SoWo Takes Over Helen, GA

Posted on 25. May, 2012 by in Volkswagen Canada

Drew with VW

In a blink of an eye, Southern Worthersee came and went. Last weekend, the Volkswagen-centric eventuality took over a tiny city of Helen, GA. The sixth annual entertainment was by distant a biggest yet, with 3,800 cars and 8,200 people in attendance.

“SoWo” is patterned after a Wörthersee Tour in Reifnitz, Austria, a largest annual entertainment of Volkswagen enthusiasts for over twenty years. Organizers chose Helen, GA, to horde this sister eventuality in North America since they feel a tiny city offers a truly authentic European atmosphere with distinguished similarities to a tangible Wörthersee segment in Austria.

On Friday, enthusiasts from all over a republic began to arrive in a far-reaching operation of VWs, from early-model Buses and Jetta GLIs to tuned 2012 Golf Rs and Touaregs. That evening, Forge’s Low Down Show Down and Sound Off Contest during Big Daddy’s was a place to be. Owners showed off their lowered suspensions and competition exhausts to a outrageous crowd, an audio and visible philharmonic that set a bar for an action-packed weekend.

Back during a categorical eventuality on Saturday, VW brought a latest vehicles wrapped in Volkswagen Accessories with giveaways galore. “VW Director” was a singular new charity Volkswagen will have during several fan events in 2012. Several owners display their VWs were means to move their vehicles into a mobile print studio to be professionally shot and extended with Photoshop onsite.

In further to a Volkswagen activities and uncover cars, several aftermarket vendors were in assemblage showcasing their latest products, including APR, Forge, Unitronics and Airlift, to name a few. Most of a activities were giveaway of charge, with a $2,500 in deduction going to The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

The final large activity was a Mountain Cruise. Hundreds of Volkswagens took to nearby, less-traveled, curvy towering roads for a infrequent – depending on your clarification of a tenure – Sunday cruise. Several photographers collected on a roadsides to constraint a action.

For many attendees, a best memories were a new friendships created. People were vehement to accommodate others with common interests and share their Volkswagen adventures with one another.

How expected are we to travel adult to a foreigner to tell them we like their car? (And by car, we meant Volkswagen.)

Tags: ,

No comments.

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.