Volkswagen Golf R400 has caused uproar and has been part of the rumors since it was introduced a couple of years ago in prototype form. The long-awaited production version has always been a mystery and after the Dieselgate it was thought that this model would never come to the streets. But now there are indications that the compact sports you could make your appearance sooner than we think.
there is Still no official confirmation, but one of the managers of the German mark dropped that there would be a “surprise” and that it would arrive between the months of may and June. Taking into account that 2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the Golf GTI looks like it could fit. The events reported for those months are Wörthersee (festival of the Volkswagen par excellence), or the Festival of Speed Goodwood.
The formula of this Volkswagen Golf R400 would still be a mechanical turboalimentada four-cylinder and 2.0-liter. The power leads on your behalf and would go to the 400 HP and 450 Nm. Although, some rumors have hinted that it could exceed this figure and reach the 420 HP. The transmission would be the automatic DSG six-speed and would be linked to the system of all-wheel drive 4Motion.
expect a performance well above that of the Golf R as ‘normal’. It could accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds and have a maximum speed electronically limited to 280 km/h. If you get to see the light, the Golf R400 would be a dangerous rival to models like the Audi RS3 or the Mercedes-AMG A45. It would also have a price quite prohibitive, it is estimated that it will be about 50,000 euros in Germany.
Source – Drive
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