In late 2013 I was contacted by John K., a member of the VWVortex forums, who had purchased the special prototype vehicles in Germany. He had stored them in the Netherlands, with hopes of importing them to his home in…
Volkswagen of America asked me to bring a retro-inspired homage to life, 8 months before the launch of the 8th Generation GTI in the USA.
Ship a 300hp V6 engine from New York to Johannesburg, fly there with the wheels, buy a car, fully restore it, and drive to the biggest car show in South Africa, all in only 5 days.
Fly to Spain, buy a Hearse from a Funeral Director, drive it non-stop across Europe, to one of the most infamous race tracks in the world..
Flying 3,000 miles to rescue a rare car from being crushed in a junkyard, fixing it inside the junkyard, and driving it all the way home - in only 5 days total!
Crossing all of South America, from Colombia in the North to Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego in the South, unsupported in a SEMA Show car, in under 3 weeks.
Donut Media explain the German Market 1996 VW Polo Harlekin that I restored in Holland, after its appearance at the SEMA Show.
Preparing the vehicles that would tow the floats on the NYC Ticker Tape Parade for the USA Womens Soccer World Cup winning team.