The Secretive Rabbit

Featuring the first in this category, ‘The Secretive Rabbit‘.

Name: Pravind Kumar

Age: 25

Occupation: Seafarer

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Golf GTI MKVI SE

Year: 2012

Price/Current Value: –

Technical Description: 2000 cc, 220 bhp, 320 nm torque.

Exterior: HnR racing springs, CF side mirror, CF spoiler, OZ Racing 18’’ wheels, Treadwear, Gold decals.

Interior: Original interior.

Upgrades: Akrapovic exhaust system.

What you love in your car: The way she handles around corners and launches on straight drags.

Fond memories of your car: She’s been a good girl shaming Fairladys, FD2Rs and even a Panamera! Overall she is carrying the GTI legacy since the MK1 GTI.

The Pride Ride

Next, on CARRATZ.

Featuring ‘The Pride Ride’.

Name: Nishant

Age: 31

Occupation: Engineer

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Golf GTI MKII

Year: 1987

Price/Current Value: Priceless!

Technical Description: 1800 cc, 8v engine.

Exterior: Boxy shape with lowered suspension.

Interior: Original dash cluster and factory spec tartan seats.

Upgrades: None.

Maintenance: RM500 monthly with fuel.

What you love in your car: Beautiful driving experience with amazing roads.

Fond memories of your car: Too many to list.

The Pocket Rocket

The first appearance on CARRATZ.

Featuring ‘The Pocket Rocket’.

Name: Sreether

Age:  51

Occupation: Lawyer

Make: Volkswagen

Model: Golf GTI

Year: 1985

Price/Value: Unknown

Exterior: Stock with original Atlas Grey colour except 5-lugs BBS rims, tinted rear lamps and darkened crosshair front lamps.

Interior: Votex centre console and Recaro seats from a ’96 MKIII Glf GTI.

Upgrades:  She’s a classic hothatch upgraded with all the mechanicals from the MKIII Golf GTI 16v with 150bhp engine, cable operated gearbox, 288mm brakes, and wider track axles.

Modifications:  K&N open port and fully adjustable Titan custom coilovers.

Note from the owner:  An appreciating classic with bullet proof mechanicals, handles like its on rails, compact and practical, and slingshot acceleration stimulating engine.  This beauty has earned herself the nickname “The Pocket Rocket” in the UK.