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WATCH - 2016 european car 2.0T Tuner GP (w/Video)

Between street-tuned GTI, Golf R, S3 and others, all on Continental Tire’s new ExtremeContact Sports, who drives home the winner?

Dec 28, 2016
Videographer: BOWLS Films

With the popularity of 2.0L (and smaller) turbo factory offerings, european car set out to see which street-tuned version was the fastest on the Streets of Willow Springs road course. For the 2016 edition of the Tuner GP, each car was armed with Continental Tire’s upcoming (available in February 2017) Ultra High Performance ExtremeContact Sport tires, and then set loose to face one another on the 1.6-mile, 14-turn proving grounds.

Beyond the track day, each competitor made their way to World Motorsports’ wind tunnel dyno to record power numbers. Between the GTI, Golf R, S3 and others, who drove home the winner? Watch and find out! And catch every episode of Tuner Battle Week 2016 on the Motor Trend YouTube Channel, December 26th through the 30th, with a new video premiering each day!

Bob Hernandez
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