Volkswagen showed the Golf GTI fast

In Volkswagen has prepared for this occasion and showed his fans a number of striking novelties. In particular, the new version of the sports hatchback Golf GTI called the TCR Concept. The release of this car, the German brand noted their participation in the same touring car championship.

Outwardly from the standard hatchback, the new model is distinguished by modified front bumper with new air ducts, a different splitter, extended side “skirts” and rear diffuser. In addition, the new Akrapovic exhaust system with dual pipes.

Hot hatch equipped with two-liter four-cylinder turbo engine, developing 290 HP and 370 Nm of torque. Paired with a seven-step “robot” with two clutches, the engine is able to disperse the car up to 264 miles per hour, making it the fastest Golf family GTI. On the dynamics of acceleration to “hundreds” of information yet. In addition, the prototype was the differential on the front axle, improved suspension reduced by 20 mm ground clearance, 19-inch wheels and enhanced brakes.

Yet Golf GTI TCR presented in prototype status, however, Volkswagen promises to introduce the end of the year the production version, which is positioned as a “civilian” version of Golf track racing series TCR.

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