|NEW VOLKSWAGEN GOLF GTI CLUBSPORT S BREAKS NÜRBURGRING LAP RECORD, MAKES WÖRTHERSEE DEBUT|
|• The most powerful Golf GTI ever breaks the lap record for front-wheel-drive cars on the Nordschleife, with a time of 07:49:21|
Wolfsburg/Reifnitz, May 2016. The Golf GTI Clubsport S is the most powerful ever version of the Golf GTI and was built to celebrate 40 years of the iconic hot hatchback. With German racing driver Benny Leuchter (28) at the wheel, the car has just smashed the existing lap record for front-wheel-drive production cars on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, with a ...[Read more...]
|THE NEW PASSAT IS 'CAR OF THE YEAR 2015'|
|• Coveted honour as Europe's 'Car of the Year' goes to the eighth generation of the best-seller|
Wolfsburg/Geneva, 2 March 2015 – Europe's 'Car of the Year 2015' is a Volkswagen: the new Passat wins the prestigious award, which is presented every year by the international 'Car of the Year' jury. The winner was announced on the afternoon before the Geneva International Motor Show.
'We are extremely proud of this accolade,' explained Prof. Martin Winterkorn, CEO of Volkswagen Ak...[Read more...]
|VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA REPORTS FEBRUARY 2014 SALES|
| ||February sales total 27,112 units
• Jetta Sedan delivered 10,597 units for the month
• Passat delivered 6,997 units for the month
• Tiguan delivered 2,019 units for the month
• High-mileage, TDI® Clean Diesel models accounted for 16.8 percent of sales in February • Passat TDI sales were 1,696, representing 24.2 percent of sales of the vehicle
Herndon, VA (March 3, 2014) — Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VWoA) today reported 27,112 units delivered in February.
'February was an expec...[Read more...]|
|Porsche Unveils New Look For Muffler Man Landmark, Site Of North America's First Porsche Experience Center|
|LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2013 - After breaking ground on the Porsche Experience Center in August, Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) is making progress on the 53-acre facility located in Carson, Calif. The Center will overlook the Porsche Test Track, which offers drivers a variety of track configurations and surface conditions on which Porsche road cars can be studied, along with the human performance of the drivers themselves.
To celebrate the construction progress, yesterday Porsche unve...[Read more...]|
|Corvette's Chassis Innovations Refined on the Race Track|
|Zora Arkus-Duntov's racing-bred development legacy continues to improve Corvette
It's been said that racing improves the breed, and when it comes to the Chevrolet Corvette, nearly six decades of checkered flags are the proof. As Corvette marks its 60th anniversary in 2013, the design of the chassis, suspension and other drivetrain features are rooted in the rigors of competition.
'Candidly, Corvette was not a high-performance car until Zora Arkus-Duntov fitted it with a V-8, and be...[Read more...]|