A State of Stance – KZN’s monster event!

A State of Stance 2022 - well, that was quite the show! Daaaaaamn! It was the furthest I've driven to shoot a weekend show in recent years, and I'm rather pleased that I did. I was keen on attending, and I luckily managed to crack an invite to attend and shoot, which covered most of the fuel bill and also sorted me out for accommodation and media passes for the event. That's a win in anyone's books. Friday was the set up day,...

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VAG Cafe & the 2021 VWCSA VKC track day

With things feeling a lot more normal-ish, events are ever so slightly starting happen again on the motorsport side of things. Oddly the law still says you can't have more than 200 people at an outdoor event (or something equally ridiculous) and so this means the events that rely on foot traffic income to be able to cover the cost of setting things up can't happen. That or someone is going to be a fair chunk of change out of pocket. To be...

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VWCSA at VKC 2020 by VAG Cafe

Here at the Cafe of VAG, we love to support the Volkswagen Club of SA when they have events. They're always put together just right, but when it comes to the racing events we always wondered why the field of cars is usually made up of non-club members as well as non-VAG cars, especially with so many hot and fast cars in the club - we know they're there because we helped to make many of them fast. Well we're happy to repot...

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A VAG Café-flavoured Speakeasy

"Speakeasy?" We hear you ask. If you haven't heard the term, you've clearly never read or watched anything from the days of prohibition. While the official meaning of a speakeasy borders on the illegal, it sort of fits as a name for some small get-togethers that started springing up round SA, particularly at VAG Café. If you head on over to Wiki, you'll find that prohibition ran primarily from 1920 to 1933, but people still made plans to gather and get schnozzled. Establishments...

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VDub Camp Fest 2020

The first weekend in February was set aside for the 12th annual VDub Camp Fest, and the biggest gathering of Volkswagens in the Southern Hemisphere would take place come rain or shine. That’s a great attitude to have because rain it was, lots of it, almost enough to rename it to Damp Fest. Some mad enthusiasts arrived at Forever Resorts Warmbaths on the Thursday already, these are mad people. The VAG Café crew decided that Friday would be the right time to head to...

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BBS. Established in 1970. Premium wheel manufacturer kicks off their Jubilee year

PRESS RELEASE October 2019 BBS. Established in 1970. Premium wheel manufacturer kicks off their Jubilee year Edition models celebrate their premiere at SEMA in Las VegasBBS XR arrives with new colour variants Further events planned for 2020 BBS. Established in 1970. With its 50th Anniversary coming next year, the world's best-known premium light-alloy wheel brand kicks off its Jubilee Year celebrations at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas (November 5 to 8th, 2019), and the Essen...

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VAG Cafe hit up the DubRun Tape-up 2019 with VWCSA

DubRun is the Volkswagen Club of SA's annual pilgrimage to the coast to make a show for enthusiasts down that side, and along the way. That's the official version, it's really just an extended convoy to a rad location to have the mother of all piss-ups and head home the next day. VAG Cafe has been on this trip a few times, but sadly for 2019 we're not headed with. Previous commitments set in stone meant we could only attend the Tape Up...

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VWCSA + Redstar = RWYB. VAG Cafe reports…

Yeah, drag racing can be a funny, funny thing. Head online to a million and one Facebook groups, check out WhatsApp groups dedicated to cars and racing and you will see literally hundreds of properly modified cars with big power and owners bragging about killing this supercar and that GT-R and this bike and and and... These guys are the ones who share those memes about stance life and park-offs being lame and they make a point of letting everyone know that they...

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VWCSA’s VKC adVentures

If you've never been to Vereeniging Kart Track (Laserfiche Raceway), you're missing out. Of course, for karts it's a brilliant venue, but as a once a year venue for streetcars it's even better. This is why the Volkswagen Club of SA makes the effort to secure the venue for a day of dynamic handling, wicked cars and great people, and that day was this past weekend. While the event is a far drive out for some, it's one of those events that...

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