Posts Tagged ‘VW’

The Volkswagen Amarok Runs Amok

November 26th, 2009

Volkswagen AmarokI am generally a huge fan of most of the vehicles Volkswagen comes out with, to the point that they could probably attach a board to a couple of skateboards and I would like it.

And from what I have seen so far, the Volkswagen Amarok is no exception. I really, really like this pickup, and I am not usually a fan of pickup trucks. » More: The Volkswagen Amarok Runs Amok

HS Motorsports takes a shot at Volkswagen Scirocco

July 13th, 2009

A fast car isn’t enough unless it looks like it. HS Motorsports Volkswagen SciroccoOne of the many joys of being in the car industry is not simply coming up with new models but also revamping what used to be mundane.

HS Motorsport, a popular German performance company, is hot on Volkswagen Scirocco’s heels as it releases its own version of the popular sports car. HS Motorsport has been tuning Volks for a long time now and has made strong partnerships with hot-shot firms like Cargraphic, Hamann, and Brembo.

The existing, and most powerful to date, VW Scirocco model produces 200HP with its 2.0L turbo engine. HS Motorsport pumped it up Interior Scirocco HS Motorsportsto 320HP along with its best Remis package. The revamped Scirocco accelerates at 0-100km/km in 6.6 seconds with a top speed of 242km/h.

New sports exhausts systems, customized ECU, and upgraded turbocharger system are only a few of the methods that made the Scirocco even faster. HS Motorsport also added lowered springs, stainless steel mufflers and brand new 20inch wheels. The new brakes are courtesy of Brembo.

Of course, in order to make the faster and meaner Scirocco, HS Motorsport gave it a smashing new bodykit inclusive of carbon-fiber front spoilers, rear spoiler extension, and side skirts, along with the Recaro bucket seats and customized upholstery made of leather.

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