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Adam Tompkin: 2017 Volkswagen GTI

Adam Tompkin picked up his 2017 Volkswagen GTI 18 months ago as his first car. He had originally purchased the car with daily driving duty in mind, but it quickly turned into a full blown project aimed at performance, and became the fastest MK7 GTI in Australia.

Owner: Adam Tompkin
Location: St Clair, NSW, Australia
Vehicle: 2017 Volkswagen GTI
Horsepower: 368 whp
Club: N/A 

SOCIAL
Facebook: Adam Tompkin
Instagram: @adamtompkin_

Photography by Crackling Pipes, N+N Photography.

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ENGINE & PERFORMANCE
Hybrid turbo
Intercooler
Cold air intake
Methanol cooling
Blow-off valve

EXHAUST
iPE valved turbo-back exhaust

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PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS
ECU tune
DSG tune
Boost gauge

WHEELS & TIRES
Koya SF13 wheels
Toyo R888R tires

BRAKES
Leyo Motorsport 6-piston brakes

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION
Bilstein coilovers
Whiteline sway bars (f/r)

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EXTERIOR
Genuine VW Clubsport front bar
Custom side skirt extension
Gloss black resprayed plastics
Genuine Oettinger wing

LIGHTING
Factory facelift 7.5 taillights

INTERIOR
Reupholstered MK5 Recaro seats
Vent gauge pod

FAVORITE MODIFICATION
"Hybrid Turbo set up. The car makes such awesome noises and it is an absolute rocket. I smile every time I drive it and it is so underrated."

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FUTURE MODIFICATIONS
Limited slip differential
Roll cage

SPONSORS
Pacortech
Underground Performance

SHOPS/MECHANICS
Pacortech

COMPETITION EVENTS, CLASSES & AWARDS
Hot Import Nights 2017 - Crowd Pleaser

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