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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    For the last couple of years, one name has towered over the production car tire world: Michelin Cup. And Micheline recently came out with the Cup 2 R. So how much faster than the Cup 2 is it? Quite a bit, it turns out. According to YouTube’s Tyre Reviews, who had the opportunity to lap...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    In the first ever Automotive Influencer Report on Tires,  Michelin  is the clear leader when measuring the share of conversation each brand has. Key Findings Michelin dominates the discussion and is broadening the gap Seasonality plays an important factor Tire brands have a dramatically...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Michelin has introduced the new Pilot Sport 4 S tire at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show. The latest ultra-high-performance offering from Michelin succeeds the popular Michelin Pilot Super Sport, designed for sports cars and high-performance vehicles. According to Michelin, the Pilot Sport 4 S...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Michelin Brings Racing Engineering and Experience to the Road One of my biggest passions in life is Motorsports. I love watching car racing both in person and on TV, especially when any Audi Sport teams are racing . For myself, one of the most interesting aspects of racing is the strategy. The...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    There’s no quicker way to transform the look and feel of your ride than adding a new set of wheels and tires . Whether you’ve got performance on your mind or pure aesthetics, it’s important to know what you’re getting into. From understanding the terminology to understanding the risks...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    Designed alongside the original Golf, the Scirocco actually hit markets six months earlier than its sister, in 1974. That’s because both were based on the same platform—although almost every one of the Scirocco's parts was reengineered to be sportier—and Volkswagen wanted to get any teething...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    The birds are singing, the trees are budding, and the flowers are blooming, which can only mean one thing: it’s show season. Cars will be gathering in parking lots and fields all over the country, and Volkswagen of America will be in on the action with their new fleet of five show cars. VW will...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Latest Pilot family tire delivers incredible wet, dry and winter performance  DETROIT – Today at the  North American International Auto Show , Michelin introduced the latest innovation from its Pilot Family of performance tires: the  MICHELIN® Pilot® Sport All-Season 3+™ . The MICHELIN Pilot...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
        Rob Dickinson- the brains behind Singer Porsche- once said "the wheels make the car", and he's got a pretty good point.  We've seen it countless times in our own forums- a base model which decidedly looks extremely meh, turned into a superstar with the right combination of wheel style and...
  10. Photography
    Reigning WRC Champ Sebastien Ogier and Co-Driver Julien Ingrassia have been keeping quite busy during the nearly month-and-a-half break between Rally Mexico and Rally Argentina.  Most recently, the pair were spotted in the hills of Spain to test new tarmac rubber from Michelin, the official tire...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    There's a coy side to Roland Graef, head of H&R suspensions in the U.S. The guy's got probably the best display location at the gargantuan SEMA Show and, on top of that, he always has cars built from unobtainium... like this Golf 7 Sportwagen. Whereas the outgoing Jetta Sportwagen was a...
  12. Volkswagen News Blog
    MTM has worked their magic on the fourth-generation Golf R, bringing total output up to 360hp and 332 ft-lbs of torque.  The added power comes via MTM's M-Cantronic module which can be installed in about 90 minutes and costs 2,055 euros ($2,850 USD) and an MTM Exhaust system.  Other...
  13. Blog
    As Audi's new R18 rapidly approached its unveiling last Friday this blog zeroed in on SPEED contributor Marshall Pruett. Pruett seemed more clued in than most in the general public or press about the car and relayed to our staff that he'd spent countless hours on the phone to Germany working on...
  14. Blog
    The guys over at Autoblog had a chance to get a test ride in the Audi e-tron this week while on location at Michelin's Challenge Bibendum. This eco-rally offers manufacturers a chance to compete and show off their latest cutting edge enviro-friendly technology and the e-tron certainly represents...
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