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    Video: Head 2 Head pits new VW Scirocco pitted against last model sold in U.S.
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    The new Volkswagen Scirocco is a highly sought-after sport coupe, made even more desirable by the fact that we don't get it here. But is that exclusivity enough to make it more tempting Volkswagen than an original 1987 Scirocco? To help find out, Jason Cammisa of Automobile magazine went to ...

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    Official: Volkswagen Scirocco GTS commemorates 30-year anniversary of original
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    It's been 30 years since the very first Volkswagen Scirocco GTS rolled off the assembly line. Featuring little more than a slightly reworked front valance and some trippy decal work, the original Scirocco GTS was likely most notable for the fact that it was the first in the family to rock a ...

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    Report: Volkswagen weighs next Scirocco, diesel Alltrack for U.S.
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    Do you miss the opportunity to buy a Volkswagen Scirocco? You're not alone. Of all the Volkswagen Group products offered overseas but not in these United States, the Scirocco tops our list. (Though we understand there are plenty out there pining for a Transporter van.) Discontinued in its ...

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    Video: VW Scirocco Cup driver learns victory champagne is slippery
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    There are innumerable perils associated with driving a race car. From the bloodthirsty competitors nipping at your back bumper to breakneck speeds to notoriously unforgiving crash barriers, death and bodily harm loom at every apex. One might think that after successfully vanquishing the ...

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    Video: How the Swedes make a VW Scirocco (hint: 627 horsepower)
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    Despite Volvo's rather staid image as a maker of, well, staid cars, not all Swedes are obsessed with safety and practicality. These particular Swedes are into racing 627-horsepower, all-wheel-drive Volkswagen Scirocco hatchbacks. On ice. I'll see your sleepy Volvo and raise you automotive ...

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    Volkswagen's U.S. boss wants Scirocco in the States
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    Volkswagen Scirocco R – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Whenever anyone brings up the Scirocco, we still can't help but wince a bit at the fact that the United States was snubbed from the car's second coming. Apparently we're not alone. According to USA Today, Volkswagen America head ...

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    Spy Video: Hyundai Veloster hits the road with VW Scirocco
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    Hyundai Veloster out testing – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Hyundai's new Veloster sports coupe (or is that Tiburon or something else?) aims to write another chapter in the book of Hyundai's relentless pursuit of market share when it launches next year, and in this latest ...

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    Video: Digital Fahrvergnügen - VW Scirocco used as video game controller
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    Volkswagen Scirocco by day, video game controller by night – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We've always envied those awesome home-stitched arcade racing consoles. It's not that we aren't handy enough to screw a few pieces of plywood together, it's just that there isn't enough ...

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    Grounds for Celebration: TV scientists convert VW Scirocco to run on coffee
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    This is what we mean when we say that the future of alternative fuels isn't anywhere close to being decided. A team from the BBC program Bang Goes the Theory has rigged an older Volkswagen Scirocco to run on coffee pellets. It's a bit complex, with the coffee grounds needing to be heated to 1,292 ...

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    Want a 550-hp AWD Volkswagen Scirocco? Save up $150k and move to Canada
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    Ask us what Euro-only model we'd import to the States and the Volkswagen Scirocco would be near the top of the list. It combines everything we love about the GTI into a more attractive, racy package and, just like it's boxy brethren, it's packed with tuning potential. HPA has been at the ...

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    What would a new VW Corrado look like? Patrick Moczarsky thinks he knows...
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    Patrick Moczarsky's take on a new Volkswagen Corrado – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just about every Volkswagen aficionado who knows the Corrado has thoughts about the chunky coupe. Introduced in 1988 to replace the aging-yet-still-cool Scirocco, VW first "full-blooded sports car" ...

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    (More) Pics Aplenty: VW plays up Scirocco R with new pics, details
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    2010 VW Scirocco R -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Volkswagen Scirocco R was recently introduced to the European motoring press, and all of its details have been delivered unto the people. The 2.0-liter, 265-horsepower front-wheel-drive hot hatch comes in two versions: six-speed ...

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    Volkswagen launches eco-friendly Scirocco Cup
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    2010 Volkswagen Scirocco Cup - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It seems like an odd juxtaposition, but "going green" and motorsports have been increasingly paired together lately. In the United States, the American Le Mans Series initiated the Green X Challenge this past season with a ...

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    New VW Beetle coming in two years, Scirocco still not in cards for U.S.
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    Malibu Barbie VW New Beetle Convertible – click above for high-res gallery
    We're in Wolfsburg, Germany right now for the launch drive of the 2010 Volkswagen Golf and we've just returned from a presentation at the company's design center with Walter de Silva. We'll have more on de Silva's ...

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    VIDEO: New VW Scirocco R and Golf R hit the track
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    Volkswagen Golf R20 and Scirocco R track-side -- Click above to watch video
    In another astronaut-ish commercial, VW has thrown two test drivers in a G-force simulator and on the track in two of its blistering blue R-line cars: the Scirocco R and the Golf R20. It's like the Ferrari video, but with ...

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    Officially Official: Volkswagen Scirocco R
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the VW Scirocco R
    Okay, so we were wrong about the venue. This weekend, against the backdrop of the Nürburgring 24, Volkswagen will unveil the 265-horsepower Scirocco R to the public. The specs are unchanged from what we reported last night. The Scirocco ...

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    Forbidden Fruit: 265-horsepower Volkswagen Scirocco R unveiled
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    Don't get too excited if you're Stateside -- this puppy's a Europe-only treat. iMotor is first on the web with photos of the new Volkswagen Scirocco R. The UK publication had the slick blue hot hatch for an exclusive photo shoot, the embargo for which apparently lifted as the clock struck midnight ...

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    Volkswagen to debut four new models in Frankfurt?
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    Germany only gets its own top-tier international auto show every other year, with the Frankfurt Motor Show alternating with the Paris salon. So when the circus rolls into town, you can bet Germany's giant auto industry will embrace the opportunity to reveal their latest. Audi's tipped to unveil its ...

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    It's official: Volkswagen not bringing Scirocco to U.S.
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    2009 Volkswagen Scirocco – Click above for high-res gallery
    Word leaked late last week via an official-looking dealer communiqué that Volkswagen had finally decided to pass on bringing the Scirocco to the U.S., but to the best of our knowledge, nobody has gotten first-hand ...

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    JE Design throws its Scirocco into the mix
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the JE Design Scirocco Volkswagen's new Scirocco seems to be the hottest new platform for Euro tuners, with Abt and MTM already coming out with tuning packages. JE Design has developed their own line of parts and accessories, starting with a subtle three piece ...

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