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  1. Misc. Professional Racing
    Volkswagen has set firm crosshairs on landing a world-record run for an electric vehicle at the 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. And they've started out on their mission by playing one of the best possible aces out there: they've signed a three-time Pikes Peak winner, three-time 24...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    They say that film is the art of visual storytelling. Like Mr. Bean, if a film is good, the words shouldn’t really matter. Even if you don’t speak (what is that, Dutch?) you can pretty much figure out what’s going on. This very short Golf wasn’t quite short enough to earn itself a record for...
  3. Volkswagen News Blog
    The Bugatti Chiron has set the production car record for accelerating from 0-249 mph (400 km/h) and slowing back down to zero. With IndyCar and ex-Formula 1 driver Juan Pablo Montoya at the helm, a production-spec Chiron accelerated from 0-249 mph and came to a complete stop in a mind-bending...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Last week the Porsche Cayenne S Diesel set an obscure new Guinness World Record for the heaviest airplane towed by a production vehicle. With video to prove it, the Cayenne dragged one of Air France’s 314-ton Airbus A380s 42 meters across the tarmac at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris...
  5. Volkswagen News Blog
    Exactly two weeks ago, we featured a 23 Window Volkswagen Bus that was to be sold at Shannons Melbourne Late Summer Sale.  The vehicle was one of what is believed to be just three to be originally sold on the continent and freshly restored.  In other words, it had all the makings of a...
  6. Volkswagen News Blog
    The quickest MK6 Golf R record is a highly contended title. As the decade-old engine and ECU combination reach the end of their production run, and newer more complex technologies are introduced, tuners around the world continue to tinker with bigger turbos, and new bolt-ons in a never-ending...
  7. Volkswagen News Blog
    Their especially equipped Volkswagen Touareg will race from Nordkapp, Norway, to Cape Agulhas in South Africa After the two successful world record-setting drives from Tierra del Fuego to Alaska along the "Panamericana" with a record time of 11 days and 17 hours, and a second record-setting...
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