So we are always on the lookout for new features to shoot, especially when we are over in the mainland.
Well we took a trip a few months back to go to one of our favourite shows Cleanest and spotted this Golf GT TDI on the hastags as going to the show. It didn’t take long for us to get in touch with the owner Cara McNeill to get a shoot organised.
Epic location with an epic car really made this feature enjoyable. With the obvious visual modifications done like the Air lift slam series bags running V2 management and 5 gallon tank colour coded to the car sees the Golf tucking 20″ Ferrari 458 Italia alloys,
Brembo 6 pot big break kit and 350mm drilled and grooved discs.
The big brake kit isn’t just to look good, although it does that very well. The GT TDI engine has a Revo stage 2 map, EGR delete, Paddle clutch, Dark side hard pipe kit, Dark side front mount intercooler and a Milltek down pipe / d-cat to a custom 2.75 exhaust system.
Cara, being a girl has kept everything in theme, Ferrari…. the car has been resprayed in Ferrari Grigio Silverstone with defuser and grill done in gloss black. Out subtle changes giving the car that edge are the Gti front bumper, washer jets smoothed, bonnet notch filled, debadged honey comb grill and lower honey comb grills, Edition 30 front splitter, GTI side skirts, Edition 30 spoiler, Gti headlights and to finish the long list the R32 rear bumper.
Okay, so your getting the picture that a lot has been done. but its not just about the outside as my mother once told me, its whats on the inside that counts. Recaro R32 wingbacks, GTI leather rear bench a Mk6 GTD flat bottom steering wheel and R32 interior trim seals the deal for us!
This car really has had a lot of work done to it and only after doing the shoot have we really been able to appreciate that. The hard work, money and no doubt tears has made this car a great car!
We look forward to seeing it over the next year to see where Cara goes with it!
Photos by: Rowen Corey
Words by: Rowen Corey
Location: Glenrothes, Scotland