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We don't only feature fully modified vehicles in NZ Performance Car magazine — the mildly modified daily drivers get a look in too! It doesn't matter what it is, if you're passionate about it, modify it, and drive it to work every day, we'll showcase it!

  • Engine. AGU 1800cc (MkIV), front-mount intercooler, KO3S turbo, Stealth Racing chip
  • Drivetrain. Five-speed manual, MkIV GTI 288mm front brakes
  • Interior. MkIV dashboard and centre console, MkIV R32 gauge cluster, MkIV R32 brushed-aluminium trim kit, MkIV GTI steering wheel, MkIII Recaro leather seats with heating elements, Alpine head unit, Alpine amps, Infinity Kappa speakers and subwoofer
  • Exterior. Vento front end, respray in candy white, Audi B7 door handles, tinted windows, relocated washer jets
  • Suspension. H&R adjustable suspension
  • Wheels/tyres. 17x8-inch BBS Pininfarina, 195/40R17 Falken

NZ Performance Car. Hey Matt, we understand you purchased this Golf from Auckland. How long have you owned it for?

Matt Greer. Hey, that’s correct. My friend showed it to me on Trade Me in February, and we flew up and drove it back in early March — so six months now.

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