Then you might wish you lived in the US
by Stuart Livesey
Volkswagen of America, Inc. are looking for the oldest and highest mileage diesel-powered Volkswagens in America. Interested owners have until May 31 to register their vehicles if they think that their VW diesel might be the record holder.
The oldest U.S. market diesel Volkswagen search is open to registered vehicles, still running on the road with their original engines. Volkswagen anticipates this will be a Rabbit, as 12,393 were sold in 1977.
The highest accumulated mileage diesel Volkswagen search is also open to registered vehicles, still running on the road with their original engines. The odometer reading must be substantiated with service records and/or logbook data.
“Since announcing this search, we’ve already heard from several diesel owners in the 300,000 to 400,000-mile range,” said Keith Price, public relations manager, Volkswagen of America, Inc.,
And for the two lucky winners there’s six months use of the V10 version of one of these:
2007 VW Touareg