In the Competition: Volkswagen presents Golf GTI TCR, 330 HP race and the soul of a… o SEAT!

After its introduction halfway through the season and achieve the hand of Pol Rosell a win in its competition debut, the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR aspires to everything in 2016. From the jewel in the crown, the TCR International Series, the different competitions regional and national, the SEAT Leon Cup Racer will have the enemy at home since this is a car born in the same facilities of SEAT Sport.

Twenty units have been prepared for this season and will be delivered this week to customers. Among them will be at TCR International Series the team Liqui Moly Team Engstler, which is already loaded with the vehicle development in the past year, and a structure debutante first-level WRT. Common in GT the hand of Audi, here they will compete sponsored by Leopard Stefano Comini (current champion) and Jean-Karl Vernay at the wheel.

The Golf GTI TCR riding a powered two-liter turbo with a rated power of 330 HP and 410 Nm of torque. The chassis is completely racing and mounts a gear box sequential taking advantage of the open door, leaves the regulation (you can substitute the box of source changes to change a ballast weight). In addition, it has mounted a fuel tank of competition to comply with the latest regulations FIA, despite the fact that originally the TCR could use this element also in series.

After celebrating the march 14, the test to balance benefits between the TCR models in Cheste, the season will start from 1 to 3 April in Bahrain, where the TCR International Series will be the opening of the World of Formula 1.

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