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  1. VW's and Audis in Dusseldorf, Germany

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I was in Dusseldorf last week for a trade show, and thought some of the group might like to know what I saw on the roads there. Volkswagens everywhere, all kinds, plus cargo vans we don't see in the U.S. I saw only a limited number of B5 cars; several Passat wagons, one sedan, and a few A4s...
  2. Audis take over Cannery Row

    Anything Auto
    I was at a wedding reception last night in Monterey and when we were leaving I wanted to go hit a couple of bars in Cannery Row. Imagine my surprise when I walked out onto the street to see all of cannery row lined uo with A4 and Q5 TDIs! Earlier in the day I was jazzed to see an S8 with a V10...
  3. SFLGTG #16: 600 VWs & Audis! - Pics

    The Showroom
    The SFLGTG (South Florida Get Together) #16 was unbelievable! Thanks to all who came out in force to make this such an amazingly successful event. We do it for you, and couldn't do it without you. Passats were well-repped, and the air-coolers really came out in force this year; it was such a...
  4. South Florida GTG #15 Pictures! 600 VWs & Audis

    The Showroom
    I finally had a chance to post up my pics from this year's SFLGTG: For the full gallery - roughly 64 here: What a great event! Thanks to all of my fellow organizers who worked endlessly to make this show a success - to the many...
  5. Do we like Audis?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    What are our thoughts on Audis? Why did we choose Passats over Audis? Except for the price, is there any other reason? For me, an Audi A4 Quattro is the dream car, but it is almost double the price of my b5.5 :banghead: As for the 1.8 engines, is there a big difference or are they basically...
  6. South Florida GTG Pics - 700+ VWs and Audis!

    The Showroom
    I finally got my pics uploaded to my gallery from this weekend's GTG. For the first time since GTG #8, I actually had the ability to TAKE photographs at a GTG! For those of you who don't know, I founded this GTG years ago as a Passat gathering, and it quickly expanded to include VWs, then...
  7. 525 VWs & Audis! Pics from the huge S Fla GTG #12 (56k w

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    525 VWs & Audis! Pics from the huge S Fla GTG #12 (56k warn) Well...another GTG in the bag, and again the records from our last one demolished! We were unable to count every single car with the volume coming in throughout the day, but our best count at the middle of the event was at least 525...
  8. Consumer Reports Cars to Avoid - Some Audis and VW's

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    The following cars are listed on Consumer Reports website as used cars to be wary of: Audi A4 ’97, ’00, ’02 • A6 (V6) ’97-99 • A6 (V6, Turbo) ’00 • TT ’00-01 Volkswagen Golf ’99-01 • Jetta ’95-02 • New Beetle ’98-01 • Passat (4-cyl.) ’98 • Passat (V6, AWD) ’00, ’02 They generally cite...