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Some of the world's maddest tuned VW Group cars on show in Austria. And a dog.

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  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

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  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

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  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

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  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

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  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

  • Once upon a time, Worthersee was little more than a small gathering of VW enthusiasts at an Austrian hotel. Now it's a week-long show officially supported by VW that gets more than 100,000 visitors each year.

    Some of these visitors bring with them their own VWs, most of which have been modified. Some so much the only Volkswagen-y bit that remains is the badge. Click through our little gallery for a taste of what Volkswagen enthusiasts get up to when 100,000 of them get together over beer and dancing girls.

    And cars, lots and lots of cars.

    And a dog. Enjoy.

    Photography: Rowan Horncastle

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