February 14, 2011

New StopTech Big Brake Kits released for Volkswagen Mk6

StopTech,  the ultra-performance division of Centric Parts, has released a pair of front Big Brake Kits for the 2009 or later Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T, which is the Mk6 edition of the popular vehicle.

StopTech Big Brake Kits provide shorter stopping distances, better brake modulation, firmer pedal feel and less brake fade resulting in stronger, more reliable performance on and off the track. 

The front StopTech Big Brake Kits for the 2009 or later Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T comes with a pair of slotted or drilled floating directional AeroRotors featuring billet aluminum mounting brackets with stainless steel hubs, DOT-compliant stainless steel braided Teflon brake lines, high performance street pads and forged, high performance, patented, four-piston front ST-40 calipers.  The kits are available with 328x28 rotors (kit #83.893.4300.XX) or with larger 355x32 rotors (kit #83.893.4700.XX).

The Volkswagen Golf has been  manufactured by Volkswagen since 1974 and marketed worldwide across six generations, in various body configurations and under various nameplates.  It has been also known as the Rabbit in the United States.

Here's a random Wikipedia-bred factoid: The Golf name is derived from the German word for Gulf Stream] — and the period in its history when VW named vehicles after prominent winds, including also the Passat (after the German word for Trade wind), Jetta (after the Jet stream), Bora (after Bora) and Scirocco (after Sirocco).

StopTech, the ultra-performance division of Centric Parts, is a leading innovator of world-class brake components and systems for production-based racing cars and high performance vehicles on the street and track.  StopTech was the first to offer balanced brake upgrades for production cars and remains the worldwide leader with more than 700 platform offerings to dramatically improve overall braking performance.

StopTech ultra-performance braking systems and components are available through motorsports distributors and performance automotive aftermarket retailers.  For more information on StopTech, visit www.StopTech.com.