Picture 189 628x356 2006 VW Golf GTI Mk5 Gets Extensive Aftermarket Treatment

2006 VW Golf GTI Mk5 Gets Extensive Aftermarket Treatment

The Golf GTI is currently in its sixth generation, with an R version also available, but the Mk5 version keeps on finding a soft spot in the hearts of many. The vehicle is still being used as an excellent base for tuning projects, and so is the case with the one that you can see in the images below.

picture 191 628x418 2006 VW Golf GTI Mk5 Gets Extensive Aftermarket Treatment

The car featured here has modifications that include both exterior and interior upgrades, as well as several performance enhancements. OSIR carbon fiber touches both inside and outside to the tinted windows, an aggressive body kit and a knock out audio system, this GTI has all it takes to turn heads. Performance upgrades include a APR Stage II kit and various Eurojet Racing parts, while Brembo brakes are fitted to provide the necessary stopping power. The car sits on 19-inch SSR Werfen GT-03 wheels wrapped in Falken tires. The car belongs to Peter Tronset.

Mod List – 2006 VW GTI

Alpil/Newing GTI RS front bumper
Alipl/Newing GTI RS front carbon fiber splitter
Carbon Creations carbon fiber sideskirt runners
InPro blacked out turn signals
OSIR custom painted carbon fiber hood
OSIR custom mounted front GT carbon fiber grille
OSIR carbon fiber rear spoiler
OSIR carbon fiber rear diffusor
Rieger tuning RS4 style sideskirts
Varad l.e.d. lighting
30% Tint (all windows)

ABD racing trunk mat
ABT racing embroidered floor mats
AWE Tuning manual pedal set w/ dead pedal (gunmetal)
Defi Racer Gauge (amber)
GTR l.e.d. bulb replacement (entire interior bulb set)
Neuspeed rear triangle stress bar
NRG harness bar
OEM GTI golf ball shift knob
OSIR carbon door runners
OSIR carbon/kevlar interior trim
OSIR steering carbon fiber wheel badge
OSIR carbon fiber D frame surround (gauge bezel)
Status Ring GT seats (carbon/kevlar) red alcantara
Status 4-point harnesses
TID carbon fiber steering wheel cover
Tintmasters Motorsports (custom suede subwoofer box/amp rack) rear seat delete.

APR stage II+ tune
APR fuel pump
APR 3“ turbo back exhaust
Eurojet Racing S3 divertor valve relocate kit (EA pipe, OEM block off)
Eurojet Racing FMIC w/ upgraded throttle body pipe
Eurjoet Racing catch can (vent to atmosphere)
Neuspeed ram-air intake (wrinkle red)
Neuspeed carbon fiber engine cover (full)
TEKarbon battery cover (carbon fiber)
TEKarbon fuse box cover (carbon fiber)


6-piston Brembo calipers (355mm) front drilled and slotted
4-piston Brembo calipers (328mm) rear drilled
SSR 19“ Werfen GT-03 (3 piece) wheels
Falken 452 series tire (225/30/19)
FK Tuned silverline x pro coilovers
Neuspeed front and rear sway bars (25mm)

Alpine PDX amps x2 (600 watts each)
Alpine Type-X 12“ subwoofer (Inverted)
Panasonic 7“ in-dash monitor/dvd player
Streetwires 0 gauge wiring kit

Photographer: Adam Cha

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