VW: Five cool US concepts

Savannah (USA), May 22, 2017

The fans of the VW brand and other brands to the large Wörthersee GTI meeting meet from 24 to 27 May 2017. Already a week before the U.S. Edition in Savannah, Georgia took place now. And the European observers marvelled over five successful VW concept cars.

Down in the South

Who wonders now, what has the Wörthersee in the United States to look for: The reference to the legendary meeting is really there. Officially, the event is called "Bahnhof: the European experience" and is open to lovers of all European vehicles. Bahnhof is actually for "Southern Word Hamilton Lake" (with the Ö's wasn't has the AMI). So was Volkswagen of America is no slouch and sent five vehicles in the southern States, to burnish their own battered image.

VW Beetle post concept: BMX beetle

So look at the offer: Let's start with the "Beetle post Concept". It has to do postman beetles nothing with earlier German, but was created together with the successful BMX cyclist ALISE post. Two BMX bikes can be transported on the beetle in R-line facilities. Add to 19-inch wheels of the company Radi8 and lowering by means of a threaded chassis by H & R. is painted the car in "Habanero Orange".

VW Jetta GLi nardo concept: grey is Trump

In the United States, the VW enjoys Jetta of much greater popularity than in Germany. Therefore, they showed the "Jetta GLi nardo concept" in Savannah. The painting acquired by Audi in "Nardo grey" is here. There are also wheels brand HRE in an asphalt color with BF Goodrich tires, as well as an H & R Coilover suspension.

VW Golf GTI RS concept: missiles Bunny

Perhaps most intriguing is the VW Golf GTI RS concept, behind the Sam Dobbins, the Creative Director of Vossen wheels, is available. He relies on strong Japanese influences, such as a wide body kit of "Rocket Bunny" in the Gulf. However, emphasis was placed on it that scrub the wheels not on the wheel arches, to achieve a high suitability for everyday use. The Interior was reduced to the bare essentials. Another eye-catcher are Vossen wheels and a special Thule roof box.

VW Golf R Heritage concept: flag shows

A tribute to the German origin of the VW Golf shows can be found on the golf R Heritage concept. Along the vehicle runs a strip in black-red-gold, add a white stripe is joined by something deeper. Here, too, there are again Vossen rims and an H & R Coilover suspension. Otherwise the golf R was left pretty close to series, according to VW USA make it so many owners.

VW Alltrack country concept: nature-Kombi

Early 1990s VW launched the higher set golf country on the market, which proved a flop but. This model is almost unknown in the United States, which is why an "all track country concept" based on the rustic Golf variant version was created. The car has been increased by five centimeters, the 15-inch off-road tires are remarkable. Front, there are additional fog lights, rear, a Thule carrier takes two mountain bikes. A tent system together with a solar panel, LED lights and solar-powered shower is located on the roof. For entertainment, there is a multimedia system in the spare wheel well. Three batteries beneath the luggage compartment floor provide power to the system and are recharged by the solar cells. (rh)