Vagroots at Ace Cafe – September 2015

Date: 13 September 2015
Location: Ace Cafe, London
Words & Photos by Henry Phull


If you follow the V.A.G. scene, you’ve probably heard of VAGROOTS, their events tend to take place quite frequently, meaning they’ve already made quite a name for themselves. Unfortunately I’ve never been able to make any of them… until now. I finally managed to get myself up to London for their latest meet, held at the historic Ace Cafe in London.. This time in partnership with RollHard, it was a charity style event to raise money for one of the founders’ daughters (click here to donate!) so there were a few RollHard cars on display, in addition to the expected V.A.G. selection, plus a few surprise BMW’s & Mercedes’. I’ve said it before, but sometimes these little get-together’s can be more enjoyable than full-on car shows. Relaxed, and you can come and go as you please and grab some good grub from the cafe. Check out my highlights:



Marc Jarvis’ Mk7 Golf GTI on AccuAir suspension & VIP Modular Concave VX210’s



James Manners’ Audi RS4 B5 on Air Lift suspension & Rotiform LVS’s


Steven Doe’s BMW E21 316 on Air Lift suspension & CCW D110’s

(Click here to check out our feature on Steven’s E21)



Adam Coster’s BMW E36 on Air Lift suspension & Brock B1’s


Haps Gill’s Mk5 Golf R32 on Air Lift suspension & CCW Classic 5’s


Leo Fryett’s bagged Audi TT on OZ wheels


Daniel Allard’s Volvo 240 wagon on Air Lift suspension & BBS RF’s


Ben Walsh’s bagged BMW E36 on BBS RF’s


Bijesh Shah’s bagged Mk7 Golf R on BBS Super RS’s



James Cooper’s bagged Mk3 VR Cabrio on BBS LM’s


Rich Stockley’s bagged Mk4 Golf on BBS RC 300’s



Rob Butler’s Ford 100E on Beetle pan & Bryan Butler’s Mk1 Golf


Alex Perkin’s static BMW F82 435i on ST coilovers and Rotiform CCV’s


Voodoo Motorsport’s Mk1 Golf on BBS RM’s


Bagged Mercedes-Benz SL500 on Weds Cerberus wheels




Benjamin Anson’s BMW E21 on Air Lift suspension & Schmidt TH-Line’s


Billy Hilton’s Audi A6 Allroad on Air Lift suspension & Rotiform IND’s



Mini Cooper on Air Lift suspension & Porsche Teledial splits



Rory Hamilton’s bagged Mercedes-Benz W115 240D on BBS Mahle’s


Daniel Roach’s Mk3 Golf GTI


Matthew Pratt’s Audi S4 Avant on Air Lift suspension


Reece Chapman’s Audi TT on Air Lift suspension & OZ Superturismo GT’s


Mk6 Golf on Air Lift suspension & stepped-up BBS RF’s


Kerri Boncey’s bagged Audi TT on Bentley’s



I was impressed with VAGROOTS’ event, well organised and there was a super friendly vibe to it – a perfect Sunday afternoon out. Plus, bumping in to friends is always an added bonus! Make sure you give VAGROOTS a follow to keep up-to-date on their upcoming events – they’re definitely worth checking out.



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