Forecast for Englishtown, New Jersey: Volkswagens—and lots of ‘em VW enthusiasts uncover adult in force for Waterfest 17

Posted on 28. Jul, 2011 by in Volkswagen Canada

As they’ve finished each summer for a past 17 years, Volkswagen enthusiasts descended on Englishtown, New Jersey for Waterfest, North America’s largest VW and Audi automobile show. The event, that took place Jul 16th and 17th, drew some-more than 21,000 attendees who were concerned to uncover off their tricked-out rides.

Over a march of a comfortable and balmy weekend, enthusiasts from as distant south as Florida and as distant north as Nova Scotia pulled adult in a prevalent customized Golfs and Jettas. But this year, there was also a clever strait of Volkswagen CCs, that appears to be an up-and-coming indication for gearheads to modify. The MKVI GTI is another success story, carrying gained roughly a same import tuner marketplace superfluity in only dual years that a MKV GTI gained in 5 years.

Volkswagen of American done an appearance, too, display off a 2011 Golf R and 2012 Beetle to throngs of adoring fans. The new Beetle drew regard for a turbo wheels, while a Golf R was a large strike interjection to a all-wheel expostulate feature. VWoA gave out hundreds of customized dog tags and thousands of one-off “Waterfest 2011” posters.

Of course, certain attendees were anticipating to take home some-more than only some cold swag. There were a accumulation of judged events, including autocross, drag racing and a accumulation of uncover automobile contests, as good as 64 classes of judging for all years, creates and models of Volkswagens.

Even after 17 years, Waterfest shows no pointer of negligence down. We demeanour brazen to saying we during Waterfest 18 in 2012!

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