Tag: Volkswagen

Cars Departing for 2015: Some We’ll Miss, Some We Won’t

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With every new model year comes a new an arsenal of vehicles that we swoon over. Even cars that will eventually be regarded as boring garner a lot of attention, just because they are new on the scene. But what is forgotten are the cars that have to make way for these new models. Who will remember the outgoing models? We will.

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Stunning 650HP Viper-Powered Karmann Ghia Custom: Your Ride

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We love classic cars. But what we love even more is when custom shops take these classics, and preserve them as a unique interpretation of themselves, without taking away too much from the original, of course. Readers Dean and Keith co-own Deanz Rodz and Race Carz in Graymont, Illinois. And what they do — like any other custom shop — is create custom rides all their own.

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The Airstream vs. The VW Campervan: The Ultimate Camper?

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The Airstream and the VW Campervan — the two are icons of American motoring, but for their own unique reasons. The VW Campervan was the preferred method of transit during the height of “Free Love” – if you couldn’t fit your few into a Beetle. Meanwhile, the Airstream camper trailer fit more with the hyper-sterile image of the 1950s image motoring culture. Together, they helped the masses explore our great nation. Continue Reading »

Volkswagen Considering Acquisition of Part of Fiat-Chrysler?

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They are some of the largest car companies in the world, with many brands that have storied histories and some that compete directly with one another, but one massive auto conglomerate would like to eat another conglomerate whole. Continue Reading »

Volkswagen Beetle Dune Will Actually Enter Production

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Flashback to earlier this year; Volkswagen had resurrected a spiritual successor to the Baja Bug with the funky new Beetle Dune Concept. Of course, being the cynics that we are, none of us ever thought this amazing thing was going to be built. Boy were we wrong.

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You Won’t Believe the Price of the Volkswagen XL1 Hybrid

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The Volkswagen XL1 is a game-changing vehicle. It is something of a supercar for the eco-minded, as it makes a visual statement backed by the latest green tech. The XL1 has been making the rounds for a while now, but it appears that this supremely green machine finally has a price– and it ain’t cheap! Continue Reading »

Customer Crashes $1.4 Million Ferrari LaFerrari In Monaco

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Imagine crashing your car — it would not be a pleasant experience, right? Now imagine crashing your car, except this time your car is a $1.4 million Ferrari LaFerrari, and your repair bill is probably more than the cost of the Golf you crashed into. Yeah, that really sucks.

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Someone Stole this Classic Beetle from a 10-year-old

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Lisa Tucker isn’t old enough to get her driver’s permit, much less her full license, but that didn’t stop her from buying a vintage 1967 Volkswagen Beetle – a car that was tragically stolen from her on Tuesday. Continue Reading »

Russian Driver Shakes Off Massive Accident Like Nothing Happenned [video]

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Think you’ve got good reflexes? See how you’d stack up against this Volkswagen Touareg driver in – what else – another bowel-clenching Russian dashcam video. Continue Reading »

6 Digital Cars You Can Only Drive In Gran Turismo 6

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When you hear Gran Turismo, you know that it’s one of the best racing games money can buy. After 17 years and six installments, it still remains one of the best video game franchises on the market, bar none.

So without skipping a beat, developers made sure that Gran Turismo 6 was the most badass racing simulator to date, complete with street cars, race cars, and even a series of concepts cars designed exclusively for the series.

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