There are Already 100 Bugatti Chirons in the World

The 100th Bugatti Chiron has rolled off the assembly line and is heading to a customer in the Middle East. The milestone supercar is a great display of just how personalized a Chiron can get straight from the factory. The exterior body consists entirely of dark blue carbon fiber, topped with…

Volkswagen’s Production Electric ID Will Look Like the Show Car

Volkswagen design head Klaus Bischoff is saying that the production version of the electric ID hatchback will be true to the 2016 concept. Bischoff, talking to Autocar, said that “the proportions, the design cues and the wheel size are the same as the concept. It…

Gallery: Maria-Worth Pt2

We’re back with part two of the main show from Worthersee. Today’s pictures are a little less Golf-focused, and celebrate the weird and wonderful tapestry that is VW’s European fleet. Come back tomorrow for another gallery from the Freundeskreis drive. [See image gallery at www.vwvortex.com]…

Gallery: Wortherseetreffen, in Town Pt. 1

We’re back with more photos from Worthersee, and today we’re focusing on the main show. The event takes up a lot of space and spins off in numerous directions, but the core is still in Maria-Worth, a small town that’s effectively entirely taken over by…

Find of the Day: Cambered Sportwagen

Extreme camber is one of those love it or hate it kind of things but regardless of how you feel, good workmanship is good workmanship. This 2013 Golf Sportwagen from Toronto is just such an example. It’s full of contradictions. Extreme camber, but a reserved…

Three-Pedal GTI Going Away Down Under

Volkswagen is upping performance but dropping a pedal for Australia’s 2019 Golf GTI. The Performance Edition will now be the standard GTI down under for 2019. That means the 241 hp model, not the 226 hp base car, which is being dropped for emissions reasons….

The Beetles are Back: VW Competing in Americas Rallycross

The dumpster fire that was the end of Red Bull Global Rallycross series may have escaped your notice, but suffice it to say that the series is well and truly dead. That leaves VW with a couple of winning Beetles, a pair of enormously talented…

Gallery: The Worthersee 2018 Mainstage

Well, my bitterness about not being able to attend Worthersee has finally abated, and I’m ready to look at some pictures from the show. How about you? Our pal Jamie Orr was in Austria with his Citi Golf and a few American friends (more on that…

Gallery: The RS6 Avant Performance Nogaro Edition Makes it to Dealers

Germany’s Autohaus Nauen has finally gotten its hands on an RS6 Avant Performance Nogaro Edition and its proudly showing it off. As if an RS6 Avant needed to be any more special, the Performance Nogaro Edition is a joint project between Audi and Abt Sportsline. Pumping out 695 hp and 649 lb-ft of torque, the wagon…