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    Official: Seat Leon Cup Racer for Worthersee is one bad machine
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    In the 'Just Because It's Awesome' category we have the Seat Leon Cup Racer, a kerb-stomping trinket the Spanish brand took to the GTI Wörthersee gathering. A transformation worthy of Marvel turns the recognizable five-door hatch underneath into a test-bed for a 325-horsepower sprint or ...

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    Report: VW Amarok R-Style debuting at Worthersee
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    Volkswagen has announced another vehicle that will be delighting the brand's fans at this week's Wörthersee festival in Austria. The Amarok R-Style is a performance version of the pickup that VW seemingly sells all over the world... except the US and Canada, of course. The truck is powered ...

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    Official: VW debuts 503-hp Design Vision GTI at Wörthersee [w/video]
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    As is the case every year, Volkswagen engineers have built and brought a new toy to their fans at the annual Wörthersee festival in Reifnitz, Austria. Called the Design Vision GTI, this track toy is a Golf that's been widened, lowered and given an injection of twin-turbo V6 steroids. The ...

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    Report: VW readying hotter GTI for Wörthersee
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    Following the announcement that Audi will be using the Wörthersee Tour to unveil a lightweight version of the TT called the TT Ultra Quattro Concept, we're now hearing that Volkswagen also has plans to show off a special concept vehicle at the annual brand-centric performance festival. ...

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    Official: Audi TT Ultra Quattro Concept throws lightness at the problem
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    Audi is celebrating the 2013 Wörthersee Tour with a special concept version of the company's TT. The Audi TT Ultra Quattro concept tips the scales at just 2,449 pounds thanks to some extensive engineering work. The company pulled nearly 95 lbs from the car's body structure and used ...

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    Official: Volkswagen interns roll into Worthersee with GTI Black Dynamic show car
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    Slammed Skodas, Seats, Audis and Polos are all well and nice, but at the end of the day, the annual gathering of Volkswagen performance enthusiasts at Lake Wörthersee in Austria is about the GTI. That much isn't lost on Volkswagen, so in addition to bringing the new GTI Cabrio along with all ...

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    Official: Seat bringing boatload of hot hatches to Lake Worthersee
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    GTI Treffen may have started out as a gathering for owners of Volkswagen pocket rockets, but by now it's blown into a full-on celebration of everything related to hot hatches and more. And though it remains a grassroots event by enthusiasts for enthusiasts, Volkswagen is wise not to ignore it. ...

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    Official: Skoda racing Up! to Worthersee with Citigo Rally concept
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    If you thought the Volkswagen Group was about to wind down the endless stream of concept cars based on the new Up! city car, think again. Because not only is the Volkswagen brand itself keeping the train a-moving, so are its sister brands. Skoda has its own version of the Up called the Citigo. ...

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    Official: Volkswagen previews 220-hp Polo WRC Street special ahead of Wörthersee debut
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    The annual GTI festival at Lake Wörthersee in Austria has exploded over the years into a celebration of all things hot-hatch in the Volkswagen Group – including concept cars and new debuts from Audi, Seat and Skoda – but the event has always been about VWs at heart. And the brand ...

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    Official: Audi Q3 Red Track heads to Worthersee Tour
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    Audi plans to show off a new concept version of the Q3 at the Worthersee Tour in Austria next week. The Q3 Red Track boasts the same 2.5-liter five-cylinder engine found under the hood of the Audi TT RS, and thus, there's a galloping 340 horsepower and 331 pound-feet of torque on hand. A ...

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    Official: Volkswagen rolls out 370-hp GTI Reifnitz at Wörthersee
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    It wasn't all about cabrios at this year's GTI festival at Wörthersee, where Volkswagen also rolled out this hot GTI show car built by its own apprentices. For the GTI Reifnitz (bearing the name of the lakeside town where the festival is held), the VW boffins borrowed a Stage III turbo kit ...

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    Volkswagen brings GTI Cabriolet to join Golf R Cabrio at Wörthersee [w/poll]
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    There's no doubt about it. Summer is here, and Volkswagen has gone crazy with open-air motoring. The German auto giant rolled in to its 30th-annual hot-hatch festival at Lake Wörthersee in Austria with the Skoda Fabia RS 2000 roadster. Then it dropped the top on a Golf R Cabriolet concept. ...

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    Official: Volkswagen drops Golf R Cabriolet concept at Wörthersee
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    The annual Volkswagen hot-hatch gathering at Lake Wörthersee has been packed so far with enticing show cars. Audi came with a 500hp A1 concept, and Skoda rolled in with a radical rally roadster. But you didn't think the VW brand itself would let its sister companies have all the fun, now ...

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    Official: Skoda unveils dramatic Fabia RS 2000 roadster concept at Wörthersee
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    The Volkswagen Group's annual GTI-Treffen festival on the shores of Lake Wörthersee in Austria may be named for VW's iconic tuned Golf, but by now – in its 30th rendition – it's turned into a multi-marque celebration of the hot hatch. Case in point: the A1 Clubsport Quattro ...

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    Official: Audi unveils 500hp A1 Clubsport Quattro show car at Wörthersee
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    Audi and all-wheel drive go together like mothers and apple pie. The German automaker has cultivated its Quattro systems as emblematic of its raison d'etre, incorporating it into its rapidly expanding range... with one exception: the A1. But that's about to change. After launching the ...

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    Škoda Fabia RS to debut at Wörthersee 2010
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    It's no secret that we're fans of the Škoda Fabia S2000 rally car. The good news for us Europeans is that VW's Czech brand has decided to integrate some of that racing DNA (at least appearance-wise) into a Fabia RS model scheduled to debut at Wörthersee 2010. This is Škoda's ...

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    Seeing Red: VW unveils GTI and Polo Wörthersee '09 concepts
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    Click above for a hi-res gallery of the VW GTI Wörthersee '09 concept
    Audi's not alone in bringing a customized production ride to the 2009 Wörthersee meet. Volkswagon's one-upping the interlocking rings by bringing two production-based concept cars: special Wörthersee '09 versions ...

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    Wörthersee 2009: 408-hp Audi Q5 Custom Concept
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    Audi Q5 Custom Concept - click above for a high-res gallery
    Every year, Europe's Volkswagen and Audi faithful head to Austria and descend upon the Wörthersee for the annual GTI Meet, a huge annual gathering of the brands' aficionados. Over the past few years, the Wörthersee Tour has been ...

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    Wrthersee 2008: VW Golf GTI Performance study on display
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the VW Golf GTI PerformanceVW hasn't released any info on the car you see here, which is called the Golf GTI Performance design study, so we'll call it like we see it. A black-and-copper checkered flag motif adorns the hatch, which is enhanced with a widebody ...

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    Volkswagen unveils Passat R36 Variant Styling Study at Worthersee
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the VW R36 Variant ConceptThe Volkswagen and Audi crew are blowing up this year's Worthersee GTI meet in Worther Lake, Austria, first with the introduction of the A3 TDI clubsport quattro concept and damn-near production version of the TT clubsport quattro, and ...

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