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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    VW tuner Oettinger has just revealed a first look at its parts for the all-new Golf Mk8. The oldest VW tuner of all keeps the mods subtle with its line of new aero parts for the newest Golf. Oettinger, which has been modifying VWs for more than 70 years, says these parts are wind-tunnel tested...
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    Few words promise German silliness like "Oettinger." The tuning house has been plying its trade on Germany’s finest cars for more than 70 years and now it has revealed its latest GTI. The Oettinger TCR Germany Street —which, for those counting, is a remix of a car before the mix even dropped...
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    Those who loved Wheeler Dealer may remember Edd China as the understated heart of the show. After being reworked by some TV executives, though, China left the show because he felt he couldn’t fix cars the way he wanted to. The split was anything but painless, but China couldn’t help himself but...
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    Move over Ford Police Interceptor and Dodge Charger. There's a new entry in the coolest cruiser contest and it looks like the clear winner. It's a Volkswagen Golf R, but it's not just any R. This one's been modified by German tuner Oettinger. That means big changes for the MK 7 Golf. Like an...
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    For more than 40 years, a group of crazy Friedrichsdorfers have been tuning Golfs under the Oettinger name. In 1990, they turned their talents to the Mk2 GTI. Although this car isn’t exactly one of those, an equally crazy Canuck was ready with a fresh GTI and an Oettinger stroker kit and it’s...
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    Oettinger pulled the covers off of their Golf 500R this past weekend at Wörthersee, featuring a wind-tunnel developed bodykit and a top speed of 186mph.  Built as a display piece specifically for the event, Oettinger saw fit to remove the Golf R's 2.0T and replace it with Audi's 2.5 TFSI, tuned...
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    To those in the know, the Oettinger 16S GTI is easily considered the 'holy grail' when it comes to first generation cars.  Equipped with an in-house developed 16 valve engine producing more than 130hp, Oettinger 16S converted GTIs were fast enough to outrun many BMWs of the day, and easily...
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    If you were to take all of the coolest pieces from the late 1970s and early 1980s, blend them with the wheel and suspension trends of today, using a freshly restored first-generation GTI as your canvas, this is what you'd get.  It's our favorite Find of the Day to date. The car's original...
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    On the heels of Oettinger's victory at the Tuner Gran Prix, the German tuning firm has released their 400hp conversion for the new Golf R.  Boasting a top speed of 174mph and a sprint to 60mph that takes less than four seconds, Oettinger's Golf R is nothing to scoff at.  To compliment the power...
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    Those attending Waterfest this weekend will be in for a special treat, when OETTINGER's Seventh Generation GTI makes its North American debut at the Englishtown, New Jersey event.  The OETTINGER GTI features the full OETTINGER aerodynamic package, including a front and rear spoiler, side skirts...
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    Oettinger has announced their return to this year's Sport auto Tuner Grand Prix with a new 400hp Golf R.  The German tuning house looks to win their class at the event for the first time since 2012, when they were victorious in a TTRS-R.  This year's Sport auto Tuner Grand Prix will take place...
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    It 's that time again: The seventh generation of the Golf GTI has set out to defend its reputation as the leader in its own class. And just like 40 years ago the GTI pilots look eagerly to Hessian Friedrichsdorf, where already the original GTI was helped by the legendary OETTINGER 16- valve...
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