Volkswagen launched in a series 290-hp Golf in the style of a racing car

Volkswagen launched in a series 290-hp Golf in the style of a racing car

January 16, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The Germans showed the serial version of the “charged” hatchback Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR, capable of accelerating to “hundreds” in 5.6 seconds

Volkswagen introduced the serial version of the “charged” hatchback Golf GTI TCR, shot out based on the eponymous racing car. The novelty has become the most powerful product GTI-modification of the Golf in history.

Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR equipped with a two-liter turbo, giving out 290 hp and 370 Nm of torque. The engine turned out to be 45 hp more powerful than the standard Golf GTI engine and only 10 times weaker than the top-rated Hot Hatch Golf R. The unit works together with a seven-speed preselective with two clutches. The hatchback is able to accelerate from zero to the first 100 km/h in 5.6 seconds. The electronic maximum speed limiter was moved from 250 km / h to a mark of 260 km per hour.

Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR received a differential on the front axle, 18-inch wheels, as well as a modernized aerodynamic body kit, which included a new front splitter, side skirts, rear diffuser and spoiler.

Optionally available body exterior mirrors made of carbon fiber, adaptive suspension, as well as 19-inch wheels.

Volkswagen has already started taking orders for the Golf GTI TCR in Germany. Prices for a “charged” hatchback start from 38,950 euros