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In The Media

HPA Project Cars have been featured on television, in online media, and in print media across the globe. Please browse our media galleries to see what people are saying about us.

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HPA in Magazines


European Car
February 2014
"Peter Z. Builds the Sedan Wolfsburg Should Have"
Featuring: 3ZERO3's VW CCR

European Car
May 2013
"Heart Rate"
Featuring: Project Gold Rush

Performance VW
July 2011
"Where We're Going"
Featuring: HPA Jeep TDI

Euro Tuner
June 2010
"Forbidden Fruit"
Featuring: HPA Scirocco

Road & Track
June 2010
"Supercar Scirocco!"
Featuring: HPA Scirocco

Motor (Australia)
October 2009
"City Performance Golf R32"
Featuring: FT495 Mk5 R32

Special Cars (Japan)
April 2009
"DeeMark Golf4 R32 Turbo"
Featuring: FT425 R32

Special Cars (Japan)
June 2009
"DeeMark Beetle RSI"
Featuring: HPA Blackjack

Euro Tuner
January 2009
"Euro Tuner Grand Prix"
Featuring: FT565 Wide Body R32

Motor Trend
May 2008
"2008 HPA Audi TT OuTTrageous"
Featuring: FT565 Audi TT

Auto Exclusief
April 2008
"Het Summum (The Ultimate)"
Featuring: FT565 Audi TT

Road & Track
February 2008
"Orange Whip: HPA's Twin Turbo Audi TT"
Featuring: FT565 Audi TT

Auto Couture
April 2007
"Golfstroom (Gulf Stream)"
Featuring: FT565 Mk5 R32

European Car
December 2007
"Product Showcase"
Featuring: VAD Mobile

Truck Trends
July 2007
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Featuring: Touareg RGT

European Car
July 2007
"Two Pedal Perfection: Start with four wheels, add two turbos, remove one pedal"
Featuring: DSG Twin Turbo R32

VW & Audi Tuner
March 2007
Featuring: ZillamoTTo
and Jetta R-GT

Golf Plus (UK)
February 2007
"Beauty and the Boost"
Featuring: FT400 Audi TT

VW & Audi Tuner
January 2007
Featuring: Passat R-GT

Sport Compact Car
January 2007
"HPA and VW's 550bhp Experiment"
Featuring: Jetta R-GT

Euro Tuner
January 2007
"Euro Tuner Grand Prix"
Featuring: FT400+ Audi TT

Sport Compact Car
December 2006
"Ultimate Street Car Challenge"
Featuring: Twin Turbo Beetle RSI

Sport Compact Car
November 2006
"Ultimate Street Car Challenge"
Featuring: Twin Turbo Beetle RSI

Tuning and Stereo
October 2006
"GoTTzilla"
Featuring: FT650 Audi TT

Motor Trend
October 2006
"HPA FT-575 Volkswagen R32: No need to un-pimp this ride"
Featuring: Twin Turbo MkV R32

Euro Tuner
October 2006
"R32 Evolution: first look at North America's Only Mk5 R32 Twin Turbo"
Featuring: Twin Turbo MkV R32

Euro Tuner
September 2006
"Driving the Jetta RGT"
Featuring: Jetta RGT

Audi Driver (UK)
September 2006
"Turbo TT"
Featuring: FT400 Audi TT

Euro Tuner
July 2006
"SoCal R32 Track Day"
Featuring: Event Coverage

Performance Business
July 2006
"An Efficient Pursuit of Performance"
Featuring: HPA company profile/P>

Performance VW
June 2006
"Talk the Talk"
Featuring: Marcel Horn

Performance VW
April 2006
"Hello Motto"
Featuring: FT650 Audi TT

Euro Tuner
April 2006
"Speak Out."
Featuring: Marcel Horn

VW Audi Tuner
March 2006

Featuring: Passat RGT

Performance VW
March 2006
"HP Sauce"
Featuring: Jetta RGT, Passat RGT, Touareg RGT

Auto Couture
March 2006
"Moddergeil {Horny Mud}"
Featuring: Touareg RGT

Volkswagen Driver (UK)
February 2006
"Stateside: 550 bhp Jetta RGT"
Featuring: Jetta RGT

Euro Tuner
February 2006
"Volkswagen finally embraces the aftermarket. This is a very good day."
Featuring: Jetta RGT, Passat RGT, Touareg RGT

European Car
February 2006
"Project R-GT."
Featuring: Jetta RGT, Passat RGT, Touareg RGT

ZR Performance
January 2006
GoTTzilla
Featuring: FT650 Audi TT

ZR Performance
January 2006
"Cuando VW Se Suelta {When VW Drops}"
Featuring: Jetta RGT

Golf Plus (UK)
January 2006
"VAG Tech R32 Turbo"
Featuring: FT400 R32

Euro Tuner
January 2006
"Got TTurbos? With 650hp, this stock looking HPA TT is a wolf in sheep's clothing"
Featuring: FT650 Audi TT

