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On a way to a wake (terrible timing on our part) the wife and I got word that there was a Tornado Red GTI just traded in at a Volvo dealership. We went to take a peek, took a test drive, the rest is history. Car was already flashed with APR Stage 1 @ 93 octane. It also had the redtop coil packs AKA 'R8 coils' and smoked side markers. Amazing daily driver, the idea is to retain that aspect but to make it competitive for autocross as well. So no big turbos or crazy suspension setups. In the near future it will probably receive stickier tires, better pads, and a less restrictive yet discreet exhaust system along with Stage 2. Stay tuned.
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