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2013 VW GOLF R: Project Gruppe R

Gruppe R is our tarmac rally and loose surface answer to daily driver track cars. Starting out as a stock 2013 Volkswagen Golf R Mk6, the goal of this build is to create a hybridized track and rally recce car that retains amenities for daily driving, but packs the punch in horsepower and handling for back-road barnstorming.

3-way adjustable gravel rally suspension, Dakar-proven brakes, a full aero package and more make this VW stand up in a crowd of lowered cars.

Project Specs

Engine: 2.0-Liter, Turbocharged (K04), 276 horsepower, 306 lb-ft

Drivetrain: AWD Haldex controlled, 6-speed manual

Suspension: ProFlex 3-Way Adjustable Gravel Coilovers

Brakes: PowerBrake PB6 Six-Piston Calipers and SASS Floating Rotors

Wheels/Tires: BRAID Fullrace A 16x8 / Toyo Proxes RA1 245/45R16

Body/Aero: Wide Body Flairs, Dual Plane Rally Spoiler

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