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Jose Da Cruz: 2009 Audi S5

Jose Da Cruz wanted something sporty and luxurious that also complimented his love for the Euro car scene. With that criteria in mind, the 2009 Audi S5 was a perfect fit. With some carefully chosen mods both inside and out, he's transformed his S5 into a completely different vehicle with looks to kill.

Owner: Jose Da Cruz
Location: Toronto, ON
Vehicle: 2009 Audi S5
Horsepower: 300 whp
Club: Nextlevel

SOCIAL:
Facebook: Jose Da Cruz
Instagram: @zeca_s5

Written by Adam Gordon.
Photography by StoopidStance, Jose Da Cruz.

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ENGINE & PERFORMANCE:
OEM

EXHAUST:
Custom axle-back
Muffler delete

PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS:
JHM tune

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WHEELS & TIRES:
WCI wheels - 20x12 (f/r)
305 tires all around

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION:
Airlift V2 w/ performance series struts

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EXTERIOR:
Liberty Walk wide body kit
Seibon carbon fiber hood
RS5 grille
Full vinyl wrap

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INTERIOR:
Carbon fiber trim
Carbon fiber paddle shifters
Carbon fiber steering wheel
Recaro Sportster CS seats
Takata Green harnesses
Pressurized half cage (acts as roll cage and air tank for the air ride)
Full upholstery for front and back seats including door cards
Upholstery is a hexagon patter with each hexagon being individually stitched
Full trunk set up with upholstery to match the interior

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AUDIO & MULTIMEDIA:
Kaption 10-inch subwoofers (2)
Kaption amplifier

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COMPETITION EVENTS, CLASSES:
CSCS
2017 Fitted - Tuner Battlegrounds #TBGLIVE Winner
Importfest
First class fitment
ImportExpo
Berlinklassic
TNT
Torque modified
Whippfest

COMPETITION AWARDS:
Best stance 
Best in class
Best in show
Best wheels
Best body
Euro other
Won multiple of each award

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FAVORITE MODIFICATION:
"Liberty walk wide body because I feel like it gave the car a completely new look."

FUTURE MODIFICATIONS:
"Next item on the list to complete the vehicle would be a supercharger."

SPONSORS:
Nextmod
Mach1Customs
Tire Connection
Insidejob Toronto

SHOPS/MECHANICS:
Nextmod Mississauga
Autowerks 
And a lot of help from a close friend Jean Luc

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