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#TBT – FERDINAND PIËCH AND THE W ENGINE

#TBT – FERDINAND PIËCH AND THE W ENGINE

Among the countless engineering achievements earned by Ferdinand Piëch, one stands above the rest: the W engine. Editor’s Note: #ThrowbackThursday is a weekly release by Volkswagen, which covers historic and intriguing aspects of VW over the years. All content and photos are courtesy of Volkswagen. -CM _____________________________________________________ Ferdinand Piëch’s time as CEO of Volkswagen AG (1993-2002) was...

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Vector Motors: The Rise and Fall of the Original American Supercars

Vector Motors: The Rise and Fall of the Original American Supercars

Vector Motors, and its gnarly journey through adversity, provided a glimmer of hope for the Stars and Stripes to compete with European supercars. Regrettably, Vector has undergone a brutal beatdown, but the small shop outside of Los Angeles might give us a glimpse of a new American Hypercar future. The Rise of Vector Motors As...

 

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