Issue 93 - February 2008

  • Modified cars: QST/MTM-modified 400 bhp turbocharged Mk 5 R32

  • News: New Polo Match, 7-speed DSG, Dakar Rally cancelled, TSI awards, Fleet awards, new Caddy 2.0 TDI, T5 van offers

  • Road test: 140 PS Jetta TSI is both fast (0-60 in 7.6) and frugal (42 mpg)

  • Motorcaravans: Wingamm Micros T5-based motorhome

  • Performance tuning: Tunit-modified TDI 170 Touran produces over 200 bhp

  • Performance tuning: JBS 1.8T and 3.2 V6 turbo upgrades reviewed

  • Model profile: Mk 1 Derby

  • Project GTI: Running report 200,000 miles and still going strong!


  • Technical forum: VGT Turbo Clean, R32 brakes, Fox foil, Brake refurbs, Noisy Mk 5 Golf windows? Mk 5 1.6 FSI driveability? TSI or TFSI?

  • Technicalities: VIN decode a complete list of meanings

  • Products & Services: Win a New Beetle! T5 Van to Camper conversion book, JE Design Touareg, big brakes for Mk 5 GTI, VW-Audi timing tools, M12 pilot bolts, Chapman's Car Compendium, ScanGauge, Bulli book, V-Maxx for Mk 5
    Golf, VW Driver wallets.

  • On the Market: Bargains on the way and a bizarre Mk 4 Golf from Brazil!

  • Last Word: Looking back, looking forward...

  • Plus: Latest prices listed and pages of classified ads for cars and parts for sale

  • Don't miss it!