Wide Body Wonder: Adrian Smith's 2016 Volkswagen Golf R

Wide Body Wonder: Adrian Smith's 2016 Volkswagen Golf R

Photography by @takara.style, @iaindonnell, @spokephotos@jimrobsonjr.


Adrian Smith loved the Golf R before it had even arrived in Canada. When he found out it was coming, he put a down payment for one at the dealership to be part of the first shipment of Golf Rs sent to Canada. It wasn't long before he was driving off in a 2016 Volkswagen Golf R of his own, and collecting parts for the car before it even made it home.

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ESSENTIALS

Owner: Adrian Smith
Location: Bowmanville, ON
Vehicle: 2016 Volkswagen Golf R
Horsepower: 510 whp
Club: Importfest Performance

SOCIAL

Facebook: Adrian Smith
Instagram: @rawradrian

ENGINE & PERFORMANCE

  • GT Custom charge/throttle pipes
  • Custom CSF Intercooler with custom front crash bar
  • Integrated Engineering Intake
  • Turbosmart Kompact DV
  • DBV2 V2 Hybrid IS38 Turbo
  • DBV2 Turbo Inlet
  • Precision Raceworks Dual 450 LPFPs
  • Precision Raceworks Multiport Injection
  • 1300CC Bosch Injectors
  • Odyssey 15lb Battery w/ StreetFaction box

EXHAUST

  • DBV2 3.5" Catless downpipe
  • GT Custom Catback with 4" tips

PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS

  • Eurodyne Maestro
  • ECU Tune by 613b6
  • Unitronic Stage 2 DSG Tune

WHEELS & TIRES

  • BC Forged MLE72 Wheels - 19x12 -5 & 19x11 +5
  • Nitto Invo tires - 285/30/19

BRAKES

  • Wilwood Superlite 6-piston big brake kit

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION

  • Whiteline adjustable endlinks
  • KW DCC Delete Modules
  • BFI Stage 2 Engine/ Tranny Mounts
  • BFI Dogbone mount

EXTERIOR

  • Rocket Bunny Widebody
  • Ventus Autoworks Custom Front/Side Splitters
  • OEM European Tail lights
  • OEM European Head Lights
  • Aspec Carbon Fiber Hood
  • Aero catch hood latches
  • Rear Wiper Delete
  • Spage sport 72" wing

LIGHTING

  • OEM Euro headlights
  • OEM Euro tail lights

INTERIOR

  • Autopower 4pt Roll Cage
  • P3 Boost Gauge
  • Innovate Motorsport Ethanol gauge
  • Corbeau RRS Seats
  • NewType custom rear door cards
  • Battery relocated to trunk

AUDIO & MULTIMEDIA

  • JL Audio 10tw3 subs (2)
  • Zapco 1000w Amp
  • Audiocontrol LC2i

FAVORITE MODIFICATION

"Rocket Bunny. The fact that it's the only golf R with a kit modified to fit in the world makes it unique."

FUTURE MODIFICATIONS

  • Deka upgraded DSG clutch packs
  • Fully built motor
  • Ported & Built Head

SPONSORS

  • Nitto Tires
  • Corbeau seats
  • BC Forged Wheels
  • DBV2

SHOPS/MECHANICS

  • Almost Racing
  • Importfest Performance

PHOTO GALLERY

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