The Smoking Tire
Episode 171

Golf R vs WRX STi + Magnacharger C7

Chris Hayes published on

This week we're joined by Tim Whitcome, a long-time friend and occassional contributor to the efforts at TST. Matt and Tim discuss "Speed Secrets" a pre-pilot show that brought Matt to LA for the first time. We review the Golf R and WRX STi while comparing them to the impending Focus RS. Additionally Matt got some seat time in Magnacharger's supercharged C7 Corvette and we talk Carplay radios.

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  • Noah B

    Hey Chris, if you're considering the Recaro Sportster CS for your C6 you should definitely have a look at the Cobra Misano, they're absolutely gorgeous and provide very similar levels of support, at a very similar price. I believe there's a thread of them mounted in a C6 Z06 on LS1 tech or similar.

  • Noah B

    Here's the thread: