Volkswagen Golf GTI prepared for the championship TCR

Company Volkswagen has prepared a hatchback Golf 7 GTI to participate in the Touring Championship Touring Car Racing (hereinafter TCR). It is known that the development of a racing modification was carried out jointly with the company Seat, and a division of Volkswagen Motorsport. On the other established car front and rear bumpers, a splitter of carbon, a new hood, fender flares and rear wing. These elements have improved aerodynamics and cooling model. On wheels racing Volkswagen Golf TCR adorn the 18-inch wheels, “shod” in the sport Michelin tire company. Front hatchback has received 362 mm brake discs and rear – 310mm. In addition, the racing version equipped with safety cage and adjustable suspension. The movement Volkswagen Golf TCR leads upgraded 2.0-liter turbo power of 330 hp and 410 Nm. Powered powerplant mated to a six-speed sequential transmission with gear change paddle shifters. With such a filling 1200-pound hatchback accelerates from zero to hundred in 5.2 seconds, while its top speed can reach 230 km/h. Volkswagen plans to collect only 20 copies of the racing version of the Golf GTI, which are interested in acquiring private racing teams. It is expected to see the novelty in the action will be available in early April 2016 in Bahrain, where the first stage of the championship will take place TCR.

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