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  1. Jetta VII
    Hello All, I recently sold my 2016 WRX and purchased a 2021 GLI Autobahn in Pure Grey DSG. I am new to VW in general and this is my first automatic. All my vehicles have been manual. I picked the DSG purely on what I have read on the stock clutch for these cars. Anyway, I am used to my WRX &...
  2. Misc. Professional Racing
    Continuing its dominance of mixed-surface racing, VW defended its lead in the FIA World Rallycross Championship. A lead in the European series means that Volkswagen tops the standings in the two major rallycross series currently operating. This weekend, in Holjes, Sweden, Johann Kristoffersson...
  3. Misc. Professional Racing
    A wild race led to PSRX Volkswagen Team Sweden’s first victory in the 2017 season of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. Johan Kristoffersson climbed to the top spot on the podium, dethroning series leader Mattias Ekström for the first time this season. His teammate, meanwhile, Petter...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    Johan Kristoffersson and Petter Solberg had a disappointing end to their weekend in Portugal, finishing third and sixth respectively. Although the two Volkswagen drivers scored enough points to get keep them in second and third in the drivers’ standings, they had doubtless hoped for more...
  5. Misc. Professional Racing
    Fromer WRC and WRX champion Petter Solberg and his teammate Johan Kristoffersson were Stockholm, Sweden to launch their entry for the 2017 World Rallycross Championship. The two will be racing under the banner of a brand new team, going from 0-60 in less than two seconds thanks to the 570 hp...
  6. Misc. Professional Racing
    As of September 1, 2016, Sven Smeets will take over as director of Volkswagen Motorsport. He replaces the departing Jost Capito. Capito, who led Volkswagen Motorsport through its recent dominance of WRC, is leaving to lead Mclaren’s struggling Formula 1 team. Smeets has been with Volkswagen...
  7. Rally Racing
    The second round of the FIA’s World Rallycross Championship is well on its way, and already Volkswagen’s Johan Kristoffersson has earned himself two race wins in qualifying (contradictory statements to be sure, but all will become clear). For only the second time in WRX history, this weekend’s...
  8. Volkswagen News Blog
    Coming in around $30k, the Volkswagen GTI and Subaru WRX may not be the most obvious of rivals, but they offer similar fun at a similar price point and as such, are cross-shopped quite often. Even still, they are quite similar fundamentally. Both have turbocharged four-cylinder power. Both are...
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