KW DDC Coilovers
The coveted KW DDC (Dynamic Damping Control) is now available for the first-gen Audi TT as well as select VW and BMW applications. The DDC allow users to control the ride quality remotely from their Apple device using three designated settings: Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus. KW offers two versions of the DDC coilover kits, including a Plug-&-Play system to replace factory OEM electronic damper systems, or the KW DDC ECU, which is retrofitted to your vehicle and utilizes an illuminated dash-mounted button to switch between settings, or uses the DDC app on your Apple device.
Banks VW Golf TDI Exhaust
Now available for your Mk6 Golf TDI, the Banks Monster Exhaust System is a good option if you’re looking to spice up your diesel-sipper and, of course, increase performance as well. With 2.25" diameter piping throughout, the exhaust is said to almost completely eliminate back pressure, freeing horsepower, response and flow, while netting better gas mileage and cooling. Aside from the obvious, your TDI will finally have a more sinister growl, and the look of the polished oval tip doesn’t hurt, either.
Mothers Metal Polish
Clean, polish and protect any bare metal surface with Mothers California Gold liquid metal polish. No matter if it’s aluminum, billet, stainless steel, nickel or brass, this magic concoction will make it gleam. You can get the job done with an applicator or even the Mothers Powerball.
V-maxx big brake kit
Over the last two years, V-maxx has been rigorously testing its new big brake kits to ensure the best possible performance, safety and to meet strict TüV approval. Being approved is no easy task, so you can be confident in the quality of these stoppers.
With three sizes available – 295mm, 330mm and 350mm – all utilizing two-piece floating rotors and four-piston calipers, V-maxx has you covered. And if you’re feeling more track than street, you can opt for Ferodo track pads and stainless steel braided lines. While the range is still growing to cover all the Euro bases, these kits are currently available for Audi, BMW and VW, with Mini and Fiat in development.
Rogue Status Snap-on box
Gearheads are always looking to give their garage more personality, and the collaboration between Snap-on and Rogue Status will do just that. The tool storage system has urban-themed graphics and intense colors, that go to show you can have more attitude from your toolbox.
Toyo Proxes 4 Plus
Tires are important to any performance-minded driver, and Toyo has introduced the Proxes 4 Plus, labeled as the ultimate high-performance all-weather tires. Since it’s best to be prepared for random shifts inweather, while still being able to lay down competitive track times, the new covers have been designed with high-powered sports cars in mind. If you’re unsure about what tires to buy, consider thatToyo provides a 50,000-mile warranty and a 45-day, 500-mile trial offer.
aFe E46 Exhaust System
Popular among BMW enthusiasts, the two- and four-door variants of the E46 325i and 330i still offer plenty of tuning opportunities. Proving this, the new aFe Power Mach Force exhaust system produces a claimed 13hp and 15 lb-ft. Constructed from MIG-welded, 2.25" mandrel-bent 409 stainless steel and finished with 304 dual-walled stainless steel tips, the aFe system is a true dual-in and dual-out exhaust, said to produce quality gains and a wonderful tone.
ECS Flywheel & Clutch Kits
Looking to plant newfound horsepower and torque to the tarmac? ECS Tuning has released its RA4 lightweight flywheel and performance clutch kits for the B5/B6 Audi A4 1.8T. The flywheel has been on the Atkins diet, shedding more than half the weight of the stock part, coming in at 12 lb. Translation: it’s like finding extra power off the line. Combined with an oversized clutch with sprung-hub discs, and you have a great package for freeway jams or unbridled performance at the track.