Euro Tuner
January 2006
"VW RGT Projects Unveiled"
Featuring: Jetta RGT, Passat RGT, Toaureg RGT

Auto Couture
January 2006
"Straatgeweld "Street Violence""
Featuring: Jetta RGT

Performance Auto and Sound
December 2005
"Track Terror"
Featuring: FT650 Audi TT

Euro Tuner
December 2005
"Euro Tuner Gran Prix"
Featuring: FT400 Mk4 R32

Autoweek
November 2005
"German's get serious about SEMA"
Featuring: Jetta RGT

Sport Compact Car
November 2005
"Walking the Line"
Featuring: FT650 Audi TT

European Car
November 2005
"Teutonic Terror: HPA builds a fierce TT"
Featuring: FT400 Audi TT

Cargo
October 2005
"The Bug that Bites"
Featuring: Twin Turbo Beetle

Road & Track
August 2005
"Thunder Road: The Standing Mile"
Featuring: FT650 Audi TT

European Car
September 2005
"Doug Neilson's VW R28 Obsession"
Featuring: R28

Volkswagen Driver UK
August 2005
"Turbo R32"
Featuring: FT400 R32

Road & Track Speed
August 2005
"Super Cars for the Masses"
Featuring: FT400 Audi TT

Performance Auto and Sound
August 2005
"HPA Crazy Cabrio"
Featuring: Twin Turbo Beetle Cabrio

European Car
August 2005
"Pick Your Poison: Three Different Takes on Juicing your R32"
Featuring: FT360 R32

Sport Compact Car
April 2005
"Lear Jetta: A stealthy twin turbo 440 hp Jetta Wagon"
Featuring: Twin Turbo Jetta Wagon

Euro Tuner
February 2005
"Time Attack"
Featuring: Twin Turbo R32

European Car
February 2005
"Tuned"
Featuring: Beetle RSI

Sport Compact Car
January 2005
"Ultimate Street Car Challenge"
Featuring: Twin Turbo R32

Sport Compact Car
December 2004
"Wicked Brick"
Featuring: Twin Turbo R32

Motortrend
December 2004
"Ebay Challenge: Some Assembly Required: We Build it, You Buy It"
Featuring: R28

Car & Driver
November 2004
"Supercar Challenge"
Featuring: Twin Turbo R32

European Car
October 2004
"The Uber Golf Challenge"
Featuring: Twin Turbo R32

Modified Mag
May 2004
"HPA Volkswagen Golf R32: The Uber Golf"
Featuring: Twin Turbo R32

Motor Trend
January 2004
"Tuners: 2004 HPA VW R32: 202 mph on pump gas, with A/C. And a warranty"
Featuring: Twin Turbo R32

European Car
January 2004
"Unbelievable: HPA's Twin Turbo R32 is probably the fastest street VW in the world."
Featuring: Twin Turbo R32

European Car
November 2003
"All Weather Ripper: HPA's Personal Golf Project"
Featuring: Golf 1.8T

European Car
May 2003
"Great Swaps: Twin Turbo VR6 New Beetle"
Featuring: Twin Turbo Beetle

Sport Compact Car
April 2003
"Grip Madness"
Featuring: Twin Turbo Audi TT Roadster

Euro Tuner
January 2002
"Bad Bug: HPA Motorsports' $58,000 Creation"
Featuring: Turbo Beetle VR6

European Car
November 2001
"Monster HPA's Ferocious TT Roadster"
Featuring: Twin Turbo Audi TT Roadster

Road & Track
August 2001
"Monster Rides: Scary Fast blasts"
Featuring: Twin Turbo Golf

Max Power
August 2001
"403 Horsepower: HPA builds an insanely fast VW VR6"
Featuring: Twin Turbo GTI

Motor Trend
June 2001
"0-60 in 4.2 seconds - and it's a Beetle!"
Featuring: Twin Turbo Beetle

European Car
April 2001
"Fast Company: HPA builds a pair of the world's quickest VW's"
Featuring: Golf RSI / Beetle RSI

VW Power
March 2000
"A Cure as Bad as the Disease"
Featuring: VR6 Cabrio

VW Tuner
January 2000
"The Ultimate VR6 Conversion"
Featuring: Syncro Cabrio

European Car
November 1999
"HPA Syncro Cab: Red Hot and Topless"
Featuring: Syncro Cabrio

VW Trends
September 1999
"Six Pack"
Featuring: VR6 Beetle

European Car
May 1999
"Fire Fithout Smoke: HPA's Scorching TDI Golf"
Featuring: TDI Golf

Performance VW
February 1999
"Seventh Heaven"
Featuring: VR6 VW Beetle

Max Power
January 1999
"Tool Time: Two Tweaked Beetles that scream More Power"
Featuring: VR6 VW Beetle

European Car
December 1998
"Six Appeal: a more powerful New Beetle storms out of the north"
Featuring: VR6 VW Beetle