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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BMW vs VW – A German battle in Springs

This past weekend saw one of the cooler shows taking place, BMW vs VW, and VAG Cafe dropped in to see what's what. The event once again took place at Stable Inn in Springs, a pretty decent venue by all accounts, even with some sections of the field being cordoned off thanks to being waterlogged. That's not really a complaint either though, especially with many parts of the country going through a drought, but on the day it did mean the cars were parked on top of each other. Again,...

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VW Club’s HM Auto Night Dyno

Do you know why I like VW Club of SA events? Because they’re run like a well-oiled machine. The Committee goes to great lengths to make sure events are planned properly, down to the last detail and with a committed crew of true enthusiasts, they get it right. This past weekend saw the VW Club host their first dyno event of the year at HM Auto in Sebenza, Edenvale and VAG Café was on hand to cover the proceedings, because, well, that’s what we do. The Club decided to host a...

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Summer Slam 2014 – a VAG Cafe & friends event

The weekend of the 15th November was set aside in many a motoring enthusiast's calendar as it was the date secured for Summer Slam 2014. The event was put together by enthusiasts, for enthusiasts, and that means there were some big names in the industry involved. As the flyer advertised: Four giants - 1 massive event. These giants were FR&R Tuning, XclusivModz, XXX Car Audio & Motorsports and of course, the crew here at VAG Cafe / VAG Technik. The venue was the parking lot of the brand spanking new Forest Hill...

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