Category Archives: Volkswagen

Berlin Klassik 2014 via Geoff

This was our second year a Berlin; personally I like this show due to the wide variety of Euro cars. I did a little more shooting than previous shows this year but unfortunately without the use of a polarizer some are a little…bright.

I always try to get as much Audi coverage as possible but there weren’t that many..sadly.

IMG_9945 IMG_9964 IMG_9968 IMG_9971 IMG_9979 IMG_9981 IMG_9983 IMG_9992

BMWs are always abundant

IMG_9947 IMG_9948 IMG_9982 IMG_9990 IMG_9993

A couple of my favorite wheel and/or brake combos

IMG_9986 IMG_9939

Stu showcasing his work with a booth this year

IMG_9930

Vagkraft 2014 via Geoff

This Sunday in Brampton is what I look forward to most each summer; thankfully we had some summer weather. I didn’t get as many shots as I should have, but between spending hours detailing my car and trying to avoid excessive sun; it didn’t happen. I’ve been following this car online for some time now; it all started with wheels that didn’t fit…they do now.

IMG_9755

Lu’s TT…now with Recaros, as if I didn’t like it enough before.

IMG_9769 IMG_9770 IMG_9772

Every year there are more and more B5′s at this show; this makes me happy.

IMG_9776 IMG_9757 IMG_9762 IMG_9786 IMG_9778

VAGKraft 2014 via Gill

vk19

VAGKraft 2014.  Every year I go to take photos.  I end up taking way more photos of non VAG cars than the name would suggest.  Luckily, Geoff will be able to cover the rest.

vk10 vk8

I can’t pass up a photo with a Quattro, even if its stock.

vk22

When Porsche and Audi, get into bed together.  One of the best wagons of all time.  the RS2.

vk2

Nothing gets me giddy like a vintage Porsche.  The sights and sounds of aircooled perfection. I heard this 930 Turbo from 3-4 rows over and had to have a closer look.  The 964/930 bubble is quickly expanding, prices are really inflated, hopefully I’ll be there ready in a few years to catch one once that bubble bursts.

vk1

I love the turbo arches, but the standard narrow body tickles my fancy too.  Dymer’s 911 is still my favourite local P Car.  It comes down to the narrow body, RS IROC (I think) bumper, t-tray wing, and dialled in stance.  I can’t see anything apart from paint, that I would want to change.  It really is the car I want.

vk27

 

From Stuttgart to Munich.  Since I can’t afford a Porsche right now.  Most of my current attention is swung towards BMWs.   RWD, stick, and Euro.  What’s not to like?
vk12

There’s more to like when its bagged.   Carm’s E30, which won the BMW category.

vk11

The German Miata.

vk5

The Transporter.  Alpinas are the go to wheels for the E38.

Back to Stuttgart.  Mercs are just that slightly bit more luxury oriented than BMW.  Probably why I don’t like them as much.  If only they offered more manual options in the late 80s, early 90s.  But for bombing down the autobahn, I’d choose no other.

vk7

Manolo’s 3rd place 450SEL.  They look MONEY on the Schmidts.  One more pic below.

vk16

If I sold drugs in the 80′s, this would be my car.  W126 with a full Keonig kit.

 

Avk4nd this would have been my “business meeting” car.

VAGKraft usually has a handful of Japanese cars.  That wasn’t the case this year.  I did find this Civic in the lot.  More coverage soon.

vk20

Euronited 2014

Tucked away at the Bradley Museum in Mississauga, Euronited put on a pretty good show this past Sunday. Luckily I had enough time to grab pics, grab lunch and get back in time for the World Cup.

en10
en15

Oskar’s S4.  Bagged on CCWs with a full interior done by InsideJob Upholstery.  I’m on the fence about the heckbelende though, I haven’t decided if I like it or not.

en9 en19

Erik’s awesome SAAB 9-3. A damn shame, Saab, isn’t around anymore.

en8 en21

Not often do we post MK3s, but I think for this one, we can make an exception.

en4

I assure you, there is a MK4 in this image.

en23

Now on to the important stuff.  The 4 (not including mine) E34′s that showed up.  First is this Japanese Import Aplina B10 3.5.  The owner, seen above, bought the car from BC with a little over 86K in 2010 and drove it back through the US.  He’s swiftly put on 26K in the time since.

en26

Few cars look good in retro graphics.  All of the Alpina stuff is timeless.  The same goes for their wheels.

en1 en14

How does a 25 year old cloth interior look so good?  Cloth Alpina Recaros are the unicorm E34 seats,  god damn, they’re gorgeous.

en6

The full AC Schnitzer kit is actually nice when all the parts are fitted and not broken.  I wish I had this entire bumper rather than just the top half of it.  Even the retro side panelling is nice.  So, period correct.

en22en2

This early M5 was fresh off a track day.  The front track tires were completely worn and the rear 888s weren’t any better.  The owner also indicated some boost might be in the near future.

en13

Lastly, this E34 touring.  I had no idea it was even there.  I was just able to snap a few shots as he left.

en25

I LOVE Yas Marina Blue.  And I love the M4s more, knowing they’re underating the horsepower.   The 425HP F82 actually makes 460hp at the crank.

 

June Jitter Bug via. Tylyr Lenc

jjjb1

This was my first time attending June Jitterbug but I can tell you this definitely will not be my last. The warm sunny weather, The drive up on the highway littered with slammed dubs and even parking in Firemens park. Everything was perfect. There were a lot of quality cars there that caught my attention. Between being distracted by staring at cars, talking to the owners and walking around with friends I managed to take some photos every now and then. After all, there is nothing better than everyone getting together enjoying what we all enjoy most.

ty50
ty58 ty51 ty19 ty17
ty23
ty9

 

 

 

 

Eurokracy 2014 via Gill and Preet

eu22

This is Canada’s Premier car show.  Let alone European car show.  We’ve been attending Eurokracy since it’s inception and have been shown open arms by the organizers Rick, Sergio and Jesse.   We definitely feel part of the Eurokracy family.  So much so, they allowed us to present our award for our favourite ride on stage.  While my time with the mic was botched by stage fright, perhaps I should have prepared some words before hand.  We ended up awarding this 1.8T swapped MK1 below.  It was super clean with an amazing swap.  It just felt right picking a Mk1 too.  The severe heat limited the number of photos we have.  The shade of our tent was very very compelling.

eu5 eu12

Sharing the stage with Sam Dobbins and his epic food saver.

eu4

993, with  Ruf front and rear bumpers.  The Porsche fanboy within tells me this was the coolest car at the show.

eu1

When BagRiders bring up their own E92, you know you’re in for a great show.  You hear about the LibertyWalk Auto kit as now bring played out.   When is the last time you’ve seen one in person?  They are an impressive piece of kit.  Just because you see them online does not mean the work going into one should be downplayed.

eu2

Bronson’s 540i ripping up the track.  Definitely one of the better sounding cars of the day. The best time I believe was a 15.4, not bad for a 3800~ lbs luxary yacht with an open diff and blown suspension.

eu8

Chris’ Mk5, newly christened with OZ Futuras.

eu9

Redbull gives you wings.  Seems like a little too much though.  #redbullhigh