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Was this the most exotic VW ever?


When VW wanted a car to push the boundaries and compete against the likes of Ferrari and other iconic sportscar makers, a collaboration with Porsche was the obvious way to go. They’d done it previously to a limited amount of success with the 914/6, but the svelte prototype that appeared at the Turin motor show in 1970 took things to whole different level…

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History of the Watercooled VW Engine


The Volkswagen K70 arrived on the scene in 1970 and it marked the dawn of the front engined, watercooled VW. (Although its engine was an evolution of an NSU motor, and a bit of an anomoly in this story.) We decided to take a look back through history to try and trace the roots of our beloved VW engines, and highlight the pivotal petrol models in the genetics of the watercooled powerplant that we know and love. Continue reading

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