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  1. Golf III & Jetta III
    like the title says, i have a 2.0 8v aba obd2 Golf, i built it to race dirt oval track. well now that i have it almost completed im having major wiring issues! does anyone know what i need to just make it run and drive 100%? its completely gutted; no lights, no dash, no A/C, no wipers, nothing...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    There are some pretty epic build threads in our forum, and this one is no exception. Over 16 pages you can follow along as VWvortex member TheDailyBoost takes his 2015 MK7 GTI from a mild racer to a full-fledged racer. We don't need to tell you that racing is not a poor man's sport. The...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    The follow-up to the Cayman GT4 racer is finally here and Porsche has not only made it faster but greener, too. That’s because the 718 Cayman GT4 has body panels made out of natural fiber composites. These are just like the carbon composites that are de rigueur in fast cars, but trade the...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Looking for a straight-up race car? Want to tear up the track in something other than a Miata? For a low price our latest Find Of The Day, a race-ready 1987 Scirocco, can have you careening around curves and chasing championships. We've featured Sciroccos before, but none like this. What we...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Representatives from Europe’s biggest automaker have left the continent for the now-non-European soil of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, and they’re celebrating the 40 th anniversary of the best hot hatch of them all, the Golf GTI. Fresh off their celebration on the banks of lake Wörthersee...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Environmental Protection Agency was the focus of the tuning community's anger recently when a clause in a proposed bill looked like it would affect grassroots racing. Now, the agency is announcing that it has removed the relevant paragraph from the bill. The document in question is a rules...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    In the wake of the TDI fiasco, our normal laps around the web's various marketplaces have become a bit more frequent.  Luckily for us, we were able to find a brief distraction from the 24 hour news cycle's unrelenting coverage in this 1983 Rabbit track car. Coming in at just 2005lbs with a...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Today's Find of the Day is without a doubt the most ambitious undertaking of anything we've featured yet, spread across three completely custom built GTI race cars.  Starting as your average 2009 GTIs, these three were stripped, their motors fully built, the suspensions upgraded, and entered in...
  9. Misc. Professional Racing
    With Volkswagen participating in so many forms of Motorsport around the world, it’s often difficult to keep track of their performance. Luckily for us, Volkswagen Motorsport goes through the trouble of rounding up all of the key information from their various race series, and puts it all in one...
  10. Misc. Professional Racing
    Concept car for customer racing, in line with new TCR regulations Production-based touring car with 330 hp, front-wheel drive and six-speed DSG gearbox First competitive test this weekend in Spielberg (A) Wolfsburg. A new Golf for the racetrack: Volkswagen Motorsport is developing its first...
  11. Misc. Professional Racing
    Six podium places and 15 top ten finishes for drivers ‘powered by Volkswagen’ Third race win for Leclerc and first for Giovinazzi in Baden-Württemberg Thrilling battles for the lead over the second Formula 3 European Championship weekend With a haul of two wins and six podium finishes, the...
  12. Misc. Professional Racing
    Langley BC Canada – April 8, 2015 -As a new team competing in the Pirelli World Challenge series, HPA Motorsports gained valuable experience from the inaugural event of the 2015 Touring Car Championship that took place during the first week of March. The Canadian team faced numerous challenges...
  13. Volkswagen News Blog
    Earlier today, our sister site Fourtitude set the bar pretty high as far as finds go by posting an Audi a4 quattro Super Touring Racecar campaigned in the ADAC Super Tourenwagon Cup in 1995 by Hans-Joachim Stuck.  In an effort to properly follow their lead, we've posted a Mk3 Golf. But as...
  14. The Lamborghini Lounge
    As the darling of Lamborghini's one-make race series, the new Huracán LP 620-2 Super Trofeo has a lot to live up to.  Technical specs and in-depth information has begun to creep out following the car's introduction last weekend at Pebble Beach, and from what we can see the new Super Trofeo is...
  15. Volkswagen News Blog
    I’m riding shotgun as Nothing Leaves Stock’s Josh Paashaus points to a line of trees along the road, just after the corner we’re about to tackle aboard one of their fifth generation GTI race cars. “See how there is one tree missing up there along the road?” he asks. “That’s where I broke my...
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