H&R Suspension‘s motto is “GO WIDE”- and a few days back Richard W’s bone stock 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk 6 got the full H&R treatment installed at ModAuto with a bit of help from Mod Expert Blake.One of the first mods most people do to any car and give it a drop – and drop it we did with a full H&R Suspension Touring Cup kit for VW Golf GTI Mk VI, featuring H&R Springs and H&R’s own shocks/struts, which brings down the ride height of the car 1.2in both front and rear, giving the car a healthy drop.
Since the shocks and the springs are designed to work together, they won’t wear out quickly like the OEM shocks would with a lowering spring. Here’s how the GTI sits with the H&R Spacers and Touring Cup kit installed.
Pushing out the wheels to give it a wide stance is a set of H&R TRAK+ Spacers for VW Golf, which safely push out the wheels a few mm to make the wheels flush with the wheel arches. The wider track of the car is definitely noticeable. From this oblique angle you can better discern how the wheels better fill the arches with the spacers installed.
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Story & Photos Nick Gregson