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Volkswagen Scirocco–Why Can’t We Have It?

Posted in cars, volkswagen with tags , , , on August 13, 2008 by lee76

The 2009 Volkswagen Scirocco promises to deliver what the original Scirocco did: GTi performance in a stylishly-wrapped body.  It will offer three engines, possibly even VAG’s 1.4 litre “Twincharger,” a turbo-and-supercharged four-banger that doles out around 210bhp.  The other two powerplants will be the 2.0 turbo four with 207-240 bhp depending on what VW does, and possibly a 280bhp V6 or VR6.  Couple that with the GTI’s handling and balance and VW’s top-notch interior, and we have a home run. Right?  Well, if “we” consists of the U.S., then no.  “We” don’t get the Scirocco, according to VAG management.  That’s too bad, because the previous Scirocco’s and the Corrado were all fairly successful here. 

The 2009 VW Scirocco

The 2009 VW Scirocco


All Wheel Drive Rides at Reasonable Prices

Posted in acura, audi, bentley, bmw, bugatti, cadillac, cars, competition, infiniti, lexus, mercedes, mitsubishi, porsche, subaru, Uncategorized, volkswagen with tags , , on February 26, 2008 by lee76

I must say, with so many good all wheel drive cars out there today I almost don’t know where to begin.  Almost.  This post may evolve over time, and as always, I welcome additions and comments (especially from any of you rally people–yes that means you, Satch).  Let’s go… Continue reading