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James McPeake’s 2008 GTI

Here we feature another reader’s car which belongs to James McPeake. According to James, the biggest improvements are the suspension setup (zero body roll) and the brakes which bolster stopping power.

While the car hasn’t been dyno tested, the stage 2+ kit is estimated to deliver approximately 290HP at the wheels. The stage 2 upgrade comes with a larger intercooler and Carbonio intake.

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Other features include a mix of Rieger and OSIR carbon parts for the exterior and various OSir carbon parts.

All modifications are listed below:

Exterior
-Osir Matte black carbon hood
-Osir Matte black rear carbon diffuser
-Osir Matte black rear carbon wing
-Osir Matte black front carbon grill
-Osir Matte black carbon side view mirrors
-Reiger body kit/front end and side skirts
-R32 rear end
-European R32 tail lights
-Roof painted Matte black

Wheels/tires
-19×8.5″ and 19×10″ Autoart VY wheels
-215/35/19(fr) and 235/35/19(rr) Falken 452 tires

Brakes
-Brembo GT 355mm kit- front
-Cross drilled matching rotors-rear

Suspension
-KW Variant II coilovers
-BSH rear swaybar and endlinks

Interior
-Full leather factory/Pkg 2
-Osir Carbon trim kit around shifter
-Awe pedal set
-Short shift kit – Diesel geek
-Osir carbon gauge holder with Defi Boost and oil temp gauges
-Osir shift knob

Stereo System
-Pioneer Avic Z3 head unit
-DynAudio 3-way spekers for the front
-Focal 2-way spekers for the rear
-1 JL audio 10W7 subwoofer
-1 JL audio 450/4 amp
-1 JL audio 1000/1 amp
-1 Jl audio 300/2 amp
-Full custom fiberglass enclosure for subwoofer and amps

Engine
-Apr stage II upgrade with all octane programs
-Carbonio intake
-Eurojet TBE R32 exhaust
-Eurojet DV
-Eurojet intercooler
-Carbon fiber accessories

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