Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition
Before unveiling the redesigned 2011 Jetta, Volkswagen decided to drop a special treat into the lineup of the 2010 model--a TDI Cup Street Edition. Like the old SCCA Showroom Stock categories, the TDI Cup competitors are recognizably production models with some racing equipment added on. Hoping to draw on the success of the series, the TDI Cup Street Edition comes with a body kit (includes a more aerodynamic bumper, side skirts, and a rear valance) plus unique exterior badging and interior trim. Other elements of the TDI Cup Street Edition package include cloth sport seats, a leather-wrapped...
Volkswagen: Natural Gas Is Just As Good For Racing As Diesel
A couple of months ago, we told you about Volkswagen's 2010 Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition, a specially trimmed version of its clean-diesel Jetta sedan that commemorates the TDI Cup racing series, now in its third season. But VW has other green racing activities elsewhere too. Our sister site Motor...John Voelcker
Green Racer: 2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup Street Edition
Racing and fuel efficiency have often been considered at odds with each other, but green racing does exist, somewhat below the radar. One of the more accessible competitions is the Volkswagen Jetta TDI Cup series, now starting its third season. Like the old SCCA Showroom Stock categories, the TDI...John Voelcker