Ratty Rescue: Crudola Imola

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for a VWVortex member to take in a down-on-its-luck car and bring it back to its former glory. Today’s Ratty Rescue has seen better days. This 2003 GTI is a 20th Anniversary model: #630 of only 1,000 made. The 20th…

Gallery: I.D. R to Wear Grey Livery and Number 94

Volkswagen took the wraps off the I.D. R back in April, but back then it was still raw carbon fiber. Now, VW has revealed what the car will look like when it makes its record attempt at the end of the month. The car bears…

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…

Israel Tennis Centers Foundation team kicks-off the Summer season with a US exhibition tour

Israel Tennis Centers Foundation student team will be swinging back to the US with a Summer exhibition tour of the East Coast from May 30th through June 11th. NEW YORK, NY, UNITED STATES, May 18, 2018 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ — It was announced … VISIT THE SOURCE…

Civic Type R Sets Record at Magny-Cours, Can the GTI Respond?

Back in 2016 Benny Luchter briefly held the Nurburgring front-wheel-drive lap record before breaking it again in 2017 in the Golf GTI Clubsport S. Specifically designed to drive the ‘Ring, the Clubsport S came sans back seat, with 305 hp, and with a Nurburgring Mode…

Totally ’80s Volkswagen Jetta Meets the Future

… . in 1980 and it joined Volkswagen’s lineup back then that … family road trips, and the Volkswagen Pickup still looks great today … was $7,650. A 2019 Volkswagen Jetta starts at $19,395 … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author: … . in 1980 and it…

How good is the new Volkswagen Passat?

… finds out all about it. Volkswagen is back in the premium … looks and design, clearly, the Volkswagen Passat is understated and that … is borrowed from other cheaper Volkswagen cars. Behind the steering wheel … wipers and hands-free parking. The Volkswagen Passat comes…

Volkswagen Golf GTI Old v New: 2018 MkVII v 2007 MkV comparison

… the recent avalanche of go-fast Volkswagen Golfs off the back of … very brief time it took Volkswagen Australia to concoct and release … GTI the hardest and closest. Volkswagen Australia argues otherwise, explaining literal … that’s a win-win for Volkswagen, then. A shame,…

VW’s Last Pikes Peak Driver Welcomes Romain Dumas to the Team

Way back in 1987 Volkswagen decided to do something that only the enormous volume of cocaine being consumed in the ‘80s can explain: build a twin-engine Golf to take on Pikes Peak. Remember, this was in the ‘80s when computers were still, effectively, fancy calculators,…