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Let's see your before and afters! Try keep it to 1 photo please so the thread doesn't go on for years! :)
Let's see your before and after's! Try keep it to 1 photo please :)
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Feature Car - June 2016
We are pleased to announce the long awaiting return of a the VR6 Owners Club Feature Car.

This month we would like to congratulate @matty.vrt on being selected for his monster build that is currently in progress and estimated between 800 - 100bhp once completed.

We will leave you with these photos to wet your appetite before reading on!

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VR6 Buyers Guide
Thinking of Buying a VR6? then look no further than the VR6 Owners Club comprehensive buyers guide that covers  most VR6 variants!

The VR6 is now an aging beast, and if looked after will provide you with a lot of fun and many miles on the road! Like any car they have their "weak spots" and faults (lets not forget the infamous Corrado sunroof!).

Read the following guide, print it out and take it with you when viewing any car!
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VW's new 496bhp 3.0-litre VR6 engine
VW's new 496bhp 3.0-litre VR6 engine

New 3.0-litre twin-turbo VR6 revealed in a series of technical illustrations

Cutaway shots of the Volkswagen Golf GTI Design Vision GTI concept have revealed that it appears to use a new VR6 engine, as opposed to the previously rumored V6.

Volkswagen has not confirmed whether the engine is indeed a VR6 but, judging by the configuration of the intake and exhaust systems, it seems likely to be the case.

The new six-cylinder engine, which has a single cylinder head and a claimed 15-degree angle between its rows of cylinders, is said to displace 3.0 litres. Thanks to direct fuel injection and twin turbochargers, its output is stated to be a substantial 496bhp and 413lb ft.

It's reputedly set to see service in future models, which may include high-performance versions of the Volkswagen CC and the recently unveiled Cross Blue coupé — although the engine will most likely be detuned for economy, emissions and drivability reasons.

A senior Porsche engineer confirmed that the new Volkswagen engine was a narrow-angle VR6, but that it wasn't in any way related to new engines being developed for the Porsche Macan.

It's not yet known whether the new unit is a development of an existing VR6 or an all-new engine, or if it will be available in UK models, but it is thought that its smaller capacity - compared to recent VR6 units - is a result of a Chinese-market specific tax break.

Volkswagen has a long history of popular VR6 engines; the first were developed in the late 1980s and introduced in 1991 in the Corrado and Passat.
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