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2004 HPA Volkswagen R32 Wide Body (450 at the wheels) -- /TUNED By /DRIVE

Published date: 11/16/2016 12:00:06 AM
TUNER CAR SHOOTOUT EP 2. Matt Farah and Grand Am Rolex GT champ Leh Keen test out a twin-turbo, 2004 Volkswagen Golf R32 by Canada's HPA Motorsports on road and on the Chuckwalla circuit. How will it stack up against its SHOOTOUT competitors? Let's find out. SPECS:

HPA Motorsports R32
2004 HPA R32 Wide Body
POWER: 450hp at the wheels
TRANS: DSG (from Audi TTRS)
ENGINE: 3.6L VR6 from a VW Passat, twin-turbocharged. 
EIght-piston brakes. 
Haldex rear diff controller. 
Full cage, fuel cell, 
HPA fabricators added 2” per side to allow for 255-275 rubber at all four corners.

3.6 VR6 with modified pistons and valves, race bearings and MPI injection 
750ml injectors, dual Bosch 044 pumps
Twin GT2871 turbos with dual air to air intercoolers.
Converted to DSG transmission, with paddles J
HPA stage 4 Multi Disk Carbon Clutch Pack
HPA touch Motion Haldex rear differential Controller
HPA 8-piston brake kit 365mm front/ 330mm rear
Integrated Meth Injection

Removed Factory Sunroof
Custom Built Chromoly Roll Cage
AP Racing Aluminum Air Jacks
Fuel Safe 15 Gallon Sportsman Fuel Cell 
Safecraft Automatic Fire Suppression System
Hand Formed Flared Metal Quarter Panels and Fenders
Custom Front & Rear Bumpers and Side Skirts
EuroGEAR Carbon Fiber Hood
Recaro Pole Position Bucket Seats
AIM Sport Multi Function Display

CCW C140 18” ET10 Wheels
255/35/18 Dunlop direzza Z1
KW Clubsport adjustable coilovers

HPA calls this R the Decathlon as it was built to be able to drop onto any venue from drag racing to road course and excel.