Category Archives: Volkswagen

Volkswagen Golf VII GTI/GTD by Caractere and JMS

17 Jul 2014 12:00 pm | Cars, Volkswagen

Belgium-based tuner Caractere Automobile has teamed up with the JMS garage, and their joint effort has produced incredible results. Golf owners may now fit a customization kit on their Volkswagen Golf VII GTI / GTD models. Isn’t that good news? The kit includes a lip spoiler featuring a built-in diffuser and air intake covers (589 EUR), new side skirts (420 EUR) and a wide choice of rear diffusers (303 EUR). For an additional 1,184 EUR, customers may opt out for…

VW Beetle Cabrio by ABT

3 Jul 2014 6:18 pm | Cars, Volkswagen

This one is for the ladies! Volkswagen specialist tuner ABT Sportsline has released an aftermarket package for the Beetle Cabriolet, for those picky VW customers who think the R-line package is not goon enough. Obviously, there are some upgrades to the engine: up to 260 horsepower can be squeezed out of the 2-liter turbo engine. Please note that this upgrade is only available for the latest Beetle models; 2012 models, like the GTI Mk5, will only get 240 hp. The tuner worked…

2013 Volkswagen Beetle by ABT

16 Jun 2014 12:06 pm | Cars, Volkswagen

The tuners from ABT Sportsline have just revealed their new power kit for the latest generation of 2013 Volkswagen Beetle cabrio, as well as a new body kit. The tuner’s power-kit includes a re-programmed ECU, allowing every engine to develop more power than the stock. The 2.0 TSI Beetle engine will output an extra 40 hp / 50 hp and an additional 70 Nm of torque. The same power-kit, after fitted onto the 1.4 TSI engine, will add 50 hp and…

Volkswagen Golf R by Oettinger

16 May 2014 12:00 pm | Cars, Volkswagen

The Oettinger garage has introduced an expanded tuning program for the already gorgeous and impressive Volkswagen Golf R. On the styling front, the hot hatch may feature a new front spoiler, revised side skirts and a tailgate-mounted spoiler. Customers may also opt out for high-performance brakes, a four-tailpipe sports exhaust system and 19- or 20-inch alloy wheels. Under the bonnet, the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine has been equipped with a larger turbocharger and an optimized ECU, enabling the power-plant to develop 400…

VW Golf 7 R by MTM

29 Apr 2014 12:02 pm | Cars, Volkswagen

Hello there, Golf fans – from us and German tuning firm MTM. The tuner has been working on a new project for you guys, unleashing their magic fingers on the fastest edition of the VW Golf, the R version. The factory edition features 296hp (300PS) and 380Nm (280 lb-ft), but after MTM fitted the Golf with its M-Cantronic ECU module – for a price of around €2,055 (~US$2,850) – the VW now provides its driver  with 355hp (360PS) and 450Nm (332 lb-ft).…

Volkswagen Golf VII by Ingo Noak

25 Mar 2014 6:32 pm | Cars, Volkswagen

Ingo Noak is a newly discovered German tuning garage, trying to make a name for itself. They’re attempting that right now by revealing revealed a new styling package for the seventh generation of Volkswagen Golf vehicles. The tuner has developed a body kit for the Golf which includes a new front bumper and splitter, side skirts, a modified rear bumper with an integrated diffuser and headlight lids.Don’t forget the rear foo spoiler. The Golf was fitted with a bespoke sport…

2015 Volkswagen Golf R by B&B Automobiltechnik

14 Feb 2014 12:00 pm | Cars, Volkswagen

I’m guessing not many people would be tempted to take this cool looking car, with 300 hp under the hood, and start fiddling around with it. My first idea would be to drive it endlessly and enjoy it. Still, although the seventh-generation VW Golf in R specification is more than fast, this hasn’t stopped B&B Automobiltechnik from releasing a thoroughly upgraded variant. The modified Golf is now delivering 360 hp and 450 Nm of torque in base-spec, due to a…

Volkswagen Golf VII by Caractere

22 Jan 2014 6:14 pm | Cars, Volkswagen

Caractere has been working on a new tuning program for the Volkswagen Golf VII. And here it is, for you to take a first glance at it. I love what I’m seeing, that’s for sure, but let’s talk about it, shall we? The Volkswagen was fitted with an aerodynamic body kit that includes a front lip spoiler, revised side skirts and a rear diffuser. You may also opt out for a revised grille, a tailgate-mounted spoiler, a stainless steel sports…

Volkswagen Golf GTI VII Plus by BBM Motorsport

15 Jan 2014 11:52 am | Cars, Volkswagen

The seventh generation of Volfswagen Golf has been here for some time now, although it’s that GTI logo that presents interest to us. The GTI Volkswagen has maintained its status as the perfect hatchback for quite a few years now, but the BBM Motorsport garage has infused significantly more power in a seventh generation Volkswagen Golf GTI. I don’t know why.. for funzies. They modified the GTI Performance variant – 230 HP (169 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of…

Volkswagen Golf VII GTI Dark Edition and Polo R WRC by ABT

13 Dec 2013 12:12 pm | Cars, Volkswagen

The GTI version of the famous Volkswagen Golf has always been my favorite car of all time. Sure, it’s not a super-car or as fast as most of you wish a car should be, but I think it’s a perfect balance between practicality, speed and comfort. So, you could understand my excitement when I heard ABT announced that their projects, the Volkswagen Golf VII GTI Dark Edition and Polo R WRC, at the 2013 Essen Motor Show. The latest ABT…

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