RS Q8 Spied Rocking Roll Cage at the Ring

It’s not unusual to see Audi testing its cars at the Nurburgring. Even cars that aren’t particularly hot get tested there. But sometimes, we spot something that’s clearly meant to take the ‘Ring on, like this camouflaged Q8 with a roll cage in it. Like…

Optimize Your Canadian Amazon Prime Day with These Deals

Today is Amazon Prime day. It’s 36 hours of deals just for Prime members. We’ve gotten some of the best offers and we’re showing them to you to make sure you make the best of Prime day.   Whether you’re autocrossing, tracking, or just cruising…

The all-new Volkswagen SUV: first sketches

Its compact, its charismatic, its cool. Jürgen Stackmann, Member of the Board of Management, invites us to meet the new member of the Volkswagen SUV-Family. Klaus Bischoff, Head of Design, will tell you how the new vehicle is called. Don’t miss any updates, subscribe here…

ForumFriday: Mk7 Golf R Build

We love Volkswagen builds because it’s incredible to see what both amateur and professional mechanics do with these versatile vehicles. Forum user mxrider9239 surpassed all our expectations with his recent Mk7 Golf R build. Let’s take a look at this epic project that he’s been…

Watch: There’s an Audi R8 V10 RWS in Jay Leno’s Garage

It’s the denim edition of the Audi R8 V10. Watch the R8 V10 RWS take a lap of the Jay Leno Garage. The RWS, or Rear Wheel Series, is the rear-drive version of the V10-powered supercar. It drops Audi’s signature quattro system for the tail-out…

The new Touareg – with optional IQ.LIGHT – LED Matrix headlights

It’s getting bright outside with the new Touareg’s optional IQ.LIGHT – LED Matrix headlights. With powerful beams that smoothly adapt to your surroundings, this is innovative technology at its finest. More information: https://www.volkswagen.com/

Watch: Veyron Crashes Into Barrier, Takes it Really Well

The Bugatti Veyron is a pretty impressive beast. Now a generation out and quite a few years old, it’s still among the fastest cars in the world. But for all its sophistication you still need to use the brakes, as this video proves. Published on…

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…

Apple CarPlay Will Now Support Apps Like Waze and Google Maps

Apple CarPlay is revered by many and it’s easy to see why, allowing users to essentially display their phone’s content on their in-car digital display.  One major downside to the tech company’s in-car multimedia system, though, is that it didn’t support third-party mapping applications such as Waze and Google…