Lightweight track VolksWagen Golf GTI Clubsport S

May 4, 2016 Volkswagen has introduced the festival in Worthersee Austria a track modification of the hot hatch the Golf GTI Clubsport. New, built in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Volkswagen Golf GTI, called Clubsport S. The movement of the new Volkswagen Golf 7 GTI Clubsport S results in a 2.0-liter turbo engine. The most powerful all-wheel drive Golf R this engine develops 300 hp, but for the Clubsport S Germans managed to increase the return to 310 “horses”. Achieving this is possible at the expense of reprogramming the electronic control unit and install a sports exhaust system. Combined engine mated to a six-speed manual transmission. Volkswagen specialists have also replaced the rear sofa car on the safety cage and front seats made thinner. In addition, the track has received Golf aluminum subframe, lighter battery and aluminum brake calipers. As a result of Golf GTI Clubsport S weighs 1359 kg, which is 30 pounds lighter normal Clubsport. From a place to track hundreds Golf accelerates in 5.8 seconds and a top speed of three-door is electronically limited to 260 km/h. The Germans suffered a novelty on the North Loop of the Nürburgring, at the same time behind the wheel of a hot hatch sat Pilot Touring Car Championship TCR Benjamin Leuchter. Under the direction of a professional racer three-door overcome the track in 7 minutes and 49.21 sec., Setting a new record for front-drive cars on the Nordschleife. Recall that the previous record holder was the Honda Civic Type R with a score range of 7 minutes and 50.63 seconds. Note that the list of default modes drayverskih Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S (Comfort, Normal, Race and individual) added a special regime Nurburgring Driver, which is designed to ride on the “Nordschleife”. Its activation involves adaptive suspension Dynamic Chassis Control, tuned allowing for the uneven canvas tracks. Volkswagen will release only 400 copies of the Golf GTI Clubsport S. Cost tracking modification is not yet known.

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