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APR PSA: Is Your License Plate Robbing Horsepower?

posted by on 21 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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We’ve always wondered what effect (if any) license plate placement had on a vehicle’s cooling system, and thanks to APR, we now have some concrete info.  Using their in-house Mk7 GTI development car, APR’s team ran dyno tests with a european license plate affixed to one of the car’s lower grilles, then with the lower […] More…

Carbon Works Berlin Releases Carbon Fiber Grille for Golf 5 R32

posted by on 21 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Carbon tailoring has become a big part of the Audi aftermarket recently, and now some of those very same companies are starting to shift focus towards Volkswagen as well.  Berlin-based Carbon Works Berlin has set their sights on a few generations of Golf, with their most recent piece being a Carbon Fiber grille for the Mk5 […] More…

Asgard Performance Stuffs Bi-Turbo V10 into a Golf

posted by on 21 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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We’ve seen our fair share of engine swaps, but this is definitely a first.  Starting with a perfectly good Mk4 R32 and a homeless ten cylinder Lamborghini motor, Asgard Performance set out to combine the two into one of the most extreme Mk4s in existence. The finished product- technically now an R52, is claimed to have […] More…

CAM SHAFT and PP-Performance Team Up for GTI Project

posted by on 16 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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The crew at CAM SHAFT have teamed up with PP-Performance for their latest build, a Mk7 Golf GTI.  Aside from the CAM SHAFT wrap, this GTI has H&R Sway Bars, ST Coilovers, ASA wheels, and Performance Software, boosting the car to 280hp. Check out their full Press Release below, and additional images here. Since more […] More…

Performance Legend: Eibach Suspension Program for the Golf VII GTI

posted by on 16 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Eibach has thrown their hat into the ring for Mk7 GTI owners looking to improve the handling of their new car.  The Eibach Mk7 GTI Suspension program includes Springs, Sway Bars, matched springs and Bilstein Shock Absorbers, and a full Coilover kit, all of which has been thoroughly tested and carries TÜV certification.  These Eibach […] More…

Black Forest Industries Now Offering New Pwrhaus Coilovers for MK2-MK6

posted by on 15 October 2014 in Aftermarket & Industry News

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Pwrhaus, a name that has long since been associated with intercoolers, silicone, and other boost related upgrades has just released their first line of performance coilovers. With the same goal in mind, to offer exceptional performance at a better price, these new suspension kits do just that.   While these are still affordable, they are definitely […] More…