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World Premiere in Leipzig: Volkswagen e-Golf in “Police Uniform”

posted by on 3 September 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Volkswagen is now offering the new e-Golf as a specially equipped, emission-free police emergency vehicle, modified slightly from the version available at dealerships around the world. This fully operational suitable compact vehicle comes in the standard Police blue-silver livery with special signal conditioning and digital radio.  Before the e-Golf will begin its police duties, the model will make its […] More…

Parts4Euro.com Releases RevoZport Exterior Styling Program for MK7 Golf & Golf GTI

posted by on 2 September 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Parts4Euro.com have announced the release of the RevoZport Razor 7 exterior styling kit for the Mk7 Golf and Golf GTI.  Designed to greatly enhance the appearance of the seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf and Golf GTI, the RevoZport Razor 7 kit is comprised of a vented hood, front splitter, side skirts, roof spoiler, and rear diffuser all of which […] More…

World RX Gears Up For Biggest Event of The Season

posted by on 2 September 2014 in Motorsport News

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FIA World Rallycross is headed to France this weekend for what will be its largest event of the year, with 37 Supercars confirmed and crowds of more than 70,000 spectators anticipated.  Taking place on a 1088 meter long track mostly made of  gravel in Lohéac, France, competitors are looking forward to tight racing and Ken Block’s […] More…

“U Plaid Bro” T-Shirt Design from Blipshift

posted by on 2 September 2014 in Choice Gear

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It seems that as of recent, automotive enthusiast inspired T-Shirt retailer Blipshift has got our number.  The clear majority of their designs appeal to us on many levels, but the last few have really made it difficult to say no.  With their latest shirt design, the company plays clear homage to the first-generation GTI featuring the […] More…

The New Jetta – Key Aspects

posted by on 2 September 2014 in Volkswagen News

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New Jetta launches first in the USA: Volkswagen presents the best Jetta ever New TDI Clean Diesel with 150 PS achieves 46 mpg Highway fuel economy New Jetta in Germany now has more exclusive range of features Ten key facts on the world premiere of the new Jetta: 1. Front and rear of the Jetta […] More…

New Volkswagen Caddy Black Edition: Premium Practicality in a Striking New Package

posted by on 2 September 2014 in Volkswagen News

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Limited-run Caddy Black Edition on sale from October until December 2014 Deep Black Pearlescent paint and unique styling features as standard Leather and Alcantara interior trim plus generous equipment specification Retail prices start from £17,860 (OTR ex. VAT) Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is bringing out the dark side of its Caddy range with the introduction of […] More…

Volkswagen Motorsport International Newsletter

posted by on 2 September 2014 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. ADAC […] More…

Forge Motorsport Intake Pressure Compensation Valve

posted by on 29 August 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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UK based tuning firm Forge Motorsport may have just revolutionized the aftermarket with their new Intake Pressure Compensation Valve.  Designed to prevent pressure drops within a Diverter Valve, Forge’s new kit will greatly improve in-gear acceleration and throttle response on turbocharged cars.  At the time of publishing US pricing has yet to be determined, but […] More…

Finland RX Dropped in 2015 Due To Congested Calendar

posted by on 29 August 2014 in Motorsport News

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In a rather bold move, the FIA announced today that they will be dropping FIA World Rallycross Finland from the World Rallycross schedule in 2015.  The move aims to help alleviate some of the congestion in the 2015 schedule after the addition of additional events like Spain RX which will take place at the Barcelona […] More…

Video: Sébastien Ogier Takes On Thomas Müller in Penalty Shootout

posted by on 29 August 2014 in Videos

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As a Silver Boot award winner at this summer’s FIFA World Cup with five goals to his name during the tournament, Thomas Müller knows a thing or two about slipping the ball past a goal keeper.  As the defending World Rally Champion, Sébastien Ogier is quite adept at placing his Volkswagen Polo R WRC exactly […] More…

Golf GTE- Production with Cutting-Edge Technology

posted by on 29 August 2014 in Volkswagen News

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With the “GTE” comes yet another drive variant for Volkswagen’s best-selling Golf. The 204hp plug-in hybrid on average consumes just 1.5 liters of fuel for every 100 kilometers on the road, almost reaching the performance values ​​of the GTD variant. Due to its construction method with the modular transverse matrix (MQB), the new GTE plug-in can be […] More…

“May the Forced Induction Be with You” T-Shirt from Blipshift

posted by on 29 August 2014 in Choice Gear

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If you’ve been around the Volkswagen brand for more than a few seconds, you know that their use of turbos and superchargers have helped to draw in countless enthusiasts. Given that, we offer you this latest T-shirt design from the team at Blipshift. The font and the saying are plucked from the world of Star Wars. […] More…