Archive for January, 2016
Way back in 2014, Volkswagen created the Golf R400 concept to show off the experience they had gained from winning so many World Rallycross races. The R400 was like the Golf R, except with an amazing 100 more horsepower (394 compared with 292) from the same little 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. The R400 was only available with 4MOTION all-wheel drive and a manual transmission, and unfortunately VW had decided not to manufacture it … until they’d added another 20 horsepower! That’s right, the R400 has become the R420. And it will be unveiled in March at the Geneva International Motor Show, with production to start as early as this year.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that nine people are killed each day due to distracted driving. Do you know what the No. 1 unavoidable distraction while driving in the winter is? It’s sneezing! A sneeze can make you take your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel and your mind off of driving for just enough time to put you in danger. Good thing the new Volkswagen Passat has a feature that can keep you safe. VW’s available lane departure warning can protect you and your family from even the most-dreaded quadruple sneeze. We’ll show you how. (more…)
If Volkswagen has its way in the near future, people may be arguing over who GETS to sit in the back seat rather than who HAS to sit in the back seat. That’s because VW has given us a sneak peek at features that will be coming beyond 2017 to make life better for backseat passengers. Let’s take a look at what they have in store. Remember, these are things that will be coming in the very near future.
If you made a New Year’s resolution to get in shape in 2016, we’re going to help you stick to it. No excuses this year! These are some of our favorite fitness places in North Haven CT.