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Video: Boba Motoring’s Mk2 Runs 8.99 in Quarter Mile

posted by on 16 September 2015 in Videos

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Boba Motoring just can’t help themselves, can they?  Putting their exhaustive 16 valve tuning knowledge to good use, the tuner has returned to the drag strip with yet another 4MOTION 16 valve turbocharged Mk2, looking to put one more Golf into the 8s. But because you can only do this sort of thing so many […] More…

GRC: Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross Sweeps Red Bull Global Rallycross Los Angeles

posted by on 16 September 2015 in Motorsport News

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Scott Speed wins both races in LA doubleheader and teammate Tanner Foust podiums twice Herndon, VA — It was a near-perfect weekend for the Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross (VARX) team, which celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Beetle GRC’s on-track debut with four podiums—including two victories—at the Red Bull Global Rallycross (GRC) doubleheader from the Port of […] More…

Golf Sportsvan, Touran and Sharan Voted Family Cars of the Year 2015

posted by on 16 September 2015 in Volkswagen News

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Three Volkswagen models win the reader votes of the magazines AUTOStraßenverkehr and ELTERN Almost 20,000 readers of AUTOStraßenverkehr and ELTERN took part in the vote for this year’s family car of the year. Three Volkswagen models won by a mile the favour of the readers: the Golf Sportsvan, the Touran and the Sharan. The requirements […] More…

IAA 2015 – Tiguan First Impressions

posted by on 16 September 2015 in 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show Volkswagen News

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First impressions of the Tiguan from the show floor here at the Frankfurt Auto Show… More…

Upsize and Re-drill BBS Style 5 / RC090 3 Piece Conversion at Black Forest Industries

posted by on 15 September 2015 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Continuing to expand on their line of specialized wheel parts, Black Forest is now offering kits to up-convert your 17-inch, BBS Style 5 / Style 19 to 3-piece 18-inch. This kit includes one lip and barrel, thirty-four ARP ultra high strength stainless steel wheel bolts, or chrome plated steel assembly hardware, thirty-four Dacromet coated nuts, […] More…

Volkswagen Motorsport International Newsletter

posted by on 15 September 2015 in Motorsport News

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With Volkswagen participating in so many forms of Motorsport around the world, it’s often difficult to keep track of their performance. Luckily for us, Volkswagen Motorsport goes through the trouble of rounding up all of the key information from their various race series, and puts it all in one press release. Let’s get started. Global […] More…

WRC: Ogier, Ingrassia Win Down Under, Crowned WRC Champions for Third Time

posted by on 15 September 2015 in Motorsport News

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Ogier/Ingrassia win the Rally Australia, ahead of Latvala/Anttila, fourth place for Mikkelsen/Fløene Volkswagen duo retains world titles in Drivers’ and Co-Drivers’ competitions Third WRC Manufacturers title in succession for Volkswagen Wolfsburg. Three in one – Volkswagen claimed a triumphant success in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Sébastien Ogier/Julien Ingrassia (F/F) won the Rally Australia, […] More…

IAA 2015: World Premiere of the Volkswagen Multivan PanAmericana Concept

posted by on 15 September 2015 in 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

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Complete with it’s own Ducati Panigale lurking in the boot, one might say that Volkswagen’s Multilane PanAmericana concept is the most exciting version yet.  In fact, the key focus of this sporty concept vehicle is its ability to do such things, and look good while doing so.  The team at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles have added […] More…

Frankfurt IAA: Volkswagen Group Night

posted by on 15 September 2015 in 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

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A tradition in the night leading up to press days of any major auto show must surely be the Volkswagen Group Night. With one of the largest portfolios of brands in the business, much less storied brands, the Volkswagen Group has a lot to offer. This night of previews for the assembled press means plenty […] More…

IAA 2015: Volkswagen to Launch 20 More Electric Cars and Plug-In Hybrids by 2020

posted by on 14 September 2015 in 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

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20 more electric cars and plug-in hybrids by 2020 announced Groupnot only has broadest electric fleet, but also largest connectedvehicle fleet on the road Customers should benefit fromautomated driving technologies as quickly as possible Volkswagen taking precision, enduring value and quality of its cars into the digital world Wolfsburg/Frankfurt am Main– In the Volkswagen Group, […] More…

Catch Volkswagen’s Group Night Presentation Live at 1:30 PM EST

posted by on 14 September 2015 in 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

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Didn’t get an invite to attend Volkswagen’s Group Night in Frankfurt?  Don’t fret, Volkswagen’s still got you covered, well, aside from the free shrimp.  Beginning at 1:30pm EST Volkswagen’s Group Night will be streaming below, which is about as close as you can get without a formal invite.  For those unfamiliar, this is the Volkswagen […] More…

Choice Gear: Forza Motorsport 6

posted by on 14 September 2015 in Choice Gear

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As the green flag drops at Sebring International, a pack of 24 cars makes their way towards turn one through a mist of tire spray, with their windshield wipers doing all they can to remove water droplets from the line of sight.  I fight my way to the inside past an Acura NSX, a vintage Aston, […] More…