Volkswagen Golf GTI S Clubsport depth: everything you need to know about the most powerful and purist Golf
Volkswagen leads to a new level by Volkswagen Golf, beyond the 2014 Volkswagen Golf R, to give life to a Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S that on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Volkswagen Golf GTI, it becomes Volkswagen Golf the most powerful production of all times. Time to meet All the details This vitaminado Volkswagen Golf, GTI hungry for Honda Civic Type R (do not miss our test Honda Civic Type R).
The Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S is lighter, more powerful and has a new tune:
The Volkswagen Golf GTI S Clubsport is presented on the occasion of Whörthersee Tour 2016, an excellent time for sunset over this model framework if we consider that it is the biggest event in honor of the GTI, Volkswagen, the world, but ... What is special about this GTI?
This Clubsport S boasts an improved version of the engine 2.0 TSI that we are already in the Volkswagen Golf GTI "normal" Clubsport and even in the very Volkswagen Golf R, enhanced now even 310 horses to blow electronics and a new exhaust system, also find ourselves with a manual transmission reinforced for the occasion.
Its torque is 380 Nm, a figure that was already present in the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport "normal", we remember had a power of 265 horses increased to 290 horses time and for 10 seconds.
A car for purists: in addition to being manual has been omitted from isolation and even the rear seats
This new level of power is not the only attraction of this Volkswagen Golf GTI S Clubsport is that this sporty compact has been subjected to a major diet in which by the way He has lost insulation, elements such as the rear tray, has been introduced new battery lightest, structures and suspensions arms are aluminum and yes has been dispensed from the back seat, making this a Golf two-seater, following in the footsteps of the Porsche 911 GT3, BMW M4 GTS ...
Altogether they have lightened some 30 kg Volkswagen Golf GTI compared to "normal" Clubsport, leaving to a set of 1,285 kg.
The new tuning of its chassis passes better brakes, by new heights for the fall of your tires Y reinforcement, having a 19 inch wheels equipped with tires Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 235/35 measures. As we had seen in the normal model, Clubsport, we find a mechanical differential electronically controlled. The lugs of the engine are also firmer and traction control has a new tared.
Curiously, this Clubsport S aesthetically unchanged compared to "normal" Clubsport while inside we find a type seats buckets and a sports steering wheel finished in alcantara as highlights.
There will only be 400 units and yes, the new car is faster front-wheel drive Nürburgring:
This version is limited to only 400 units. For now we do not know how many will be aimed at Spain, not his price. Recall that in Spain the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport has a starting price of 38,050 euros, about 3,000 euros below the Volkswagen Golf R, with 300 horsepower and all-wheel drive.
Yes, as we expected the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S is now the front wheel drive car faster Nürburgring, more than him Honda Civic Type R, that he SEAT Leon Cupra and that Renault Megane RS. Soon we will tell you more details.
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