014 in Motorsport News

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Curtain falls on Volkswagen’s one-make cup for final time after 17 years Kremer vs. Bouveng: exciting duel for second place in the championship Pierre Casiraghi and Albert of Thurn and Taxis make guest appearances Grand farewell for the Scirocco R-Cup: after 17 successful years, the curtain falls for the final time on Volkswagen’s one-make cup […] More…

Find of the Day: 2002 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo S

posted by on 14 October 2014 in Find Of the Day

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Based on how long you’ve been in ‘the scene’, chances are that you’ve seen this Beetle Turbo S in person.  Originally constructed back in the late 2000s, the owner set out to construct a Beetle in the way that RUF Automobile GmbH would, had they been given the opportunity.  The result was something wild, yet extremely […] More…