4 May 2016
Fastest Golf GTI Clubsport S
New “charged” hatchback Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport’s was the fastest front-drive car on the “Northern loop” Nurburgring, breaking the lap in 7 minutes 49,21 seconds.
Prior to that, the title of the fastest wore hatchback Honda Civic Type R the latest generation, which showed a lap time of 7 minutes 50,63 seconds.
Front-wheel drive hatchback Golf GTI Clubsport’s equipped with a gasoline 2.0-liter “turboservice”, forced to 310 strength and 380 Nm of torque. Paired with the unit works a six-speed manual box. To “hundred” car accelerates in 5.8 seconds and top speed is 260 kilometers per hour.
Compared to the GTI Clubsport modification, version S took off 30 pounds, losing weight 1360 kilograms. For diet I had to get rid of the sound insulation, rear seats, center armrest, and upgrade the battery.
Among the external changes, it is worth noting another aerodynamic body kit, bi-xenon headlights, led daytime running lights, 19-inch aluminum wheels and sport tires Michelin Sport Cup 2.
The three-door, released in honor of its 40th anniversary model Golf GTI will be available in three variants of body color. Volkswagen intends to collect only 400 copies Clubsport GTI’s, 100 of which are solely for Germany.
Public premiere model will take place at the annual festival of the owners of the Volkswagens which will be held from 4 to 7 may at the Austrian lake wörthersee.