Performance, practicality and German reliability – what’s not to love about the Mk1 Audi S3? Its 1.8-turbo engine delivers 225bhp through all four wheels and early examples can be had for very little money. Combine this with our latest Slam Series Performance air suspension and the result is a show worthy car without sacrificing usability.
Put simply, coilover suspension cannot compete with the versatility of Air Lift. This kit will get you lower than any coil suspension while still providing crisp handling and a smooth ride thanks to the use of double bellow air springs all round. Once fitted, the Mk1 Audi S3 can be lowered (from stock height) up to 5.8-inches on the front axle and 4.8-inches on the rear. In order to achieve the lowest drop possible, the Air Lift Performance bags compress to an amazingly slim 2.3-inches allowing even the biggest wheels to tuck hard (providing they clear the fenders). Continue reading “Air Lift Performance Mk1 Audi S3 (99-03) Slam Series air suspension kit” »
Kyle Duquesnay’s sublime MK4 Golf wouldn’t look out of place on Europe’s most hotly contested show fields. But how did it evolve on its journey from stocker to fully worked show car? Often the journey is as exciting as the outcome, and with an outcome as good as this… we were itching to find out more!
This particular build came to Kyle at KD Designs with the brief of a simple engine bay clean up, but part way through the original owner lost focus with the build. So Kyle kept the dream alive by purchasing the red MK4 1.8T from him. From then on it was full steam ahead to show just what the Rhode Island firm could do. Continue reading “SPOTLIGHT: KD Designs MK4 Golf” »
Imagine a suspension system that allows a super-low stance, track-tuned handling and – at the push of a button – raised ground clearance for everyday driving. It sounds too good to be true, right? Welcome to the world of Air Lift Performance.
This high-performance threaded body kit has been specifically designed for the new VW Beetle Turbo model, giving you the ability to adjust the ride height even while on the move. At the touch of a button you can lower your VW up to 5.8-inches from stock height on the front and rear axle! The result is a car that’s not only super-cool to look at, but also boasts significantly improved suspension performance while maintaining total practicality on the street. Continue reading “Air Lift VW Beetle Turbo (2012+) Threaded Body Performance Kit” »
Not content with having a jaw-dropping Datsun 520 truck on display, the guys at Players decided to bring out another classic for Ultimate Dubs – the Mk2 Golf GTI. Built in collaboration with Rotiform Wheels, this Mk2 Golf is the second in existence to run the brand-new Euro Magic aero, available exclusively through Rotiform Wheels here: http://store.rotiform.com/category/euro-magic
Continue reading “SPOTLIGHT: Players x Rotiform Air Lift-equipped Mk2 Golf GTI” »
Here at Air Lift Performance we’re hugely proud to support a wide range of super-cool project builds around the world. From the latest American Muscle cars to classic German icons, our high-performance air suspension is available for just about anything including the holy grail of Volkswagens – the Mk1 Golf.
One of the most comprehensive Mk1 builds right now belongs to Zac Miles @ Forge Motorsport in the UK. Purchased from eBay for a mere £401 it’s safe to say the Golf needed more than just a quick clean! Rust had taken over various panels, every arch was loaded with filler and worst of all it had been re-painted in orange. Nice. Continue reading “BUILD: Forge Motorsport air-equipped VW Golf Mk1” »