on the occasion of the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Golf GTI, the germans launched on the market Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S. That will be the Golf GTI most powerful of all time is based on the Golf GTI Clubsport, but on this occasion it takes the engine 2.0 TSI farther, up to 310 horsepower. Not only that, this new compact sports car can boast of being the front-wheel-drive faster on the Nürburgring, with a time of 07:49:21 at the hands of the pilot, Benny Leuchter.
The new Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S debuts these days at the Worthersee, making officers all the data in the model. In addition to their 310 horsepower, above 300 of the Golf R, this new model tops the 0-100 km/h in 5.8 seconds at the same time that it is able to reach the 260 km/h of maximum speed. The change is manual of six relations. The increased power has been achieved through a new software engine control, a gasoline pump of greater flow, and an exhaust system fully modified, among other elements.
The v already holds the title of being the car front-wheel-drive faster Nürburgring
Of this new Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S only manufactured 400 units, all numbered, 100 of which will be earmarked for the German market. May only be chosen with the three colors of the GTI original: Tornado Red, Pure White and Deep Black. The body of three doors is the only available in the GTI Clubsport’s, and no one miss the rear doors as this compact is a two-seater in which it has sought the best starting point and has led to a reduction of weight that has finish with the rear seats and even the central armrest in the front.
weight reduction has also been achieved in a battery that is lighter, less insulation and eliminating the double bottom of the trunk and the floor mats. The sub-frame aluminum front suspension contributes to bring more lightness to this set that is a few 30 pounds lighter that a Golf GTI Clubsport equally equipped.
From the outside the Golf GTI Clubsport S can be differentiated by the body kit released by the Clubsport, alloy wheels 19″ model Pretoria with tires 235/35 Michelin Sport Cup 2 (semi-slick), rear windows tinted, anagrams Clubsport S and the bi-xenon headlamps with daytime running lights LED. Most smart people also perceive the brake specific to the GTI most radical ever made, optimised to withstand the treatment more hard.
aerodynamics plays a key role in the Golf GTI Clubsport’s and putting them on paper. The body kit helps to have more downforce on the rear axle than in the front, which helps to eliminate understeer own of front wheel drive vehicles, although here they play an important role dimensions specific to the suspension. The traction control has been recalibrated and has a Sport mode that allows you to fully disconnect, or delay the entry into operation of the aid.
inside the absence of rear seats and seats, front sport will be sufficient clues to make it clear that we are faced with a Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport’s, but just in case there will be a plaque identifying the numbered limited edition, and other details such as the knob of the shift lever, which will be a golf ball upholstered in Alcanatara or seat belts in red, without forgetting the sporty steering wheel trimmed in Alcantara.
The Golf GTI Clubsport S is a car developed at the Nürburgring and it even has a driving mode optimized for the mythical path. The system DCC control dynamic chassis is standard, and coupled with the driving modes, allows you to choose the Individual mode with the settings for the Nürburgring. In addition to that, has the usual driving modes-Comfort, Normal and Race.
Source – Volkswagen