The Audi R8 is Going Diesel!

With Audi being owned by VW and VW owning so much great diesel technology, why not push a little of it into an R8? Well, the folks over at Audi have decided it is time for that to happen. The 2016 model year will feature a diesel variant of the R8. No one is certain yet what engine will be used, but it is currently… » 7/29/14 10:01am Today 10:01am

Wolfsgart WinPotato photo dump...

So, I'm not a stance-bro, and unlike my dad I'm not a Volkswagon lover, but my buddy TJ (a Porsche mechanic and air-cooled nut) dragged me to Wolfsgart... I mean it's within walking distance of my house in Essex Junction, VT, so What the hell! There was some fun stuff there, some horrible stuff, and a couple genuinely… » 7/27/14 3:49pm Sunday 3:49pm

VW Polo WRC vs. Deer [Graphic image warning]

During a test session for the Rally Deutschland, VWs third works driver Andreas Mikkelsen was surprised by a deer on one of the fast, narrow tarmac roads. He had no chance to avoid a collision, and while his Polo WRC took a bit of damage, the deer won't be jumping into other cars any more any time soon. [Don't click … » 7/09/14 4:55am 7/09/14 4:55am

Sittin Waitin Wishin: 2014 Jetta GLI

Last week we did a fantastic cheap car, one that was then recommended to me to go drive. I haven't yet, but I will, hopefully soon. With this week's SWW, I figured we can stick with the cheap car theme and talk about a car that used to be a fairly cheap but has been progressively moving up market. This week's SWW is… » 7/03/14 10:56am 7/03/14 10:56am

Oldtimer meeting in Ansbach, Germany

Today was the 2014 Moto Technica - Youngtimer und Oldtimer Treffen, Teile- und Zubehörmarkt. The yearly event is held in Ansbach, in northern Bavaria. Last year's event was more lively than today's mostly because of rain. I think the overcast weather and the typical cooling rain pushed many people indoors, and then… » 6/29/14 4:39pm 6/29/14 4:39pm