Volkswagen Golf R 400: the biggest challenge is in your gearbox
Volkswagen is more than willing to take the Volkswagen R 400 to production or at least a more performance based version, taking into account the Volkswagen Golf R and develops an output of 300 horses. Several sources talking about an alleged green light to take the R 400 to production with their 400 horses, now it raises the limits of its transmission as the main obstacle to beat.
400 horsepower and all-wheel drive, but will hold its gearbox DSG?
According to Autocar, the Volkswagen Golf R DSG transmission is adapted to operate reliably at 380 Nm of torque and Volkswagen Golf R 400 is further provided with the aforementioned of 400 horses with a pair of 450 Nm.
Speaking from the media mentioned the possibility of finding British in this Golf R further prestacional a new transmission DSG, using the recently touted DSG 10 speed transmission which is adapted to withstand loads up to 500 Nm of torque with reduced consumption of up to 15%.
0 to 100 km / h in 3.9 seconds, a top speed of 280 km / h ... and ultimately one of the most radical compact sports that serve other showcase for introducing new transmission 10 speed.
Not only Golf R will be a further R in the sports range of Golf
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With current Golf R, GTI, GTD and newcomer GTE, in addition to the expected production Golf R 400, has already pointed out since the brand intends to develop a Golf GTD Variant, thus leaving us with a high level of probability of meeting a GTI Golf Variant and even… Why not think of a Golf R Variant?
It has also pointed to a possible Golf GTI Clubsport. A variant untie one hand even more focused on the sporting aspect of the Golf GTI, lightened with a little extra power and a new tuning of its chassis.
Source: Autocar | Video: Touriclips (youtube)
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