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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    When it comes to the fourth generation GTI, they simply don't get much more desirable than the Jazz Blue 20th Anniversary edition.  And while we may not all agree on the whole 'stance' thing, this 20th pulls off the look quite well, fitting squarely into the "buy it built" category. The...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    It's come to our attention that today is St Patrick's Day.  To celebrate, our offices have entered into a bit of a debate about which of Volkswagen's green hues is best.  Clearly we're a fun bunch. All that said, below are the shades that we've agreed on.  Feel free to take a look, and let us...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    Gwinnett County Beat the Heat's Rich Younker has been a very busy man over the past few months.  Using the colder weather as a major motivator, Deputy Younker has been hard at work on his Jetta in search of those all-important tenths by removing weight and adding horsepower.  Powertrain...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    We've all seen the giant wings, tack on flares and racing seats gaining prevalence within the scene, because race car.  What about something that actually is a race car, with none of the "look at me" add-ons that just plain works?  Today's Find of the Day is just that. Originally built for...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    With the increase in racing seats, bolt-in roll cages and other race-inspired modifications within the Volkswagen scene, we've seen our fair share of deleted rear seats and false floor kits.  We can certainly appreciate those who have gone the DIY route, but after seeing the kits available from...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    H2O International has come and gone, bringing the Northeast’s traditional show season to a close.  We’re taking a fond look back at the cars, people and atmosphere which made this year’s H2O International one of the best ever.  Let’s keep it going with what we feel were the best Mk4s of the...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    German tuner HPerformance has turned its attention to the original R32 for its latest build, turning the car into a 650hp monster.  The car features the typical approach to tuning- less weight, stuffer suspension, more power- until you look a bit more deeply at the spec sheet.  Bucking the trend...
  8. Golf IV & Jetta IV
    GermanAutoParts.com is now carrying BREMBO brake pads for Mk4 Jetta and Golf Models. Brembo's premium ceramic compound provides increased stopping power and reduced dust combined with quiet, smooth operation. The multi-layer shims minimize noise, vibration and harshness for quiet, smooth...
  9. Volkswagen News Blog
    As a co-founder of both Factory Five Racing and Local Motors , Mark Smith is no stranger to the home-built car industry.  With his latest venture, 'Smyth Performance', Mark has set his sights on producing "easier to build cars on existing platforms and systems."  As such, he chose the fourth...
  10. Volkswagen News Blog
    Full disclosure- I love the MK4 Golf Variant.  Naturally, it was never sold here but that has not stopped some from working to recreate the car.  Whether it be from a crashed Golf, or from being on one end of a Jolf conversion, there is no wrong way to convert a MK4 Jetta Wagon into a Golf...
  11. Volkswagen News Blog
    Jalopnik published one of it's top ten "Worst Cars" lists today. As usual, while there are some valid choices, some seem less like carefully weighed criteria and more like a quick "survey" of kinja users that isn't exactly science.  In their latest list, Jalopnik has decided that the Golf 4 is...
  12. Golf IV/Jetta IV Parts
    Save time and money with these complete pre-assembled premium strut and spring assemblies. These strut assemblies are the product of a joint venture between Suplex and Optimal in Germany. Not to be confused with off-brand 'one part number fits all' units, these premium struts pair vehicle...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    Worthersee 2014 was one for the recordbooks.  Coming in at roughly six times larger than Waterfest, there was plenty to see and do around the lakeside town of Reifnitz during the roughly two week invasion of cars manufactured by the Volkswagen Group.  To streamline things a bit, we have gone...
  14. New Beetle & New Beetle Convertible
    We have new inventory of suspension kits for all NEW BEETLE models. Each kit includes Optimal gas struts and shocks, OE strut bearings and bushings, and OE rear shock mounts. These Optimal shocks and struts from Germany are designed for cars with standard suspension. A high quality...
  15. Golf IV & Jetta IV
    We have new inventory of suspension kits for all MkIV JETTA (sedan models) and GOLF models. Each kit includes Optimal gas struts and shocks, OE strut bearings and bushings, and OE rear shock mounts. These Optimal shocks and struts from Germany are designed for cars with standard suspension. A...
  16. Volkswagen News Blog
    Whoever said "Everything is Bigger in Texas" must have seen this GTI- with a claimed $65,000 invested, it's sure to turn heads.  We just aren't sure it's the kind of head turning that we wouldpersonallybe interested in.   According to the frankly brief Craigslist posting, the car has a VR6...
  17. Golf IV & Jetta IV
    Changed up the wheel color on the VRT this season and went back to bronze. I had the color on my old OZ's, for those who don't know, and I always loved it; sooo I went back to it with the Meisters. If you're interested, check out the car's ongoing build thread. It's been around a while, and...
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