Wörthrsee is mecca for Volkswagen enthusiasts. Every year, VW fans flock to Lake Wörthersee to share their love and appreciation for the brand. Volkswagen lets its hair down a bit here and offers up some delightful concept vehicles. A number of these cars are designed and built by VW trainees, and this year is no exception. This year the youngsters brought a reworked Golf wagon and a heavily upgraded GTI. A team from the Zwickau plant started with a fairly standard Golf Estate. Under the hood is a 1.5-liter TGI Evo 4-cylinder engine, otherwise known as the EA211 Evo. This mill runs...
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No one is quite sure what came first: the automobile, or a name for it. Giving cars people's names is as old as carmaking itself. Sure, some cars already have a name (Civic, Elantra, Tacoma) but those are mostly boring. Other cars have alphanumeric mashups that defy logic (XT5, Q30, X4 M40i) and...Aaron Cole
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Some carmakers would have you believe that it's no longer enough to simply drive around in their product, that driving is now a connected experience and one to share with a wider audience than just your passengers. To this end, BMW's new mobile app, "The Ultimate Drive" lets you discover the best...Antony Ingram
Discovery HD To Launch Velocity Automotive Channel: Video
If you're a fan of Mecum auctions, classic cars, or watching Brits bash beaters into near-new condition, you're familiar with HD Theater, which is owned by Discovery. Soon, we'll have even more excellent high-def automotive content thanks to a new agreement that will spawn Velocity, a new...Nelson Ireson