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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    If an alien tried to learn about cars by exclusively looking at this website—something we’re calling our “master plan”—they might conclude that the Mk1 Golf is the most important and well-loved car in the history of time. And why shouldn’t they? But to say Mk1 makes it sound like the car never...
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    It being October, we were anticipating something more along the lines of Lazerhawk’s seminal album, Redline. A car driven by the angry ghost of a jilted lover. But this Caddy is pretty cool, too. The Caddy is Jamie Orr’s and it is likely the only late model Caddy in the USA. That’s because...
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    You know a car is special when it’s been on the MainStage at Worthersee. And this is just one such car. Jamie Orr’s 16v Fox is a masterpiece of subtle but substantial tuning. In this video, Orr takes you through the whole build, the history of the South American Fox, and the inspirations that...
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    Friend of the site and all around VW wizard, Jamie Orr will be taking over Volkswagen Motorsports’ Instagram feed throughout the day tomorrow, Wednesday, June 3. Orr is one of the only personalities to take over the feed who isn’t a world- or series-champion, so it’s a big deal that VW...
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    Friend of the site Jamie Orr has been doing great stuff with Volkswagens for years now. And as you may know, there might not be a better authority on Harlequins anywhere. That’s why, Donut Media's Bumper 2 Bumper is featuring Orr’s gorgeous, highly Harlequinized Polo. The Polo was built for a...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Building exhausts since 1955 in the outskirts of the historic walled city of Mantova, Italy, Supersprint have one of the most interesting back stories in the business, which positively oozes Italian flair. Nestled in the north Italian countryside, situated equidistantly between the fashion...
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    As we reported earlier today , friend of the site Jamie Orr, is heading out to South Africa to buy something called a CITI Golf and stuff a VR6 into its engine bay before taking it on a grand tour of Europe. But what the heck is a Citi Golf? For those of you whose South African exposure is...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Jamie Orr is on the road again. This time, rather than driving across the nation to buy a Mk3 Golf of many colors, he’s flown to Spain to buy… a hearse? But not just any hearse. This one is based on an Audi that apparently didn’t come with A/C, despite the fact that it was made to cart around...
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    While Sunday marks the main show day at Waterfest, in Englishtown, New Jersey, it is indeed truly a two-day event. Saturday brings out all of the vendors, and the racing gets underway as well. Once the sun starts to set on Saturday evening though, all attention moves to the Afterfest event. As...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    As many of you may be aware, friend of the site and VW savant, Jamie Orr, recently went all knight-in-shining-armor to save a Harlequin imprisoned near San Francisco. Well, we’re happy to report that he is now safely home and the Harlequin is there with him. Jamie has been updating a forum...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    During a recent trip to Japan, the folks at Work Wheels invited me to visit their headquarters in Osaka, and as a self-confessed wheel whore, of course I had to accept. It got even better when local friend, and owner of H-Sport in Kyoto, Hideki Fukui offered to drive me there from Kyoto in his...
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    The mother ship is calling . Every year, some of Europe’s finest hoonigans and car nuts get together at a little lake in Austria to celebrate the brand they love: Volkswagen. This year, it’s your chance to go thanks to Volkswagen and Orchid Euro. Devotees might remember that friend of the site...
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    Today we’re covering a lot of ground with a gallery of Golfs Mk3, 4, and 5. The middle years aren’t to everyone’s tastes, but each Mk has its own charm that gives it devoted fans. The cars are eminently modifiable and track the Golf’s progression into the modern car we know and love today. Here...
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    [Editor's note: While Jamie Orr was loading his Wörthersee Treffen-bound Golf Harlequin onto the MV Goodwood, he was offered the opportunity to take a look around the ship.  This is his account of what it's like to be aboard one of the world's largest transportation vessels.] Think of it as...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    If you've been to just about any Volkswagen Enthusiast gathering in the last year, chances are you've seen an Orchid Euro booth, or at the very least seen some pieces imported by the Pennsylvania-based outfit on numerous show cars.  Driven by founder Jamie Orr and company's never-ending work...
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