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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Electric vehicles are still in the stage of public perception where they are attempting to impress us. And that’s great! It leads to all kinds of fun records like VW’s ID.R Nurburgring lap or this drifting world record set by Porsche. The record, set by Dennis Retera, Porsche Experience Lead...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    When Charlton Heston tried to convey how difficult the process of making art is, he portrayed Michelangelo on his back, painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Michelangelo ain’t got nothing on people who work with sheet metal. At least, that’s what we learned watching Mike Day, owner of...
  3. The Audi Lounge
    A few weeks ago when information about the e-tron S first dropped , there were static shots of the SEV (we're coining it) drifting on a track. They were lovely shots, but it's one thing to see a picture, and another altogether to see 30 pictures per second. Yes, Audi is continuing the rich...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Although the Golf is damn near a perfect car, there are one or two things that its driveline makes difficult. Namely, drifting. But if you have a spare V8 lying around and a little (read: a whole hell of a lot) of mechanical knowhow, you can make something like this V8-swapped Mk3. Posted to...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Sure, tires are great. But wouldn't wooden wheels be better? Cheap, affordable, easy to DIY? The gang at The Hoonigans' Scumbag Labs thought that somebody needed to put the idea to the test. What better car to try it out on than an Audi 200 with a five-pot and all-wheel drive? Ok, maybe there...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Disruptive is the word of the day at Hoonigan garage . Not just today, it’s the word of the day every day. Hoonigan regularly disrupts the stillness of an LA afternoon with smoky burnouts courtesy of high-profile disruptors like Tanner Foust. Among the list of off-the-wall accolades on Foust's...
  7. Misc. Professional Racing
    Rallycross cars accelerate to sixty in less than two seconds, regularly catch air, and spend a good amount of their time sideways. In short, they're great. And the best rallycross car in America in the Volkswagen Beetle GRC. Former Red Bull Global Rallycross and Formula Drift champion Tanner...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Former rallycross and drift champion Tanner Foust is almost completely incapable of driving in a straight line, and the latest video from his energy drink sponsor, Rockstar, goes into the history of just why. Apparently, the young Foust was given the yellow steering wheel out of a Corvette by...
  9. The Lamborghini Lounge
    Why is it that going all-in at a poker table is more impressive than betting $5? The odds don’t change, just the stakes. It’s the same when it comes to drifting a Lamborghini in a parking lot. I suppose that the answer is that if you screw up with cones, you hit a cone, whereas if you screw...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Sam and Stina Hubinette are living their best lives, having first purchased, then modified a Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2. The car, specifically designed by Italian mad scientists to go sideways just wasn’t going sideways enough for the Hubinettes. So they took matters into their own hands...
  11. Misc. Professional Racing
    This is a busy year for Tanner Foust. That TV show that he does, Top Gear America, is back on the History Channel and he’s racing a Beetle in Red Bull’s rally cross series. So his time is fairly limited. Despite that, he’s still making time to drift in three Formula D events this year and this...
  12. Misc. Professional Racing
    Part-time television personality and full-time destroyer of tires Tanner Foust has announced that he will race in select Formula DRIFT events in 2016 after partnering with Nexen Tires. Foust, who has won his fair share of Formula DRIFT events, will drift his Rockstar Energy Drink/Nexen Tire...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    U.S. Driver makes New Zealand debut with Rockstar Energy Drink Volkswagen Passat LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Rockstar Energy Drink driver Tanner Foust will make an exciting off-season appearance at New Zealand's Leadfoot Festival this weekend. The multi-time champion is set to appear February 6 and 7...
  14. Volkswagen News Blog
    This year's Fastivus has just become a bit more exciting.  Apart from changing venues from Willow Springs to the much more accessible Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California, Fastivus organizers have announced that Tanner Foust will be bringing his 900hp Passat drift car and offering...
  15. Misc. Professional Racing
    This year is shaping up to be quite a busy one for Tanner Foust.  In addition to full-time Red Bull Global Rallycross participation and part-time FIA World RX duties, the multi-talented driver has announced that he will throw his hat in the ring at no less than three rounds of Formula Drift...
  16. Blog
    Check out this video we found posted in our R8 forums. The spot, done by Web Rides TV and the Famous Group, begins with the 'making of' a video where their crew (with C5 RS 6 camera car) head out to El Toro Marine Base to shoot the R8 in full on battle mode including plenty of drifting. Driver...
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